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Truss

Description: Patent for a truss for holding a pad in position during surgery.
Date: January 21, 1913
Creator: Haile, James Thomas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Fencing Tool

Description: Patent for "a device. . .which is simple, cheap, and durable by which wire fences may be repaired quickly and thoroughly, the device being very light to enable one to carry it around easily" (lines 11-15).
Date: September 3, 1901
Creator: McCue, Roger
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Game-Counter

Description: Patent for an apparatus designed to maintain a record of points earned and the number of rounds played in a game. Illustrations included.
Date: March 22, 1910
Creator: McKinney, Ansel
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Liberty Hill Literacy Society}

Description: Photograph of fourteen modestly dressed in front of a white building. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "My Literary Society. Liberty Hill. First 3 seated, Mr. D. L. Hamilton Superintendent, Miss Moss Rickardson teacher if speech & Miss Phillis White teacher. Girl next to me is Mrs. Cora (Allen) Martin. Mrs. Brysons Ulecs. Alpine, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Southwestern University

Veterans Memorial, Brewster County, close-up of plaque

Description: THIS ENDURING MOUNMENT OF MARBLE WITH ATTACHED BRONZE PLAQUE IS A SYMBOL OF HONOR AND A TRIBUTE OF PRAISE FOR THE VALIANT SERVICE RENDERED BY THE MEN AND WOMEN FROM BREWSTER COUNTY WHO ANSWERED THE CALL OF DUTY IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE NATION. NOT ONLY FOR THE PROTECTION OF OUR OWN SHORES BUT ALSO THE SOVEREIGNTY OF OUR ALLIES THREATENED WITH ANNIHILATION BY THE RUTHLESS AGRESSORS. OUR DEVOTION TO FREEDOM AND LOVE FOR HUMANITY LEFT NO OTHER COURSE SO THE GRAND OLD STAR SPANGLED BANNER WAS UNFURLED IN THREE WARS. WORLD WAR I. WORLD WAR II AND THE KOREAN WAR. FACED WITH THIS TREMENDOUS TASK OUR NATION FOUGHT THE MOST ALTRUISTIC WARS OF THE CENTURY. THOUSANDS OF OUR HEROES ARE DEAD - THEY DIED FOR LIBERTY - THEY DIED FOR US AND OTHER COUNTRIES - THEY ARE AT REST - MANY SLEEP IN THE LANDS THEY MADE FREE UNDER THE FLAG THEY RENDERED STAINLESS - UNDER THE SOLEMN PINES AND THE DROOPING WILLOWS - THEY SLEEP BENEATH THE SHADOWS OF THE CLOUDS EACH IN THE WINDOW - LESS PALACE OF REST. OUR SENTIMENT FOR SOLDIERS LIVING AND DEAD: CHEERS FOR THE LIVING; TEARS FOR THE DEAD.
Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Veterans Memorial, Brewster County

Description: THIS ENDURING MONUMENT OF MARBLE WITH ATTACHED BRONZE PLAQUE IS A SYMBOL OF HONOR AND A TRIBUTE OF PRAISE FOR THE VALIANT SERVICE RENDERED BY THE MEN AND WOMEN FROM BREWSTER COUNTY WHO ANSWERED THE CALL OF DUTY IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE NATION. NOT ONLY FOR THE PROTECTION OF OUR OWN SHORES BUT ALSO THE SOVEREIGNTY OF OUR ALLIES THREATENED WITH ANNIHILATION BY THE RUTHLESS AGRESSORS. OUR DEVOTION TO FREEDOM AND LOVE FOR HUMANITY LEFT NO OTHER COURSE SO THE GRAND OLD STAR SPANGLED BANNER WAS UNFURLED IN THREE WARS. WORLD WAR I. WORLD WAR II AND THE KOREAN WAR. FACED WITH THIS TREMENDOUS TASK OUR NATION FOUGHT THE MOST ALTRUISTIC WARS OF THE CENTURY. THOUSANDS OF OUR HEROES ARE DEAD - THEY DIED FOR LIBERTY - THEY DIED FOR US AND OTHER COUNTRIES - THEY ARE AT REST - MANY SLEEP IN THE LANDS THEY MADE FREE UNDER THE FLAG THEY RENDERED STAINLESS - UNDER THE SOLEMN PINES AND THE DROOPING WILLOWS - THEY SLEEP BENEATH THE SHADOWS OF THE CLOUDS EACH IN THE WINDOW - LESS PALACE OF REST. OUR SENTIMENT FOR SOLDIERS LIVING AND DEAD: CHEERS FOR THE LIVING; TEARS FOR THE DEAD.
Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Western Lace Cactus in a Cactus Garden]

Description: Photograph of an area in the cactus garden at Sul Ross State University. A marker near the bottom of the image says "Cactaceae, Western Lace Cactus, Echinocereus reichenbachii var. perbellus" and is labelling several small, barrel-shaped cacti in front of some bushes. In the background, there is a young man reading a book on the steps leading to a building.
Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Partner: UNT Libraries