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[Harper's Weekly: Elizabeth Street, Brownsville, Texas]

Description: Color sketch of Elizabeth Street in Brownsville, Texas, printed from a photograph in an issue of Harper's Weekly. There are buildings lining the street, but no signs are visible. The street is filled with covered wagons and people (including soldiers in uniform).
Date: unknown
Item Type: Image
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Protecting Shores.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in protections for river banks and coast washing, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 27, 1898
Creator: Brooks, Samuel W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Invalid's Chair.

Description: Patent for a new and improved invalid's chair. This design "relates to an improvement in chairs which will adapt them to the use of invalids and children" (line 7-9).
Date: January 18, 1898
Creator: Yznaga, Juana G.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Velocipedes

Description: Patent for the improvement of Velocipedes. The improvement consists of a new and novel combination and arrangement of propelling power, due to the weight of the body, which may be aided by the muscular force thereof and guiding apparatus.
Date: February 13, 1872
Creator: Maltby, Henry A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Syringe.

Description: Patent for a syringe that will inject or throw liquid and is piston-operated. "In its special organization the device is particularly adapted for males and treatment of diseases to which they are heir, and is light, neat, and compact, so as to be easily carried in the pocket" (lines 18-22).
Date: September 3, 1895
Creator: Putegnat, Joseph L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vehicle-Wheel

Description: Patent for improvements to vehicle wheels including a detailed explanation and illustrations.
Date: November 28, 1882
Creator: Wolff, Arthur J. & Miltimore, Alonzo E.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Billiard-Cushions.

Description: Patent for improvement in billiard-cushions. Patent for removable billiard table cushion.
Date: July 10, 1877
Creator: Mansur, John S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Spike-Extractors.

Description: Patent for "an improvement in the class of nail-extractors in which a gripe or grapple formed of pendent springs or hinged jaws is employed." (lines 7-10) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 29, 1874
Creator: Devine, William ; William Devine, of Brownville, Texas ; Devine, W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pendant for Stem-Winding Watches.

Description: Patent for a "pendant for a watch which can be turned in every direction and can be screwed into the watch-case" (lines 8-10), including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 23, 1880
Creator: Rossetti, John Theodore
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvements in Velocipedes.

Description: Patent for the improvement of velocipedes. Improvements combine foot and band propelling apparatus with guiding apparatus.
Date: December 13, 1870
Creator: Maltby, Henry
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department