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[Photograph of a Man in an Old Car]

Description: Photograph of a man sitting in an old car parked facing right in the street. The man is wearing a straw hat, a light-colored polo, and slacks. There are three houses, a large grassy area, and a wooded area in the residential area beyond the car. There is information about the car on the back.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Mrs. King in Her Oak Cliff Backyard]

Description: Photograph of an elderly woman in a large, light-colored dress sitting in a chair on the grassy lawn of a residential yard. There is a large, wavy-furred dog standing to her right, and there is a wooden rocking chair further to her right. A chain-link fence behind the woman separates the lawn from some large bushes and trees. There is a one-story wooden house behind the woman and to the left. There is a decorative border around the photo.
Date: unknown
Partner: Murphy Historical Society Inc.

Safety-Guard for Cars.

Description: Patent for a safety-guard for cars that use a flexible netting in front of the car and has a double frame for support. It folds compactly when not in use.
Date: January 29, 1895
Creator: Champlin, William B., Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mail-Bag.

Description: Patent for a mail-bag meant to "provide such bags or pouches with a secure, efficient, and durable fastening for the mouth which can be easily and quickly opened and closed" (lines 13-16).
Date: June 18, 1895
Creator: Knight, Moses G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railroad-Crossing.

Description: Patent for a railroad crossing that "consists in certain devices organized in a manner to secure automatic alignment of a series of movable rail-sections with the main rails of a track on which a train is traveling in the direction of the crossing, the approach of the train setting in motion the devices by which the rail-sections are controlled, and thus dispensing with an attendant at the crossing to set the contrivance for the safe passage of the train through the crossing" (lines 12-22).
Date: October 11, 1892
Creator: Knight, Mosses G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Well Drill.

Description: Patent for a new and improved well-drill. This design consists "[i]n a drill, the cylinder closed at its upper end by a head with a stuffing-box and a tapering opening and provided at its lower end with suitable cutters, in combination with an operating-rod passing through the upper head and a weight, said operating-rod being provided with spring-arms adapted to engage and raise said weight within the cylinder and at the top thereof automatically to release it" (lines 27-35).
Date: December 30, 1890
Creator: Welke, William Robert
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tongs.

Description: Patent for new and improved tongs. This design "is especially adapted for the recovery of tools, broken sections, stones, or d├ębris from artesian-well borings" (lines 54-57). It consists "of a solid or tubular shank provided with spring-metal tines, a ring to slide thereon, and a hollow weight sliding on the tube adapted to drive the ring down upon the tines" (lines 12-16).
Date: December 30, 1890
Creator: Welke, William Robert.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Switch Cord Plug

Description: Patent for a switch cord plug that can be adapted to cords and used with telephone switchboards. Illustrations included.
Date: April 28, 1908
Creator: Smith, Eugene Lamar
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Photograph of Grace Lorraine Conner's Family Outside House]

Description: Photograph of a group of twenty-four men, women, and children standing in the grass lawn outside a light-colored, one-story house with wood-siding, and a small porch on the right half of the front. The people are almost all wearing winter coats, and most of them are wearing hats. There is a tall tree beside the house on the left, the branches of which are seen at the top of the photo, and ivy growing up the right side. On the back, there are handwritten notes about the photo.
Date: 1930~
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Dr. King at Oak Cliff Home]

Description: Photograph of a portly middle-aged man with a small, dark mustache, wearing a light-colored suit and holding a panama hat in his right hand. He is standing in front of the front steps of a house. In the background, there is a car parked on the side of another house, partially hidden by trees.
Date: unknown
Partner: Murphy Historical Society Inc.

[Photograph of King Family's Oak Cliff Home]

Description: Photograph of a two-story, light-colored house with wood siding and many windows. A grassy lawn and some small bushes border the side of the house and front porch on the right side of the house. A handwritten note at the bottom of the photo indicate the photo was taken in 1917.
Date: unknown
Partner: Murphy Historical Society Inc.

[News Script: PX]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas relating a news story.
Date: July 27, 1967
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Two killed in Dallas shooting]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a shooting in an Oak Cliff trailer home that killed two and critically injured one. The cause of the violence was allegedly a love triangle between two men and one woman.
Date: March 19, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections