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[Interior of White House Cafe]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the White House Cafe in Floresville, Texas. Several tables and chairs are set up to the right of the counter and stairs, and a sign leading to the wash room is visible in the background.
Date: 1909
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Floresville School Students

Description: Photograph of students in front of school house. The card held by the boy in the middle of the front row says; Floresville, Texas. The boy's name is Haywood McDaniel. The boy who is third from the right in the first row is Charlie Culpepper. The teacher on the top row, far left, is Miss Myrtle Hurley (Mrs. Ed Franklin).
Date: 1907~
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

J.A. Vornon & Son Blacksmith Shop

Description: Photograph of blacksmith shop. Men and boys are standing under sign the left front of the shop that says "J.A. Varnon & Son". Horses drawing buggies are parked in front of the shop. The tower of the Wilson County Court House can be seen in the background.
Date: 1902
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Floresville Trades Day, 1906

Description: This is a photograph of a hanging picture of downtown Floresville during the 1906 Trade Days. This photo shows the buildings, people, horses, wagon. On the back of the photograph it is noted that Mrs. Ed Franklin was queen and Rosalie Stevenson and Maude Neal were the princesses. R.R. Smith, attorney, crowned the queen for the festivities.
Date: 1906
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

[Floresville Tigers Baseball Team]

Description: Photograph of the members of the Floresville Tigers baseball team posing in a line in their uniforms. They are, from left to right, Russell Houston, Albert Seale, R. Ezell, Tom Johnson, John Mayes, Horace Rideout, an unknown man, Clarence Myers, Sam Fore, and Homer Black.
Date: 1900~
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Wire Stretcher

Description: Patent for improvement of construction of wire stretcher for both mending and cutting wire.
Date: 1900-6-12
Creator: Passmore, Benjamine, H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hose-Coupling.

Description: Patent for hose couplings which "may be very quickly and effectively placed in engagement with and held upon the nozzle of a hydrant, thus making the device very available for fire-hose" (lines 10-14).
Date: October 7, 1902
Creator: Dolen, Felix P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Process of Baling Cotton.

Description: Patent for improvement in process of baling cotton is to “heat the cotton-bat at a point between the gin-condenser and the pressing-rollers, exposing the heated bat while incompact to the action of dry air, then compress the cotton-bat into bale form.” (Page 2, lines 39-43) Illustration is included.
Date: April 29, 1902
Creator: Reagan, Edgar
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Cleaning And Condensing Machine

Description: Patent for cotton cleaning and condensing machine. "This invention relates to cotton cleaning and condensing machinery; and it has for its object to proved simple, durable, and comparatively inexpensive machine for cleaning the cotton fiber and forming it into a bat as it leaves the gin in preparation for the baling press" (9-15). Illustration included.
Date: October 17, 1905
Creator: Reagan, Edgar
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gage Attachment for Bench-Planes.

Description: The invention is "to improve the construction of gages for planes and to provide a simple, inexpensive, and efficient device adapted to be readily applied to the stock of the plane and capable of being set at different angles" (lines 10-15) "to enable the face of a board to be accurately planed at the desired angle" (lines 16-17).
Date: November 13, 1900
Creator: Smith, Millage M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Seed Planter

Description: Patent for a seed planter. This invention is designed to plant seed in hills at any desired predetermined distance apart.
Date: October 6, 1903
Creator: Coble, William H.; Coble, Robert L.; Johnson, Bennett & Johnson, N. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Piano.

Description: Patent for a new piano "in which the strings are vibrated through the medium of a bow, as in a violin, instead of being struck with hammers in accordance with the usual method" (lines 8-12), including illustrations.
Date: June 5, 1900
Creator: Holcombe, Edgar L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sulky-Plow.

Description: Patent for a sulky plow for three horses, which stops the plow pole from rubbing the middle horse.
Date: August 18, 1908
Creator: Marx, Otto H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Buggy Wrench

Description: Patent for a buggy wrench. Illustration included.
Date: September 20, 1904
Creator: Ware, Richard M. & Carroll, James Malcum
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Tightener

Description: Patent for "a simple, inexpensive, and efficient device adapted to enable the slack of a wire to be readily taken up at a point between the posts and capable of enabling a wire to be readily stretched to the desired tension" (lines 12-17).
Date: May 14, 1901
Creator: May, Robert B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Injector-Burner.

Description: Patent for injector burner that provides rapid vaporization by maximum heating the walls of oil chamber and also has improved nozzle with oil outlet pipe. It has a detachable burner nozzle and maximum spread of flame is given by the burner-tip.
Date: December 9, 1902
Creator: Reagan, Edgar
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Roller Press

Description: Patent for improvements of roller presses with speed and "to form a cyndrical bale of the cotton-batting" (lines 12-13) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: 1900-3-10
Creator: Reagan, Edgar
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department