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Colorado County

Description: Map of Colorado County, Texas, including the Prairies and Lakes region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: March 16, 1871
Creator: Lungkwitz, Herman
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Improvement in Cotton-Worm Destroyers.

Description: Patent for a wheeled vehicular device to destroy cotton worms that can be connected to a horse or a wagon. It carries a poisonous cotton-worm destroying agent and disburse this substance on crops or foliage to deter worms.
Date: October 13, 1873
Creator: Johnson, Jehu W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement In Bale-Ties.

Description: This patent was created for free ends of wire to be united and form a circular shape. The wire is then interconnected with a loop that has been doubled by the device.
Date: April 16, 1878
Creator: Knipscheer, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Colorado County

Description: Map of Colorado County, Texas, including the Prairies and Lakes region. The center of Colorado County is marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: March 16, 1880
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Composition For Staining Wood.

Description: Patent for a “paint or stain, which, when applied, will harden on the common woods of commerce, render them durable and smooth, and give them the exact appearance of black walnut” (lines 15-18).
Date: May 16, 1882
Creator: Gloger, Anton F., Jr. & Gloger, Joseph P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Crate

Description: Patent for a crate designed for more convenience in shipping. Illustrations included.
Date: April 16, 1907
Creator: McLeod, Norman J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Fred M. Valdez and William D. Bonilla - 1961-11-16]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Fred M. Valdez, National President of League of United Latin American Citizens, and William D. Bonilla, State Director of LULAC, dated November 16, 1961, and printed on "Law Offices of John J. Herrera" letterhead. The letter conveys the details of the reformation of LULAC Council No. 189 in Eagle Lake, Texas, and lists the temporary officers elected.
Date: November 16, 1961
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Marley Giddens - 1961-11-16]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera directed to Marley Giddens, Superintendent of Schools care of Columbus Elementary School, dated November 16, 1961. Herrera informs Giddens that he represents the parents of many Latin American children at the Columbus Elementary School who are protesting Giddens actions as superintendent on October 26, 1961. Herrera requests a meeting with Giddens and a committee of parents involved in a recent situation regarding Latin American students at the school. The meeting was requested on behalf of William D. Bonilla, State Director of League of United Latin American Citizens. The letter is copied to John A. Marzola, Frank M. Valdez, and William D. Bonilla.
Date: November 16, 1961
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library