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Mechanical Motor.

Description: Patent for an improved and efficient "in motors adapted especially for domestic use, its object being to provide a cheap, compact, durable, and efficient automatic motive mechanism which may be utilized for drivers various household apparatus" including instructions and illustration.
Date: May 25, 1880
Creator: Miller, Noah J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Evaporator.

Description: Patent for a new and improved evaporator. This design "consists in certain improvements in the construction of . . . sugar boilers or evaporators" (lines 19-21). This design utilizes "[t]he combination, with an evaporating-pan mounted upon wheels or rollers, of a furnace provided with inclined holes adjoining its sides to accommodate the wheels of the evaporator" to make said improvements (lines 57-61).
Date: January 25, 1881
Creator: Harman, Franklin S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hame.

Description: Patent for a new and improved hame. This design "consists in an attachment provided with a series of lugs or hooks for the attachment of the link of the chain trace or the eye of the tug, whereby the draft may be attached to the hame attachment at any desired point, said attachment being adapted to be secured to a hame of the ordinary construction" (lines 10-17).
Date: January 26, 1886
Creator: Hughes, Henry A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Acetylene-Gas Generator

Description: Patent for a generator that runs on acetylene gas with a component that releases excess gas in the event the gasometer is overcharged, including illustrations.
Date: November 14, 1905
Creator: Menczer, Samuel A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for a plow improvement specifying the method in which the handle attaches to the beam of the plow. Parts of the plow are adjustable.
Date: February 6, 1906
Creator: Baker, Jefferson H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Carpet Fastening

Description: Patent for carpet fastening. Illustrations included.
Date: June 2, 1905
Creator: Voelkle, George W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Acetylene Gas Generator

Description: Patent for acetylene gas generator. Illustration included.
Date: June 14, 1904
Creator: Gribble, William A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Acetylene Gas Generator

Description: Patent for an acetylene gas generator. Illustrations included.
Date: August 29, 1904
Creator: Wallace, William A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Acetylene Gas Generator

Description: Patent for an acetylene gas generator. Illustration included.
Date: August 19, 1904
Creator: Dickey, John Splann
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Portrait of Children

Description: Copy photograph of a portrait of Ara, Eula and Hattie Dishman as young children. They are seated on a fur blanket in a chair. All three girls wearing light-colored dresses and are looking to their left. The studio is identified as Cole's Studio in Collinsville at the bottom of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portrait of Girls

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of young Ara and Hattie Dishman leaning together, dressed up, taken by Cole's Studio in Collinsville, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Building Exterior

Description: Copy negative of Josh Dishman Cotton Gin. In the picture there is a big house with many windows and a barn attached to the side of the house. In the picture there are three people standing outside a door on a small deck. Also on the piture a wagon with a man on it is being pulled by two horses. Behind them is another barn type building attached to the house. On the picture there is writing that reads " Uncle John Dishman's gin, Collinsville, Texas (1895)"
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portrait of Baby

Description: Copy photograph of a portrait of a child. The child is standing on a chair covered with a tapestry and holding a photograph, though the photograph is blurred.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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Family Reunion

Description: Copy negative of John and Jennie Dishman with other family members at a family reunion. The group includes seven women, two men, one girl, one boy and a dog. All of the women except one are wearing light-colored dresses, the men are wearing suits and ties and the young boy is wearing a loose-fitting shirt. The group is seated on a porch and a stoop. A typed note beneath the photograph reads, "Uncle John & Aunt Jennie Dishman & family, about 1908 (Collinsville, Tex)".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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