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Map of Mitchell County, Texas

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Mitchell County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, boundaries, railroads, roads, and blocks of land. A diagram of a section is included in the upper-right corner. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: unknown
Creator: Stakemann, M.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of Mitchell County, Texas

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Mitchell County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, boundaries, railroads, roads, and blocks of land. A diagram of a section is included in the upper-right corner. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: unknown
Creator: Stakemann, M.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Mitchell Co.

Description: Cadastral map of Mitchell County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes towns, roads, rivers, and creeks. No scale indicated.
Date: July 1880
Creator: Wise, Louis C.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Mitchell County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Mitchell County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, and towns. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: 1922
Creator: Hedick, J. D.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Stock-Weaner.

Description: Patent for improvements in stock weaners. The invention is used for weaning cattle and "may be applied to either the parent or the offspring to prevent abstraction of the lacteal fluid from the udder by either. The purpose of the invention is to devise a device of the character and for the purpose aforesaid which will be simple, effective, light, not interfere with grazing or feeding, and which can be easily and quickly placed in position without the use of tools and adapted to be readily removed and applied to another animal" (lines 12-22). Includes specifications and illustrations.
Date: July 17, 1900
Creator: Looby, Hiram R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combination-Tool for Manipulating Wire

Description: Patent for a combination tool for manipulating wire, "a convenient hand-tool for bending, straightening, shortening, and otherwise manipulating the wires ordinarily used in the construction of fences," (lines 10-14).
Date: September 23, 1902
Creator: Cullen, Edwin C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator.

Description: Patent for an improved cultivator that is easy to guide and operate, possesses increased durability, and is inexpensive to construct.
Date: January 3, 1911
Creator: Foster, John H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bicycle

Description: Patent for device for improvement of speed of bicycle, including illustrations.
Date: March 28, 1896
Creator: Schooler, Joseph P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cleaning Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a vacuum for cleaning cotton gins that attaches to the pneumatic elevators generally found in cotton gins.
Date: April 9, 1907
Creator: Sadler, Arthur E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Display-Cabinet.

Description: Patent for a display case for fabric, which allows the shade of the fabric and price to be easily seen, while protecting the fabric from dust.
Date: February 8, 1910
Creator: Payne, Victor Duain
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oil Field

Description: Photograph of an oil field on a brushy plain. Several derricks are visible above the numerous oil wells stretching across the flat land.
Date: unknown
Creator: Newsom Photo
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Stalk-Cutter.

Description: Patent for a stalk cutter that attaches to a cultivator and will move up if it hits an obstacle.
Date: May 9, 1911
Creator: Bird, John L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Colorado City, Texas Train Station]

Description: Photograph of the train station in Colorado City, Texas. There is a large building visible behind the station. Text on the image says "Texas & Pacific Depot Colorado City, Texas." Text below the image says "Colorado City, Texas" and "H. D. Conner."
Date: unknown
Creator: Conner, H. D.
Partner: The Grace Museum

Ice-Machine

Description: Patent for an ice machine particularly designed for people who are unable to obtain ice from regular manufacturers. Illustrations included.
Date: February 16, 1909
Creator: McCall, Jacob C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Reboiler

Description: Patent for a reboiler designed to remove the air from water so that it may be formed into ice. Illustrations included.
Date: August 30, 1910
Creator: Carley, Claud G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator

Description: Patent for improvements to cultivators that allow the driver to adjust displacement in order to avoid obstacles without changing the path of operation.
Date: September 23, 1913
Creator: Foster, John H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sanitary Closet

Description: Patent for an improvement upon sanitary water closets with a removable receptacle for excrement with a firebox for sanitation of the receptacle.
Date: October 14, 1913
Creator: Foster, John H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Planter.

Description: Patent for improvements in planters in which a planter can also be used as cultivator; it will plant seed in deep and shallow furrows as well as the proper covering of the furrows and cultivation of the soil. Illustration is included.
Date: October 14, 1913
Creator: Reeder, Jonh F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Door Check.

Description: Patent for a new and improved door check. This design "is to provide a means for preventing the jarring and noise incident to the sudden stoppage of a door or window-blind in closing . . . and to this end it consists of a hinge having one leaf provided with a case or box extending laterally from the back thereof, the said case or box inclosing a spring-actuated bolt which normally projects beyond the point of the leaf, and is arranged to engage with the other leaf of the hinge when the door is closed" (lines 7-19).
Date: August 2, 1887
Creator: Byrne, Matthew Thomas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department