Sewing-Machine Attachment.

Sewing-Machine Attachment.

Date: June 11, 1891
Creator: McDowell, Anthony B.
Description: Patent for a sewing machine attachment "which can be used for the purpose of sharpening any instrument of small size - such as needles, scissors, knives, &c.;" (lines 11-13) with instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Wire Stretcher.

Wire Stretcher.

Date: May 4, 1886
Creator: La Bauve, Odelon Joseph
Description: Patent for a new and improved wire stretcher. This design is "for stretching and repairing wire, the combination of a main bar having a longitudinal slot, and having an upwardly-facing shoulder provided with a groove, a guide-block in the lower end of the slot, a shaft journaled in the sides of the slot and having a pinion within the slot and a ratchet handle at its outer end for revolving it, a spring pawl engaging the pinion, a cam-lever pivoted upon the upper end of the main bar and engaging the grooved shoulder with its cam end, [and] a rack-bar sliding in the lower end of the slot upon the guide-block" (lines 43-55).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Snap-Hook.

Snap-Hook.

Date: February 14, 1893
Creator: McDowell, Anthony B.
Description: Patent for a snap-hook for general use that can be used for attaching whips, ropes, and similar things to saddles and harnesses. It is composed of a flat metal plate with screw holes, a hook that is secured to the edge of the plate, and a screw.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Colter Attachment for Plows.

Colter Attachment for Plows.

Date: July 19, 1898
Creator: Haynes, Thomas
Description: Patent for a new and useful colter attachment for plows, including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[Dutart-McDowell Home Photograph #1]

[Dutart-McDowell Home Photograph #1]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Dutart-McDowell Home in Edna, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Texas Historical Commission
[Meriwether-Simons-Farquhar House Photograph #3]

[Meriwether-Simons-Farquhar House Photograph #3]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Meriwether-Simons-Farquhar House in Texana, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Texas Historical Commission
[Meriwether-Simons-Farquhar House Photograph #1]

[Meriwether-Simons-Farquhar House Photograph #1]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Meriwether-Simons-Farquhar House in Texana, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Texas Historical Commission
[Meriwether-Simons-Farquhar House Photograph #2]

[Meriwether-Simons-Farquhar House Photograph #2]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Meriwether-Simons-Farquhar House in Texana, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Texas Historical Commission
[Funeral Program for Bishop Ernest Thomas Dixon, Jr., July 3, 1996]

[Funeral Program for Bishop Ernest Thomas Dixon, Jr., July 3, 1996]

Date: July 3, 1996
Creator: unknown
Description: Funeral program for Bishop Ernest Thomas Dixon, Jr., born October 13, 1922 and died June 29, 1996. The ceremony was held July 3, 1996 at University United Methodist Church, officiated by Reverend Minerva G. Carcano, Dr. Freddie B. Dixon, Sr., Ms. Muriel Dixon, Bishop Alfred Norris, Ms. Virginia Orr, Bishop Raymond Owen, Reverend Mario Ruggia, Reverend Harold G. Sassman, Bishop F. Herbert Skeete, Reverend Jerry J. Smith, Dr. Stephen P. Wende, and Dr. Prenza L. Woods. Funeral arrangements were made through Sutton-Sutton Mortuary, Inc. and he was buried in Sales Cemetery in Edna, Texas.
Contributing Partner: San Antonio Public Library
[Historic Marker Application: Dutart-McDowell Home]

[Historic Marker Application: Dutart-McDowell Home]

Date: February 21, 1967
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Dutart-McDowell Home, in Edna, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, narrative, and photographs.
Contributing Partner: Texas Historical Commission
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