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Folding Table.

Description: Patent for a new and improved folding table. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with a table having a triangular top plate, of the hinged triangular leaf, the sliding strip, the leg, and the brace-rod, secured on the inner end of the strip and on the leg" (lines 60-64).
Date: November 4, 1884
Creator: Bolles, Charles Morris
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Aunt Esther at the Kitchen Table]

Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: This photo was taken during the late 1930s in Hamtramck, Michigan. Hamtramck is a small town and Polish community surrounded by the city of Detroit. My Aunt Esther (can’t recall her maiden name at this time) is featured at the kitchen table. She would eventually marry Bill Krent and have 4 children: Jackie, David, Marsha and Claudia.
Date: 193u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Covered Picnic Tables Among Trees]

Description: Photograph of picnic tables that are contained within low stone walls and covered with wooden roofs. One is in the center of the photo and another is in the background to the left. The area surrounding these structures is wooded with mostly bare trees.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

Table.

Description: Patent for a new and improved table. This design "can be adjusted vertically by turning the screw-spindle, or it can be drawn upward, and will be held in position by the spring-catch, which catches on the shoulders. If the table is to be used at a sick-bed, it can be projected laterally by drawing the table-top in the direction in which it is to project, the track-plate sliding in the grooved plate. The table-top can be locked in the desired position by means of the binding screw" (lines 90-100).
Date: November 11, 1884
Creator: Kossbiel, Charles
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Center and Other Tables.

Description: Patent for a new and improved table. This design consists "[i]n a table, stool, or other like article of furniture, the combination, with a slotted standard and rods extending across the slots, of the legs having dowel-pins entering holes in the under side of the table-top, and cam-shaped hooks connected to the legs and engaging with the slots and rods of the standard" (lines 73-79).
Date: September 15, 1885
Creator: Burroughs, William Thomas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Table.

Description: Patent for a new and improved table. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the table and the table-legs having the inner outer corners cut away . . . of the seat having grooves or slots in its ends, and the connecting bars having one end pivotally attached to said legs and having the opposite ends fitted in said grooves or slots" (lines 65-71).
Date: May 3, 1887
Creator: McDaniel, Hampton C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lyndon B. Johnson Day in Abilene

Description: Photograph of four formally dressed women sitting on a wicker couch. There are two women in the background and two women are sitting on another couch and only their legs can be seen. There is a wicker table with a floral decoration, a bowl, and a large plate sitting in front of both of the couches.
Date: 1957
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Men Eating

Description: Copy photograph of two men at a table at a restaurant. There is food on the table in front of them. In the background are several other tables and people sitting at them.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Men At Table

Description: Copy photograph of a group of men and one woman at a table. On the table are ashtrays, papers and a large book. On the wall are two rows of framed photographs of other men. The words "Director's Room" can be seen on the door.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Packages in a Building]

Description: Photograph of packages wrapped in paper on a shelf to the right of a room in Cleveland, Texas. There are clothes on a table to the left of the shelf, and a man stands in front of several other shelves full of books on the far side of the room.
Date: unknown
Creator: Young, Moon
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

Cotton Calculator

Description: Pamphlet with printed tables used to calculate prices of cotton. According to the title page, "Showing the results of any multiplications of all quantities from 300 to 600, at rates beginning with 1-20c or 5 points, and advancing in five points, one-sixteenth, one-eighth and one-quarter of a cent, and by cents from one to thirty." The title page also includes examples to show how to use the tables for calculations.
Date: 1917
Partner: UNT Libraries