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Automobile-Headlight

Description: Patent for movable automobile headlight which reflect downward on the road surface and utilizes the at-hand mounting hardware for static automobile headlights.
Date: July 14, 1914
Creator: Allan, William N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oral History Interview with Jaime Martinez, July 1, 2016

Description: Jaime Martinez was a Civil rights activist and farm worker advocate from San Antonio. Martinez served as the Chairman of the Cesar E. Chavez Legacy and Educational Foundation board and was a lifetime advocate for civil rights. Martinez grew up on the West side San Antonio and attended Lanier High School. In his interview, he talked about his life as a labor organizer, having a street named after him, and what it takes to be an organizer. He died in July of 2017.
Date: July 1, 2016
Creator: Arionus, Steve & Martinez, Jaime
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Joe Bernal, July 5, 2016

Description: The second part of a two part interview focuses on the early years of his political career, his relationship with the Good Government League and some of his accomplishments as a state representative. Throughout the interview, Mr. Bernal talks about the political and economic context in San Antonio. At the end of the interview, he talks about the role of Raza Unida in his eventual electoral defeat.
Date: July 5, 2016
Creator: Bernal, Joe; Sinta, Vinicio & Arionus, Steve
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Joe Bernal, July 1, 2016

Description: In the first part of his interview, Mr. Bernal talks about his experiences growing up in the west side of San Antonio. He talks about living conditions and the different jobs he had as a young man to help his household. He also discussed the conditions in the area schools, and the way Mexican American youth were steered toward trades instead of going to college. He also talks about his experience in the military; he was sent to the Philippines and Japan. Upon returning to the U.S., Mr. Bernal attended Trinity U., and later became a school teacher. Two part interview.
Date: July 1, 2016
Creator: Bernal, Joe; Sinta, Vinicio & Arionus, Steve
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Sliding-Door Latch.

Description: Patent for "a latch applicable to the sliding doors of common carriers, dwellings, and the like" (lines 10-12), to keep sliding doors shut. Illustrations included.
Date: July 8, 1913
Creator: Merritt, George W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stamping-Machine

Description: Patent for new stamping device for "quickly and accurately stamping railroad tickets on their faces with the date of issue, the destination and the time limit or number of the train on which the ticket is to be used" (lines 11-15) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 29, 1913
Creator: Terry, James William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Biplane

Description: Patent for a biplane design that has improved lift, steering, stability, and landing, including illustrations.
Date: July 28, 1914
Creator: Herrmann, Ernst W. F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Permutation-Lock.

Description: Patent for improvements and simplification of the permutation lock including a latch-bolt slidable case and a tumbler-shaft journaled in a side wall of the case.
Date: July 10, 1906
Creator: Katzenberger, Oscar.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lawn-Rocker.

Description: Patent for a lawn rocker improvement that provides swing and is durable and inexpensive.
Date: July 17, 1906
Creator: Coffy, Ida May
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Headlight.

Description: Patent for a headlight, which can have a curtain mounted and drawn across it.
Date: July 19, 1910
Creator: Bennack, Frank P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Toy.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in toys, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 12, 1898
Creator: Busse, Annie
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wrench.

Description: Patent for "wrenches; and it consists in the improved means for operating the movable jaw thereof." (lines 12-13) including illustrations.
Date: July 1, 1902
Creator: Boozer, George W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department