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[Metalsmith sculptor selling wares at the Renaissance Market]

Description: Photograph of a metalsmith working on a sculpture on his sales table at the Renaissance Market on "The Drag" on Guadalupe Street near the University of Texas, Austin campus. His sculptures are towers, airships, and flowers with a fantastic element. His table is set up in front of a mural. A woman browses his wares.
Date: 1977
Creator: Simon, Los
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Treaty Oak Table]

Description: Photograph of a table with a base created from a piece of Austin's famous Treaty Oak tree. A metal-worked barbed wire can be seen sculpted around the base. A circular clear glass top can also be seen with an image etched into the glass of the Treaty Oak before it was poisoned.
Date: October 15, 1993
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Detachable-Blade-Connecting Device For Tools.

Description: Patent for detachable blade connecting device for tools, the importance of which lies in the fact that this tool provides "simple and efficient means for detachably supporting interchangeable blades which may be quickly removed and replaced" (lines 16-19).
Date: July 28, 1914
Creator: Grimes, John Willis
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: Art]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an exhibition of railroad-themed art at the Fort Worth Art Center.
Date: January 12, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Dali jewels in public show]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an exhibition of jewelry designed by famous artist Salvador Dali at the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts.
Date: February 18, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Art work returned to Dallas library]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a controversial piece of metal sculpture designed by artist Harry Bertoia removed from display at a new library in Dallas after its high cost to the city sparked outrage, then returned to its place after a group of citizens raised the money to fund its purchase.
Date: September 23, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Metals show]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the 2nd annual Southwestern Metal Congress and Exposition at Dallas' Fair Park.
Date: May 9, 1960
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Blacksmith shoeing horse]

Description: Photograph of a blacksmith holding the hoof of a horse as he prepares to hammer the shoe in place. The blacksmith is looking up at the camera with a cigar hanging from his mouth.
Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Wire-Stretcher.

Description: Patent for "drawing the ends of wire together for the purpose of splicing" (lines 10-12) with illustrations.
Date: November 18, 1913
Creator: Holland, Isaac W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Students working in metal shop class, 1942]

Description: Photograph of students working inside a metals shop classroom. The students are working independently from each other around two large tables holding various equipment for metal working. Large posters hang in the background with a set of closed double doors to the right.
Date: 1942
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Rivet Setting and Displacing Tool

Description: Patent for a tool for "setting new rivets and displacing defective rivets from buggy bow-sockets" (line 9-10), and it is aimed to be easy to use with efficiency and reliability. The tool is constructed to be "simple, strong, durable and inexpensive construction" (line 16-18).
Date: March 2, 1915
Creator: Thrasher, John W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Soldering-Iron

Description: Patent for a soldering-iron, which is used to feed a "molten solder directly to the point of the iron," and to keep the flow steady.
Date: April 13, 1915
Creator: Rodger, Don E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shears

Description: Patent for shears to be used by metal workers. Illustrations included.
Date: May 30, 1911
Creator: Burkett, Thomas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Furniture-Handle.

Description: Patent for a plate that improves the security of drop-handle furniture handles with posses superior advantages in point of simplicity, durability and general efficiency.
Date: December 26, 1905
Creator: Frank, Gustav
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department