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Power-Motor.

Description: Patent for a power-motor that a "gearing mounted on a frame, winding-drum, and horse-power, elevations and weights, with means for operating and regulating the same" (lines 12-15).
Date: May 19, 1896
Creator: Levings, Enoc
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rest for Pivoting-Lathes.

Description: Patent for a file-rest for watchmakers' pivoting-lathes with a "longitudially-slotted base and a vertical arm integral with said base" (lines 13-15), a holding-plate, and a thumb-screw.
Date: June 23, 1896
Creator: Miller, James K. Polk
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Spectacle-Frames.

Description: Patent for "spectacle-frames in which the bows are turned into a coil near the points where they are connected to the lens-hoops for the purpose of forming spring-joints, instead of the ordinary pivot-joints." (Lines 6-10) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 30, 1875
Creator: Stewart, John W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Vegetable-Cutters.

Description: Patent for "vegetable-cutters adapted to cut a number of slices by a single stroke, in which a series of knives, arranged in two converging tiers, are used in conjunction with a centrally-disposed block for supporting the article to be sliced." (Lines 7-12) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 25, 1875
Creator: Goolsbee, John N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lamp-Wick Raiser.

Description: Patent for a device designed to manipulate a lamp-wick in its guiding tube without cutting or injuring the wick, including illustrations.
Date: November 3, 1891
Creator: McBride, Martin A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Electric Car-Brake.

Description: Patent for improvements in electrically controlled car-brakes with the various purposes of coupling and uncoupling, putting on and taking off brakes, signaling from car to car or train to car, lighting trains, and other purposes to which it may be adapted, including illustrations.
Date: November 10, 1891
Creator: Collier, James Dallas; Miller, James K. Polk & Kirby, John H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Electric Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for invention that applies the use of electricity to various purposes of coupling and uncoupling, putting on and taking off brakes; signaling from car to car, train to car, or vice versa; lighting trains; and other purposes to which it can be adapted, including illustrations.
Date: November 10, 1891
Creator: Collier, James Dallas; Miller, James K. Polk & Kirby, John H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Window Ventilation.

Description: Patent for a window ventilator for use in damp or cold weather that blocks the rain or cold, while allowing fresh air to enter the house.
Date: February 8, 1910
Creator: Best, Julius J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fireplace-Fender.

Description: Patent for a Fireplace-Fender used as a protective barrier between burning fireplaces and people. Specifically preventing the sparks from the fire to catch clothing on fire or any other flammable materials, Illustrations included.
Date: July 3, 1900
Creator: Russell, Thomas J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivating-Plow.

Description: Patent for "an improved cultivating-plow adapted for cultivating a number of rows of growing plants at a single operation" with improvements in connecting plow-beams to the axle, to devices for raising the plows from the ground, and in operating the cultivator.
Date: November 27, 1900
Creator: Wells, Charles
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Truss.

Description: Patent for a truss used to give relief to cases of ruptured hernias. Adjustable to be used by patients of varying sizes, and adaptable to treat both inguinal and umbilical ruptures. Includes illustrations.
Date: April 3, 1900
Creator: Johnson, Irven E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vine-Support,

Description: Patent for a new and useful vine support, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 23, 1900
Creator: Henry, Edward A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Two-Story Building]

Description: Photograph of a two-story red brick building in Woodville, Texas. There is a wooden bench in front of the building's window, and the street is visible in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Three Street Signs]

Description: Photograph of three signs on the side of the road, including a speed limit sign, a green Woodville city limit sign, and a sign reading "Big Turkey Creek", in Woodville, Texas. Cars are visible on the road in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Stores on Square]

Description: Photograph of stores on the courthouse square in Woodville, Texas. Cars and a FedEx truck are parked on both sides of the road, and a church's steeple is visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell