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Navarro County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Navarro County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:213,333] (4000 varas to 5/8 of an inch).
Date: 1924
Creator: Atlee, Tom & Giles, J. Bascom
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Early Texan family portrait]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified family in American Victorian attire. The man is wearing a three-piece suit and bow tie, and the woman wears a dark skirt, white blouse, and black bow tie. The three boys and one girl are dressed similarly.
Date: unknown
Creator: Rankin
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Cattle-Yoke.

Description: Patent for a new and useful cattle yoke for preventing them from breaking, tearing down, jumping over, or crawling through the openings in fences (line 6 -8).
Date: March 22, 1898
Creator: Kirk, Robert S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Root or Sod Cutter.

Description: Patent for a new and useful root or sod cutter, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 14, 1898
Creator: Melton, Pink
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling-Press.

Description: Patent for a new and useful baling press, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 29, 1898
Creator: Gowan, Albert G.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hose-Coupling.

Description: Patent for improvements in hose-couplings in which the coupling process would be trouble-free and without injury to the hose when the freight cars are uncoupled or when one car breaks away from another in case of accident. (Lines 24-31) Illustration is included.
Date: March 1, 1898
Creator: Harding, Daniel J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bed and Cylinder Printing-Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in bed and cylinder printing machines for "operating and controlling the motion of the bed-plate thereof" (line 11 - 13).
Date: April 12, 1898
Creator: Murray, George T.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Electric Clock.

Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in electrically operated clocks, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 13, 1900
Creator: Iversen, Henry
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Feed-Water Regulator For Boilers.

Description: Patent for a new and useful feed water regulator for boilers, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 1, 1899
Creator: Bowles, Hardy
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Articulating Plate

Description: Patent for "new and useful articulating plate" (lines 5-6), including illustration and instructions.
Date: April 11, 1900
Creator: Driskill, T. F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combination Box And Stock Car

Description: Patent for "a new and improved box and stock car which is simple and durable in construction and arranged to permit of readily transforming the car to carry either box-freight or live stock." (lines 10-13) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 22, 1900
Creator: Russell, Charles Henry
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Photograph of House of Worship]

Description: Photograph of a church building on the corner of 17th and 6th street in Corsicana, Texas, showing the small, boxy building with a tall steeple. Several structures can be seen along both sides of the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Latch for Gates.

Description: Patent for improvements in latches for gates.
Date: January 1, 1901
Creator: Roots, Preston
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hydraulic Swivel

Description: Patent for improvements in the construction and design of hydraulic swivels.
Date: December 17, 1907
Creator: Johnston, Horace G.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Index and Trial-Balance.

Description: Patent for improvement in indexes and trial-balances by using removable spring-strips to hold all the papers together in one place and can be easily remove when needed. Illustration is included.
Date: April 2, 1901
Creator: Templeton, Allison
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oil-Purifier

Description: Patent for "a construction wherein the oil may be quickly and economically heated to cause the impurities to separate from the oil" (lines 9-12).
Date: August 13, 1901
Creator: Carter, George Fitzhugh
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bit for Well-Drilling Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a rotary expansion bit for use with well-drilling apparatuses. The bit can be adjusted without removing the well tubing, and can drill a hole large than the tubing in order to insert casing sections.
Date: April 22, 1902
Creator: Sloan, James W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hinge.

Description: Patent for gate-hinge that will attach to gate and supporting-post and will "retain the gate normally in closed position." (lines 11-12), including description and illustrations.
Date: October 15, 1901
Creator: Roots, Preston
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hub-Attaching Device.

Description: Patent for device to attach vehicle wheel hubs to axles and spindles without screw-threads, including description and illustrations.
Date: October 15, 1901
Creator: Anderson, Nathan S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Fence.

Description: Patent for a new fence design that "can be adapted to any desired length, width, or height" (lines 14-15). The patent includes illustrations and instructions.
Date: February 15, 1870
Creator: Kerr, James
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hoisting Apparatus.

Description: Patent for "an improved hoisting apparatus for use in loading and unloading freight from and upon a wharf, bluff, bank, or other elevated place." (Lines 8-11) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 14, 1891
Creator: Davis, Benjamin F. & Davis, Matilda L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shipping-Case.

Description: Patent for a shipping case that has an improved means for fastening the case. Air circulates freely and is especially designed to ship eggs, fruit, and other perishable things, although it can ship general things as well.
Date: March 26, 1895
Creator: Boatwright, William Thrift
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department