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Fish-Trap.

Description: Patent for an improved fish-trap consisting of a net drawn in the rear of two boats with illustrations.
Date: March 26, 1889
Creator: Green, John E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wood-Preservative.

Description: Patent for a compound with preservative qualities for protecting submersed wood from the destructive forces of water, whether sea or fresh, and from shipworms.
Date: July 9, 1895
Creator: Gallinowsky, Hugo
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Corpus Christi, Texas: Home of the Reconstructed Colombus Fleet and the USS Lexington Carrier]

Description: This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in Corpus Christi, Texas. A short, edited news segment is included at the end of the video. In the first segment, the Boy Scouts of America recite the Pledge of Allegiance on the deck of the USS Lexington carrier. Fishermen on fishing boats show their catches of squid and shrimp. Keith Arnold, the President CEO at the Corpus Christi area Convention and Visitor's Bureau (CVB), talks about major attractions of the area. The Texas State Aquarium, Art Museum of South Texas, and Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History are shown. The camera crew films two tour guides aboard the Columbus Fleet who explain the ships and life at sea to visitors. The crew films a pelican catching and eating a fish. The last segment of this film is a news clip, narrated by a newscaster for 3 KWTV Corpus Christi Eye Witness News--in this clip, the USS Lexington cooperates with the Corpus Christi ISD for a science program called 'Science Aboard Ship'.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Media Library

[Letter from D. F. Prince to Felix H. Morales - 1947-03-07]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter sent by D. F. Prince to Felix H. Morales notifying him about the pending hearing with the Federal Communications Commission. Prince provides Morales with information to use in the hearing to support the claim of discrimination in the application process for a radio station.
Date: March 7, 1947
Creator: Prince, D. F.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to Mr. and Mrs. John J. Herrera - 1969-07-20]

Description: Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to his parents, John J. and Olivia C. Herrera, dated July 20, 1969 and mailed from Ketchikan, Alaska to Houston, Texas. Douglas informs his parents of a new job he has acquired on a salmon fishing boat and comments on the moon landing.
Date: July 20, 1969
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Automatic Fish-Hook

Description: Patent for a fish hook designed to catch the fish by its head when it takes the bait. Illustrations included.
Date: February 9, 1909
Creator: Timmons, Benjamin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fishing-Float

Description: Patent for a float that can be attached or detached from a fishing line and has been improved to prevent the line from breaking. Illustrations included.
Date: September 15, 1908
Creator: Rosenberg, William Von, Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department