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BRICK-KILN.

Description: Patent for brick-kilns to "provide means for burning bricks in a much shorter time and more effectively than is possible with usual constructions, and, further, to protect the kiln-walls against the injurious effects of heat" (lines 9-13).
Date: October 30, 1900
Creator: Aber, Edgar
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Device for Loading Baggage

Description: Patent for the description and illustration of an "improved device for lifting baggage such as trunks or other articles, in loading and unloading them form cars, platforms or other locations"(lines 11-14) including instructions and illustrations. Patent for a new lifting device design with different size baggage, including illustrations.
Date: January 3, 1893
Creator: Samuel Richard Heidelberg
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Music-Holder.

Description: Patent for an improved music-holder. The music-holder is comprised of a base adapted to be secured to a music rest with a standard pivoted on the base. The standard is fixed with a spring-pressed shaft in order to press the book to the music stand.
Date: October 27, 1891
Creator: French, Clarence E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Buckle.

Description: Patent for a new and improved buckle. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with [a] frame, having [a] hook on [a] cross-piece and [a] tongue on [another] cross-piece, of a loop or keeper, arranged on the under side of frame and between the two cross-pieces" (lines 69-73).
Date: April 10, 1883
Creator: Thomas, Floyd W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Veneer Basket.

Description: Patent for stronger, lighter construction of baskets frequently used in shipping fruit, although the improvement "may be used for any and all purposes of which it is capable" (lines 13-15).
Date: June 3, 1902
Creator: Aber, Edgar
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Crude-Oil Burner

Description: Patent for a hydrocarbon burner primarily used for stoves and furnaces. Illustrations included.
Date: December 8, 1909
Creator: Reed, Rufus C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Festival Parade]

Description: Copy negative of the National Tomato Festival parade in Jacksonville. The First National Bank building has been decorated. In the far left background, the East Side Elementary School can be seen. A parade float moves down the street.
Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[Tomato Festival Princesses]

Description: Copy negative of six young women, princesses from towns and communities in East Texas who took part in the annual Tomato Festival, sitting on a wall, hands clasping their left knees. Katherine Vining is second from the left. The rest are unidentified.
Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[Grading Tomatoes at Packing Shed]

Description: Copy negative of workers grading tomatoes at a packing shed in Jacksonville. The man in the far right background is Sam Boles. None of the other workers have been identified.
Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[Jacksonville High Football Game]

Description: Copy negative of a Jacksonville High School football game against an unknown team in 1922, in an old park. Most of the players wear only thigh pads and leather helmets, although some have shoulder pads as well. The stands are full of people. Girls in white make up the Jacksonville High School pep squad. On the fence behind the stands, advertisements for First National Bank and the Byrd Bros. of Jacksonville are visible. Teams play on a field on which yard lines have been mowed and marked with raw lime.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[Jacksonville High Band]

Description: Copy negative of the Jacksonville High School Band of 1937-38 performing in the Jacksonville National Tomato Festival parade. None of the band members have been identified.
Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[May Day Program]

Description: Copy negative of a May Day celebration at the Alexander Collegiate Institute. A large group of girls and boys stand and kneel on campus.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission