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Matchbox

Matchbox

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Tin matchbox with security tab
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Compendium of student papers: 2011 undergraduate transportation scholars program.

Compendium of student papers: 2011 undergraduate transportation scholars program.

Date: May 2012
Creator: Desorcie, Felicia; Jian, Ruoxin; Kelly, Pete; Larson, Shawn; Rasulo, Marcus; Rivera, Joshua et al.
Description: "This report is a compilation of research papers written by students participating in the 2011 Undergraduate Transportation Scholars Program. The papers in this compendium report on the following topics, respectively: 1) evaluating the impact of nighttime work zone lighting characteristics n motorists; 2) late night roadway visibility; 3) investigation of the use and pricing of the I-15 express lanes in San Diego; 4) intercity passenger rail access to airports: a case study at the Milwaukee airport; 5) development of a background complexity assessment tool; 6)identifying pavement preservation treatments suitable for performance-related specifications; and 7)arsenic content and retro-reflectivity of glass beads used in pavement markings."
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Lamp-Hanger.

Lamp-Hanger.

Date: December 3, 1901
Creator: White, Herbert L.
Description: Patent for adjustable-height lamp hanger primarily for electric lamps, including description and illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Vapor-Burners.

Improvement in Vapor-Burners.

Date: March 26, 1878
Creator: Sawyer, Frederick A.
Description: Patent for "new and Improved Vapor-Burner." (lines 3-4)
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Gas-Generating Machine.

Gas-Generating Machine.

Date: March 9, 1897
Creator: Mitchell, Francis L.
Description: Patent for "...an improved method of and means for generating hydrocarbon vapors for heating and lighting purposes; and it consists in the novel manner in which the process is carried out and in the novel construction and combination of parts comprising the generating apparatus..." (lines 18-24) including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Composite Lamp-Chimney.

Composite Lamp-Chimney.

Date: October 17, 1893
Creator: Schwartz, Jacob
Description: Patent for a lamp chimney that prevents insects from falling into the chimney and keeps the flame inside the chimney.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Lantern.

Lantern.

Date: June 26, 1894
Creator: Jarmin, George W.
Description: Patent for a lantern "in which a candle is used as a light-giving medium, and in which the chimney is tightly supported on the base of the lantern and around the candle, so that the light is fully protected against extinguishment by wind, and a cheap and convenient article is supplied" (lines 9-15). The lantern has a raised base with a candle socket in the middle, and the glass chimney is securely attached to the base. A frame and handle is attached to the base and top of the chimney.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Locomotive-Headlight.

Locomotive-Headlight.

Date: April 25, 1893
Creator: Owens, Thomas B.
Description: Patent for an independent reservoir lamp for locomotive head lights. "?The conduit by which the reservoir and burner communicate is liable to be obstructed with sediment which not only interferes with the suitable flow of oil but corrodes the metal and necessitates repairs" (lines 13-17). The invention is convenient to use and inexpensive.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 2857, Chapter 1166

82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 2857, Chapter 1166

Date: June 17, 2011
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives.
Description: Bill introduced by the Texas House of Representatives relating to regulation of outdoor lighting in certain areas; providing a criminal penalty and for injunctive relief.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 2510, Chapter 533

82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 2510, Chapter 533

Date: June 17, 2011
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives.
Description: Bill introduced by the Texas House of Representatives relating to exempting the intrastate manufacture of certain incandescent light bulbs from federal regulation.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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