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Curtain-Hanging Apparatus.

Description: Patent for an apparatus to hang curtains in pairs, designed in a way so that the curtains "may be simultaneously moved in opposite directions to open and close the same" and "to provide improved means for adjustably connecting each curtain to the supporting-pole, and also to provide improved means for hanging the pole" (lines 13-19), including illustrations.
Date: April 9, 1901
Creator: Cloud, Thomas J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for improvements in car-couplings by enhancing a device called pin-lifter to couple and uncouple rail cars. Illustration is included.
Date: September 8, 1891
Creator: Weathersby, Sarah Ann
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling - Press.

Description: Patent for a baling press, “an improvement in that class of automatic presses adapted for baling hay, cotton, excelsior and similar materials.” (lines 8-10) including illustrations.
Date: October 21, 1902
Creator: Curry, Monroe & Roberts, William P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for a dirigible airship. Illustrations included.
Date: August 7, 1909
Creator: Bradford, William J. D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Fort Hood, Texas Fire Department Patch]

Description: Patch from the Fort Hood, Texas fire department. The circular patch has a blue background and yellow edging. A red cross with yellow borders occupies most of the space. "Fort Hood" is written in yellow above the cross. "Fire," "Rescue," "ARFF," and "Hazmat" are written in the points of the cross. A blue sky background with a flag of Texas appears in the center of the cross. A logo at the bottom of the patch contains a P (or R) and a W and an image of Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Bass Grocery]

Description: Photograph of the Bass Grocery store in downtown Killeen. Text next to photo reads, "A Quiet Day - in the early 1930s, traffic is light in this photo looking south on 6th Street (Gray) from the Avenue C intersection. A Killeen native remembering the depression days says,'The town was just about that dead, too!' "
Date: unknown
Partner: Killeen City Library System

[Killeen High School Baseball Squad, 1929]

Description: The Killeen High School baseball team of 1929. Top row, left to right, Jack Haire, Troy Cox, Doyle Riley, M.B. Parmer, Bert Bass, Thurman Jean, Otha Lee "Slim" Brown, J.R. Burton. Front row, left to right: Dick Bass, Woodrow Young, Clyde "Hap" Jean, Coach Walter Moss, George Rodgers, John Jones, Rueben Besaley, Robert Wright.
Date: 1929
Partner: Killeen City Library System

Group Photo

Description: Photograph of a group of men and women. Text on the photo reads, "Standing: Tom Justice, Charlie M. Speer, Seated L: Daisy Speer Lee, Cen. Back: Virgie Williams, Lula Williams Kimsey, Seated LL, Cordie Speer Ellis, LR"
Date: unknown
Creator: Killeen Daily Herald
Partner: Killeen City Library System