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[Harper's Weekly: Camp Ford, Texas Sketch]

Description: Hand-colored print of the Civil War camp, Camp Ford taken from an 1865 issue of Harper's Weekly, page 132. Camp Ford, located near Tyler, Texas was established in 1863 as a Confederate prison camp during the Civil War. Over the course of two years, the camp held about 6,000 prisoners and was one of the largest Confederate prison camps west of the Mississippi River.
Date: March 4, 1865
Creator: Simmons, G. W.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Harper's Weekly: Camp Ford, Texas Sketch]

Description: Hand-colored print of the Civil War camp, Camp Ford taken from an 1865 issue of Harper's Weekly, page 132. Camp Ford, located near Tyler, Texas was established in 1863 as a Confederate prison camp during the Civil War. Over the course of two years, the camp held about 6,000 prisoners and was one of the largest Confederate prison camps west of the Mississippi River.
Date: March 4, 1865
Creator: Simmons, G. W.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Burial Apparatus

Description: Patent for improvements in burial apparatus, relating particularly to linings and coverings for graves, which are designed to do away with all appearance of earth or dirt in the placing of caskets or coffins in the ground.
Date: May 7, 1901
Creator: Spear, William
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Design for a Badge

Description: Patent for a design for an ornamental badge celebrating the Emancipation of slaves by Abraham Lincoln.
Date: October 6, 1906
Creator: Whitney, Junius P.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Buckle

Description: Patent for an improved buckle that will hold straps in place, particularly those straps with irregularly sized and spaced openings.
Date: May 29, 1901
Creator: Pool, Robert C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Refrigerating Apparatus

Description: Patent for a refrigerating apparatus for the purpose of regulating the liquid refrigerant agents in the expansion coils. Illustrations included.
Date: April 21, 1908
Creator: Mayhew, John Daugherty
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Acetylene-Gas Generator.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in acetylene gas machines, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 1, 1899
Creator: Henderson, Thomas & Stapp, William A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Door Cleat.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in car door cleats or guards, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 30, 1899
Creator: Miller, William M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shoe-Plate.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in shoe plates, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 22, 1898
Creator: Long, Francis F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spring Support For Vehicle Tops

Description: Patent for a spring support for vehicle tops. Illustration included.
Date: December 22, 1902
Creator: Martin, Edward Gale; Miller, Joseph Sherman & Hurt, William Hurt
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Weather Boarding Apparatus

Description: Patent for an apparatus to properly space and hold in position weather boards. Illustration included.
Date: November 1, 1904
Creator: Spear, William
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oil-Box Cellar and Dust-Guard.

Description: Patent for certain new and improvements in oil box cellars and dust guards, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 5, 1898
Creator: Scrogin, John Moore
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vehicle Top Rest

Description: Patent for a vehicle top rest. Illustration included.
Date: April 28, 1904
Creator: Martin, Edward Gale & Miller, Joseph Sherman
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Water-Elevator

Description: Patent for a water elevator in which compressed air may be used to raise water from a well. Illustrations included.
Date: April 23, 1906
Creator: Martin, Edward G. & Hake, John Henry
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Metallic Cross Tie

Description: Patent for a metallic cross tie. This cross tie is designed with clamps to firmly place the rail in place. Illustration included.
Date: September 26, 1907
Creator: Bickley, George S. & Bickley, Rufus P.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Saw Gummer and Sharpener

Description: Patent for a sharpener for saw blades designed to increase the strength of the blade by "imparting an oval or rounding cut to the back of the teeth" (lines 15-16). Illustrations included.
Date: February 26, 1907
Creator: Loughridge, John H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Loading Device

Description: Patent for a loading device for loading the tenders of steam engines. Illustration included.
Date: October 15, 1908
Creator: Summer, Taylor Fred
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Clothes Clamp for Bedsteads

Description: Patent for clothes clamp for bedsteads. Illustration included.
Date: June 3, 1909
Creator: Taylor, Fannie L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fish Hook

Description: Patent for a fish hook. Illustration included.
Date: December 17, 1909
Creator: Roberson, Elige L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gravity Dump Car

Description: Patent for gravity dump-car cheaper in cost and easy in construction and operation.
Date: October 8, 1901
Creator: Swindall, S. M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Harness.

Description: Patent for an economically designed harness that can be attached and detached to the animal with greater simplicity.
Date: June 25, 1872
Creator: Ellis, Ira
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Corn-Cob Splitters.

Description: Patent for an improved corn-cob splitter for feeding stock using a tapering pin operated by a rack and pinion to split corn whether shuck is on or off. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 2, 1878
Creator: Smith, Joseph F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Plows.

Description: Patent for an improved design of the plow consisting of a modified foot of the plow and curved blade. Illustrations included.
Date: January 23, 1877
Creator: Moore, Thomas M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Cotton-Bale Ties.

Description: Patent for the improvement in cotton-bale ties, with description and illustrations.
Date: July 21, 1874
Creator: Cooper, William
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department