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Cotton in Front of Wimmer Store in Oakville, Texas 1907

Description: Photograph of loads of cotton piled onto mule-drawn wagons outside of Wimmer Store in Oakville,located in Live Oak County, Texas. The wagon driver is Lee Crawford. Similiar scenes took place across Bee County in the early 1900's.
Date: 1907
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bee County Historical Commission

Cotton Hauled by Mules in Oakville

Description: Photograph of James and Lee Crawford Brother's Freight Co. located in Oakville, Texas. In the foreground, loads of cotton are piled onto mule-drawn wagons. F. H. Church stands in front of the mules in the foreground. Three wagons are visible in front of wooden building. The driver of the first wagon is James Crawford. The photograph was taken at or near where Monroe Fink's office is now. If cotton was hauled to the coast for shipment, it came through Beeville.
Date: 1907
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bee County Historical Commission

Conducting a Watershed Survey

Description: This document provides information on the watershed survey for the Surface Water Quality Monitoring Team Monitoring Operations Division.
Date: 2001
Creator: Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission. Monitoring Operations Division.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Cotton-Seed and Corn Planter

Description: Patent for "a truck having operating mechanism changeable to either cotton or corn seeders and in combination therewith a hopper formed in sections, one of which is removable" (lines 14-17).
Date: May 28, 1901
Creator: Droitcourt, Adam
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow

Description: Patent for "means which will rigidly hold the point against independent movement toward the landslide of the plow" (lines 45-47).
Date: May 7, 1901
Creator: Kelly, George Addison
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow Attachment

Description: Patent for "a shovel or point attachment for plow-stocks for operation in turf, stubble, or grubby or rocky soil deep or shallow, the attachment being particularly adapted for turning stalks, weeds, grass, and stubble" (lines 11-17).
Date: June 25, 1901
Creator: Buster, Walter L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Press for Cotton, Wool, Hay, &c.

Description: Patent for "a press which will compress the cotton or other material into bales of hexagon, cylindrical, or other shapes, the shape of the bale corresponding with the shape of the bale-receptacle used" (lines 11-15).
Date: May 7, 1901
Creator: King, John Morris
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Center Foot for Cultivators

Description: Patent for "an improved center foot or standard which is adapted to be readily attached to and detached from a beam or beams of a cultivator adjusted thereon and adapted for the attachment of a shovel, plow, or sweep of any kind required" (lines 8-15).
Date: May 21, 1901
Creator: Greathouse, James E.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling-Press

Description: Patent for improvements in the specifics of the design and construction of a baling press.
Date: August 20, 1901
Creator: Chapman, Robert E.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Planter

Description: Patent for "a planter-carriage frame adapted to carry a cotton-seed hopper having novel and peculiar means for feeding the cotton-seed in planting the same, so that the same frams may be employed for both hopper without alteration of either hopper or frame" (lines 11-17).
Date: June 25, 1901
Creator: Morrison, Robert L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow

Description: Patent for improvements of plows and their agricultural implementation.
Date: July 9, 1901
Creator: Kothmann, William H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Seed Planter

Description: Patent for a seed-planter designed primarily for corn, but can be used with other seeds. The primary mechanical construction consists of a wheel.
Date: October 8, 1901
Creator: Everhart, Martin
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spring Hinge

Description: Patent for providing a "door-hinge of simple and durable construction swinging freely either way from a spring which is fast at one end, but adapted at the other to ride freely up and down the doorjamb" (lines 9-12) including an illustration.
Date: January 21, 1902
Creator: Kincaid, Michael A. D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wagon-Brake Ratchet

Description: Patent for new mode of applying brake-shoes to a wagon and improvement with the position of the brake level on a wagon.
Date: 1902-01-1921
Creator: Shipley, Jack J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sulky-Lister

Description: Patent for improved version of sulky-lister, with more effective spring between planter and lister-plow. Improvements include ability for covering disks to move downward and function at required drill depth.
Date: April 1, 1902
Creator: Engelmann, Gustav
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

HAY BALER AND RAKE

Description: Patent for a hay baler that can bale as fast as it can rake.
Date: April 15, 1902
Creator: Johan H. Symank
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improved Grain-Meter.

Description: Patent for a more efficient grain-meter. The patent includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 8, 1867
Creator: Walker, James C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Grain-Driers.

Description: Patent for an improved grain-drier with design specifications and a description of the object's applications and usage, including illustrations.
Date: June 18, 1878
Creator: Henesee, Richard Tiernan
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Cultivators.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in cultivators.
Date: February 5, 1878
Creator: Graves, Jefferson M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department