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80th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 2296, Chapter 99

Description: Bill introduced by the Texas House of Representatives relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 130 in Williamson, Travis, Caldwell, and Guadalupe Counties in honor of former United States Congressman J. J. "Jake" Pickle as the Pickle Parkway.
Date: 2007-04/2007-05
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Front of a Light Wood Building and Trees]

Description: Photograph of the front of an old light wood building surrounded with plant overgrowth. The building is facing toward the lefthand side, and has a crude fence made of thick branches encircling the right side. The entrance consists of closed double doors, an awning above, and stairs leading up to a small landing in front of the doors. The roof of another building is visible next to this building on the other side of a fence. The front yard of the building is sparse grass and a thin dirt pathway. There is a dirt road in front of the building. On the righthand side next to the fence, there are two large trees and shrubs. Handwriting on the back of the photograph reads, "Lockhart". There is an upside-down stamp also on the back that indicates the publisher and publication date and city.
Date: April 23, 1947
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Nut Lock.

Description: Patent for a new and improved nut lock. This design consists "[i]n a nut-lock, the combination, with a screw-threaded bolt and nut, of a pair of arms pivoted or hinged together, said arms having annular screw-threaded grooves formed therein adapted to register with the threads on the bolt, and means for locking the arms together" (lines 76-81).
Date: April 27, 1886
Creator: Clark, Fred
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hose or Pipe Coupling.

Description: Patent for a hose or pipe coupling meant to "provide a coupling of great simplicity of construction forming a tight and efficient connection by which the hose can be connected without turning it, without the screwing together of the sections and without a loose washer within one of the couplings which is readily lost and quickly gets out of order" (lines 12-19).
Date: April 16, 1895
Creator: Conley, Andrew J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for "ironing-tables which are arranged to be capable of folding when not in use and of extending when used." (Lines 8-11) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 30, 1895
Creator: Mills, Charles Richmond
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for "an improved method of indexing books of reference, and more especially city and county records, and the means for carrying over from one line to another where several indexes are to be set opposite one name" (lines 9-14).
Date: April 11, 1893
Creator: Heppenstall, James Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for a car coupling that "couples automatically and by which a brakeman on a single car can uncouple one or more cars and to provide pipe connections between the cars for this and other purposes" (lines 9-13). It has a pivoted drawhead with lever connections to a piston head and uses steam connections with the cylinder in the piston head to couple.
Date: April 25, 1893
Creator: Gebhardt, William Charles
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Funeral Program for Vera Smith, April 14, 1965]

Description: Funeral program for Sister Vera Smith, died April 8, 1965. The funeral was held April 14, 1965 at Emmanuel A. M. E. Church, officiated by Reverend B. T. Langham. Funeral arrangements were made through the Lewis Funeral Home and she was buried in Atlanta Cemetery in Luling, Texas.
Date: April 14, 1965
Partner: San Antonio Public Library


Description: Patent for a new plow design that is adapted for plowing inclinations, including illustrations.
Date: April 14, 1914
Creator: Salge, Henry F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Easter Egg Hunt at Ebenezer Lutheran Church]

Description: Photograph of an Easter Egg hunt outside of the Ebenezer Lutheran Church. There are children in the grass with baskets searching for Easter Eggs on the backside of the church. The church is a red brick building with stone accents. There are cars parked on the side of the building with trees visible in the background.
Date: April 1955
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
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Partner: Texas Lutheran University