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Skirt-Supporter.

Description: Patent for a skirt supporter, which attaches the waistband of wearer and keeps skirts supported in wet weather.
Date: September 10, 1907
Creator: Martin, Frances J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stem for Tobacco-Pipes or Cigar-Holders.

Description: Patent for a stem for tobacco-pipes and cigar-holders designed to prevent nicotine from being inhaled. "The object in view is to provide a stem consisting of detachable members to facilitate cleansing when foul" (lines 11-14). The pipe is a serpentine shape and contains cotton filters in its crooks.
Date: September 29, 1896
Creator: Sjolander, Eric O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combination Steel Bar.

Description: Patent for a combination steel bar meant to easily remove nails and spikes from board without bending the nails or spikes and without splitting the board. It can also be used to remove siding from houses and ships.
Date: July 23, 1895
Creator: Brooks, Jesse S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fire-Escape.

Description: Patent for fire escapes adapted for "being carried fro one portion of a building to another to effect the escape of persons from any portion of the same and at an elevation thereof." (Lines 16-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 8, 1896
Creator: Sjolander, Eric O.
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Internal-Combustion Engine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved device within internal combustion engines "whereby water is converted into steam, and then delivered into the combustion chamber of an internal combustion engine" (lines 13-16). Includes illustrations.
Date: November 16, 1915
Creator: Harwood, William W.
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Oral History Interview with George Ellender, May 1976

Description: Interview with George Ellender, a longtime resident of Baytown, Texas after being born in Cedar Bayou, Texas in 1888. Ellender answers questions about his early life as well as the early growth of both Cedar Bayou and Baytown, and the impact of Hurricane Carla in 1961.
Date: May 1976
Creator: Ellender, George & Fergerson, Elaine
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Louise Fowler Himes, February 4, 1986

Description: Interview with Louise Fowler Himes, who moved to Cedar Bayou in 1919 as a teacher. Mrs. Himes discusses life when she first moved such as her teaching and going to movies and games with other townspeople. Among other topics, Himes answers questions and describes her experiences with influenza, malaria, the Ku Klux Klan, and the hurricanes of 1900 and 1908.
Date: February 4, 1986
Creator: Mayo, Martha; Himes, Louise & Fowler, Louise
Partner: Lee College

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Raymond Kilgore, May 27, 1986

Description: Transcript of an interview with Raymond Kilgore, a resident of Baytown, TX since approximately 1920. Mr. Kilgore discusses his family life and the early history of Cedar Bayou and Baytown, including the brickyards, the pontoon bridge over Goose Creek, the Interurban to Houston, the fig orchards of Highlands, and life and schooling in Cedar Bayou.
Date: 2018
Creator: Smoke, Amanda; Kilgore, Raymond & Mayo, Martha
Partner: Lee College

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Phyllis Busch, October 9, 1979

Description: Transcript of an interview with Phyllis Busch, a resident of Baytown, Texas, since approximately 1920. Topics include her early life and family background, including a description of a tent city, Horace Mann school, 1923, the picture show in Pelly, and her religious and community life in Cedar Bayou.
Date: 2018
Creator: Swofford, Sarah & Busch, Phyllis Triggs, 1903-
Partner: Lee College

Transcript of Oral History Interview with William T. Busch, 1979

Description: Transcript of an interview with William T. Busch, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include his early life and youth in Cedar Bayou, his early employment, and his involvement in World War I, employment in banking institutions of Baytown, TX, development of Goose Creek after the oil field boom, and the effects of the Depression on Baytown, Texas.
Date: 2018
Creator: Smoke, Amanda; Busch, William T. & Swofford, Sarah
Partner: Lee College

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Louise Fowler Himes, February 4, 1986

Description: Transcript of an interview with Louise Fowler Himes, who moved to Cedar Bayou in 1919 as a teacher. Mrs. Himes discusses life when she first moved such as her teaching and going to movies and games with other townspeople. Among other topics, Himes answers questions and describes her experiences with influenza, malaria, the Ku Klux Klan, and the hurricanes of 1900 and 1908.
Date: 2018
Creator: Mayo, Martha & Himes, Louise Fowler
Partner: Lee College

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Louise Travis, February 24, 1986

Description: Transcript of an interview with Louise Travis, a resident of Baytown, Texas, since approximately 1920. Mrs. Travis discusses the early history of Cedar Bayou, including businesses, commerce, law enforcement and recreational activities, and meetings of the Ku Klux Klan and early storms of the area.
Date: 2018
Creator: Mayo, Martha & Travis, Louise
Partner: Lee College

Mont Belvieu Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 1976
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Mont Belvieu Quadrangle

Description: Satellite image topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 2010
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Cedar Bayou Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24000
Date: 1916
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Cedar Bayou Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:31680
Date: 1938
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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