141 Matching Results

Search Results


Description: Patent for an inexpensive lawn sprinkler that serves the dual purpose of connecting to a hose to spread the water over a broad area and of holding a hose stationary to water a single area.
Date: December 11, 1917
Creator: Schneider, Gustav H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: This patent is for pumps. This patent allows for the pump barrel to be readily disengaged from its normal positive engagement with the well tube for removal from said tube for repairs or any other reason.
Date: March 19, 1918
Creator: Perry, Sherman V.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Drain-Valve for Well-Pipes.

Description: Patent for drain valves used with well pipes that is "adapted to be positioned in the stand pipe of a well below the surface of the ground, and which may be actuated in cold weather so as to permit of the water in the pipe being drained back into the well" (lines 13-18) including illustration.
Date: May 21, 1918
Creator: Lindsey, William Noal
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Photograph of a trench dug around a field of crops, 2]

Description: Photograph of workers digging a trench around a field of crops. The workers stand in a waist-deep trench, wearing long-sleeved white shirts, overalls, and hats. One of them stands in the foreground, in front of the garden, with a bucket in one hand. Another trench, made of concrete, runs parallel to the one that is being hand-dug. A wooden electric pole and a concrete foundation stand to the left of the garden. Bushy trees border the far end of the pasture.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
Back to Top of Screen