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Air Compressor for Deep Well Pumps.

Description: Patent for a new and improved air-compressor. This design "relates to improvements in air-compressing mechanism for the purpose of pumping for forcing from deep wells and performing similar work; and it consists in the construction and arrangement of a larger and smaller air-cylinder, and the combination therewith of mechanism to force the air from the larger into the smaller cylinder to increase the air-pressure in the latter" (lines 22-30).
Date: August 2, 1887
Creator: Adams, John R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Letter from Jacob I. Rodriguez to John J. Herrera - August 26, 1953]

Description: Letter from Jacob I. Rodriguez, Executive Secretary-Manager of the Mexican Chamber of Commerce in San Antonio, Texas, to John J. Herrera, dated August 26, 1953. Rodriguez sends an invitation to Herrera to attend Fiestas Patrias in Mexico City September 12-17, 1953. An interview with Mexican President Ruiz Cortines is on the agenda. Travel details and costs are also discussed.
Date: August 26, 1953
Creator: Rodriguez, Jacob I.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[News Script: Phone strike]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a strike of Southwestern Bell Telephone workers, with employees in cities across Texas walking off their jobs in support of higher wages.
Date: August 20, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Robert and Dalene Reagan, August 28, 2001

Description: Interview with Robert Reagan and his wife, Dalene Comparette Reagan, a couple with strong local historical family roots, from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Reagan delves into the history of Kerrville Telephone Company, which was co-founded by her great-grandfather, Dale Comparette. Mr. Reagan discusses his family history, including his connection to Admiral Chester Nimitz. The couple also talk about their childhood memories of Kerrville while it was still a small town.
Date: August 28, 2001
Creator: Bethel, Ann; Snodgrass, Clarabelle; Reagan, Robert & Reagan, Dalene Comparette
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission