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The American Central Rail Way.

Description: Map shows the mid-nineteenth century American Central rail lines stretching from the middle of North American to Nebraska and Kansas territories. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,600,000].
Date: 1856
Creator: Sylvester, J. W.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Baling-Press.

Description: Patent for a baling press made up of a vertically movable core that moves up as it gets wrapped up in the internet, supporting drums, a feed apron that presses the material to the core, a pivoted swinging frame with a compression roller, a bale support, a mechanism that lifts the frame when the bale is finished, and a rack-and-pinion mechanism that raises the compression roller that moves up to let the bale get bigger, and a mechanism that rotates the rack-and-pinion.
Date: November 27, 1894
Creator: Smith, Hamilton E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Barbara Jordan Acceptance Speech at Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies]

Description: Text of acceptance speech delivered by Barbara Jordan at the Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies commemoration of the anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. She discusses immigration policy and and the civil rights of immigrants. Handwritten edits appear throughout the photocopied document.
Date: 1994
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

[Barbara Jordan Accepts a Gift]

Description: Photograph of Barbara Jordan accepting a gift from the TV and Radio Advertising Club of Philadelphia. She is holding a plaque with a woman standing in front of a podium. There is a woman and a man standing behind them, wearing dark-colored clothing.
Date: September 16, 1977
Partner: Texas Southern University

[Barbara Jordan Accepts a Gift]

Description: Photograph of Barbara Jordan accepting a gift from the TV and Radio Advertising Club of Philadelphia. She is holding a plaque with a woman standing in front of a podium. There is a woman and a man standing behind them, wearing dark-colored clothing.
Date: September 16, 1977
Partner: Texas Southern University

[Barbara Jordan Accepts a Gift]

Description: Photograph of Barbara Jordan accepting a gift from the TV and Radio Advertising Club of Philadelphia. She is shaking hands with a woman standing in front of a podium. There is a woman and a man standing behind them, wearing dark-colored clothing.
Date: September 16, 1977
Partner: Texas Southern University

[Barbara Jordan Speaking to a Room of People]

Description: Photograph of Barbara Jordan speaking to the TV and Radio Advertising Club of Philadelphia at a reception hall. She is standing at a microphone, wearing a light-colored suit, and visible from the chest up. The guests oh the hall are visible, and are looking towards Jordan. There is also a table with people on either side of Jordan in the front of the hall.
Date: September 16, 1977
Partner: Texas Southern University

Cartridge-Loading Machine

Description: Patent for improvements to the machine originally patented on August 10, 186 by Edward A. Franklin of Brenham, patent no. 347,268.
Date: January 15, 1889
Creator: Franklin, Edward A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cartridge-Loading Machine

Description: Patent for "an improvement in cartridge-loaders adapted to load cartridge shells automatically, the machine being operated by suitable power. It consists in improved power mechanism and devices which may be arranged and combined with the loading mechanism of a machine cartridge-loader" (lines 38-45).
Date: November 25, 1890
Creator: Franklin, Edward A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Chain Pipe-Wrench.

Description: Patent for certain new and improvements in chain pipe wrenches, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 26, 1899
Creator: Bohner, Philip Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Client Card: American Leonic Manufacturing Co.]

Description: Client card describing work completed at the Roman Bronze Works Foundry for the American Leonic MFG. Co. (Walter Koenig), including a job number, brief description, monetary amount, and dates associated with each entry. Piece included: bronze cast "The Last Supper" (5' x 38").
Date: June 1964
Creator: Roman Bronze Works Foundry
Partner: Amon Carter Museum

[Client Card: Bailey, Banks and Biddle Company]

Description: Client card describing work completed at the Roman Bronze Works Foundry for Bailey, Banks and Biddle Company, including a job number, brief description, monetary amount, and dates associated with each entry. Pieces included: plaques, bronze box (4 copies), Soldier's Trophy (3 copies), Hilton Trophy (buffalo hunt relief), Daniel Boon Trophy, Pershing Trophy (standing doughboy), General Custer Trophy (standing frontiersman), National Trophy (Dogs of War relief), Soldier of Marathon Trophy (Fallen Man), Minute Man Trophy (2 copies), Infantry Trophy, and Custer Trophy.
Date: March 1932
Creator: Roman Bronze Works Foundry
Partner: Amon Carter Museum

[Client Card: Boyertown Casket Company]

Description: Client card describing work completed at the Roman Bronze Works Foundry for the Boyertown Casket Company, including a job number, brief description, monetary amount, and dates associated with each entry. Piece included: samples of casket corners (2 copies).
Date: unknown
Creator: Roman Bronze Works Foundry
Partner: Amon Carter Museum

[Client Card: Bryn Athyn Supply Company]

Description: Client card describing work completed at the Roman Bronze Works Foundry for the Bryn Athyn Supply Company, including a job number, brief description, monetary amount, and dates associated with each entry. Pieces included: bronze cast reclining lamb and finial (7').
Date: November 1937
Creator: Roman Bronze Works Foundry
Partner: Amon Carter Museum