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Elevator and Conveyer for Concrete-Mixers.

Description: Patent for improvements in elevators and conveyers for concrete-mixers “whereby the mixed concrete can be fed to the wall mold at different elevations, the elevator being extended and the conveyer raised for constructing the successive stories of the building.” (Lines 17-21) Illustration is included.
Date: July 1, 1913
Creator: Miller, Frederick
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Safety Oil-Tank

Description: Patent for improvements to safety oil tanks to prevent explosions, including illustrations.
Date: May 6, 1913
Creator: Smith, James H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Door-Hanger.

Description: Patent for a door hanger which supports heavy doors, in particular "barn doors, freight car doors, and the like."
Date: April 29, 1913
Creator: Caneavri, Joseph
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mud-Guard

Description: Patent for a mud guard for two-wheeled vehicles such as bicycles and motorcycles. The purpose is to prevent mud or dirt from spattering on the rider.
Date: August 5, 1913
Creator: Humble, George L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Franklin Elementary School]

Description: Photograph of a drawing of Franklin Elementary School. The building is two stories high, and a street runs in front of it. In the foreground, there are drawings of trees and people. The proposed cost of the school was $225,00, and was constructed in 1916. It was the first school to have a full-sized swimming pool (because the School Board believe all children living on the Gulf Coast should know how to swim), auditorium, home economics, art classes, library, and outside playground with swings.
Date: unknown
Creator: Payne, Harry D.
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Photograph of Faculty of the First School in Port Arthur, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the principal and teachers of the first school in Port Arthur, Texas. Four rows of people sit on a railed stairway leading up to a set of double doors on a brick building. The group is made up of twelve women wearing light blouses and dark skirts, with two men in suits sitting in the front row. The reverse side of the mat contains a handwritten list of surnames and the name of the principal, Steven Durfee. He is noted as the father of Mrs. Frank Timmons
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Portrait of Tiny Moore]

Description: Photograph of Tiny Moore,visible from the chest up, posing with a violin. Moore is wearing a patterned shirt with bolo tie, a jacket, and a straw cowboy hat. He has the violin under his right arm and angled across his body, and has his bow in his right hand. Text printed under the photograph includes his name and the address and phone number for an unidentified company in Sacramento, California.
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Portrait of Clarence Henry with a Stuffed Frog]

Description: Photograph of Clarence "Frogman" Henry lying on top of a piano. He is propped on his right arm and has his head in his left hand; there is a stuffed frog on his right shoulder, posed in the same way. Henry is wearing a suit with a light shirt, dark tie, and patterned jacket. Some of the piano keys are visible at the bottom of the image.
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

Cistern.

Description: Patent for a rain cistern, which can have oil put in it to prevent rust and sends out dirt from the cistern if it overflows.
Date: March 8, 1910
Creator: Fischer, Christian
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Door Stop and Lock.

Description: Patent for a door lock and door stop that is operated from the doorknob by having a rod with a bolted door stop box on the bottom inserted into the door frame.
Date: April 9, 1907
Creator: Tatum, Cicero James
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Roller-Truck.

Description: Patent for a roller truck that is comprised of "plurality of rollers, a suitable framework upon which said rollers operate, and an improved means of retaining them in position in said framework." (lines 14-17); including illustration and instructions
Date: May 8, 1900
Creator: Sotey, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Life-Preserver.

Description: Patent for life preserver worn on the human body and inflated with a valve attached to rubber tubes. Includes illustration.
Date: July 30, 1901
Creator: Graham, George
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Saw Filing Machine

Description: Patent for a saw filing machine. This invention is designed to allow the teeth of saws to be sharpened with a reciprocatory file. Illustration included.
Date: January 29, 1907
Creator: Tatum, Cicero J. & Dunn, Lemuel E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Crate or Box.

Description: Patent for "a crate or box of knockdown form consisting of a crate or box made of separable sections and bound together by wires and stay-bolts that are loosely set into the sections" (line 11-16) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 26, 1905
Creator: Hines, Warren H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Carbureter

Description: Patent for a carburetor to be used on internal combustion engines. Illustrations included.
Date: February 8, 1910
Creator: Kingsbury, William P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department