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Well-Shooting Torpedo.

Description: Patent for "torpedoes of the type used in "shooting" wells, the object being to provide a torpedo which will be especially useful in the removal of casings from wells" (lines 9-13), such as easier removal from dry wells. Also, modifications to the hammer are noted to ensure explosion.
Date: June 25, 1918
Creator: Franklin, Henry L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rope-Socket.

Description: Patent for rope socket "for use in connection with oil well drilling bits" (lines 13-14) "which can be quickly, easily and conveniently adjusted to provide a swivel or nonswivel socket as desired" (lines 16-19) including illustrations.
Date: May 28, 1917
Creator: McConnell, Scott Russell
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Measure for Oil-Wells.

Description: Patent for a device measuring the depth of oil and other wells by computing the distance preferably by the sand line or other line as it is let down from the earth's surface to the bottom of the well.
Date: May 21, 1918
Creator: Richardson, Robert B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Well-Screen.

Description: Patent for a well-screen formed of perforated pipes for oil production to filter sand and detritus, including illustrations.
Date: June 3, 1919
Creator: Mack, James O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Well-Screen.

Description: Patent for a "well screen in which a maximum screening area is obtained without weakening the frame" (lines 11-13) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 23, 1918
Creator: Layne, Mahlon E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oil-Well Screen

Description: Patent for an oil-well screen that provides a finer degree of filtering small particles from oil and gas.
Date: November 1, 1916
Creator: Scott, Clarence N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Method of Sampling.

Description: Patent for improving methods of boring wells by "raising the cuttings from an earth boring drill to the surface" (lines 70-71), including illustrations.
Date: July 20, 1920
Creator: Carmichael, Robert E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Well Drilling Machine.

Description: Patent for a driving mechanism to reduce the numbers of shafts and other parts needed for well drilling. The invention allows for one main driving shaft to be used as the primary source for well drilling.
Date: February 5, 1918
Creator: Herdman, Adam H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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[News Clip: Gas well]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV television station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about
Date: June 7, 1966
Duration: 37 seconds
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Oil producer]

Description: B-roll video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: July 26, 1979, 6:00 p.m.
Duration: 49 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Collin County Oil]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: December 18, 1979, 10:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 38 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Backyard wells]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: April 1, 1980, 10:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 50 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Clements]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: August 29, 1979, 10:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 44 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Backyard wells]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: April 1, 1980, 6:00 p.m.
Duration: 2 minutes 08 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Legislature]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: January 8, 1985, 6:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 25 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Hellfighters]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: August 17, 1979, 6:00 p.m.
Duration: 2 minutes 27 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Gas well]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: May 22, 1978, 10:00 p.m.
Duration: 2 minutes 45 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Mexia, Texas: Confederate Reunion Grounds and Comanche Chief Quanah Parker]

Description: This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in Mexia, Texas. The film covers: the the Confederate Reunion Grounds, now a Texas Historical Landmark; recreational activity on the Navasota River; and the legend of Quanah Parker. The first segment of video shows the Confederate Reunion Grounds, which were established in 1889. Tom Fisher, who is the Park Manager of the Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historical Park and the Park Manager of Fort Parker State Historical Park, explains the historical reenactments and mock Civil War battles that are held at the Reunion Grounds. The Historical Marker, cannon, pavilion, and Miss Mamie Kennedy's 1914 Confederate Flirtation Walk trail are shown. In the next segment of the video, people fish, use paddleboats, motorboats, and innertubes on the Navasota River. There are intermittent scenes of oil pumpjacks and barrel-racing horseback riders. The last section of the film shows Fort Parker, black and white photographs of the town of Mexia, and an interview with Jan Harrison, who explains the legend of Cynthia Ann Parker and the Comanche chief, Quanah Parker.
Date: unknown
Duration: 1 hour 22 minutes 07 seconds
Partner: UNT Media Library
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