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[News Script: Weather station]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a new office building for the Mutual Building and Loan Association in Weatherford, including a modern weather monitoring station atop the structure.
Date: October 7, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
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[News Script: Seismograph]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the installation of a seismograph in a science building at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, to record seismic activity and earthquakes in the region.
Date: January 7, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
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Design for Bed Spring.

Description: Design patent for bed spring comprised of twin spirally-coiled bodies with straight horizontal arm extending from upper coils.
Date: December 7, 1897
Creator: Rigg, Elmer E.
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Washing-Machine.

Description: Patent for an improvement in washing-machines by using a novel arrangement of the rollers, the tub-supporting frame, the horizontal swinging rubber, and a series of closely arranged longitudinal spiral springs; so that “the pressure upon each separate article can be adjusted or regulated by the judgment of the [operator].” (Lines 12-14) Illustration is included.
Date: April 7, 1891
Creator: Bennington, William J.
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Washing-Machine.

Description: Patent for improvements in washing-machines by using a combination of adjustable stationary rubbing-board and a rotary rubbing-cylinder to regulate the pressure on the clothes and at the same time, clothes can be cleaned without injury to them. Illustration is included.
Date: April 7, 1891
Creator: Polk, Kindrick Ford
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Meter-Box.

Description: Patent for improvements in Meter-Boxes which can be buried in conjunction with underground mains, resisting vertical displacement. The patent also applies to a novel locking mechanism and construction which is light, strong, and durable.
Date: April 7, 1914
Creator: Rynearson, Eugene
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Fence-Post.

Description: Patent for improvements to Fence-Posts, preferably made from metal, providing for simple construction and a means for holding wire, which is also of simple construction.
Date: April 7, 1914
Creator: Copeland, Walter G.
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Fly-Fan.

Description: Patent for improvements in fly fans, is to use the fan in conjunction “with screen doors whereby during the opening and closing of the door the fan will be operated in a direction to direct a current of air outwardly and thereby act as a barrier against the ingress of flies” (lines 16-21). Illustration is included.
Date: October 7, 1913
Creator: Williams, John W.
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Churning-Machine.

Description: Patent for improvements in churning machines so that they "may be used in connection with containers of different sizes" (lines 14-15).
Date: April 7, 1914
Creator: Crume, John J.
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Wrench.

Description: Patent for a "simple, efficient, and comparatively inexpensive wrench of strong and durable construction" (lines 12-14) with a sliding jaw.
Date: April 7, 1914
Creator: Cunningham, Ira & Flowers, Haywood
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Wrench

Description: Patent for a pipe and nut wrench. Illustrations included.
Date: May 7, 1912
Creator: Wood, Hezekiah M.
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Acetylene-Gas Generator

Description: Patent for an improved acetylene-gas generator with a carbid receptacle on top of of the gasometer an an improved automated valve mechanism to assist with gas maintenance.
Date: October 7, 1902
Creator: Loyer, William Joseph
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Wrench

Description: Patent for a wrench used to remove the nuts of a vehicle wheel axle.
Date: July 7, 1908
Creator: Ponton, Henry Ponton
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Shovel.

Description: Patent for a shovel, which has a detachable blade and handle that can be securely fastened when in use and easily taken apart for transport.
Date: April 7, 1908
Creator: Ellison, John Wesley
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Wheel

Description: Patent for a vehicle wheel with a rigid frame and a hub that has radical range of motion.
Date: April 7, 1903
Creator: Lasswell, William H.
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Band-Tightener.

Description: Patent for a lever used to tighten the bands on bales of cotton or other materials, including illustrations.
Date: July 7, 1903
Creator: Mullane, Dennis.
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Wrench

Description: Patent for a nut and pipe wrench. Illustrations included.
Date: July 7, 1908
Creator: Barr George T.
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Eccentric.

Description: Patent for eccentrics, a component of machinery carrying oil or lubricants to allow parts to move easily.
Date: October 7, 1902
Creator: Hollender, Charles W.
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