Derrick.

Derrick.

Date: March 9, 1897
Creator: Stallings, George V.
Description: Patent for a portable derrick "in which the derrick-frame is rotatable, the same being especially adapted for use in handling bales of cotton, baggage, ice, and other heavy articles." (Lines 14-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Bottle.

Bottle.

Date: August 31, 1897
Creator: Stallings, George V.
Description: Patent for "a bottle and stopper whereby the bottle can be filled in the ordinary manner, but after being sealed by the stopper of novel construction it cannot be refilled after once being emptied without breaking or fracturing the bottle." (Lines 12-18) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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[People Riding in Circles While Holding Flags]

[People Riding in Circles While Holding Flags]

Date: Summer 1944
Creator: Skeet Richardson Photos
Description: Photograph of a group of people riding in circles on top of horses. Several of them are holding flags. They are standing outdoors on a fenced-in earthen area. Pennants are hanging from lines attached to power lines.
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[Line of People on Horses at a Rodeo]

[Line of People on Horses at a Rodeo]

Date: Summer 1944
Creator: Skeet Richardson Photos
Description: Photograph of a group of people sitting on top of horses that are arranged in a line. They are standing outdoors on a fenced-in earthen area. Pennants are hanging from lines attached to power lines. A small portion of a crowd can be seen on the bottom left. An animal holding pen is visible to the right underneath a bandstand.
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[Front of the Palo Pinto School]

[Front of the Palo Pinto School]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the two-story brick Palo Pinto School. There are two rows of windows and a chimney can be seen at either side of the building. A tree grows in front of the school's entrance. A wood and wire fence is partially visible to the left and right in the foreground.
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[Section of Palo Pinto School Under Construction]

[Section of Palo Pinto School Under Construction]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the two-story wooden section of the Palo Pinto school. A plume of smoke exits a second-story window to the right. The roof is nothing but exposed beams. Two men can be seen working within the beams on the right side of the building.
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Hame Fastener.

Hame Fastener.

Date: March 3, 1885
Creator: Jensen, Ole T.
Description: Patent for a new and improved hame fastener. This design is "to provide a clasp or holder the parts of which are simple in construction; and [the] invention consists in the construction and combination of the parts" (lines 17-20).
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Axle Lubricator.

Axle Lubricator.

Date: April 13, 1886
Creator: Hawkins, Andrew Jackson & Allen, Sam Henry
Description: Patent for a new and improved axle-lubricator. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the tube having the threaded outer end, of the cap threaded to close said end, and the shank or stem carrying the conical plug at its lower or inner end, and screw-threaded to work through a threaded perforation of the cap, a shoulder being provided on the stem or shank at the base of the threads, operating to cause the unscrewing of the cap by the continued turning of the shank or stem" (lines 80-89).
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Vineyard near Lyra, Texas (Strawn)

Vineyard near Lyra, Texas (Strawn)

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of rows of grape plants suspended from wires attached to wooden posts.
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Henry at Target Practice on Frozen Joel

Henry at Target Practice on Frozen Joel

Date: unknown
Creator: Randall, H. A.
Description: Photograph of a man firing a long gun toward a cliff face while sitting atop a horse. The man is wearing a hat and heavy clothes.
Contributing Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association
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