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Oral History Interview with Jack L. Groff, October 12, 2000

Description: Interview with Jack L. Groff, a sheep and goat specialist from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Groff, describes his career advising ranchers how to raise goats and sheep for over 50 years, his activities as a mohair and wool specialist for Texas A&M, and his involvement with the National Mohair Council. He discusses the uses and production of mohair and wool fibers, and tracks the industry's spatial and economic growth over the years.
Date: October 12, 2000
Creator: Bethel, Ann; Snodgrass, Clarabelle & Groff, Jack L.
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Cactus Burner.

Description: Patent for a cactus burner that burns spines off of cacti using a liquid fuel burner. Document explains the different parts of the cactus burner and why it is an improvement over current ones in use.
Date: April 15, 1913
Creator: Ploch, Alex
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: Dance]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Cattle Raisers Roundup, a dance held by the Texas Cattlemen, during their 79th annual meeting at the Texas hotel in Fort Worth.
Date: March 12, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

78th Texas Legislature, Third Called Session, House Bill 24, Chapter 9

Description: Bill introduced by the Texas House of Representatives relating to appropriations to departments and agencies of the state government, including conditions, limitations, rules, and procedures for allocating and expending appropriations.
Date: October 20, 2003
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Gin

Description: Patent for an improvements in the combination of devices and overall construction of cotton gins.
Date: November 27, 1888
Creator: Brady, Peter Lewis & Brady, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Press

Description: Patent for "novel means for handling lint-cotton, whereby I effect the compression or packing of the cotton in he press-box by mechanical means, instead of sending men into the box to tramp the cotton down as it is thrown or fed in" (lines 9-13).
Date: December 4, 1888
Creator: Munger, Robert S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling-Press

Description: Patent for "a simple, light, and durable press, which may be conveniently manipulated in either a vertical or horizontal position and readily transported in a field from stack to stack of hay. . .wherein the hay may be expeditiously and effectively baled by two persons" (lines 9-16).
Date: December 11, 1888
Creator: Freytag, Anton
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Compress

Description: Patent for "a simple and efficient device and to secure economy in power and in construction" (lines 9-11).
Date: January 8, 1889
Creator: Taylor, George
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Saw-Gin

Description: Patent for a saw-gin which when constructed can run all of its parts with a single belt, which reduces the need for space allowing for more gins to be used in the same amount of space.
Date: January 22, 1889
Creator: Munger, Robert S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hay-Press

Description: Patent for a hay press "so that two bales will be formed in the press. . .thereby saving time and labor, and also to simply the construction of the parts without the sacrifice of power, strength, and durability" (lines 15-20).
Date: February 5, 1889
Creator: Champion, William Smith
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling-Press

Description: Patent for a "press as simple in construction and operation as possible, of sufficient power to do the work effectively, and arranged to be readily moved from place to place at pleasure" (lines 12-16).
Date: February 19, 1889
Creator: Hillman, William & Ripple, Joseph F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Planter

Description: Patent for "a planter which is adapted to be connected to the frame of a sulky-cultivator and operated by one of the wheels thereof," (lines 13-16) including illustrations.
Date: December 27, 1887
Creator: Hyde, Richard Edmund
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Chopper

Description: Patent for improvements in the construction and design of cotton-choppers.
Date: December 27, 1887
Creator: Schofield, James Drommond
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hay-Press

Description: Patent for "a simple and effective machine of the character described, which shall possess advantages in point of durability, cheapness of manufacture, and general efficiency" (lines 18-21).
Date: July 31, 1888
Creator: Bigham, Joshua R. & Bigham, Ambrose W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wheel-Planter

Description: Patent for an improvement on a patent granted on the 4th of October 1870, numbered 108,032.
Date: August 7, 1888
Creator: Kling, Peter
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department