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Mole-Trap

Description: Patent for a design for a mole trap that can be cheaply made but is also easy to set and use while also being reliable in trapping both moles and other small creatures.
Date: December 20, 1892
Creator: Nelson, George
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wick-Regulator for Lamps.

Description: Patent for "an improvement in those lamp-wick regulators which consists of a threaded rod operated by a nut and connected to the wick, whereby the wick may be raised or lowered by operating the nut; and the invention lies in an improved connection between the wick and rod, by which the wick can be raised with more uniformity and ease." (Lines 8-15) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 20, 1894
Creator: Harding, Walter L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Button.

Description: Patent for a new and improved button. This design consists "[i]n a detachable button, the combination, with the hollow threaded shank of the button-head, having end serrations, and the base-disk, having a central screw, of the loose clamp-disk, applied on the screw, and having a spring-pawl or projection to engage the serrations of the shank" (lines 70-76).
Date: March 11, 1884
Creator: Matthews, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hook

Description: Patent for a self releasing log hook to rapidly move logs from one location to another. It provides simplicity in structure, effectiveness in operation and inexpensiveness in manufacture.
Date: January 9, 1912
Creator: Knox, Hiram
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lifting-Frame.

Description: Patent for a lifting frame for hoisting engines, which allows a car to be put under the engine easily.
Date: May 4, 1909
Creator: Knox, Hiram
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Group of Hispanic Men Sitting in a Log Cabin]

Description: Photograph of a group of seven middle-age Mexican men sitting in fold-up chairs. The men are facing foreward, however they are all looking in different directions. They are all dressed in light collared shirts and trousers, and many of them are holding books and pens. There is a large open window cut out of the log wall on the far lefthand side of the image. Outside the window, trees and shrubs are visible. There is handwriting on the back of the photograph that reads, "T. & C. Institute, Livingston 5/53".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Indian Village Sign]

Description: Photograph of a sign describing the history of and pointing toward the "Indian Village". The large sign reads, "INDIAN VILLAGE --> The Alabama and Coushatta Indians settled near here in 1832 through the efforts of Gen. Sam Houston, Texas gave them 1210 acres in 1854. The federal government purchased 3071 acres in 1928. Only Indian Reservation in Texas" Behind the sign a road and some trees are visible. There is writing on the backof the photograph that reads, "Livingston, Texas".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Man Standing in a Field with a Dead Tree]

Description: Photograph of a middle-aged man ( identified as E.A. Dean) standing in a field on the righthand side of the image. The man is holding something in his hands and facing the left. There is a dead tree next to the man. In the background, a dirt road runs across the image and separates the empty field from a mass of large trees and houses. The most visible house is not covered with trees and is elevated on stilts on top of a hill. Most of the other houses are hidden by trees. There is a bus and a car parked next to each other in the background. Writing on the back of the photograph reads, "Indian Village Livingston, Tex. Mr. E,A. Dean".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Livingston, Texas Volunteer Fire Department Patch]

Description: Patch from the Livingston, Texas fire department. The shield-shaped patch has a white background with red edging. "Livingston Volunteer Fire Dept." is written in blue across along the edges of the patch. A smaller shield shape in the center contains the image of a fire truck and a boat on a white and blue background. "Land," "Water," and "We Serve" appear in this section in red.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

House Exterior

Description: Copy negative of the house belonging to Tom and Jewell Hefner near Lake Livingston in Texas. The house is a light color with dark trim and has trees around it.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Lake Livingston: State Park

Description: Map of the Lake Livingston outlining hiking trails and highlighting activities, facilities, and other features such as bathrooms, lodgings, water/electric, etc. It also contains general information for the park and for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Date: February 2012
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lake Livingston: State Park

Description: Map of the Lake Livingston outlining hiking trails and highlighting activities, facilities, and other features such as bathrooms, lodgings, water/electric, etc. It also contains general information for the park and for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Date: February 2013
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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