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[Trading Card: Beauchamp Springs]

Description: Trading card issued as part of the Geocache Challenge program for Tyler State Park, depicting a stream creating a small waterfall between large, moss-covered rocks into a pool below. The back of the card includes information about the park and the springs.
Date: 2011
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Item Type: Text

Tyler State Park

Description: A map of Tyler State Park showing bathroom access, campgrounds, trails, fish and catch regulations for said fish, etc. There is additional information for purchasing park passes that allow for free access to all 90 Texas state parks for free yearly for the recipient and their carload of guests.
Date: 2013
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Item Type: Map

Tyler State Park

Description: This is an illustrated map of the Tyler State Park near Tyler in Smith County, Texas. The map shows the access routes in the park, camp sites, hiking trails, and a legend that shows the location of the parks amenities.
Date: February 2015
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Item Type: Map

Oil-Box Cellar and Dust-Guard.

Description: Patent for certain new and improvements in oil box cellars and dust guards, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 5, 1898
Creator: Scrogin, John Moore
Item Type: Patent

Shoe-Plate.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in shoe plates, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 22, 1898
Creator: Long, Francis F.
Item Type: Patent

Car-Door Cleat.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in car door cleats or guards, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 30, 1899
Creator: Miller, William M.
Item Type: Patent

Acetylene-Gas Generator.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in acetylene gas machines, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 1, 1899
Creator: Henderson, Thomas & Stapp, William A.
Item Type: Patent

Wedge-Buckle.

Description: Patent for improvements in wedge-buckles by using a “combination of a stiff plate having wedge-shaped side jaws, of the strap having an inwardly-curved spring portion terminating in projections and flanges which engage the jaws, and adapted to be straightened outwardly in clamping a belt of band between the plate and strap” to (Lines 18-24, p. 2) Illustration is included.
Date: November 27, 1900
Creator: White, Lee
Item Type: Patent

Burial Apparatus

Description: Patent for improvements in burial apparatus, relating particularly to linings and coverings for graves, which are designed to do away with all appearance of earth or dirt in the placing of caskets or coffins in the ground.
Date: May 7, 1901
Creator: Spear, William
Item Type: Patent

Design for a Badge

Description: Patent for a design for an ornamental badge celebrating the Emancipation of slaves by Abraham Lincoln.
Date: October 6, 1906
Creator: Whitney, Junius P.
Item Type: Patent

Back-Band Hook

Description: Patent for "a simple and inexpensive construction of hook which is capable of ready and convenient adjustment and with which different articles of cloth, such as may be on hand, may be used as a back-band, and also so formed as to prevent cutting or tearing of the back-band with which it is used and to be quickly and positively clamped in position on the band" (lines 13-21).
Date: June 25, 1901
Creator: Pool, Robert C.
Item Type: Patent

Buckle

Description: Patent for an improved buckle that will hold straps in place, particularly those straps with irregularly sized and spaced openings.
Date: May 29, 1901
Creator: Pool, Robert C.
Item Type: Patent

Gravity Dump Car

Description: Patent for gravity dump-car cheaper in cost and easy in construction and operation.
Date: October 8, 1901
Creator: Swindall, S. M.
Item Type: Patent

Pessary

Description: Patent for an improved uterine dilator for the application of medicine to the uterus, with illustrations.
Date: July 22, 1902
Creator: Overton, Benjamin Franklin
Item Type: Patent

Cultivator.

Description: Patent for a cultivator for cotton farming meant to be strong and durable as well as light and inexpensive to construct; to make it convenient to adjust the shovel beams for different distances between rows; and to support the shovel-beams in an elevated position so that they do not contact the ground and to allow them to be lowered as needed.
Date: August 12, 1902
Creator: Comstock, Andrew J.
Item Type: Patent

Guard-Rail Clamp.

Description: Patent for guard rail clamps to securely clasp guard rails with the main rail with features such as spikes and braces.
Date: March 12, 1912
Creator: Akers, Harry R.
Item Type: Patent

Felt Picker

Description: Patent for a felt picker. This invention is for use of piano-workmen in making flexible the felts in piano-actions.
Date: January 30, 1902
Creator: Bell, William Jackson
Item Type: Patent

Whiffletree

Description: Patent for a whiffletree.
Date: January 28, 1903
Creator: Mayo, Daniel L.
Item Type: Patent