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Fan Attachment.

Description: Patent for an automatic fan that attaches to a rocking chair or cradle and rotates as the chair or cradle rocks. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 12, 1897
Creator: Bailey, Israel S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Motor.

Description: Patent for a new and improved motor. This design consists in "[t]he combination, of a clock-work mechanism, of the spring-shaft, the screw geared thereto, whereby the said screw will be rotated simultaneously with the spring-shaft, the friction-drum, and the brake-bar bearing on the said drum and engaging the screw" (lines 90-95).
Date: August 24, 1886
Creator: Roberts, Robert Edward Lee
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Clip: Explosion]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story by reporter Mike Schneider about an explosion in the utility closet at the Four Metro Square Building in Farmers Branch that sent three electricians to Parkland Hospital. The story includes footage of an electrical power box, burned and singed clothing, aerial shots of the building, people evacuating, and an interview with the injured mens' supervisor Bob Scare (sp.). This story aired at 6:00 P.M.
Date: April 22, 1985
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Mayor of Farmers Branch John Dodd]

Description: Black and white photograph of persons standing and seated at Brookhaven College function. The Mayor of Farmers Branch, Mr. Dodd is the man with suit and tie on the right, his wife Betty is next to him. He has three balloons behind his head. Assistant City Manager of Farmers Branch John Burke is seated at front table on the left with glasses. Mr. Dodd and his wife are walking toward camera.
Date: 1978
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[Deon Holt]

Description: Black and white portrait of Deon Holt. He is wearing a plaid jacket, white shirt, and solid colored tie. He has on glasses. Deon Holt was the first Brookhaven College president. His hands are crossed to the side.
Date: 1977
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[Protester holding a sign, "Is the city of Farmers Branch racist?"]

Description: A protester holds a sign asking the question, "Is the city of Farmers Branch racist?" Inmigrantes piden despido de concejal y representación política. Farmers Branch (Texas), 26 ago (EFE). Unas 300 personas protestaron hoy en esta ciudad para exigir al gobierno municipal que despida al concejal que propuso que el inglés sea el idioma oficial y que se sancione a quienes den trabajo a indocumentados. Immigrants ask for dismissal of councilman and political representation. Farmers Branch (Texas), August 26 (EFE). Some 300 persons protested today in this city to demand of the municipal government that it dismiss the councilman who proposed that English be the official language and that those who give employment to undocumented aliens be sanctioned.
Date: August 26, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Two women holding protest signs, "We are all humans," and "Mexico me, Mayflower you"]

Description: Two women hold protest signs that say, "We are all humans" and "Me, Mexico; You Mayflower." Inmigrantes piden despido de concejal y representación política. Farmers Branch (Texas), 26 ago (EFE). Unas 300 personas protestaron hoy en esta ciudad para exigir al gobierno municipal que despida al concejal que propuso que el inglés sea el idioma oficial y que se sancione a quienes den trabajo a indocumentados. Immigrants ask for dismissal of councilman and political representation. Farmers Branch (Texas), August 26 (EFE). Some 300 persons protested today in this city to demand of the municipal government that it dismiss the councilman who proposed that English be the official language and that those who give employment to undocumented aliens be sanctioned.
Date: August 26, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Parade]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a broadcast news story.
Date: September 21, 1963
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Hector Flores speaking behind seal for City of Farmers Branch]

Description: Hector Flores has served as National President of the League of United Latin American Citizens, Director of Recruitment and Retention for the Dallas Independent School District, and an Equal Opportunity Specialist for the Office of Civil Rights within the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. In this photo, he is speaking to a crowd while standing behind a large seal for the City of Farmers Branch.
Date: August 26, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Group of people talking]

Description: A group of people stand together talking. Inmigrantes piden despido de concejal y representación política. Farmers Branch (Texas), 26 ago (EFE). Unas 300 personas protestaron hoy en esta ciudad para exigir al gobierno municipal que despida al concejal que propuso que el inglés sea el idioma oficial y que se sancione a quienes den trabajo a indocumentados. Immigrants ask for dismissal of councilman and political representation. Farmers Branch (Texas), August 26 (EFE). Some 300 persons protested today in this city to demand of the municipal government that it dismiss the councilman who proposed that English be the official language and that those who give employment to undocumented aliens be sanctioned.
Date: August 26, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections