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Rail Bond.

Description: Patent for improved track circuit rail joints designed to withstand heavy usage and convey electrical currents between rails, including illustrations.
Date: August 30, 1898
Creator: Talley, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for improvement in cotton-elevators by providing means for the air-conduit and the cotton-conduit to communicate with the body of the elevator; and means for the air-conduit to communicate directly to the cotton conduit in order to effectively and uniformly distribute the cotton when fed to the gins. Thus preventing the cotton from being fed unevenly, which would clog and otherwise retard the action of the gins. (Lines 11-15) Illustration is included.
Date: January 9, 1900
Creator: Williams, George W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stenographer's Note - Book

Description: Patent for a new and useful Stenographer's Blank Book to "provide a connection for the covers whereby they may be automatically secured at the desired relative inclination without fastening the tape, cord, or ribbon forming the connection" (line 20 -24).
Date: November 2, 1897
Creator: Stuart, Benjamin F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in cotton pressing and baling, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 29, 1899
Creator: White, Charles W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Photograph of Lusk-Clifton House]

Description: Photograph of the Lusk-Clifton house in Waco, Texas. This house was owned by Dr. W. R. Clifton, who was one of Waco's earliest dentists. The St. Francis-on-the-Brazos Catholic Church has used the house as a rectory for many years.
Date: unknown
Creator: Beck, Hester M.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Photograph of Mattie Wright]

Description: Photograph of Mattie Wright, whose father was Reverend Samuel P. Wright of Waco, Texas. She poses for her picture wearing a long-sleeved dark dress, gloves, and a large hat. She was the first consecrated Deaconess in the Methodist Episcopal Church, South.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mitchell
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis