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Waco Sheet

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:125000
Date: 1898
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Waco Sheet

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:125000
Date: 1892
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Washing-Machine.

Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in washing machines, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 5, 1899
Creator: Willis, Jessie T.
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Hand-Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and useful hand planter, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 11, 1898
Creator: Perry, Timothy B.
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Clothes Pounder

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in clothes pounders, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 7, 1897
Creator: Schofield, Frank B. & Schofield, Joseph L.
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Knee-Pad.

Description: Patent for a knee-pad used while picking cotton, berries, or gardening. It protects the knee from dampness, stones, roots, etc. The pad goes on the knee, and two wooden braces are on the sides. A strap goes around the user's shoe, and the bolts were the pad is attached to the braces also has string where the operator ties the brace to himself.
Date: February 18, 1896
Creator: Davis, James Walter & Brown, Elijah Clark
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Animal-Poke.

Description: Patent for "a combined animal poke and halter of simple, inexpensive, and efficient construction whereby stock to which the device is applied are prevented from forcing through or throwing their weight against barbed and other wire fences, and also whereby a halter strap or chain may be readily applied thereto to provide for securing the stock in their stalls when stabled." (Lines 8-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 6, 1896
Creator: Parker, William H.
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Cooling and Preserving Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a "cooling apparatus in which a cloth envelops a vertically-disposed series of supports, and has its upper end dipping into a receptacle supplied with water; and the object of the improvement is to secure a uniformity of temperature throughout the structure, and particularly in the several compartments formed between the various supports, as well as to prevent the spoiling of food by foreign matters entering the same by accidental dislodgment from a support immediately thereover." (Lines 8-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 30, 1895
Creator: Brown, Elijah Clark
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