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Reeves County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Reeves County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, lakes, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, roads, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil. Scale [ca. 1:380,952] (10,000 varas to 7/8 of an inch).
Date: 1916
Creator: McDonald, H. F. & Bramlette, H. M.
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Throttle-Lever.

Description: Patent for a new and improved throttle lever, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 30, 1898
Creator: Canday, Lorin Winfield
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Aerating-Churn.

Description: Patent for an improved churn for aerating cream by forcing air down a pipe into the churn.
Date: March 4, 1913
Creator: Wailes, William S. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pump-Piston.

Description: Patent for an improvement on Pump-Pistons."This invention has for its object to provide a pump-piston constructed entirely of metal in order to avoid the use of packings constructed of leather or other rapidly-wearing material; and the invention consists in certain novel features of construction herinafter fully described." (Lines 15-21) Illustration is included.
Date: December 31, 1901
Creator: Kincaid, Walter H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Dentistry

Description: Patent for a device to tighten and hold loose teeth to the jaw.
Date: November 11, 1902
Creator: Martin, George G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Trading Card: Comanche Springs Pupfish]

Description: Trading card issued as part of the Geocache Challenge program for Balmorhea State Park, depicting several pupfish swimming among leaves and rocks. The back of the card contains information about the species.
Date: 2011
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Reeves County Officials]

Description: Group Photograph of Reeves County Officials in Pecos, Texas. Also present in this picture are a child and three pet dogs. Identified on the back are George Phillips, Judge Harrell, Ed McGee, J.K. Harrington, C.B. Calahan Sr., George Phillips Jr., W.N. Merritt, Tip Deal, Kirk Turnbo, and Tom Babb.
Date: 1885~
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Spark Arrester.

Description: Patent for a new and improved spark arrester for smokestacks. This design "consists of an inverted hollow cone suspended within a hollow and flaring receiver for the sparks . . . so as to deflect the sparks against a conical annular cover to the receiver, whereby the sparks are broken and thrown against an arrester located over the hollow cone, and by which the sparks are again broken . . . and continued in that course until extinguished" (lines 7-18).
Date: August 22, 1882
Creator: Green, George
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pneumatic Wheel

Description: Patent for a pneumatic wheel. This invention is an improvement in vehicle wheels whereby a pneumatic tube which is "effectually mounted intermediate of the hub and rim and affords the wheel maximum resiliency of structure so as to insure of the absorption of the shocks incident to travel" (line 11-16). Illustration included.
Date: April 25, 1910
Creator: Downing, Otto P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Toyah Sheet

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:125000
Date: 1921
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Reeves County WWII memorial

Description: DEDICATED TO THE ETERNAL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF REEVES COUNTY WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1941-1945. ACOSTA, PASOUAL E KEHOE, GEORGE F. ALEXANDER, ROBERT LEE LARA, JUAN BAKER, ROBERT ORA MORA, BERNARDIAO D. BERKSTRESSER, GEORGE B. OLGUIN, FRANCISCO A. CHAVEZ, FRUTOSA R. ORTEGA FRANCISCO C. COPE, HORACE LEE POWERS, JIM CURTIS, HENRY HARDIN, JR. ROMERO, JOSE C. DIAZ, BONAFACIO SCOTT, C.W. DIAZ, JOSE SUBIA, FERNANDO M. DURDIN, M.A. URTADO, FRANK F. FLOYD, ANGUS PAUL VALENCIA, SANCHEZ R. HLREDIA, CATARINO M. VILLALOBOS, ROGELIO B. HILL, JOE DELBERT WILLIAMS, CHARLES, JR. THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD AS WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD: AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM, NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN. AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.
Date: August 6, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Gas Well Explosion

Description: Copy negative of a gas well after an explosion. This gas well is located in Pecos. Red Adair is listed as having been present to fight the fire but is not pictured.
Date: unknown
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Gas Well Explosion

Description: Copy negative of a gas well after an explosion. There are remains of the well scattered in piles surrounding persistent burning gas. This gas well is located in Pecos, Texas. Red Adair is listed as having been present to fight the fire but is not pictured.
Date: unknown
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