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Water Tank Cut-Off

Description: Patent for improvements on the devices controlling the flow of water in tanks. Development and use are within text; includes illustrations to demonstrate the object of the patent.
Date: December 11, 1917
Creator: Law, Eugene L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spring-Wheel.

Description: Patent for a steel wheel with springs for automobiles that reduces jarring, is affordable, and does not get damaged as easily as the pneumatic tires previously in use on automobiles.
Date: April 23, 1907
Creator: Tubbs, William Oscar
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vise.

Description: Patent for new improvements to vises involving accessories "to cooperate with the jaws of the vise in such a manner that the jaws will be very quickly and tightly brought together into direct engagement or into engagement with any object interposed between them," (lines 18-23) and an attachment to restore a work-out vise, including illustrations.
Date: February 11, 1902
Creator: Phenix, William Preston
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

WRENCH.

Description: Patent for an improved wrench "which can be very quickly adjusted for its work" (lines 13-14), including illustrations.
Date: October 30, 1900
Creator: Phenix, William Preston
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Lathes.

Description: Patent for an improved attachment for lathes and (more specifically) as a cutting attachment for a jeweler's lathe.
Date: November 18, 1913
Creator: Norton, Walter S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Silo

Description: Patent for a silo composed of sections that can be arranged to modify the capacity as needed, including illustrations.
Date: April 21, 1914
Creator: Ames, James W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Oral History Interview with Floyd Price, June 29, 2016

Description: Floyd Price was born in Lubbock and grew up in a near by town. Floyd graduated from Dunbar High School in 1959. He received a Bachelors of Science degree in Criminal Justice and Sociology from Wayland Baptist University in 1976. Floyd is a retired veteran of the Lubbock Police Department where he served for 33 years. He also served in the U.S. Army. Currently he works part-time with the Lubbock County Sheriff's Department.Floyd has always been a public servant, and especially enjoys working with young people. He had the honor of speaking to United Youth Congress in 1989, 1993, and 1997. Floyd enjoys singing, teaching the Bible, and playing sports. He has received numerous awards in his lifetime, including Citizen of the Year in 1995 and 1996, Man of the Year in 1990, and Lubbock Avalanche-Journal Readers Choice Award for Best Law Officer in 1994, 1995, and 1996.Floyd has also served on many boards, including Retired Senior Volunteer Program, Consortium Committee for the Homeless, Hospice of Lubbock, and Texas Agricultural Extension Board. Currently, Floyd serves on the YWCA Cancer Survivorship Cancer Coalition Advisory Board and the South Plains Association of Governments Criminal Justice Advisory Committee.
Date: June 29, 2016
Duration: 1 hour 13 minutes 42 seconds
Creator: Wisely, Karen; Zapata, Joel & Price, Floyd
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library
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Oral History Interview with Clyde James, June 27, 2016

Description: Clyde “Chico” James grew up in segregated 1940s and 1970s Lubbock. He later graduated from the University of Texas at Austin. He spent time in Mexico City and has lived between Lubbock and Mexico City for several decades. In Lubbock, James has been active in city politics and neighborhood associations. Specifically, James helped start an effort to save a Lubbock magnet school attended by Mexican Americans from destruction by a anti-Mexican school board.
Date: June 27, 2016
Duration: 1 hour 13 minutes 40 seconds
Creator: Wisely, Karen; Zapata, Joel & James, Clyde
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library
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Oral History Interview with Emilio Abeyta, June 24, 2016

Description: Emelio E. Abeyta was born in the Santa Rosa, New Mexico area. His family moved to Littlefield for his father’s work. Abeyta began attending Catholic seminary in Santa Fe, New Mexico and then Ohio as a teenager. He served as a priest in various West Texas towns. While serving in Slaton, Texas, Abeyta ran for school board, becoming the first ethnic Mexican school board member and aiding in the integration of the town’s schools. He left the priesthood to work for the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice. Afterwards, he attended law school in the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. He returned to West Texas, Lubbock, to practice law. In Lubbock Abeyta also ran for a judgeship.
Date: June 24, 2016
Duration: 54 minutes 14 seconds
Creator: Abeyta, Emilio; Wisely, Karen & Zapata, Joel
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library
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Oral History Interview with Jessie Rangel

Description: Jessie Rangel was born in Big Lake, Texas. After working in Lubbock, Texas and Albuquerque, New Mexico, he joined the Marine Core during the 1960s. He saw action in Vietnam, and upon returning to Lubbock, enrolled in Texas Tech University. At Texas Tech University, he was part of MEChA and the larger Chicano Movement. Rangel graduated with a degree in political science. After graduation, he obtain an administration job at Texas Tech University and continued participating in social justice movements. Rangel was a founding member of TACHE.
Date: June 20, 2016
Duration: 1 hour 12 minutes 08 seconds
Creator: Wisely, Karen; Zapata, Joel & Rangel, Jessie
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library
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Oral History Interview with Darnell Hooper, June 23, 2016

Description: David Donell Hooper was born and raised in Lubbock, Texas. He went to segregated schools and was in junior high when Lubbock’s schools were integrated. Hooper witnessed when Willie Ray Collier (an African American student) was shot and killed September 9, 1970 at the historically African American Dunbar High School by Jeff Carve (a white student). Hooper also remembered the riots that followed, the police oppression enacted upon Lubbock’s African American community, and the visitation of the Black Panthers to Lubbock.
Date: June 23, 2016
Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes 04 seconds
Creator: Wisely, Karen; Zapata, Joel & Hooper, Darnell
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library
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Oral History Interview with Neal Pearson, June 28, 2016

Description: Neal Pearson was raised in Florida and joined the military during the Korean war. After the war, he worked for the CIA and Department of State. Pearson attended Georgetown University as well as the University of Florida for his graduate degrees in foreign affairs and political science. He obtained his PhD from the University of Florida in political science with a focus on Latin America. He arrived at Texas Tech University in 1969 and belong to various civil rights organizations, including LULAC. Pearson also contacted the department of justice in regards to segregation within Lubbock public schools.
Date: June 28, 2016
Duration: 2 hours 11 minutes 09 seconds
Creator: Wisely, Karen; Zapata, Joel & Pearson, Neal
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library
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Oral History Interview with Eric Strong, June 21, 2016

Description: Eric Strong was born in 1952 and raised in Lubbock, Texas. As a child, he grew up in East Lubbock—the African American area of segregated Lubbock. Upon graduating from Dunbar High School, he attended Texas A&M University Prairie View and then obtained a masters degree from Texas Tech University. Strong worked for Texas Tech University and upon retirement began dedicated his life to the preservation and development of East Lubbock. He now helps lead Lubbock’s Roots Historical Arts Council Roots Historical Arts Council.
Date: June 21, 2016
Duration: 56 minutes 22 seconds
Creator: Wisely, Karen; Zapata, Joel & Strong, Eric
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library
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Oral History Interview with Maria Strong, June 27, 2016

Description: Maria Strong was born in Nebraska but grew up between Lubbock and California’s Coachella Valley. As a teenager, she left school and became the sole breadwinner for her household made of her parents and siblings. After obtaining her GED and working various jobs, she began to attend Texas Tech University, where she obtained both her undergraduate and graduate degrees. She has worked with migrant farm workers (her family was once a migrant family), as a an adviser at South Plains College, and has participated in various community organizations.
Date: June 27, 2016
Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes 03 seconds
Creator: Zapata, Joel & Strong, Maria
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library
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Oral History Interview with Olga Aguerro, June 24, 2016

Description: Olga Aguero was born in Wilson, Texas, where she graduated from Wilson High School. After high school, she worked with the Southwest Voter Registration Education Project and federal project. Olga Aguero moved to Lubbock where she began working as a writer and add seller for El Editor newspaper. She married the owner and founder of El Editor, Chicano actavist and Raza Unida Party state representative candidate Bidal Aguero. Olga Aguero also worked for the Texas Tech University Press, became the first female president of Lubbock’s LULAC chapter, and now leads El Editor.
Date: June 24, 2016
Duration: 49 minutes
Creator: Aguerro, Olga; Wisely, Karen & Zapata, Joel
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library
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