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Texas (Webb County) Becerra Creek Quadrangle: Grid Zone "D"

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Becerra Creek in Texas, and the surrounding area, showing towns, roads and highways, water wells and pipes, ranches, bodies of water, and borders. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1956
Creator: Lukesh, G. R.; Rehberg, A., Jr. & Thomas, C. H.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Webb County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Webb County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:380,952] (10,000 varas to 7/8 of an inch).
Date: 1908
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

First Communion in Laredo

Description: Postcard depicting the first Communion of Gsabel Gonsalez of Laredo. The girl is pictured wearing a sheer veil and white dress. She is holding a candle, prayer book, and a rosary. A statue of Jesus is placed on a pedestal to the right of Gsabel. Two faces of flowers are placed in front of the pedestal.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

[Portrait of Helen Esther Gammenthaler]

Description: Portrait of Helen Esther Gammenthaler at six months and twelve days old. She is sitting on a cushion and wearing a white dress that covers her legs. The photograph is faded along the edges. In a bottom corner, the photography studio is listed. Her age and name are listed on the back.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hamilton Studio
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

Texas: Webb Quadrangle Grid Zone "D"

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Webb, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing towns, roads and highways, water bodies, water tanks and wells, borders, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1956
Creator: Brown, Earl L.; Nicholas, R. U.; Mills, W. H.; Minter, W. H.; Abbott, W. T.; Smith, A. Y. et al.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

(Webb County) Texas Laredo East Quadrangle

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Laredo, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing populated areas, rivers, creeks, roads and highways, ranches and farms, boundaries, power lines, water tanks, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1956
Creator: Hodge, W. W.; Huffstickler, C. A.; Nicholas, R. U.; Moore, J. C.; Stubblebine, A. N.; Linkswiler, G. E. et al.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Texas Islitas Quadrangle: Grid Zone "D"

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Islitas, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing towns, water bodies, boundaries, railroads, roads and highways, ranches, abandoned coal mines, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1956
Creator: Bruner, C. A.; Moore, J. C.; Drouet, A.; McKibben, T. H.; Worthington, J. P.; Kenda, P. et al.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Texas (Webb County) Aguilete Creek Quadrangle: Grid Zone "D"

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Aguilete Creek, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing roads, water bodies, ranches and farms, railroads, power lines, water pipes, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1956
Creator: Rehberg, A.; Lukesh, G. R. & Kenda, P.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Texas Las Tiendas Quadrangle: Grid Zone "D"

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Las Tiendas, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing roads and highways, towns, water bodies, ranches and farms, pastures, hills, windmills, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1956
Creator: Huffstickler, C. A.; Moore, J. C.; Mills, W. H.; Smith, A. Y.; Fortuna, A.; Adams, W. N. et al.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Composition for Removing Boiler-Scale

Description: Patent for "an extract of the plant know to botanists by the name 'Larrea Mexican,' to be used in removing boiler-scale and in preventing the reformation of the same" (lines 9-13).
Date: April 16, 1901
Creator: Pena, Benjamin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Multiple Telegraph

Description: Patent for "a simple device of this character by means of which any one of a number of instruments or translating devices at a distance may be operated over a single line-wire and by means of a single flow of electric current through said wire" (lines 10-15).
Date: May 7, 1901
Creator: Foster Jr., Samuel T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lock

Description: Patent for a lock. Illustrations included.
Date: April 22, 1907
Creator: Winslow, Walter W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Portable Gold - Washer

Description: Patent for a new and improved portable gold-washer. This invention is to "provide an improved substitute for the crude forms of portable good-washing apparatus frequently employed" (line 8-10).
Date: November 23, 1897
Creator: Kahn, Felix
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Filter.

Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in filters, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 25, 1898
Creator: McLane, Albert L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Kiln.

Description: Patent for "a new and improved kiln for burning brick and other clay ware and arranged to enable the operator to control the heat, so as to insure a uniform and equal heating of the articles set in the kiln, and at the same time requiring a small amount of fuel." (Lines 8-14) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 8, 1896
Creator: Thaison, Andrew
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Water-Cooler.

Description: Patent for an improved water-cooler by wrapping the outer surface of a water container with two layers of fabric; an imperforate projection–tube from a supplemental water reservoir arranged above the water container would moist the inner layer fabric and maintain its moisture; where the outer layer fabric prevents the water forcing through, thus keeping the water cool, illustration is included.
Date: February 3, 1891
Creator: Beacham, Alexander Thacher
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department