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Description: Patent for a wheel-vehicle structure used on farm, road, country or the city, including illustrations. Vehicle with pivot axles that eliminate the jerking and shaking caused by common vehicles.
Date: December 16, 1913
Creator: Drew, James W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Texas: Brackettville Quadrangle

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Brackettville, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing populated areas, boundaries, water bodies, railroads, roads, ranches, and landmarks, with relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1944
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Billiard Table Leveler.

Description: Patent for a new and improved billiard-table leveler. This design consists in "the vertical case having the closed bottom, the open upper end, and provided with the removable plate, the vertical guide-rods extending through openings in the plate, the follower in the upper end of the case and having openings to receive the guide-rods, and provided with an interiorly-threaded opening, the vertical shaft having its lower end stepped in the bottom of the case and journaled in the plate, the said shaft having the miter-pinion and the threaded upper end working in the threaded opening of the follower" (lines 58-70).
Date: May 11, 1886
Creator: Himes, Frank
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oral History Interview with Windy Goodloe, July 30, 2016

Description: Windy Goodloe is a staff member at the museum of the Seminole Indian Scout Cemetery Association. Goodloe grew up in Brackettville, spending most of her early life with her grandparents. She recalled being usually one of very few African American students in the local schools, and in particular her relationship with Mexican American students. Goodloe attended Spellman College in Atlanta, but did not complete her degree; after several years in Atlanta, she returned to Brackettville to care for her grandparents. She talked at length about issues of identity, the history of Black Seminoles in Brackettville, and the current status of Fort Clark Springs as a gated community, among other topics.
Date: July 30, 2016
Creator: Acuna-Gurrola, Moises; Wall, James & Goodlow, Wendy
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library


Description: Patent for a improved gate latch that has "a permanent member carried structure and a swingable member carried structure, which co-act, and are operated by spring action for locking the swingable members against swinging movement".
Date: October 10, 1916
Creator: Ramirez, Simon
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department