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Folk Art in Texas

Description: This book describes popular folk art of Texas, including basket weaving, hat-making, yard art, sculptures, murals, cemetery art, quilt-making, tattoo art, and other miscellaneous folk art. The index begins on page 198.
Date: 1985
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

Folk Art in Texas

Description: This book describes popular folk art of Texas, including basket weaving, hat-making, yard art, sculptures, murals, cemetery art, quilt-making, tattoo art, and other miscellaneous folk art. The index begins on page 198.
Date: 2017
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

The Black Churches in Wheelock, Robertson County, Texas

Description: History of churches that served the African-American community in Wheelock, Texas, including: Triumph/Trump Baptist Church, Old New Hope Baptist Church, Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Sharon Chapel African Methodist Church, New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, and the Church of God in Christ.
Date: August 2015
Creator: Adams, Estelle Mitchell
Partner: Private Collection of E. M. Adams

National Register of Historic Places Eligibility Testing of Sites 41LT56, 41LT310, 41LT387, 41LT397, 41LT415, 41LT422, 41LT424, 41LT425, and 41RT413 in Luminant's Kosse Mine, Limestone and Robertson Counties, Texas

Description: Report on the results of archaeological investigations at nine sites at Luminant's Kosse Mine in Limestone and Robertson Counties, Texas, to determine whether the sites were eligible for the National Register of Historic Places.
Date: September 2011
Creator: Atkins North America, Inc.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Horse Collar.

Description: Patent for a new and improved horse collar. This design "is to supply a cheap, durable, easy fitting and self adjusting or flexible horse-collar for farm and other use, and which shall readily adapt itself to the form of the animal, and thereby obviate those abrasions which are so common with the use of a rigid and unyielding collar. To these and other ends [the] collar is made for the most part of what is known as "moss-yarn," with its strands or fibers arranged and the body of the collar subjected to pressure in a mold or press" (lines 9-20).
Date: June 15, 1886
Creator: Bailey, William Luther; Knight, Leonard Thaddeus & Knight, Lenis Douglas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fertilizer-Distributer.

Description: Patent for improvements in fertilizer distributers by using a combination of a hopper, a detachable drill-chute, two shafts with fingers inside the hopper, and an inclined spring-held and adjustable apron attached at the rear end of the hopper. This adjustable apron allows the shafts to operate effectively and efficiently. Illustration is included.
Date: August 4, 1891
Creator: Barron, John Davis
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Photograph of Charles Welch]

Description: Photograph of Charles Welch, brother of Nellie Welch Smith. He stands with one hand, which holds his hat, resting on a rock, and the other on his hip. He stands against a painted backdrop of a lake. He wears a jacket with only the first button done, a waistcoat, and a bow tie.
Date: 18uu
Creator: Blair
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Cotton Press

Description: Patent for an improved cotton press that construct a cotton-press in which the cotton will be compressed by a continuous operation as it is received from the cotton-gin (line 21-24), the device “consists of two series of rollers arranged in a circle” (line 26).
Date: April 16, 1887
Creator: Brady, Lewis Peter & Brady, WIlliam
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cattle-Guard.

Description: Patent for a simple cattle-guard that provides an unstable footing for the cattle without injuring them, and thus preventing the cattle from going onto train tracks. The cattle do not get injured when stepping on this device.
Date: February 20, 1894
Creator: Brady, Peter L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cattle-Guard for Railroads.

Description: Patent for a simple and inexpensive cattle-guard for railroads that improves on preventing cattle from passing from their enclosure onto a railway track. The invention does not trap animals or people or cause injury, and lies below the upper treads of the rails.
Date: September 18, 1894
Creator: Brady, Peter L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Nut Lock.

Description: Patent for a new improvements in the construction of the nut lock. Patent for "a new and improved version of the nut-lock and combination of latch or locking device in order to lock the nut to the bolt." (lines 8-27) including instructions and illustrations. Patent for a new nut-lock and latch, including illustrations.
Date: April 10, 1888
Creator: Brady, Peter Lewis
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

Regional Water Plan: Region G (Brazos), 2016, Volume II. Identification, Evaluation, and Selection of Water Management Strategies

Description: Volume II of the Water plan for Region G (Brazos) including water management strategies, water conservation methods, wastewater reuse, new reservoirs, expansion of use of certain water sources, and water supply recommendations and projects.
Date: December 2015
Creator: Brazos G Regional Water Planning Group
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Regional Water Plan: Region G (Brazos), 2016, Volume 1. Executive Summary and Regional Water Plan

Description: Water plan for Region G (Brazos) describing water resources and suppliers for the area, usage statistics and forecasts, water needs, water supply plans for each county and city, recommended water management strategies, drought response plans, and the plan creation process.
Date: December 2015
Creator: Brazos G Water Planning Group
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Foot for Plow-Stocks.

Description: Patent for improvements in plows by using the combination of “two forwardly-curved bars which clamped to a plow-beam, and the heel having its forward end rigidly secured between the lower ends of the bars and its rear portion bent upwardly and forwardly and secured between the bars.” (Lines 94-100) Illustration is included.
Date: April 28, 1891
Creator: Brown, William B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Riveting Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved riveting-machine. This design consists "of the upright frame having the cross-head in the upper front part thereof, the vertical driving rods . . . adapted to move in said cross-head, the upright with perforated top and spring-actuated sleeve attached to the frame below the rod, the separable rivet-holder attached to said rod by the arms, the frame, and the sleeve . . . the upright with solid top attached to the frame below the rod, and means, as pivoted levers . . . at the top of the machine, connecting-rods . . . and treadle-levers . . . for actuating the driving-rods" (lines 60-74).
Date: April 1, 1890
Creator: Carl, Reinhold A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Riveting Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved riveting machine. This design "consist[s], essentially, of an upright-frame having a vertically-movable driving-rod therein, a vertically-separable set loosely mounted upon the lower end of the driving rod, and a stationary upright removably mounted in the frame beneath the driving-rod and set, [and] said upright having a spring-actuated sleeve extending above the upper end thereof" (lines 66-74).
Date: August 5, 1890
Creator: Carl, Reinhold A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Riveting-Machine.

Description: Patent for improvements in "which rivets may be rapidly set in the material to be riveted, the rivet being driven and headed at the same operatio and without first punching holes in the material to be riveted." (Lines 15-19) Illustration is included.
Date: June 30, 1891
Creator: Carl, Reinhold A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Corn and Cotton Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved planter. This design "consists . . . in pivoting the plow-beam, provided with a shovel for making a furrow into which the seed is dropped, in between the front ends of the beams of the two covering-shovels, the seed-covering-shovel beams being secured to the handles of the machine, whereby the pivoted beam is controlled entirely by the handles; second, in pivoting the seed-box to the rear end of the beam, provided with shovel for forming a furrow for the seed to drop in, by means of the loose link or connection, so that the beam can be moved independently" (lines 14-27).
Date: November 2, 1880
Creator: Carter, Hiram H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department