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Baling-press

Description: Patent for a baling-press that will prevent hay or other material from jamming the mechanisms used to bale it.
Date: December 8, 1900
Creator: Dennis, Felix Henry
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire Working Tool.

Description: Patent for a new and useful wireworking-tool. "This invention relates to a wireworking-tool particularly adapted for use in twisting wire-ties around posts and over runners, drawing staples, and cutting wires" (line 8-11).
Date: February 4, 1902
Creator: Hargrove Benjamin O.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Track-Raiser.

Description: Patent for an improved track-raiser used during constructing and repairing railways. It is a jack that raises and holds a rail in place.
Date: October 16, 1894
Creator: Steed, Thaddeus Franklin
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Listing-Machine.

Description: Patent for a mechanism used to mount the beam and to connect to the axle in a listing-machine, a class of braking-plows. The mechanism will provide lever support and a means for securing the segmental rack while still being simple, efficient, durable, and inexpensive.
Date: October 21, 1902
Creator: Matthews, Lafayette
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Listing-Machine.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in listing machines, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 19, 1899
Creator: Blanchard, William R.; Matthews, Lafyette & Watkins, Cisero
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Listing-Machine.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in listing machines, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 19, 1899
Creator: Blanchard, William R.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Cotton-Chopper And Cultivator.

Description: Patent for a new and useful combined cotton chopper and cultivator, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 13, 1899
Creator: Parker, Robert L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hen's Nest

Description: Patent for hen's nest. Illustration included.
Date: April 7, 1908
Creator: Smith, Edward C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

People By House

Description: Copy negative of three images. The top left image shows a house with trees and a car parked on the street; a woman is standing on the sidewalk, walking toward the car. The bottom left image shows an older woman and a young boy posing in the yard outside a house. The bottom right picture shows three elderly people, with trees in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Street Scene

Description: Copy negative of Main Street in Merkel, Texas in the early 1900s. There are a row of stores on the left with people standing outside them, including J. T. Warren Dry Goods, J. T. Warren Groceries, W. P. Browning and Co., First National Bank, Watson & Bacon, Hooplin, Burroughs, and Hutcheson.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Exterior View of B. F. Cox Home

Description: Copy negative of B. F. Jr. and Mary Cox sitting on the porch steps of the Cox home. There is an arbor framing the entrance and a stone pathway to the porch.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Wedding Portrait

Description: Copy negative of a wedding portrait. The groom is shown seated. There is a decorative matte around the photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portrait of Man

Description: Copy photograph of a portrait of Alfred Ely. He is wearing a suit and bow tie. He is sitting in a wicker chair and his hat is on the armrest.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Ice Vault

Description: Copy negative of a small building in west Texas. There seems to be some pipes on the side of the building connected to the building. Also the building has a porch on the front side and there are three distinctive doors out front. In the background there is another building and railroad tracks.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Substation

Description: Copy negative of electric substation in Merkel, Texas. In the picture there are power lines coming towards the electric substation. There are a series of power generators in the substation and a small shack next to it. In the background there is a house as well as some vegetation.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portrait of Infant

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of baby Johnny Chadwick sitting on a fur blanket on a couch.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Substation

Description: Copy negative of an electric substation in west Texas. There are generators and power lines seen in the picture. Also there is a small room next to the generator and they are all surrounded by a metal fence.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Substation

Description: Copy negative of an electric substation in Merkel, Texas. in the picture there are a series of power generators feeding power lines, and next to them theres a small shack. In the background you can see a water tower and also a barn with cattle.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Ice Vault

Description: Copy negative of ice vault in Merkel, Texas. The picture shows an ice vault house with two men sitting down in front of it on the porch. Also an automobile is parked next to the building. There is dirt and scrap metal laying around the outside of the building. Also in the background there are power lines going towards the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

WTU Office Building

Description: Copy negative of West Texas Utilities office in Merkel, Texas. The picture shows a building with a sign hanging down from the roof that reads "West Texas Utilities CO." There are advertisements seen from the left window of the offices. Also there is what appears to be a barber shop next door to the utilities office.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portrait of Woman

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of Mrs. M. A. Burroughs wearing dark clothing and glasses, taken by Casey photography.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Small City Street

Description: Copy negative of N. Front Street in Merkel, Texas in 1911. There is a row of stores on the left, including City Drug Store, a pool hall, and Palace Cafe, with horses and buggies in front of the stores.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portrait of Woman

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of Sallie Boyce in Merkel, Texas in 1890.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portrait of Family

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of the Burroughs family in Merkel, Texas in 1894. There are two men on the left, two women on the right, and two children in the middle.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library