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Stalk-Cutter.

Description: Patent for stalk cutter that breaks the stalks close to the ground, featuring a lever that enables cutter height adjustments to facilitate the breaking of stalks. This stalk cutter has no cutting edges and will not dull over time.
Date: February 24, 1914
Creator: Blakely, Phylander.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Richardson School

Description: Photograph of a rear exterior view of Richardson School on Greenville Road. In the foreground, there is a piece of construction equipment in wide patch of dirt. To the left, three men are standing in grass.
Date: unknown
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Portrait of Mr. and Mrs. John Meade Campbell

Description: Photograph of an elderly woman and elderly man sitting in rocking chairs; they are identified as Elizabeth (Lizzie) Haynes/Haines Campbell and John Mead Campbell. The woman is crocheting, and the man is reading. In the background, there is a fireplace with a clock on the mantle; a lamp and calendar are to the right. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Haynes/Haines lived from November 6, 1876 to November 9, 1970. John Meade Campbell lived from February 25, 1866 to November 14, 1954. They were married October 15, 1894 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Date: unknown
Partner: Richardson Public Library

John Meade Campbell Home

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of John Meade Campbell home. The wooden house is two-stories tall, and a covered porch extends the wide of it. Bushes and trees surround the house. The house was built in 1914, and Methodist Richardson Medical Center now occupies the land.
Date: unknown
Creator: Harrison, Mary Campbell
Partner: Richardson Public Library

John Meade Campbell Home

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the John Meade home (built in 1914) and surrounding land. To the left of the image, there is a wooden barn and silo beside a pond. To the right and further back, there is a house. Additional information is given on the back of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Creator: Harrison, Mary Campbell
Partner: Richardson Public Library

John B. Floyd Home and Inn

Description: Photograph of a painting of John B. Floyd Home and Inn. The building is two-stories tall. Depicted on the lawn outside the house, there is a cooking pot on the left and a wagon on the right. A signature is located at the bottom-left of the image. Additional information is given on the back.
Date: unknown
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Sam P. Harben Home

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the Sam P. Harben house, located on McKinney and Kaufman. The wooden house is two-stories tall, with a covered porch extending the width of the house. Several trees are growing around it. A wire fence surrounds the yard. An embossing on the left side of the image says "'Mann' Farm & Ranch Dallas;" text on the bottom-right of the image says "Sam P. Harben House."
Date: unknown
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Campbell Farm Site

Description: Copy photograph of the original Campbell farm site, located around Campbell Road and Prairie Creek Drive. Two horses are standing beside a wire fence. To the right of the image, there is a building and gate. In the background, there is a pond and trees in a field. Robert Fleming Campbell came to Richardson with the Routh family in 1851. He paid $2.00 an acre for the land where he built his first cabin.
Date: unknown
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Spark-Extinguisher.

Description: Patent for a spark extinguisher "to prevent the burning of buildings and other combustible matter by steam engines" (lines 15-17).
Date: March 9, 1880
Creator: Blewett, George L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Clothes-Pin.

Description: Patent for a clothes pin made from spring metal that "automatically adapt[s] itself to lines of different thicknesses, and whereby the pin may be used to retain an exceedingly thin article in engagement with the line as effectually as an exceedingly thick article, the pin being capable of holding a bit of lace and likewise a heavy blanket or quilt" (lines 11-18). It is especially designed for use with metal clothes lines.
Date: October 31, 1893
Creator: Jones, George W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railway Rail Joint Chair

Description: Patent for a railway rail joint chair. This invention is designed to prevent deflection of the rails at the joints. Illustration included.
Date: June 21, 1904
Creator: Saunders, Amos & Wilmoth, Arthur W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Clip: Richardson Murdr]

Description: B-roll video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 6pm.
Date: September 20, 1988
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Murder Case]

Description: B-roll video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 5pm.
Date: September 20, 1988
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Murder Arrest]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 10pm.
Date: September 20, 1988
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections