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Stock- Weaner.

Description: Patent for "...new and useful Improvements in Stock-Weaners..." (lines 6-7) including illustrations.
Date: February 11, 1902
Creator: Shannon, Albert M. & Bobbitt, William
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Acetylene Gas Generator.

Description: Patent for a acetylene gas generator which combines "both a generator and a gasometer the parts of which are so arranged as to render the machine efficient and entirely automatic in action, as well as inexpensive of production." (lines 16-20) including illustrations.
Date: October 14, 1902
Creator: Reynolds, Pearl P. & Reynolds, Jerry J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railroad-Tie.

Description: Patent for a railroad tie that locks against cross-plates to stay secure.
Date: August 4, 1903
Creator: Beazley, John
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[La Porte, Texas Fire Department Patch]

Description: Patch from the La Porte, Texas fire department. The Florian Cross shaped patch has a white background, blue edging, and red lettering and images. "La Porte Texas" is written in the top and bottom points, and "Fire Dept." is written in the middle. A fire hydrant appears in the left point, while a crossed hook and ladder appears in the right point.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Photograph of John Todd Willis, Jr. and Clara Willis]

Description: Photograph of John Todd Willis, Jr. and Clara E. Willis at Marion and Lillian Evans Settegast's bay home in La Porte, Texas. They stand in front of a tree, holding a line of fish between them. A fence and electric poles can be seen behind them.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Photograph of John Todd Willis, Jr.]

Description: Photograph of John Todd Willis, Jr. at Lillian Evans Settegast's cottage at Bay Shore. He wears a jumper, and stands in front of a window.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Camp at La Porte

Description: Two model-T type cars parked in front of camp houses. There is one young girl standing by one of the cars and a woman with her young child in one of the cars. They may possibly be members of the Estill family.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

Camp at La Porte

Description: Two model-T type cars parked in front of camp houses. There is one young girl standing by one of the cars and a child standing at one of the upstairs windows, both of whom might possibly be of the Estill family.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

San Jacinto Monument with bayou in foreground

Description: Photograph of the San Jacinto Monument located in La Porte, Texas. The monument is located in the middle of the frame with the bayou in the foreground. The monument has trees surrounding the base.
Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries

San Jacinto Monument

Description: Photograph of the San Jacinto Monument located in La Porte, Texas. The monument is in the center of the frame, with trees on the left and in front of the monument.
Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries

[News Script: Brief No. 111]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the planning of a World's Fair for 1956, near the San Jacinto Battleground, east of Houston. The Fair would never take place.
Date: September 15, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Missing hunters sought in Gulf]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the search for the bodies of duck hunters Earl Reichert and James Henderson, who went missing and are believed dead in the Guld of Mexico.
Date: December 9, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

San Jacinto Monument

Description: Photograph of the San Jacinto Monument in La Porte, Texas. Most of the monument is visible, including the frieze near the base and the top of the column.
Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries

Pole or shaft.

Description: Patent for poles and shafts for vehicles with the objective of providing "simple and inexpensive means for dispensing with the singletree ordinarily employed with a pair of shafts or thills in a one-horse vehicle or the usual doubletree in a two-horse vehicle." (Lines 10-15)
Date: October 22, 1901
Creator: Sharp, Marvin A. & Sharp, Bird H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department