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[News Clip: Lazy exercise]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 6 P.M.
Date: January 11, 1988
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
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Description: Patent for a bed. This invention is designed for invalids that also provides a bed pan. Illustration included.
Date: January 8, 1907
Creator: Myers, Nancy S. A. E.
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Sham-Bolster Frame.

Description: Patent for "sham-bolster frames, and more particularly to that class that are lengthwise adjustable to admit of their being used with beds of any width" (lines 8-12) including illustrations.
Date: January 14, 1902
Creator: Gully, Leontina
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Bed Bottom Spring.

Description: Patent for new and improved bed springs. Due to this design's construction, "in addition to the support furnished by the top spirals, the platform furnishes a broad level bearing for the mattress and prevents sagging between the springs or injury to the mattress itself. Also, the parallels, being springs in themselves, additional comfort and elasticity are added to the bed, and the springs themselves are more readily adapted to the varying width of the slats of different beds" (lines 25-34).
Date: January 17, 1882
Creator: Jarrett, Joshua V.
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Description: Patent for a folding bed that has a mosquito canopy that automatically unfolds over it. It includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 11, 1891
Creator: Eva, Addison H.
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[Two women sitting in a bedroom]

Description: Photograph of two women sitting in a bedroom. The women are looking at each other and both of them have their legs crossed with one arm propped up and one arm resting in their lap. The woman on the left is sitting in a recliner and has short, curled hair and is wearing a plaid short sleeve dress with bobby socks and loafers. The woman on the right is sitting on the bed and has very short hair. She is wearing a sleeveless dress over a white, high neck shirt with short sleeves. There is a suitcase on the floor between them and there is a chair to the left of the recliner. On the wall behind the bed there is a painting and a window that has dark curtains with a scroll pattern and a window air conditioning unit. To the left of this window is a dresser that has a case and a lamp on the top. There is also a mirror attached to the dresser and the photographer is visible in this mirror.
Date: January 18, 1960
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
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