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Ironing-Table.

Description: Patent for a new ironing table that folds into a compact form. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 17, 1900
Creator: Beacham, John Brandon
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Stretcher.

Description: Patent for wire stretcher which draw fence-wire and hold the stack. This device is used mainly while working with fence-wires and supplemental tie-wires.
Date: July 15, 1902
Creator: Halpain, William M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sash Holder

Description: Patent for a sash-holder, which "consists in an improved sash-fastener embodying novel features" (lines 16-18). Instructions and illustrations are included.
Date: August 10, 1897
Creator: Beck, George Washington
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Stretcher.

Description: Patent for a simple and inexpensive wire-stretcher that can easily stretch a wire in a series on a fence in such a way that the stretcher doesn't need to brace against a post.
Date: January 9, 1894
Creator: Sparkman, James S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Knee-Pad.

Description: Patent for a knee-pad that is meant to protect cotton-pickers as they crawl in uncomfortable areas. The knee-pads are made up of a concave oval made from leather, metal, or another strong material, with cloth attached to the base and edges of the oval. Straps go around the cloth and around the leg to hold it in place.
Date: July 7, 1896
Creator: Fergusson, William P.
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Surgical Instrument

Description: Patent for a surgical instrument for increasing dilation of the uterine cavity and for taking medical tampons in and out.
Date: December 3, 1912
Creator: McMordie, William Emmett
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Cattle Guard

Description: Patent for a cattle guard. This invention is for use with railways to prevent passage of stock over the tracks. Illustration included.
Date: December 4, 1906
Creator: Jungman, Leo A.
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[Wedding anniversary of Bob and Erin Carr]

Description: Photograph of Bob Carr and Erin Carr in their East Texas home during their 50th wedding anniversary. Bob Carr is standing to the left of Erin Carr. They are standing behind a table. The table contains (from left to right): A crystal punch bowl, a flower centerpiece, and a three-tier cake.
Date: 1959
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Wedding anniversary of Bob and Erin Carr with children]

Description: Photograph of Bob Carr, Erin Carr and their children during their 50th wedding anniversary. Eleven people are featured in the photograph. Bob Carr is standing sixth from left and Erin Carr is standing seventh from the left. They are standing behind a table. The table contains (from left to right): A crystal punch bowl, a flower centerpiece, and a three-tier cake.
Date: 1959
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[News Script: Fiddler at Hamilton]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a Hamilton man's appearance on "Ripley's Believe It or Not" featuring the musical instruments he builds from bits of scrap wood
Date: January 5, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
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