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Valve.

Description: Patent for a valve, comprised of a valve seat and a moving part that is made in such a way as to minimize wear and tear. The seat, which attaches to the pump stem, supports the value stem, which is then covered by a thimble that supports a rubber disk. This rubber disk helps prevent liquid and sand from wearing against the valve stem.
Date: November 14, 1911
Creator: Wintz, Thornton E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Drill

Description: Patent for a drill used for rotary drilling. Illustrations included.
Date: November 19, 1912
Creator: Sullivan, James C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pump

Description: Patent for a pump used during the process of drilling wells. Illustrations included.
Date: April 11, 1911
Creator: Wintz, Thornton E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Photograph of an Unknown Girl]

Description: Photograph of an unknown small girl on a postcard addressed to Nannie Scott in Humble, Texas. The photograph shows the girl wearing a dress and standing on a sandy beach with the water in the background; she has flowers in her hair and lace-up shoes on her feet.
Date: unknown
Partner: Murphy Historical Society Inc.