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[News Script: Old vet]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about one of the oldest surviving veterans of the Civil War, Walter W. Williams observing his 111th birthday in Franklin, Texas.
Date: November 15, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Old Vet Honored with Army Medal]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Walter W. Williams. At age one-hundred-and-thirteen, Williams is the oldest surviving veteran of the Civil War. He receives a medal authorized by the eighty-fourth Congress.
Date: November 2, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Veteran]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Walter W. Williams observing his 113th birthday.
Date: November 15, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Clothes Pin

Description: Patent for a clothes pin. This clothing pin is made of wire and designed to be used for hanging clothes on a line. Illustration included.
Date: November 6, 1906
Creator: Luster, Thomas A. & Stewart, James W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Telephone Attachment.

Description: Patent for a telephone attachment for multi-party lines, which allows the user to hold the line against eavesdropping by other users on the line and let multiple people use the line at the same time.
Date: November 23, 1909
Creator: Mitchell, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Gin

Description: Patent for an improvements in the combination of devices and overall construction of cotton gins.
Date: November 27, 1888
Creator: Brady, Peter Lewis & Brady, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Chopper.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cotton chopper. This design "consists in combining with a frame a roller of any desired width and size having one or more slots or openings in its periphery, and so mounted as to roll over and crush the stand of cotton, except those portions which enter the slots or openings referred to, which regulate the distance apart at which the portions of the stand are left remaining" (lines 19-27).
Date: November 17, 1885
Creator: Greer, John I.; Harper, Wiley M. & Greer, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Knockdown Barrel.

Description: Patent for a new and improved knockdown barrel. This design "is to provide a cheap and easily constructed knockdown barrel for shipping fruit and other commodities. [The] improvement consists of the construction and arrangement of parts" (lines 7-11).
Date: November 11, 1884
Creator: Miller, James Harison
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Corn and Cotton Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved planter. This design "consists . . . in pivoting the plow-beam, provided with a shovel for making a furrow into which the seed is dropped, in between the front ends of the beams of the two covering-shovels, the seed-covering-shovel beams being secured to the handles of the machine, whereby the pivoted beam is controlled entirely by the handles; second, in pivoting the seed-box to the rear end of the beam, provided with shovel for forming a furrow for the seed to drop in, by means of the loose link or connection, so that the beam can be moved independently" (lines 14-27).
Date: November 2, 1880
Creator: Carter, Hiram H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Plows.

Description: Patent for "means whereby the beam of a plow may be elevated or depressed at the front end according to the depth to which it is intended that the plow shall run, and held securely at several points of adjustment." (Lines 11-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 17, 1874
Creator: Ihringer, August
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Trolley Mechanism.

Description: Patent for a trolley mechanism that is a pivoting "yoke adapted to normally follow being swerved out of line when the car is going around curve of the trolley wire; to prevent catching on cross-wires in case the trolley wheel should leave the line-wire; and to adjust the amount of pivotal action of said yoke with regard to the trolley pole" (lines 13-20).
Date: November 21, 1893
Creator: Fuller, James T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Funeral Program for Charles H. Washington, November 10, 2007]

Description: Funeral program for Mr. Charles H. Washington, born March 21, 1938 and died November 2, 2007. The funeral was held November 10, 2007 at Mt. Zion First Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Otis I. Mitchell. Funeral arrangements were made through Carter-Taylor-Williams Mortuary, and he was buried in the Riverside Cemetery in Hearne, Texas.
Date: November 10, 2007
Partner: San Antonio Public Library