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Mechanical Movement

Description: Patent for a mechanical movement invention for use in operating churns, washing machines, freezers, etc. Illustration included.
Date: April 4, 1905
Creator: Ragan, Charles E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Student Protest March

Description: Photograph of student protesters marching on Congress Ave with flags and signs. Photo used in Headliners Club Austin American-Statesman sesquicentennial exhibit, 1986.
Date: [1970..1975]
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Unite for Comprehensive, Mandatory Sanctions Against South Africa: General Declaration of the National Anti-Imperialist Movement in Solidarity with African Liberation

Description: Document discussing the need for economic sanctions against South Africa, listing the necessary sanctions against South Africa, and calling for the recognition of the African National Congress and the South West African People's Organisation.
Date: 1983
Partner: Private Collection of Mario Marcel Salas

Gate.

Description: Patent for a gate that is "a structure hanging and sliding by means of rollers on an inclined cross-bar, and so connected by ropes and pulleys to stationary posts that a person approaching it on horseback or in a vehicle may easily open the gate (without dismounting) by pulling the rope, and on releasing the rope the gate will close automatically" (lines 12-19); illustration is included.
Date: March 3, 1891
Creator: Smith, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mechanical Movement.

Description: Patent for improvements in mechanical movements by using cranks and wrist pins to “converting rotary motion, like that of a wheel or pulley, into reciprocating motion.” (Lines 12-14) Illustration is included.
Date: April 8, 1902
Creator: McKean, Frank
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mechanical Movement.

Description: Patent for a mechanical movement, which reduces the level of power needed to operate a mechanical motor pump for wells.
Date: July 2, 1907
Creator: Kirby, William Buckingham
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Farmworkers Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a farmworkers demonstration with protesters marching up Congress Avenue towards the Capitol building, which is visible in the background. Different businesses line the left side of the street, and cars are parked on both sides of the street.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

About the "Chicano" Movement

Description: Report titled "About the "Chicano" Movement," written by John J. Herrera. Two copies of the report: one copy appears to be a draft and contains handwritten edits in pen; the second document is all typed and includes the changes noted on the draft.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Printed Circular #33 from Governor Fernandez]

Description: Printed circular #33 from Governor Fernandez to the citizens of Tamaulipas. According to the circular, due to unhealthy conditions in Llera, this town will be moved to Forlon in lands designated by the Government. Former landholders will be compensated for any land taken; the new town will be called San Roque de Villa-Hermosa.
Date: November 13, 1831
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

Baling-Press.

Description: Patent for improvements in baling-presses by using a four-sided baling box/chamber with supporting-upright doors arranged at the top, at the front and one of the sides of the box. These doors can be hinged at diagonally-opposite corners of the box; locking-bolts are pivoted at the free end of the each door, the top door with locking-bar sliding through apertures in the uprights and the lever for operating the top door. Illustration is included.
Date: April 21, 1891
Creator: Klockmann, Henry G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sash-Balance.

Description: Patent for improvements in a combined sash balances and fasteners, using two sashes, a rotatable shaft, a ratchet and a friction-wheel; all these parts work together “to simplify the means whereby one sash is made to balance the other and by which either sash may be adjusted without disturbing the other.” (Lines 16-19) Illustration is included.
Date: April 7, 1891
Creator: Ingalls, Alfred
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washing-Machine.

Description: Patent for a useful washing machine by providing “a device which will thoroughly cleanse the clothes with a minimum of labor and in which the heavier particles of dirt from the pieces washed will be separated from the main washing-chamber and thus kept out of contact with the clothes.” (Lines 10-15) Illustration is included.
Date: May 26, 1891
Creator: Hutcheson, Casey E. & Hutcheson, Franklin L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Clipping: ANC: Freedom struggle]

Description: Newspaper clipping of the second page of an article titled, "ANC: Freedom struggle" in the San Antonio Light discussing the struggles with securing permission to visit South Africa and Nelson Mandela's recent visit to the United States.
Date: July 23, 1990
Partner: Private Collection of Mario Marcel Salas

Stump-Extractor.

Description: Patent for improvements in stump-extractor by utilize the hoisting or power machine to perform extraction on stump or for other weights. (Lines 12-14) This machine will be portable for “easily moved from point to point, and comprising means for the development of great power with a minimum exertion on the part of the animal or animals used to operate the machine and also within a comparatively small compass.” (Lines 20-25) Illustration is included.
Date: April 1, 1902
Creator: Redman, Charley R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mechanical Movement.

Description: Patent for a mechanical movement for ratchet feeding mechanisms " in which movement is imparted from a rocking lever to a ratchet wheel through the medium of a plurality of pawls that are so connected to the lever as to operate on the ratchet wheel during movement of the levers in both directions"(lines 10-16).
Date: March 16, 1909
Creator: Oswald, William S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Farm-Gate.

Description: Patent for improvements in farm gates in which the gate “is mounted in a simple manner that is capable of being strained up, so that it will always swing through one quadrant and being able to operate from a distance.” (Lines 40-44) Illustration is included.
Date: April 8, 1902
Creator: Clark, George R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department