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[Factory Interior]

Description: Photograph of a factory interior. Two men can be seen working on some sort of cylindrical objects. The man in the bottom right corner is looking at the camera. Also visible is van with the words Magnaflux Inspection Service on the side. Various pipes and materials can be seen throughout the picture.
Date: unknown
Partner: Edison Museum

[Photograph of Carhartt of Texas Employees]

Description: Photograph of a group of people arranged in seven rows, some crouching on the wood floor, some sitting, and some standing, with a sign that says "Carhartt of Texas." The group is mostly made up of women, with the six men on the front row. The group is in a high-ceiling factory warehouse room, with visible hanging pipes, light fixtures, and wires, as well as a sewing machine table (on the bottom right of the photo). There is a rectangular hole cut out of the middle of the group, where someone's face might have been, and on the back, is the address of one of the employees, Thelma Christian.
Date: December 1956
Creator: Garrett
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Motorola Plant Near Seguin, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a Motorola factory located near Seguin, Texas. The factory is located on farmland that is pictured in the foreground and the factory can be seen with cars parked near it in the background.
Date: March 1981
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
Location Info:
Partner: Texas Lutheran University

Separator-Guard.

Description: Patent for a separator-guard for spinning frames. It prevents "the yarn from being entangled in or caught by the devices for attaching the separators to their support" (lines 15-17). Illustrations included.
Date: July 5, 1912
Creator: Pitts, Arthur
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Boot-Tree Former.

Description: Patent for a boot-tree former, which is used in boot manufacturing to form and stretch the shape of a boot.
Date: March 14, 1914
Creator: Lucchese, Michele
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Punch.

Description: Patent for a punch tool used for cutting metal or other objects. The tool’s construction includes pivoted handles and an anvil block for efficient punching with “minimum application of pressure” (lines 13-14).
Date: December 30, 1913
Creator: Cuba, John L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department