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Hall County

Description: Blue line print of a survey map of Hall County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, roads, and railroads. A group of three separate tracts are outlined in red pencil and labeled W. J. Lewis, A. C. Hughes, and [city of] Turkey. Scale [ca. 1:177,777] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: 1916
Creator: Ehlinger, L. & Bramlette, H. M.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Windmill.

Description: Patent for "a new windmill design to improve the construction of windmills and to provide a simple, durable, and efficient one" (lines 11-12)
Date: May 22, 1900
Creator: Benson, A. E.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tire Heater.

Description: Patent for a new and improved tire heater. This design "consists in providing a rotary circular box revolving in a horizontal plane and carrying a rack, upon which is supported the tire, said box having a stationary bottom provided with openings to admit the flames of oil, gas, or vapor burners to immediate contact with a rotated tire. . . . The object of [the] invention is to provide a tire-heater, which shall be simple and economical of construction, adapted to the use of gas, oil, or vapor fuel, but free of all connections for supplying and burning the same" (lines 18-29).
Date: July 29, 1890
Creator: Nevill, William Birt.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fumigator.

Description: Patent for an improved fumigator that has a furnace, a fan casing, a fan inside the casing, a discharge in the casing, an air chamber with dampered openings between the furnace and the casing, a perforated partition between the furnace and the chamber, and a nozzle and hose coming from the driving device.
Date: August 21, 1894
Creator: Horne, Edward G.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spectacles

Description: Patent for spectacles. Illustration included.
Date: November 2, 1904
Creator: Trulove, James William
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car Coupling

Description: Patent for train car coupling. Illustration included.
Date: May 19, 1904
Creator: Jones, Evan S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Hall County Courthouse in Memphis]

Description: Photograph of the Hall County Courthouse, built in 1892. A horse-drawn pumper belonging to the Memphis Fire Department is shooting up a stream of water.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Street Scene in Memphis]

Description: Photograph of a street scene in Memphis, Texas. Horse-drawn wagons loaded with cotton bales populate the street. Named businesses in the background include the Memphis Supply Company, the Memphis Democrat, the Hoghland and Mercantile Company, and the Panhandle Jewelry Store.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Couple in Yard

Description: Copy negative of John and Thelma Berry standing in a yard in front of a garden trellis and a house. Mr. Berry is wearing a dark suit and Mrs. Berry is wearing a dark dress and high heels.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Texas Attorney General Opinion: WW-1113

Description: Document issued by the Office of the Attorney General of Texas in Austin, Texas, providing an interpretation of Texas law. It provides the opinion of the Texas Attorney General, Will Wilson, regarding a legal question submitted for clarification: Authority of Commissioners Court to purchase existing hospital facilities for use as a county hospital; authority of Commissioners Court to employ counsel; authority for the creation of a hospital district in Hall County.
Date: August 14, 1961
Creator: Texas. Attorney-General's Office.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Man Conducting Band

Description: Copy negative of guest conductor Darryl Phillips directing the McMurry Band, viewed from behind the band on the left side. The band members are seated on a stage with curtains, and the director is standing with a baton.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Family Picture

Description: Copy negative of the McCarley Family in Turkey, Texas. Four men in dark suits and neckties are standing in the back row, including two who are wearing hats. Seated in front of them are four women in dresses, and in front of the women are two young boys and one young girl. In the background is an elderly man in a necktie and a garden trellis.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Snapshot of Two Adults by House

Description: Copy negative Mr. and Mrs. J.B. McCarley standing in front of two windows and a trellis. Mr. McCarley is a full striped suit with a tie and holding a hat. Mrs. McCarley is wearing a long patterned dress. Both are wearing glasses.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portrait of Family

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of J. B. McCarley and family in Turkey, Texas in 1928. The group is standing in front of a building with a window.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Hall County.

Description: Map shows land patents, block and tract numbers, landowners, towns, and railroads; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits. Scale not given.
Date: 1916
Creator: [Texas] General Land Office
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Hall County

Description: Map of the Panhandle Plains region covering Hall County, Texas. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1882
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Hall County

Description: Map of the Panhandle Plains region covering Hall County, Texas. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: September 30, 1881
Creator: Matthews, Sam. P.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Hall County

Description: Map of the Panhandle Plains region covering Hall County, Texas. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: August 1895
Creator: Clark
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Hall County

Description: Map of the Panhandle Plains region covering Hall County, Texas. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: July 1, 1884
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Memphis 1908 Sheet 2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Memphis in Hall County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1908
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Memphis 1920 Sheet 9

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Memphis in Hall County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1920
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Memphis 1920 Sheet 2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Memphis in Hall County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1920
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Memphis 1914 Sheet 4

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Memphis in Hall County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1914
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Memphis 1920 Sheet 10

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Memphis in Hall County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1920
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History