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Disk-Harrow Sharpener.

Description: Patent for improvements to sharpening the disk harrows by attaching a disk sharpener onto the frame of the disk harrow so as the harrow is being drawn across the field, the rotating disk harrow comes into contact with the sharpener. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 25, 1913
Creator: Lammon, Harry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for an improved animal-stock that holds animals during branding, dehorning, castrating, &c. It looks like an open-topped cage where the operator puts the animal, and the animal cannot move. The invention is on a platform and can tip to one side and a chain is tied from the top of the machine to the bottom of the frame.
Date: August 27, 1895
Creator: Schecher, Conrad
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[75th Anniversary Commemorative Quilt]

Description: Color photograph of a quilt commemorating the 75th anniversary of Cleveland, Texas's incorporation as an independent municipality. The quilt's surface has been stitched with hand prints, each representing one of 53 individuals that were citizens of Cleveland in 1935. Each hand print bears the name and birth year of its corresponding owner. A young girl and a woman stand to the right of the quilt.
Date: May 5, 2011
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

Bag Holder

Description: Patent for a bag holder. This invention is made of four frame sections that fold and when extended supports the bag. Illustration included.
Date: January 7, 1913
Creator: Devini, John H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Saw Set

Description: Patent for a saw set. This invention is designed to align cutting teeth in a uniform length. Illustration included.
Date: December 17, 1912
Creator: Devini, John H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for a saw tool comprised of a saw set and gage, including illustrations.
Date: May 26, 1914
Creator: Devini, John H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oral History Interview with Danny Lee, July 13, 2016

Description: Mr. Lee was born and raised in Cleveland, Texas. He attended segregated schools until integration when he was in fifth grade. Following graduation, he attended Lamar University and began a career with the utility company and as a member of first the school board and, currently, the city council. In his interview, Mr. Lee described segregation in Cleveland, instances of discrimination, integration of schools, integration of sports, Little League, and the Boy Scouts, racial tensions in Beaumont and at Lamar University, black businesses in Cleveland, his time on the school board as both a member and president, his decision to run for city council, and the legacy of racial tensions in Cleveland.
Date: July 13, 2016
Creator: May, Meredith; Howard, Jasmin & Lee, Danny
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library