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Baling-Press

Description: Patent for "improvements in baling presses: and it consists in a press having a suitable frame, a box mounted thereon having a hinged front and a hinged side." (lines 11-14) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 17, 1900
Creator: Stopple, John J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Holder for Mechanics' Rules.

Description: Patent for a wearable holster for a mechanics' ruler. It aims to protect the ruler, make it easier to carry and is quickly removable. Including illustration.
Date: August 15, 1905
Creator: Whitby, Joseph P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Ironing Apparatus

Description: Patent for improvement to an ironing apparatus to "produce a cheap portable ironing-machine, with which any capable person (and even children) can with very liggle fatigue and labor, do the ironing for a large family in a very short time".
Date: July 18, 1876
Creator: Martin, James
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hay-Press

Description: Patent for a hay press "so that two bales will be formed in the press. . .thereby saving time and labor, and also to simply the construction of the parts without the sacrifice of power, strength, and durability" (lines 15-20).
Date: February 5, 1889
Creator: Champion, William Smith
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Picking Machine.

Description: Patent for improvements to cotton picking machines "of that class in which the cotton-boll is caught on the end of a revolving picker" (lines 11-12). Improvements include a combination of a revolving drum with hollow tubular arms attached to the drum, as well as revolving pickers attached to those arms. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 27, 1897
Creator: Haring, Peter Paul.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hay-Press

Description: Patent for improvements in the construction and design of baling presses for compressing hay for baling.
Date: July 12, 1887
Creator: McNeill, Charles DeWitt
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Window-Shadde Adjuster

Description: Patent for improvements for the window shade adjuster. The window shade adjuster limits the amount of light from entering through a window by providing a slidable bar that can be moved.
Date: February 6, 1912
Creator: Fechner, Albert H. & Fechner, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Clamp.

Description: Patent for a clamp "for use in in connection with hoisting-tackle for raising or lowering well-pipes..."(lines 9-10) that has one side attach to the pipe and the other side be releasable from the pipe.
Date: April 9, 1907
Creator: Danforth, Joseph B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Block-Signaling Device.

Description: Patent for a block signaling device for railroads, which sends an audible signal as well as a telephone message to the incoming train.
Date: October 6, 1908
Creator: Fechner, William & Fechner, Albert Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Misión La Bahía]

Description: Photograph of the Misión La Bahía in Goliad, Texas. The entrance of the Misión is not visible in this photograph, however the towers are. There are two octagonal windows on the middle wall of the Misión. On the left side of the image there is an abundance of trees and shrubs next to the Misión. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads "Goliad Misión La Bahía".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Mission in Goliad, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a mission in Goliad, Texas. On the left side of the photograph, there is a hallway with five arches attatched to the main building. There is a tower in the middle of the building with an arch window at the very top. There are a few sparse trees that cover the building in the background. On the back of the photograph, there is a handwritten note that reads "Goliad- Mission where Anamaria college was."
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary