[Clarendon school classroom]

[Clarendon school classroom]

Date: [191u]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of students in a classroom at the school in Clarendon, Texas. Most of the students are seated at desks, with a group of nine boys standing at the rear. An adult male is also standing at the rear of the class. The boy standing fifth from the left is identified as Harold Bugbee.
Contributing Partner: Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
Cattle-Holder.

Cattle-Holder.

Date: May 13, 1902
Creator: Terrell, Joseph E.; Terrell, William. & Montgomery, Franklin M.
Description: Patent for a cattle-holder, which provides the "novel means for confining cattle and holding them in an upright position against movement" (Lines 14-16).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Car-Replacer.

Car-Replacer.

Date: February 11, 1896
Creator: Hawkins, Robert B.
Description: Patent for "car-replacers or wrecking-frogs employed for guiding the wheels of a derailed car or locomotive to the rails." (Lines 7-10) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Balanced-Valve Testing and Locking Device.

Balanced-Valve Testing and Locking Device.

Date: June 15, 1897
Creator: Sadler, James Alexander
Description: Patent for "a simple testing and locking device for balanced valves of locomotives, the testing device being so placed with relation to the valve that it may be accurately determined whether the valve on one or the other side of the engine is leaking without removing the outer plates form the valve-casing or removing the covers from the steam-chest." (Lines 8-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Clinometer or Slope Measurer.

Clinometer or Slope Measurer.

Date: January 6, 1891
Creator: Parks, James Harvey
Description: Patent for a new and improved clinometer. This design "is to provide a simple and inexpensive device for taking measurements in prismoidal formula and to avoid the calculation of the triangle and enable the slope to be readily written from the instrument" (lines 16-21). It "compris[es] the square composed of the stationary short bar or arm and the stationary long bar or arm rigidly secured to one side of the short arm or bar and provided on its face with a spirit-level and having a scale of graduations of which the length of the short bar or arm is the unit, the curved brace connecting the said parts" (lines 60-68).
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Tire-Heater.

Tire-Heater.

Date: September 8, 1891
Creator: Parks, James H.
Description: Patent for improvements in tire-heater by using a tire box with a number of horizontal bars, tires are placed “into the front of the box and moved into correct position upon the horizontal bars without necessarily lifting the tires.” (Lines 29-32) Diverging arms are secured to the axis inside the tire box. Lamps are secured at the outer ends of the diverging arms. These diverging arms operate by a regulating crank which makes the lamps revolved beneath the tires, therefore heating the tires. Illustration is included.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Cowboys Having Dinner at Unknown Ranch

Cowboys Having Dinner at Unknown Ranch

Date: May 1904
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of ten cowboys having dinner on a ranch near Clarendon, Texas in May 1904. Most of them sit on the ground to eat.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Ten Cowboys on Ranch Near Clarendon, Texas

Ten Cowboys on Ranch Near Clarendon, Texas

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of nine cowboys on horseback and one on a wagon at a ranch near Clarendon, Texas. Buildings and a windmill are in the background.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Portrait of Older Girl

Portrait of Older Girl

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a portrait of Thelma McCarley. She is wearing a dark top with white stripes and a hair clip in her dark hair.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Portrait of Woman

Portrait of Woman

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a portrait of Thelma Frances McCarley in 1923 at about age 16 wearing dark colored clothing.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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