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Mills Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Mills County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, towns and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:228,571] (6000 varas to 7/8 of an inch).
Date: 1906
Creator: Clark, S. C.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Mullin Independent School District, July 2006

Description: Report reviewing the management and performance of the Mullin Independent School District's (MISD's) education, financial, and operational functions.
Date: August 2, 2006
Creator: Texas. Legislative Budget Board.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Angora Goats on Pig Foot Ranch

Description: Photograph of a herd of Angora goats walking down a grassy hill towards a dirt road. Some of the goats have large horns.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Wire-Stretcher.

Description: Patent for a new and useful wire stretcher, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 27, 1899
Creator: Yankee, Elmer
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rail Joint

Description: Patent for a rail joint. Illustration included.
Date: April 19, 1904
Creator: Walker, James M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator

Description: Patent for an improvement in cultivators. This invention is designed to vary the distance between the cultivator-beams. Illustration included.
Date: September 29, 1903
Creator: Eddy, William Lafayette
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car Brake

Description: Patent for a car brake. This is an invention for a brake on railroad cars.
Date: July 18, 1903
Creator: Brown, Herbert Eddes
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car Brake

Description: Patent for a rail-car brake system. Illustration included.
Date: December 9, 1903
Creator: Brown, Herbert E. & Brown, Marcus L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Egg Preserving Compound

Description: Patent for a egg preserving compound. This invention consists of an air-excluding coating to prevent deterioration for an indefinite period.
Date: December 22, 1903
Creator: Brown, William F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Churn

Description: Patent for a churn. This invention is a class of rotary dasher churns using two paddles. Illustration included.
Date: September 11, 1903
Creator: Roberts, Chandler Y.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gearing for Windmills

Description: Patent for gearing used in the operation of windmills. This invention improves the rotary motion of the wheel shaft that operates the pump. "A further object of the invention is to provide a wheel supporting frame in which is mounted for vertical movement the pump actuating rod" (13-16). Illustration included.
Date: May 13, 1907
Creator: Brown, Herbert E.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Crate

Description: Patent for a type of crate used for shipping eggs. Illustrations included.
Date: September 24, 1908
Creator: Brown, Willaim F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spike.

Description: Patent for a railroad spike "which can be used in soft-wood ties." (lines 15-16) including description and illustrations.
Date: September 17, 1901
Creator: Teele, John W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Post Hole Auger.

Description: Patent for a new and improved post-hole auger. This design "is adapted to be attached to a cart or wagon and moved from place to place thereon in line with the proposed operating fence and operated to bore post-holes without the necessity of detaching it from the wagon, whereby the machine may be readily transported and arranged in position for use" (lines 14-20). It consists, "with a wagon having brackets secured to one side thereof, of a vertically-sliding frame moving within said brackets and carrying an earth-auger and gearing for actuating said auger" (lines 14-18).
Date: April 5, 1892
Creator: Cryer, Henry M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bridle Bit.

Description: Patent for a new and improved bridle bit. This design "consist[s] of curb-plates provided with the mouth-bar and having the upper ends provided with slots and the lower ends formed with longitudinal slots, and the cheek-plates loosely fitted to the outer ends of the mouth-bar and having their opposite ends formed with openings for the attachment of the head-stall and reins" (lines 72-79).
Date: March 11, 1890
Creator: Allen, John Hudson
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spring Bed-Bottom.

Description: Patent for a simple, inexpensive, and durable spring bet bottom that consists of a frame, slats, separate inverted cone-shaped coiled springs that sit on the slats and that loop together at the tops, clamps that hold the springs onto the slats, and hooks that hold the upper coils to the frame.
Date: December 26, 1893
Creator: Crowder, George Washington
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Coiling Machine.

Description: Patent for a wire-coiling machine that improves on a previous patent (No. 296,806), that was granted to Wildermuth. The improvement allows for either left- or right-handed use, by making the crank movable to either side and by "providing the upper end of the post at opposite sides with stationary cutter blades and a single movable cutter adapted to be shifted for operation with either one of the said fixed cutters" (lines 28-32).
Date: October 9, 1894
Creator: Crowder, George Washington
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Support for Buggy-Tops.

Description: Patent for support for Buggy-Tops is the patent that describes about new technique of planting a crops with
Date: February 24, 1903
Creator: Brown, William F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Axle-Skein.

Description: Patent for an improved version of a certain type of axel skein or spindle holder (the kind in which a spindle with a box or housing rigidly holds a tapered axle.) This patent claims to be an improvement by “simple and inexpensive construction and in which the connections are such that the parts can be conveniently joined or separated and when joined produce a strong and durable combination” (lines 14-21).
Date: September 29, 1903
Creator: Cryer, Henry M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

CULTIVATOR.

Description: Patent for a cultivator, by William J. Gillentine. It provides a means to adjust cultivator shovel-gangs relative to each other. Includes a lever-and-ratchet mechanism.
Date: June 12, 1906
Creator: Gillentine, Willliam A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stenographer's Desk

Description: Patent for a stenographers desk that can be put over a typewriter and is foldable.
Date: October 1, 1912
Creator: Long, James C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Equalizer

Description: Patent for an equalizer for horse harnesses that equalizes the draft between horses pulling a vehicle.
Date: July 2, 1912
Creator: McNatt, Daniel W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stenographer's Desk

Description: Patent for a desk for stenographers. Illustrations included.
Date: July 12, 1911
Creator: Long, James C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Saw-Cleaner for Cotton Gins

Description: Patent for a saw cleaner for cotton gins that cleans the saw teeth when the gin is cranked backward.
Date: July 2, 1912
Creator: House, Charles D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department