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The Yucca, Yearbook of North Texas State University, 1973

Description: Yearbook for North Texas State University in Denton, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, professors, and organizations. Volume A: Features, Fine Arts, Sports; index starts on page 112. Volume B: Beauties, Honor Professors, Who's Who, Greeks, Orgainzations; index starts on page 174. Volume C: Administration, Photo Essay, Academics, Classes; index starts on page 120.
Date: 1973
Creator: North Texas State University
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Map, no. 3 showing continuation of details of Fort Smith and Santa Fé route, from mounds near 100 1/2 degree of longitude to Tucumcari Creek.

Description: Map shows natural resources and camp stops along overland route taken by emigrants and military escort following the Canadian River across the Texas Panhandle to Tucumcari in New Mexico Territory. Includes "Table of Distances from Fort Smith" [Arkansas]. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1: 633,600].
Date: 1849
Creator: Simpson, J. H. (James Hervey), 1813-1883
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Animal Hopple

Description: Patent for certain new improvements in animal hopples. This device prevents animals from rearing up in the front when it is worn. The device consists of several plates and a collar with a connecting chain.
Date: June 2, 1914
Creator: Hentschel, Andrew J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oral History Interview with Margie Chumbley, Anita Farr, Thelma Sexton, and Elizabeth Simpson, June 21, 2016

Description: Ms. Chumbley was born and raised in Nacogdoches. She worked as an elementary school teacher prior to integration and as a substitute while her children were small. She then became a teacher with Head Start. In the group interview, Ms. Chumbley describes her community and both going to and working for the segregated school system, as well as police brutality, African-American businesses, family structures, and the community involvement in raising children. Ms. Farr was born and raised in Nacogdoches. She went to Stephen F. Austin State University shortly after integration and became a nurse working for Lufkin State School and, later, worked as a nurse for Nacogdoches school district. In the group interview, she described life in segregated Nacogdoches, police brutality, African-American businesses, discrimination in her working career, protests and marches in Nacogdoches, and local politics. Ms. Sexton was born and raised in Nacogdoches. She attended EJ Campbell school prior to integration and Stephen F. Austin State University shortly after it integrated. She then worked for Lufkin State School until her retirement. In the group interview interview, she described her neighborhood, segregation in Nacogdoches, police brutality, protests and marches for equality, and the African-American community and businesses. Ms. Simpson was born and raised in Nacogdoches, Texas. She went to EJ Campbell School in Nacogdoches prior to integration. She then obtained business training in Houston and returned to Nacogdoches. In the group interview she participated in, she described the community she grew up in, her experiences at EJ Campbell, the thriving African American business community, and the relationship between the African American community and local law enforcement
Date: July 29, 2016
Creator: Chumbley, Margie; Farr, Anita; Sexton, Thelma; Simpson, Elizabeth & May, Meredith
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Bridle and Bit.

Description: Patent for improvements to Bridles and Bits, specifically what are known as stranglers, used to easily gain control over an animal by exerting pressure on its nose, operated by a slight pull on the auxiliary reins. This patent also provides for a device which activates the strangler when the driver releases it and the animal steps on it.
Date: April 7, 1914
Creator: Hentschel, Andrew J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for a bolt-free spring connection between a vehicle tires inner and outer rims, allowing for an air cushion between rims and improving overall performance of vehicle tires.
Date: September 18, 1917
Creator: Horne, Henry M. & Buford, John C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Elevated Irrigation System

Description: Patent for an elevated irrigation system that relates to a useful system for supplying and distributing water, for the irrigation of large tracts of land.
Date: September 23, 1913
Creator: Anderson, Young Rhea
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Track-Laying Machine

Description: Patent for Tracking Laying machine.The combination of train of cars, sectional tramway, and extending along the sides of the car gives means for disconnecting the connection. The fore-mentioned applications improves tack laying machines.
Date: May 27, 1913
Creator: Simpson, Charles, M. & Smith, Howard F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for a harness rack that is for holding and exhibiting a set of harness in a store or other place where harness are made or sold. The harness rack when in use serves to hold a set of harness so that all parts are in correct relative position so that it can be inspected, including illustration.
Date: December 30, 1913
Creator: Dyer, Simpson B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cigar-Tip Cutter.

Description: Patent for a cigar clipper that enables the clipper to fold compactly along the edge of the cigar box when not in use.
Date: September 23, 1913
Creator: Miller, Robert E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tailor's-Goose Attachment.

Description: Patent for a tailor's goose which provides a "depressible and detachable dampening means for the goose for supplying water to the dampening means".
Date: May 6, 1913
Creator: Talley, Thurmon H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for a vertical dash butter churn with a frame that allows for removal of the receptacle with dash parts still attached to the frame, including illustrations.
Date: March 25, 1913
Creator: Collins, Edward L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department