[Woman on Horseback]

[Woman on Horseback]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Nannie Clara Evans on horseback just outside of a house. She is wearing a high-collared, long-sleeve Edwardian-era style dress.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of T. Bradford Willis
[Leroy, Tours, and Gerald, Texas Volunteer Fire Department Patch]

[Leroy, Tours, and Gerald, Texas Volunteer Fire Department Patch]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Patch from the Leroy, Tours, and Gerald, Texas volunteer fire department. The vase shaped patch has a white background with red edging. "Leroy Tours Gerald Vol. Fire Dept. Est. 54" is written along the top and bottom edges. The background contains a fire helmet and a crossed axe and pike superimposed over a fire.
Contributing Partner: Fire Museum of Texas
[Side View of a Row of Stoves in a Kitchen]

[Side View of a Row of Stoves in a Kitchen]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the side view of a row of stoves in a kitchen. The stoves, which are situated on the left-hand side of the image, have a total of eight burners on top. There is an opened door on the same wall in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Waco, New kitchen 1951".
Contributing Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
Convertible Mop and Brush.

Convertible Mop and Brush.

Date: April 7, 1891
Creator: Bagby, William H.
Description: Patent for improvements in convertible mops and brushes by using a “combination of the fountain-handle, the bail/frame secured thereto and provided with a rubber strip at its lower edge, and the mop secured to the bail/frame.” (Lines 3-7, p.2) Illustration is included.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Apparatus for Delinting Cotton-Seed.

Apparatus for Delinting Cotton-Seed.

Date: September 1, 1891
Creator: Hollingsworth, Joseph
Description: Patent for improvements in apparatus for delinting cotton seed: " Our invention relates to improvements in apparatus for burning off or removing the lint from cotton seed" (lines 14-16).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improved Power-Apparatus for Vehicles

Improved Power-Apparatus for Vehicles

Date: August 17, 1869
Creator: Dillaha, J. G.
Description: Patent for "improvements to powered vehicles with combined rim-wheel(s) in combination with a truck(s), resting upon the inner and lower part of the rim, and supporting a carriage-body or frame, crank-shaft. with one or more pinions, and guide-rollers." (line 8)
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvements in Velocipedes

Improvements in Velocipedes

Date: June 20, 1869
Creator: Dillaha, J. G.
Description: Patent for improvements to a single-wheel velocipede.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Water-Wheel.

Water-Wheel.

Date: June 20, 1891
Creator: Walker, James C.
Description: Patent for a water-wheel. The object of this invention is to provide a water-wheel in which the energy of the water shall act upon a series of peripheral buckets on a principle of hydraulic pressure in contradistinction to that of mere impact and momentum.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Gin-Saw-Filing Machine.

Gin-Saw-Filing Machine.

Date: October 19, 1897
Creator: Beavers, John M.
Description: Patent for a mechanism to sharpen the blades of a gin saw. Includes illustrations of the device.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[When this you see remember me, Hallie]

[When this you see remember me, Hallie]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Hallie posing in front of a backdrop. She is wearing a formal dress. The back of the card reads, "When this you see remember me, Hallie. 918 N 9th St. Waco, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
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