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Turnstile-Gate.

Description: Patent for a turnstile-gate meant "to provide a gate of novel construction to be used at the intersection of a number of fences that access may be had through the gate from one to the other of the inclosures formed by said fences" (lines 13-17). It is especially meant for stockyards when several fences come together in one place.
Date: September 3, 1895
Creator: Cowley, Benjamin T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Clothes-Pin.

Description: Patent for an improved clothes pin made from resilient wire stock and comprised of side by side loops and nipping jaws, including illustrations.
Date: August 11, 1915
Creator: Griffin, William Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Subsoil Attachment for Plows.

Description: Patent for a subsoil attachment for plows in which the attachment can be “held fixedly relative to the plow so as to be maintained constantly at the desired depth without pushing upwardly under the resistance offered by the soil. This attachment can also be adjusted easily to plow to the desired depths.” (P. 1, lines 15-22.) Illustration is included.
Date: October 14, 1913
Creator: Mathis, William R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bow Facing Oar

Description: Patent for an oar facing the bow side of the craft. The invention allows for the rower to sit facing the direction of movement of the boat and be able to apply greater amounts of exertion. Illustration included.
Date: October 23, 1906
Creator: Case, William C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Dispensing-Counter

Description: Patent is for new way of dispensing and weighing material housed on store shelves. It saves time and labor putting items out.
Date: March 20, 1917
Creator: Griffin, William Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[County Jail]

Description: Photograph of the County Jail (located at Public Square; Runnels, Brook and Merrel Streets) in New Boston, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[T&P Train #709]

Description: Photograph of T&P train #709 in New Boston, Texas next to a water tower. There is a man standing on top of the train. Written underneath the image are "New Boston, Texas May 9th 1948" and "William L. Colburn."
Date: May 9, 1948
Creator: Colburn, William L.
Partner: The Grace Museum