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[Photograph of the Republic of Texas Seal]

Description: Photograph of the terrazzo seal in the floor of the rotunda at the state capitol. The seal has "The Republic of Texas" written at the center of a star, surrounded by the crests and names of other countries. There are several unidentified people standing on one part of the seal.
Date: December 6, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Car-Seal.

Description: Patent for a car seal, made of a long, thin, and narrow metallic strip. When it is looped through two parts of the car body, the ends can be pinned together with sealing irons. This car seal cannot be tampered with without visible evidence showing.
Date: December 5, 1911
Creator: Lawler, Claude B.; Bryan, William A. & Keller, John.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Easter Seals Program

Description: Photograph of a man and woman standing behind a podium; they both have their hands on a small velvet box. A round sign on the front of the podium says "Taylor [County Society] For [Crippled Children Abilene, Texas Easter." There is an illustration of a Lilly on the sign that says "[Easter Seals]" across it. In the background, there are four men sitting.
Date: 1959
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Easter Seals Program

Description: Photograph of a woman standing at a podium. A round sign on the front of the podium says "Taylor [County Society] For [Crippled Children Abilene, Texas Easter." There is an illustration of a Lilly on the sign that says "[Easter Seals]" across it. In the background, there is a group of men standing and clapping.
Date: 1959
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Easter Seals Program

Description: Photograph of a woman standing at a podium at the Easter Seals Program. A round sign on the front of the podium says "Taylor [County Society] For [Crippled Children Abilene, Texas Easter." There is an illustration of a Lilly on the sign that says "[Easter Seals]" across it. In the background, there is a group of five men sitting.
Date: 1959
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Tag-Fastener

Description: Patent for "improvements in tag-fasteners...which can be applied to [a] package with great rapidity and which will not easily become detached" (lines 6-19) including illustrations.
Date: July 14, 1914
Creator: Walshe, Denny Edmund
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Interview with Eanes Rock Schoolhouse Alumni]

Description: Photocopy of an interview with Myrtle Blankenship Treadwell, Pauline Becker, Ellen Seals, and Frank Spiller about the happenings of the Eanes Rock Schoolhouse in the thirties and forties. The interview goes into the start of the hot lunch program started by the PTA mothers of the Eanes Rock Schoolhouse students. The interview also talks about the influx of people into the Spiller Hill area and how that inevitably drove out the "hillbillies" that lived there previously but could not afford the rent to stay there.
Date: unknown
Partner: Westbank Community Library District

Seal.

Description: Patent for a car door seal lock device made of a strip of twistable metal.
Date: August 3, 1909
Creator: Reister, John Christian
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Wilson County Seal]

Description: Photograph of a seal showing the Wilson County courthouse laid over the outline of Texas in Floresville, Texas. It is surrounded by the words "Sesquicentennial Celebration" and "1860 Wilson County 2010".
Date: unknown
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Bee County Sesquicentennial Seal 2008

Description: An illustration of the 2008 Sesquicentennial Seal for Bee County donated to the Bee Picayune as a modification of the 1858 Centennial Seal designed by Lincoln Borglum. . As in the original 1958 Borglum seal, Bee County is projected from its geographical location in Texas. The jet on the seal represents the importance of Chase Field, the Hereford bull represents the importance of the Cattle Industry to the economy of Bee County, the cotton bale represents the importance of agriculture, the oil field represents the importance of oil and gas production in the county, the broom represents the Fortuna Broom Factory and other businesses in Bee county.
Date: 2008
Partner: Bee County Historical Commission

Seal

Description: Patent for seals of car doors and other structures, and the object is to provide seal which cannot be released without destruction or mutilation so that the tampering with the seal may be readily detected.
Date: March 23, 1915
Creator: Peyton, William T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Closure for Bottles, &c.

Description: Patent for a tamper-proof bottle cap made of flexible metal that expands to seal the bottle and cannot be removed and replaced without signs being evident in the bottle and cap.
Date: April 2, 1907
Creator: Hull, John William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Passport Pauline Berthelsen

Description: Copy negative of the passport of Pauline Berthelsen of Wharton County, Texas. In the top left corner of the passport, there is a photograph of Pauline stapled to the document. There is a stamp at the bottom of the document that reads, "canceled."
Date: March 2, 1916
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Passport Pauline Berthelsen

Description: Copy negative of the passport photograph of Pauline Berthelsen of Wharton County, Texas. The photograph is embossed with a United States Department of State seal, and Pauline's name is hand-written on the front of the photograph.
Date: March 2, 1916
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Adjustable Attachment for Freight-Car Doors.

Description: Patent for a mechanism that creates "an adjustable attachment for freight-car doors, for preventing sparks and other objectionable matter from getting into the cars, and means for operating the attachment that is adapted for use in securing the door in different positions of adjustment, and for connection with the body of the car by means of a seal-support, in order that the fixed adjustment of the door cannot be changed without breaking the seal" (lines 12-21).
Date: December 28, 1886
Creator: Duzan, Thomas H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department