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[Postcard of Gunter Hotel in San Antonio]

Description: Postcard of an eight story building taking up the corner of a block. The building is described as, "Gunter Hotel, San Antonio, Texas, completed in Fall of 1909 and acknowledged one of the most modern hotels in this country. Cost one million dollars." The missive on the back reads, "I said I was coming + here I am - Nell." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFadden Beaumont, Texas."
Date: August 22, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

Pipe-Making Machine.

Description: Patent for pipe making machines in which "concrete, clay or shale is formed into pipe by a combined feeding and molding mechanism" (lines 17-19).
Date: November 7, 1911
Creator: Reese, Walter A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Buggy-Wrench

Description: Patent for improvements to the type of "buggy wrench" used for removing lug nuts.
Date: September 19, 1911
Creator: Winckler, Henry J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Aeroplane

Description: Patent for an aeroplane that will maintain its balance in the air automatically
Date: December 5, 1911
Creator: McManus, Augustus F. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Wire and Wireless Telephone System.

Description: Patent for a combined wire and wireless telephone system that allows 2 people who are calling through two different central operating stations to talk to each other even though there is no wire directly between the 2 parties, through the use of a wireless system.
Date: June 27, 1911
Creator: Johnson, Maurice Bernays
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Roller Press

Description: Patent for a roller press. This invention is designed to form round lap cotton bales. Illustrations included.
Date: January 31, 1911
Creator: Reagan, Edgar U. G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wireless-Telephone System.

Description: Patent for a wireless telephone system that does not require the user to flip a switch in between receiving and sending a message.
Date: June 27, 1911
Creator: Johnson, Maurice Bernays
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mandolin

Description: Patent for a mandolin that is made out of an animal (armadillo) and wood.
Date: April 11, 1911
Creator: McCullough, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fireproof System

Description: Patent for a fireproof construction system for buildings. Illustrations included.
Date: February 28, 1911
Creator: Morey, Jay & Magruder, Paul K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Signal-Lamp for Vehicles.

Description: Patent for a signal lamp for a vehicle. The signal lamp is constructed in a way only so that only one light is required to illuminate rear and sign signals, and the sign or number.
Date: September 19, 1911
Creator: Puckett, Almor M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Trap

Description: Patent for a trap for catching rats. Illustrations included.
Date: March 21, 1911
Creator: Clark, William Joseph
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cover for Kettles and the Like.

Description: Patent for an improved cover for kettles, pots, saucepans, and other culinary vessels. The improved cover prevents hands from being burned by steam from the vessel.
Date: May 30, 1911
Creator: Cepeda, Josefa E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Furnace

Description: Patent for a furnace to be used in engines. Illustrations included.
Date: February 28, 1911
Creator: Beaumont, Edmund F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Flying-Machine.

Description: Patent for "a flying machine of the heavier-than-air or aeroplane type" (lines 10-11) that has a central opening. Around the central opening, the front and wings form obtuse dihedral angles, which keep the plane stable.
Date: December 12, 1911
Creator: Herrmann, Ernst W. F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vapor or Gas Generating Apparatus

Description: Patent for vapor or gas generating apparatus. "This invention relates to an apparatus for generating vapor and gases from the air, earth, wood and other substances, for the treatment of internal and external diseases, the object of the invention being to provide a simple reliable, effective and economical apparatus whereby medical vapors or gases of various kinds may be rapidly and conveniently generated and used in the treatment and cure of various internal and external disorders" (lines 9-19). illustrations included.
Date: March 7, 1911
Creator: Norwood, Walter Nathaniel
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department