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Cotton-Chopping Machine.

Description: Patent for a cotton chopping machine, which can be attached to a cultivator, has a mechanically operated hoe, and automatically changes its cutting height for different heights of ground.
Date: May 31, 1910
Creator: Martin, John M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oral History Interview with Trini Gamez, June 4, 2016

Description: Trini Gamez was born and raised in South Texas, and her father died when she was a child. She married at eighteen and moved to Hereford, Texas with her husband as migrant laborer. She later joined the local PTA and joined the school system as a teachers aid where she began to see discrimination. Thus began her journey to register voters, run for office herself, work for legal aid groups, and promote labor rights.
Date: June 4, 2016
Creator: Gamez, Trini & Zapata, Joel
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Pen Point Holder.

Description: Patent for a pen point holder, made cheaply with a small number of necessary parts. The pen point holder allows the nib of a pen to be removed from the pen without use of the fingers so that they may remain clean. Instructions and illustrations are included.
Date: March 13, 1917
Creator: McCombs, Charles C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department