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Orange Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Orange County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, canals, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:118,518] (2000 varas to 9/16 of an inch).
Date: 1921
Creator: McDonald, H. F. & Giles, J. Bascom
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Thompson Home in 1895

Description: Photograph of the Thompson home in 1895. The house has a large porch and balconies with a bay window and two chimneys. On the left side of the frame is a large greenhouse. Surrounding the house are several shrubs and trees. In front of the house is a picket fence and gate and there is a snow on the ground.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Oil Drilling Crew

Description: Photograph of five men that are part of a drilling crew at Orangefield in Orange, Texas. All are wearing coveralls with gloves and hats. They are standing on a part of large machinery. Typed and taped on the bottom of the mat is, "Orangefield during the boom. This is a typical drilling crew."
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Photograph of Ships on Sabine River]

Description: Photograph of three sailing ships floating on the Sabine River. The ships are on the right side of the frame and a small boat with people in it are on the left side of the frame. In the background are docks, warehouses, large buildings, and smokestacks.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Photograph of People on River Dock]

Description: Photograph of three women and two men standing on a wooden dock in a river. The women are wearing white dresses, two are holding hats and one is wearing a dark belt and bow pinned on her chest. The men are wearing button-up shirts and neckties.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Saw-Swage

Description: Patent for " a certain new and useful Saw-Swage." (Lines 5-6) including illustrations.
Date: December 24, 1901
Creator: Davis, James E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oil Can.

Description: Patent for a new and improved oil can. This design utilizes a handle with a hollow tube leading into the oil chamber, so when the removable cap is unscrewed from the handle, air flows into the chamber, which allows the oil to flow. This eliminates the need for a spring-bottom as with other oil cans, for the flow of oil can be stopped by sealing the tube.
Date: January 31, 1882
Creator: Wilson, Charles Bennett
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Steam-Boiler.

Description: Patent for a steam-boiler that produces "a water-tube steam generator, which shall be simple in construction, easily repaired, interchangeable parts, and rapid and effective steaming qualities" (lines 16-19).
Date: August 7, 1894
Creator: Parker, Charles E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Temperature-Regulator

Description: Patent for "improvements in thermostatic devices for automatically regulating the temperature of lumber-driers" (lines 8-10).
Date: January 15, 1889
Creator: Lutcher, Henry J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fire Extinguisher.

Description: Patent for a new and improved fire extinguisher. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the expansible rod, the sweep arm or lever pivotally connected thereto, the horizontal rod, the doors, the cord connected to said doors and to the rod and adapted to be disengaged from said rod by the sweep-arm, the steam-pipe provided with a cut-off valve, and the weight supported normally in an elevated position by the sweep-arm and adapted to be released thereby to open the valve" (lines 72-81).
Date: January 15, 1889
Creator: Lutcher, Henry J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Thermostatic Signal

Description: Patent for Thermostatic Signal. "The object of my invention is to provide a device whereby an alarm will be automatically sounded when the temperature of the drier has reached too high a point." (lines 13-16). With Illustrations.
Date: September 18, 1888
Creator: Lutcher, Henry J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Kiln.

Description: Patent for improvements "to provide new and improved means for extinguishing accidental fires occurring within the kilns" (lines 8-10).
Date: January 14, 1890
Creator: Johnson, John H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Furnace.

Description: Patent for a furnace or a boiler with an improved metal back plate instead of the usual brick arch. The back plate has flanged sections bolted together, and asbestos between the sections of the plate.
Date: December 10, 1895
Creator: Moran, James
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department