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El Bejareño. (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 9, Ed. 1 Saturday, June 9, 1855

Description: Bi-monthly newspaper in Spanish "dedicated principally to the interests of the Mexican-Texan population" (Vol. 1, No. 1) from San Antonio, Texas that includes local, state and national news along with advertising. The newspaper is an imprint of the "San Antonio Texan."
Date: June 9, 1855
Creator: Debray, X. & Lewis, A. A.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Bitters.

Description: Patent for stomach-bitters (a bittersweet digestive aid) “a new and healthy composition of matter to be used as a tonic, and to be known as the ‘Improved Bitters,’ ” (lines 5-7) which includes ingredients and dosage. Ingredients are Cologne spirits (the highest grade of distilled alcohol), Ceylon cinnamon, orange-peel, galanga-root, zedoary-root, cloves, star aniseed, coriander, Roman chamomile-flowers, cassia-buds, juniper-berries, gentian-root, wormwood, peppermint herb, calamus-root, elder-flowers, lavender-flowers, cardamom-seed, and mace.
Date: December 9, 1884
Creator: Kieffer, Nickola
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cactus-Burner.

Description: Patent for a new and useful cactus burner, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 9, 1898
Creator: Edmunds, Eddie
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Can-Opener

Description: Patent for a new and improved can opener. This design "consists of can-opener comprising a blade or cutter vertically adjustable to allow it to be forced into a can-head to be cut" (lines 34-36).
Date: August 9, 1898
Creator: Connett, Matthew F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Certificate of Inspection

Description: Certificate of Inspection awarded to Eleanor Brown at the 50th Anniversary Reunion of the WASP in San Antonio, Texas. The certificate consists of text framed by a blue border and is signed by George W. Connell, "Chief WASP Wings Inspector."
Date: September 9, 1992
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Church Alter]

Description: Photograph of the interior of Redeemer Lutheran Church. In the foreground, many rows of church pews can be seen, with an aisle in the center leading up to the altar, which has three crosses resting on it. The roof has a high pitch, and a tall stained glass window can be seen in the center of the back wall. Several lantern style lights hang from the ceiling. The walls are made from a light colored stone or stone facade.
Date: November 9, 1956
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Church in San Antonio]

Description: Exterior photograph of Redeemer Lutheran Church. The building is single story with a large, pitched roof with stained glass windows. At the front of the church an entry way with two sets of double doors can be seen, and a large, tall cross stands between them, rising above the church. A side walk leads up to the building from the right, and the rest of the foreground is an empty dirt lot.
Date: November 9, 1956
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
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Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Coin Assorter and Deliverer.

Description: Patent for an improved coin assorter and deliverer that automatically makes change. It has a glass window in the back and a slot in the top where an operator can insert coins, where the machine sorts them.
Date: April 9, 1895
Creator: Reynolds, Stephen D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Composition Pulp Plaster and Process of Manufacturing Same.

Description: Patent for "a composition pulp plaster designed as a substitute for ordinary lime-plaster and equivalent materials and particularly adapted for use in warm moist climates, where the ordinary lime-plaster lacks durability and is rendered non-adherent. A further objective of the invention is to provide a cheap substitute for plaster which will be not only waterproof, but also fireproof and gas-proof or practically impervious to air" (lines 9-18). It includes instructions for manufacturing the plaster with various proportions of the ingredients depending on the purpose.
Date: May 9, 1899
Creator: Blake, David H. & Ray, Jeramiah P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department