Improvement in Wheels for Vehicles.

Improvement in Wheels for Vehicles.

Date: April 13, 1875
Creator: George Nelson
Description: Patent for improvements to carriage wheels, relating to the socketing ring that braces the spokes between the hub and the rim. Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Wick-Regulator for Lamps.

Wick-Regulator for Lamps.

Date: November 20, 1894
Creator: Harding, Walter L.
Description: Patent for "an improvement in those lamp-wick regulators which consists of a threaded rod operated by a nut and connected to the wick, whereby the wick may be raised or lowered by operating the nut; and the invention lies in an improved connection between the wick and rod, by which the wick can be raised with more uniformity and ease." (Lines 8-15) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Button.

Button.

Date: March 11, 1884
Creator: Matthews, William H.
Description: Patent for a new and improved button. This design consists "[i]n a detachable button, the combination, with the hollow threaded shank of the button-head, having end serrations, and the base-disk, having a central screw, of the loose clamp-disk, applied on the screw, and having a spring-pawl or projection to engage the serrations of the shank" (lines 70-76).
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Mole-Trap

Mole-Trap

Date: December 20, 1892
Creator: Nelson, George
Description: Patent for a design for a mole trap that can be cheaply made but is also easy to set and use while also being reliable in trapping both moles and other small creatures.
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[Livingston, Texas Volunteer Fire Department Patch]

[Livingston, Texas Volunteer Fire Department Patch]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Patch from the Livingston, Texas fire department. The shield-shaped patch has a white background with red edging. "Livingston Volunteer Fire Dept." is written in blue across along the edges of the patch. A smaller shield shape in the center contains the image of a fire truck and a boat on a white and blue background. "Land," "Water," and "We Serve" appear in this section in red.
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House Exterior

House Exterior

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of the house belonging to Tom and Jewell Hefner near Lake Livingston in Texas. The house is a light color with dark trim and has trees around it.
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Texas Attorney General Opinion: O-7446

Texas Attorney General Opinion: O-7446

Date: October 21, 1946
Creator: Texas. Attorney-General's Office.
Description: Document issued by the Office of the Attorney General of Texas in Austin, Texas, providing an interpretation of Texas law. It provides the opinion of the Texas Attorney General, Grover Sellers, regarding a legal question submitted for clarification: The employment of an applicant by the State Board of Control as the bus driver of a school bus transferring children from the Alabama-Coushatti Indian Reservation to and from the Big Sandy School at Livingston, Texas, under the provisions of the Constitution, Article XVI, Section 33, and Senate Bill 167, Acts, 49th Legislature, 1945.
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Polk County Courthouse

Polk County Courthouse

Date: October 27, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Polk County Courthouse, constructed 1923, architects McLelland and Fink.
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Polk County Confederate Memorial

Polk County Confederate Memorial

Date: October 27, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Polk County Confederate Memorial. To the memory of Polk County's Confederate Soldiers.
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Polk County History Monument

Polk County History Monument

Date: October 27, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Polk County History Monument
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