Heel Brace.

Heel Brace.

Date: December 28, 1886
Creator: Edney, Cartwright Jones
Description: Patent for a new and improved heel-brace. This design "consist[s] in a semi-circular rim provided with two downward side extensions, the lower ends of said extensions being provided with inwardly extending lugs adapted to lie under the heel of a boot or shoe, said rim being also provided on its rear side with a downwardly-extending projection shorter than the side extensions, the lower ends of the extensions being provided with openings for the reception of screws" (lines 63-73).
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Post Auger.

Post Auger.

Date: February 12, 1884
Creator: Miles, John E.
Description: Patent for a new and improved post auger. This design consists in "[t]he combination, in a post-auger, of the socketed block, the screw-threaded rod extending from the center of the lower end of the block, the expander-disk fitting upon said threaded rod, and having the slotted wings or extensions, the two nuts for adjusting the position of the expander-disk upon the threaded-rod . . . whereby the lower pointed ends of the blades may be arranged to cross one another . . . the shaft [and] the cross-handle" (lines 73-96).
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The Lasso, Yearbook of Howard Payne University, 1979

The Lasso, Yearbook of Howard Payne University, 1979

Date: 1979
Creator: Howard Payne University
Description: Yearbook for Howard Payne University in Brownwood, Texas includes photos of and information about the university, student body, professors, and organizations.
Contributing Partner: Howard Payne University Library
Fire Escape.

Fire Escape.

Date: May 29, 1888
Creator: Reimers, Henry
Description: Patent for a new and improved fire-escape. This design "relates to that class of fire-escapes which embody a long sack or flexible tube mounted upon a frame adapted to be secured in a window and permit the passage of the occupants of the burning building to the ground through said sack or tube. The object of [the] invention is to provide a simple and improved fire-escape of this class which will possess advantages in point of inexpensiveness, ease of application, and general efficiency, and which may be conveniently transported and occupy but little space when not in use" (lines 8-20).
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The Grassburr, Yearbook of John Tarleton Agricultural College, 1921

The Grassburr, Yearbook of John Tarleton Agricultural College, 1921

Date: Spring 1921
Creator: John Tarleton Agricultural College
Description: Yearbook for John Tarleton Agricultural College in Stephenville, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, professors, and organizations.
Contributing Partner: Tarleton State University
The Burro, Yearbook of Mineral Wells High School, 1953

The Burro, Yearbook of Mineral Wells High School, 1953

Date: 1953
Creator: Mineral Wells High School (Mineral Wells, Tex.)
Description: Yearbook for Mineral Wells High School in Mineral Wells, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, teachers, and organizations.
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