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Johnson's Central America.

Description: Map of Central America from the southern tip of Mexico to Panama with relief shown by hachures. Map inset shows the Isthmus of Panama. Scale [ca.1: 4,752,000].
Date: [1881..1887]
Creator: A. J. Johnson & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's Illinois.

Description: Map shows the railroads and counties of Illinois during mid- to late-nineteenth century. Scale [ca. 1:1,152,000].
Date: [1881..1887]
Creator: A. J. Johnson & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's Indiana.

Description: Map shows the railroads and counties of Indiana during the mid- to late-nineteenth century. Scale [ca:1:844,800].
Date: [1881..1887]
Creator: A. J. Johnson & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's Minnesota.

Description: Map shows the railroads, counties, and Indian reservations in Minnesota during the mid- to late nineteenth century. Scale [ca:1:1,408,000]. Inset: North Eastern section of Minnesota.
Date: [1881..1887]
Creator: A. J. Johnson & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's Missouri and Kansas.

Description: Map shows Missouri and eastern Kansas towns, cities, counties, bodies of water, and railroads during the late-nineteenth century. Scale [ca. 1:1,334,000].
Date: [1881..1887]
Creator: A. J. Johnson & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's Nebraska, Dakota, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming.

Description: Map shows the mineral resources and mining activity in Idaho, Montana and Wyoming, railroads, military outposts, areas of Indian habitation and reservations, historical routes of exploration, counties, and settlements in Nebraska, Dakota Territory, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming, and Yellowstone "National Park" in Wyoming. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:3,400,000].
Date: [1881..1887]
Creator: A. J. Johnson & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's Ohio.

Description: Map shows the late-nineteenth century locations of Ohio cities, towns, railroads, counties, and rivers. Scale [ca: 1:1,014,000].
Date: [1881..1887]
Creator: A. J. Johnson & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's Wisconsin and Michigan.

Description: Map shows counties, cities, towns, and railroads in Wisconsin and Michigan during the late-nineteenth century. Includes notes on elevation, water depths, and area in square miles on selected parts of map. Scale [ca. 1:1,600,000].
Date: [1881..1887]
Creator: A. J. Johnson & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

North Carolina and South Carolina

Description: Map shows North and South Carolina railroads, canals, roads, counties (including Pamlico and Dare in North Carolina) and lighthouses during the late-nineteenth century. Inset: Map of Charleston Harbor. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:1,521,000] and [ca. 1:193,000].
Date: [1881..1887]
Creator: A. J. Johnson & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map to Illustrate Early Voyages and Discoveries of North America

Description: This map shows North and Central America and surrounding areas including portions of South America, Africa, and Europe. Notes and lines are used to show the path of exploration across the Atlantic Ocean and within North America including the names and dates of the explorers. Continents are shaded in color and some major cities and bodies of water are marked on the map. An inset in the lower left corner shows only the eastern portion of North and South America (including the Caribbean) and is titled "To Illustrate Colonies." Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Date: 1885
Creator: A. S. Barnes & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map to illustrate the Civil War.

Description: Map shows state boundaries, military posts, major cities, and notable physical features. Inset: "North Eastern Virginia." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:9,216,000].
Date: 1885
Creator: A. S. Barnes & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map to Illustrate War with Mexico

Description: This sheet contains two principal maps and a series of ancillary maps. The left half of the page contains a "Map to Illustrate War With Mexico" which uses colors to shade the areas delineating Mexico, the United States, and the territory acquired from Mexico by the United States. U.S. states are also outlined and labeled. Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). There are two insets in the lower left corner titles "Vicinity of Matamoras" and "Route of Gen. Scott between Vera Cruz and Mexico." The right half of the page contains a "Map to Illustrate the War of 1812-1814" (top portion) as well as "Wars Against Indians 1790 and 1811" (centered within the bottom portion). There are also five ancillary maps around central map titled "Vicinity of Detroit," "Niagara River and Vicinity," "Vicinity of Plattsburg," "Southern Region of the War 1812-14." and "Vicinity of Baltimore" which seem to pertain to the top map of the War of 1812. Each of the maps is shaded in various colors to separate different regions and has cities, bodies of water, and geographic features marked. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington
Date: 1885
Creator: A. S. Barnes & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's Maine.

Description: Map shows the railroads and counties of Maine during the mid- to late nineteenth century. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca:1:1,014,000]
Date: [1881..1887]
Creator: A.J. Johnson & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Apparatus for Handling Brick.

Description: Patent for an apparatus for handling brick "whereby the number of brick handled by a single hand may be greatly increased" (lines 9-11) including illustrations.
Date: January 3, 1888
Creator: Aber, Edgar
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ironing Table.

Description: Patent for a new and improved ironing board. This design consists in "the rigid supporting-frame of an ironing-table, a cross-piece secured to the outside of the upper ends of the supports at one end of the frame, so that its upper edge shall project above the supports, an ironing-board top hinged to one side of the cross-piece, and a shelf secured to the upper edge and projecting to the opposite side of said cross-piece" (lines 86-94).
Date: October 19, 1886
Creator: Adair, Annie E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Book Adjuster.

Description: Patent for a new and improved book-adjuster. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the holder having the horizontal longitudinal recess and the vertical screw-threaded aperture, of the base-piece, the adjusting-screw swiveled at its lower end in the said base-piece, and the spring-catch" (lines 3-8).
Date: February 8, 1887
Creator: Adair, Irvine James
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Copy Holder.

Description: Patent for a new and improved copy-holder. This design "is [for] an improved copy-holder intended especially for holding deeds when being transcribed to the records, and seeks to provide a simple, inexpensive construction by which the deed may be held and to and from which the deed or other paper may be adjusted without difficulty, such construction serving also to mark or indicate the particular line of the paper being copied" (lines 7-15).
Date: August 2, 1887
Creator: Adair, Irvine James
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for a new and improved plow. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with a plowshare, of cutting-knives secured to the rear end thereof and extending rearwardly therefrom in an upward direction, and a bar connecting the mold-board and landside and arranged below the cutting knives" (lines 68-73).
Date: June 23, 1885
Creator: Adair, Richard Harding
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department