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Shawl Strap.

Description: Patent for a new and improved shawl strap. This design "relates to shawl, book, and other straps, and has for its object to provide a cheap, simple, and efficient article, which can be used with packages of any size, and fastened thereto easily and quickly without applying buckles to the ends of the straps" (lines 8-13).
Date: August 19, 1884
Creator: Tharp, William B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Newspaper File.

Description: Patent for a new and improved newspaper file. This design "is adapted and designed to be laid upon a table or placed in the usual rack or suspended by a hook, and . . . it may be held in one hand by means of its handle at the base while perusing the paper" (lines 17-22). It consists, "with a standard formed at or near its upper and lower ends . . . with a suitable perforation extending through the same from the back to the front thereof, of springs arranged upon the back of the standard, one near each end thereof and each formed at its free end with an eye" (lines 22-28).
Date: July 26, 1892
Creator: Jaehnig, Charles H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Newspaper-File.

Description: Patent for improvements in newspaper-holders by using a long metallic “piece bent at its upper end to form a spring and a means of suspension for the holder, and also bent at its lower end to form a similar spring and a hand-grasp, an upper and a lower loop connected to the bent ends of the metallic piece, and a retaining-tongue pivotally connected to the lower loop and having a hooked end for engaging the upper loop” (lines 82-89) to hold the newspaper. Illustration is included.
Date: October 20, 1891
Creator: Jaehnig, Charles H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shoe-Tongue Support.

Description: Patent for a shoe tongue with a backing support to keep it from slipping down or sideways, which is held in place by the shoelaces.
Date: July 2, 1907
Creator: Thomas, Robert P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Eagle Pass, Texas Fire Department Patch]

Description: Patch from the Eagle Pass, Texas fire department. The circular patch has a blue background and yellow edging. "The City of Eagle Pass" is written around the outer ring in yellow, and "Fire Department" is written inside a flap at the bottom. A red circle in the center contains a stylized image of an Eagle as well as the letters "EP," all in white and light blue lettering. "1849" is written at the bottom of this center circle.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

Eagle Pass 1905 Sheet 4

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Eagle Pass in Maverick County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1905
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Eagle Pass 1916 Sheet 2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Eagle Pass in Maverick County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1916
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Eagle Pass 1885 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Eagle Pass in Maverick County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1885
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Eagle Pass 1910 Sheet 2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Eagle Pass in Maverick County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1910
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Eagle Pass 1916 Sheet 7

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Eagle Pass in Maverick County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1916
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Eagle Pass 1910 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Eagle Pass in Maverick County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1910
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Eagle Pass 1910 Sheet 3

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Eagle Pass in Maverick County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1910
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Eagle Pass 1900 Sheet 3

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Eagle Pass in Maverick County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1900
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Eagle Pass 1905 Sheet 3

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Eagle Pass in Maverick County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1905
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Eagle Pass 1905 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Eagle Pass in Maverick County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1905
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Eagle Pass 1900 Sheet 2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Eagle Pass in Maverick County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1900
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Eagle Pass 1894 Sheet 2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Eagle Pass in Maverick County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1894
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Eagle Pass 1894 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Eagle Pass in Maverick County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1894
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Eagle Pass 1910 Sheet 4

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Eagle Pass in Maverick County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1910
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History