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Device for Automatically Exhibiting Business Cards, &c.

Description: Patent for a new and improved display. This design, "for automatically exhibiting business cards and the like, of a panel having an opening therein, uprights having the retaining guides secured on each side of said opening, the angle-irons secured beneath said opening, a longitudinally-inclined bar having a beveled upper edge provided with a recess for extending across said panel, a sliding frame having a spring secured thereto, a hook on said spring, and means for giving said frame a vibratory or reciprocating movement" (lines 11-22).
Date: October 16, 1888
Creator: Keach, George D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Philip Morris display]

Description: Photograph of two men of each side of a Philip Morris cigarettes store display. The display features a poster for Johnny Olson in "Ladies be Seated" on WBAP.
Date: February 21, 1950
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Philip Morris store display]

Description: Photograph of two men of each side of a Philip Morris cigarettes store display. The display features a poster for Johnny Olson in "Ladies be Seated" on WBAP.
Date: February 21, 1950
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Store Window

Description: Copy negative of the display window at the Mingus Brothers Store in Abilene at Easter time 1909. There are signs, clothing, and decorations.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Boot and Shoe Indicator.

Description: Patent for a new and improved boot and shoe display. This design "is to provide an indicator for the use of retail dealers in boots and shoes, or other merchandise and wares, by which apparatus the stock can be kept with great accuracy and facility. To that end . . . an indicating-plate with slides [is included], which is to be attached upon the boxes, shelves, drawers, or other receptacles for the goods, as an indicator for showing what goods are contained in the receptacle" (lines 8-17).
Date: April 3, 1883
Creator: Woodlief, George T. & Dunn, George Roe.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Revolving Boot and Shoe Box.

Description: Patent for a new and improved revolving boot and shoe box. This design "consists in the employment of a revolving conoidal or tapering case having a series of compartments arranged one series above another throughout its entire height, and disposed within a surrounding case or inclosure provided with sliding doors" (lines 23-29).
Date: January 9, 1883
Creator: Irvine, William Fielding
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stand and Rack for Exhibiting Goods.

Description: Patent for a new and improved display rack and stand. This design "is to provide a novelty rack for displaying or exhibiting fancy goods, wearing-apparel, hats, bonnets, and other articles; and to such end the invention consists of a standard suitably supported by a base-piece, a collar or ring, and a series of arms sustained by the collar or ring, with their inner arms resting in frictional contact with the surface and the stand, the collar or ring being of such diameter as to stand at a distance from the standard to form a fulcrum or bearing for the arms at a short distance from their inner ends" (lines 8-19).
Date: June 19, 1883
Creator: Richards, Augustus, Sr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Wedding table display]

Description: Photograph of a decorated table for a wedding. The table contains dinnerware, ribbons, and photographs of the bride. The table is placed against a brick wall indoors.
Date: 19xx
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), III
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Wedding tables containing gifts]

Description: Photograph of two tables decorated for a wedding. The tables contain dinnerware, small household appliances, silverware, and gifts. The tables are in a room with brick walls. Two framed artworks are hung above one of the tables.
Date: 19xx
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), III
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Woolworth's Caramel Apple Display

Description: Photograph of Woolworth's Caramel Apple display. There is a sign above that display that says "It's time again for Caramel Apples." There is a woman behind the display putting caramel on the apples. Other displays can be seen in the background.
Date: 1955
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Woolworth's Caramel Apple Display

Description: Photograph of Woolworth's Caramel Apple display. The sign above the display of apples says "It's time again for Caramel Apples." There are signs on the display advertising the price of the apples. Other types of displays can be seen in the background.
Date: 1955
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Woolworth's Caramel Apple Display

Description: Photograph of Woolworth's Caramel Apple display. The sign above the display of apples says "It's time again for Caramel Apples." There are signs on the display advertising the price of the apples. Other types of displays can be seen in the background.
Date: 1955
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Window Display for Texas Industrial Week

Description: Photograph of a window display for Texas Industrial Week. The display consists of a model plant. On the walls, there are several signs; headlines on the signs say "Flash or Short Time Pasteurizer," "Homogenizer," "Cream Separator and Milk Clarifier," "The Borden Pledge," "Bottle Filler," "Weight Can and Receiving Vat," "Refrigerated Stainless Steel Storage Tank," "Bottle Washer and Sterilizer," "The Borden 1951 Sales Dollar," and "Borden's Laboratory 'Product-Quality' Control Program."
Date: 1958
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library