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School-Desk.

Description: Patent for improvement in school desks by mounting the desks’ legs on the base-bars, the row of desks so mounted can be moved at the same time by employing the roller devices at the opposite end of the base-bars. The roller devices may be permanently connected with the base-bars of each row or it can be detached if desired; for conveniently removing the desks whenever desired. (Lines 45-55) Illustration is included.
Date: March 24, 1903
Creator: Litsey, Robert G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Brush.

Description: Patent for a brush used with pressurized water to clean floors, walls, ceilings, horses, buggies, animal carcasses, etc. The brush can have a hose hooked up to it and has a valve. The water goes into the top of the brush and is distributed evenly throughout with holes in the top of the brush, and the water is sprayed through the bristles.
Date: March 24, 1896
Creator: Zandt, Luther H. van
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plotter.

Description: Patent for an improvement in "surveying-instruments, and has for its object to produce a simple device whereby certain information can be obtained without the necessity of auxiliary calculations,” (lines 12-15) includes illustration.
Date: March 24, 1891
Creator: Smith, Valentine Hartgroves
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shirt-Starching Machine.

Description: Patent for improvements in shirt-starching machines by using a combination of a shirt holding device having an oscillatory motion for one-fourth of a full revolution, and a semi-cylindrical starch-holding receptacle with longitudinal rubber bottom; when the shirt-holder is turned, shirts are crowded into the compartments, with the bosoms and wristbands hanging outside. When the door is closed, shirt-bosoms and wristbands are thoroughly starched. Illustration is included.
Date: March 24, 1891
Creator: Herndon, William S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for improvements in car-couplings by providing "a coupler which will without any adjustment couple two cars whose draw-heads are of different heights.” (lines 17-19) Illustration is included.
Date: March 24, 1891
Creator: Thompson, James A. M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Clip: Astronaut]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: March 24, 1982, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections