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[Staged Office Workers Chatting]

Description: Photograph of two office workers in a supply room. The man is smiling, wearing glasses, a light shirt, tie, and belted slacks. The woman is wearing a light blouse, earrings, necklace, and belted, dark print skirt. Shelves of paper and other office supplies can be seen in the background.
Date: May 31, 1954
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Hat-Pin Point Protector

Description: This patent is for the device that is to be used for protecting the point of the hat pin, and the invention aims to improve the operative connection between the compartmental members which shield and grip the point of the pin.
Date: April 9, 1918
Creator: Koch, Charles Albert
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Trousers-Guard

Description: Patent for a metal guard worn around the ankle. The guard maintains the shape of the trousers when worn and keeps the material from coming in contact with the wearer's legs.
Date: July 1, 1902
Creator: Hardy, James H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Man on Box With Signs]

Description: Photograph of a man in a suit and a bowler style hat standing on wooden box. Signs to his left and right say, respectively, "Morgon, Lemont, & Plumfoot, Brokers since 1793" and "Chasum, Katchum, & Rollum, Brokers Since 1947". A large chalkboard sign behind the man has four columns of numbers with the titles, "Entry No." and "Odds".
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Underwaist.

Description: Patent for an underwaist specifically designed for juveniles that provides for more comfortable supporting straps crossing the back and chest at the shoulders, extending to the leg to clasp the stockings with the purpose of holding them up, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 31, 1917
Creator: Johnson, Ida Bassett
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Suspenders.

Description: Patent for "a new and useful Improvement in Suspenders." This includes improved support at both ends.
Date: January 13, 1914
Creator: Mally, Frederick W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Garment-Protector.

Description: Patent for an easily detachable garment protector "for use with trousers and overalls to protect them from wear and from becoming soiled while in use" (lines 10-13) including illustration.
Date: July 2, 1918
Creator: Spencer, William Levi
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Overall-Waist

Description: Patent for connections between union overalls and coat (waist). This invention enables a close overlap between trousers and coat, "to avoid all loose or flying portions of the garment which might otherwise impede or obstruct the free use of arms of the wearer or catch in machinery" (p.1 lines 51 to 55) etc.
Date: July 16, 1918
Creator: Elliott, Joseph S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Jose portrait]

Description: Photograph of a man with suit and glasses in front of a dark background. Written on back: "Para Isabel de su hermano - José 1-5-22." ( *Translation from Spanish: For Isabel from her brother - José 1-5-22 )
Date: January 5, 1922
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Buttonless Neckband.

Description: Patent for a buttonless neckband eliminates collar buttons "which would have a tendency to discolor the neck of the wearer" (lines 21-22).
Date: May 21, 1918
Creator: Narmore, Missouri A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Bernice Clark]

Description: Photograph of Bernice Clark. In the image, Clark is wearing a hat with her hair styled and wearing pearl earrings and a stripped blouse.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of a woman holding a bucket, 2]

Description: Photograph of a woman posing with a bucket in front of a solid photography backdrop. She stands with her body facing the right and turns her head to look at the camera. She rests one hand on her waist and holds out a white bucket behind her with the other. Her dark hair is neatly styled and she wears dangling, metallic earrings. She wears a long-sleeved, white shirt tucked into a long, dark, high-waisted skirt and white pumps.
Date: [1940..1970]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), III
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[A man dressed in costume holding a cigarette]

Description: Photograph of a man posing in a costume. He sits in a chair, resting one elbow on his knee and holding a cigarette near his mouth. He wears a smoking hat with a tassel, a fake mustache, and an embroidered shirt with puffy sleeves.
Date: [1950..1965]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), III
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Button

Description: Patent for a button that holds articles of clothing securely with a combination of rings
Date: January 11, 1916
Creator: Karger, Rose
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Necktie-Retainer

Description: Patent for necktie retainers that can be slipped into turndown collars while retaining neckties or scarfs against pulling down or moving sidewise, with illustration (lines 10-15).
Date: March 16, 1915
Creator: Yeager, Margaret Sanders
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Photograph of an Older Man and Woman]

Description: Photograph of an older man and woman standing together near a wooden water tank. The woman is wearing a dark buttoned jacket with a dress underneath. The man is wearing suspenders, a buttoned shirt, and a hat. Around them are trees and other kinds of plants and in the background is a hill. The wooden tank is on the left of the photograph. On the bottom are the words "Nov. 1951 Studer S. A. TE."
Date: November 1951
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society
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