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Calf Weaner.

Description: Patent for a new and improved calf weaner. This design consists in "a strap, ring, or belt surrounding the muzzle of the calf or other animal, and attached permanently by means of head-stall straps or other suitable-devices, the muzzle-ring being provided with radiating blunt-pointed wires of suitable length, whereby the calf is prevented from reaching the teat, and the mother, being irritated or titillated by the projecting wires, repulses the attempts of the animal to suckle" (lines 18-27).
Date: June 16, 1885
Creator: Evans, Thomas W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Calf Weaner.

Description: Patent for a new and improved device for weaning calves. This design is "to be attached to the central cartilage of the calf's nose . . . with sharp points that come against the cow's bag when the calf attempts to suck; and the invention consists in attaching the parts . . . together like a pivot, forming a part of one of the points and adapting them to be held closed by means of a small screw, whereby the device is rendered very cheap, yet effective and reliable" (lines 15-25).
Date: May 29, 1883
Creator: Geissler, William F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

HSU Football Player with Calf

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of a man in a football uniform carrying a calf over his shoulders. Beneath the photo is an illustration of football players in a huddle and the text, "5. Net Weight 420 Pounds."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Photograph of Ana Jentsch with Cow and Calf]

Description: Photograph of Ana Jentsch standing next to a cow and her calf. Ana is holding a rope that is attached to the cow's horns. Her name is written on the back of the photograph. The following is stamped on the back: "Guaranteed for Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture Made By Fox Co., San Antonio, Texas, Copyrighted 1927 by Carl D. Newton."
Date: unknown
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society