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Kaiser Wilhelm and His Guards in Potsdam

Description: Copy photograph of a black and white photograph depicting Kaiser Wilhelm II walking by a line of his guards in Potsdam, Germany. Visible on the left, he and his officers are dressed in full military uniforms which include jackets, pants, boots, and sashes. Kaiser Wilhelm II is the most decorated man in the group; various medals are strewn across his chest. A long line of guards stand at attention on his right, one of whom is H.J. Berndt, denoted by an arrow that has been penned in on the photograph's surface. They are all standing near a large building whose exterior is in the classical style. On the left hand corner of the photograph, a handwritten note reads, "...on a visit by Kaiser Wilhelm II, in Potsdam, by Berlin, in 1892, by H.J. Berndt."
Date: 1892
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Guarding A Bridge]

Description: Photograph of Insurrectos guarding a railroad bridge. In the image a man is riding a horse along the railroad with other soldiers on foot behind him; also in the photograph is a cannon at the bottom of the hill. Accompanying information states: "The railroads and bridges were important lifelines for both the Insurrectos and the Mexican Army."
Date: 191u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

Main Front Entrance with New Sign

Description: Photograph of the main entrance to Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation in Fort Worth, Texas in November 1953. A new sign is posted at the gate reading, "Entrance to this Defense Plant is Granted for Official Business Only". A guard points to the sign as an automobile enters the gate.
Date: November 2, 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[Prisoners Working on the Texas State Railroad]

Description: Vintage postcard of prisoners from the East Texas Penitentiary performing maintenance work on the Texas State Railroad, circa 1913. Armed guards supervise the prisoners, who are digging ditches along the sides of the track and roadbed.
Date: 1913~
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: The History Center

[Guards in a training class]

Description: Photograph of a group of Convair guards in a training class in July 1951
Date: July 11, 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Guard at Main Gate

Description: Photograph of a guard checking a car at the entrance gate in October 1950. A sign above the guard shack directs traffic during shift changes.
Date: October 9, 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

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

[Postcard of Guards At Whitehall]

Description: Postcard of a procession of guards riding horses away from an ornate building in London. A typed note on the front of the postcard says "London - Guards leaving Whitehall."
Date: [1944..1945]
Item Type: Postcard
Location Info:
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Cattle-Guard for Railroads.

Description: Patent for an improved and inexpensive railroad cattle-guard that "can be readily secured to the road-bed of a railroad, as well as easily removed therefrom, as in case of needed repair, or for other purposes" (lines 19-22). The invention provides an uneven surface for the cattle to walk on.
Date: December 3, 1895
Creator: Lee, Jacob M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gage for Bias-Cutters.

Description: Patent for a gauge for bias-cutters that produces "a pair of shears or scissors and provide the same with such additions as will adapt them to accurately cut to a predetermined width bias strips of any fabric" (lines 10-14).
Date: May 8, 1894
Creator: Steen, Nevada
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cattle-Guard.

Description: Patent for a cattle guard that prevents cattle from blocking railroad tracks. It consists of sharp edged cross ties that sit on the bottom of a shallow pit, guard rails that cover the cross ties, bolts that hold the rails together, and end planks forming v-shaped serrations.
Date: October 10, 1893
Creator: Lynch, Michael L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cattle-Guard.

Description: Patent for a simple cattle guard for railroads "which may be applied conveniently and economically to a cattle gap, and which will prevent cattle from getting their legs caught between the sleepers above the gap, which will also prevent cattle from passing over the gap, and which will frighten the cattle from the track" (lines 16-22).
Date: July 18, 1893
Creator: Hills, Lorenzo
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railway Cattle-Guard.

Description: Patent for a railway cattle-guard meant to be used "where the track of a railroad passes between the adjacent ends of fence-sections; and the invention seeks to provide elevated pricking-points in connection with adjacent guides inclining toward such points to direct the legs of the stock to such points so the latter will prick the lags at or above the top of the hoof" (lines 9-16).
Date: December 3, 1895
Creator: Jack, Harvey M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Guards for Wire Bale-Ties.

Description: Patent for improving the method of tying the bales together whether it be cotton or hay so that the material will not get cut into by the wiring.
Date: February 7, 1874
Creator: Davis, Waters S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Safety-Guard for Cars.

Description: Patent for a safety-guard for cars that use a flexible netting in front of the car and has a double frame for support. It folds compactly when not in use.
Date: January 29, 1895
Creator: Champlin, William B., Jr.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cattle-Guard.

Description: Patent for a simple and inexpensive cattle-guard that has comprising rollers which can be independently and easily replaced. The bars that hold the rollers can also be easily removed.
Date: January 30, 1894
Creator: Lefléve, Louis
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cattle-Guard for Railroads.

Description: Patent for a cattle-guard for railroads that is "a series of plates or slates mounted with the capability of partial or complete rotation on axes substantially parallel with the rails and between the said rails and on either side of the track so as to span the road bed or space between the ends of the fence" (lines 25-31). The plates have longitudinal flanges with serrated edges.When the cattle step on the guard, they will experience pain and avoid the spot.
Date: February 6, 1894
Creator: Lee, Jacob M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cattle-Guard.

Description: Patent for a simple cattle-guard that provides an unstable footing for the cattle without injuring them, and thus preventing the cattle from going onto train tracks. The cattle do not get injured when stepping on this device.
Date: February 20, 1894
Creator: Brady, Peter L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cattle-Guard for Railroads.

Description: Patent for a simple and inexpensive cattle-guard for railroads that improves on preventing cattle from passing from their enclosure onto a railway track. The invention does not trap animals or people or cause injury, and lies below the upper treads of the rails.
Date: September 18, 1894
Creator: Brady, Peter L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department