Sliding Weather-Strip for Doors.

Sliding Weather-Strip for Doors.

Date: April 21, 1891
Creator: Brown, Josiah T. & Garret, William T.
Description: Patent for a device "which, in addition to excluding wind and rain from beneath the bottom of the door, shall also serve to bind or hold the door open to any position to which it may be brought," (lines 29-32) with instructions and illustrations.
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Hay-Press.

Hay-Press.

Date: March 21, 1893
Creator: Gressett, Lawrence Franklin
Description: Patent for an inexpensive, durable, easily-operated, and powerful hay press that packs hay and similar materials. It consists of a baling chamber, a power platform, a stub shaft, a grooveless power wheel, a tire on the upper side of the wheel, a roller, and a draft-pole.
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Bath Tub.

Bath Tub.

Date: May 3, 1887
Creator: Watson, David R.
Description: Patent for a new and improved bath tub. This design consists in "a removable bottom provided with perforations or openings, and with supports to sustain it above the permanent bottom of the tub, a single opening in said tub below the level of the removable bottom for inlet and outlet purposes, a valve for closing said opening, and a rod within reach of the head of the tub for operating the valve and the cover" (lines 9-16).
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Quilting Attachment for Sewing Machines.

Quilting Attachment for Sewing Machines.

Date: October 25, 1892
Creator: Galloway, John C.
Description: Patent for a new and improved quilting attachment for sewing machines. This design "is to provide a device . . . adapted to be adjustable in any manner desired over the leaf, table, or arm of a sewing-machine" (lines 14-17). It consists in "a standard supporting a track-bar, a bar swiveled to said hanger and having end journals, and curved end yokes or arms movably connected to said end journals of the latter bar and supporting-rollers, said curved end yokes or arms having the said bar connected to the central part of the upper portions of the same and open at their lower ends" (lines 15-24).
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Runnels County Courthouse, plaque

Runnels County Courthouse, plaque

Date: August 1, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: "Runnels County Courthouse, constructed here 1888-89, after hotly-contested battle with Runnels City for County Seat. (County had been organized 1880.) Structures stands on one of the largest courthouse squares in Texas - 2 city blocks. Plot set aside prior to town lot sale by Sante Fe Railroad, June 29, 1886. In 1941, extensive remodeling modernized building. Two wings were added and old quarry (South of town on Colorado River) was opened to provide matching stone. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1967."
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War Memorial, Runnels County

War Memorial, Runnels County

Date: August 1, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: War Memorial, Runnels County, located on the courthouse grounds.
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Runnels County Courthouse

Runnels County Courthouse

Date: August 1, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of Runnels County Courthouse.
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War Memorial, Runnels County

War Memorial, Runnels County

Date: August 1, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: War Memorial, Runnels County. "In memory of those who gave their all" Lists names of those who have died at war.
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Runnels County Courthouse

Runnels County Courthouse

Date: August 1, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of Runnels County Courthouse.
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Old Man on his Porch

Old Man on his Porch

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of John T. Moore standing on his porch in front of the doorway. He has a beard and is wearing a light shirt and dark pants.
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