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Lifting Device.

Description: Patent for a new and improved jack. This design "relates to devices for raising fence-corners in repairing the same, and for lifting weights generally; and the object of [the] invention is to produce a simple and powerful device whereby a single operator can greatly increase his [or her] capacity for lifting heavy objects" (lines 8-14).
Date: November 30, 1886
Creator: McNabb, James M.
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Telephone-Switch

Description: Patent for a telephone switch. "This invention relates to switches for telephone and more particularly to shifting devices for short-circuiting certain classes of lines, and the object is to provide a system of cutting off communication in what are called 'party' lines" (line 8-13). Illustration included.
Date: April 30, 1907
Creator: Mount, Timothy S.
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[News Script: Airman charged in Rhome bank robbery]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the arrest of young airman William Coy Burk after a bank robbery in the town of Rhome. Burk confesses to committing the crime, saying the stolen money was intended as a gift for a crippled boy.
Date: October 30, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
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[News Clip: Dallas Weather, Lodge, Weather]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story about a severe storm in Dallas and the damage sustained in Richardson and South Oak Cliff, severe storms and tornadoes in Fort Worth, Boyd, and Eagle Mountain Lake and the damage throughout those areas. The video also includes a news story about Henry Cabot Lodge, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N., and his address before the American Bar Association in Dallas.
Date: August 30, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
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[News Script: Weather]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about severe storms and tornadoes in Fort Worth, Boyd, and Eagle Mountain Lake and the damage throughout those areas.
Date: August 30, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections