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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

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

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

Fertilizer Distributer

Description: Patent for a fertilizer distributer. Illustration included.
Date: October 16, 1907
Creator: Murry, Henry A. & Evans, James W.
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

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

Motor Vehicle

Description: Patent for motor vehicle. Illustrations included.
Date: October 22, 1903
Creator: Thomas, James Clarence
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pump Attachment for Portable Cans

Description: Patent for a pump attachment for portable cans. This invention is designed to be a attachable/detachable pump for use with coal-oil cans. Its purpose is meant for the transfer of coal oil to lamps.
Date: June 11, 1903
Creator: Blackmon, Paul Jones
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Quoin

Description: Patent for quoin. Illustration included.
Date: June 3, 1903
Creator: Crockett, William Vernon
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Well Sinking Apparatus

Description: Patent for a well sinking apparatus. Illustration included.
Date: October 26, 1904
Creator: Johnston, Horace G.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Insect Destroyer

Description: Patent for an insect destroyer. Illustrations included.
Date: April 22, 1903
Creator: Wiesen, Franc M. & Crisp, James S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hydraulic Swivel

Description: Patent for a hydraulic swivel. This design produced a mechanism for supporting a supply hose in a given position.
Date: April 21, 1903
Creator: Johnston, Horace G.; Sturm, William P. & Sturm, Jacob W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department