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Stoneware bank

Description: Stoneware bank from Marshall Pottery with the words "Marshall, Texas" written on the front in blue.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Rear view of the Hotel Marshall

Description: Photograph of the rear of the Hotel Marshall, located at 210 East Houston Street in Marshall, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[PHS Homecoming Court]

Description: Four young ladies were nominated to the annual homecoming court in 1964. They were featured in the Pemberton High Scool yearbook 1964-65. Four students are shown dressed in daytime formal wear.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marshall Public Library

Draft-Beam for Cars.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in draft beams for cars, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 24, 1898
Creator: Saling, Thomas W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Protector for Stay-Bolts.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in protectors for stay bolts, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 24, 1898
Creator: Coins, Francis. J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Broom-Rack.

Description: Patent for a new and useful broom rack, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 31, 1898
Creator: Smith, Walter I.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Photograph of Robert Milam]

Description: Photograph of Robert "Bob" Milam, who poses in front of his picture in front of a backdrop. The back of the photo reads: Uncle Bob Milam, Born February 5th 1873, Great Grandfather half brother, Marya's son.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Device For Teaching Music.

Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in devices for use in teaching music.
Date: August 29, 1899
Creator: Morriss, Johnson
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Portrait of Boy Named Martin]

Description: Portrait of a boy, visible from the chest up, wearing a light-colored shirt with buttons down the front and a cape-collar. The photograph is quite shadowy and the background is indiscernible. A hand written note on the back of the frame identifies the boy as "Martin."
Date: unknown
Creator: Howard Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Railway-Brake Hanger

Description: Patent for "improvements to Railway-Break Hanger;...will enable others skilled in the art to which it appertains to make and use the same"(lines 6, 9-11).
Date: February 26, 1901
Creator: Saling, Thomas W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Packing for Doors and Like Closures.

Description: Patent for new packing for closures for air-tight and temperature-regulating containers (i.e. refrigerators), with illustrations included.
Date: March 19, 1907
Creator: Carter, William H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for the improvement and simplification of disk plows. It consists of improvements to interconnection of beam, plow, wheels and axle in their positioning and securing to allow for adjustments of these parts; also includes scrapers for plow-disks. Illustrations of a possible implementation are included.
Date: March 18, 1902
Creator: Schofield, James
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Hand-Cultivators.

Description: Patent for "hand-cultivators; and the novelty consists in the improved construction and arrangement of the stock, tongue, and plows; and in the application to the end of the tongue of a shoulder-strap to assist in working the implement." (Lines 15-20) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 27, 1872
Creator: Jones, William G.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Harness-Pad.

Description: Patent for "an improved fastening for harness pads or housings which is equally adapted for sweat-pads for horse-collars." (Lines 11-14) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 10, 1891
Creator: Powell, John S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement In Bagasse-Furnaces.

Description: Patent for improvements in Bagasse Burners or Furnaces.
Date: April 17, 1878
Creator: Littlejohn, William
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Car-Journal Boxes.

Description: Patent for the improvement in car-journal boxes. This invention "relates to oil-boxes used upon journals of car-axles, the object being to prevent the lid from shaking off of the oil-stop or oil-packing surrounding the axle to be removed and replaced by a new one without removing the box from the journal."
Date: October 15, 1878
Creator: Alexander, Francis M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plumbing System.

Description: Patent for "improvements in plumbing systems whereby the service-pipes will automatically drain themselves when a sufficiently low temperature is reached to congeal the water contained therein, thereby obviating frozen pipes and the resultant damage incident thereto." (Lines 8-14) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 3, 1896
Creator: Coleman, Thomas S. & Coleman, William P.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Cotton and Hay Presses.

Description: Patent for improvements in baling-presses. It consists of movable followers and a sliding drum that has a ratchet secured to a clutch and a shaft. It includes illustrations.
Date: January 21, 1879
Creator: Smithson, Richard T.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Machine for Filing Gin Saws.

Description: Patent for a new and improved machine to sharpen the teeth of cotton gin saws. This design utilizes two bevel-faced wheels connected to a block between two arms that clamp the saw blade. The bevel-faced wheels sharpen the teeth of the blade, and the nuts and bolts of the frame allow for movement as well as tightening and loosening.
Date: August 17, 1880
Creator: McAllister, Alexander F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car Door Fastening.

Description: Patent for a new and improved car-door fastening. This design "consists in a novel construction and arrangement of a staple, a hook-hasp, key, and a key-plate, whereby several advantages are obtained . . . for securing the sliding doors of box-cars and other railway-cars" (lines 8-14).
Date: April 19, 1881
Creator: Alexander, Francis Marion
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department