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Description: Patent for a new and improved velocipede. This design "has relation to that class of velocipedes in which the rider is suspended within a large wheel impelled by a frictional contact between the inner periphery of the same and the driving wheel" (lines 8-12). With this design, "by the increased size of wheel, not only is speed gained, but the same may be propelled with greater ease over rough or smooth roads and with greater comfort to the rider, in that the jolt is less, and yet at the same time all the benefits arising from this class of exercise are obtained" (lines 27-34).
Date: August 5, 1890
Creator: Akers, William P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oral History Interview with Gayle Reaves-King, April 4, 2012

Description: Interview with Gayle Reaves-King,a journalist in Fort Worth, Texas. The interview includes biographical information about her life growing up, her educational background, family life, and her career with The Dallas Morning News and other newspapers.
Date: April 5, 2012
Creator: Ayers, Cesta & Reaves-King, Gayle
Partner: UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

Portable Hitching-Block

Description: Patent for a portable hitching block that is retractable and is able to hold a hitching rein at any length. Illustrations included.
Date: May 5, 1908
Creator: Barnett, John B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Saw-Filing Machine.

Description: Patent for a gin and linter saw filing machine that is fully automatic and can sharpen multiple saws in succession and then stop when finished without resetting the device or manually stopping it. It also can sharpen saws of varying sizes and thicknesses to different levels of sharpness.
Date: March 5, 1907
Creator: Beaver, John M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sectional Column

Description: Patent for a sectional column. This invention is known as the Tuscan beaded face column. Illustration included.
Date: July 5, 1904
Creator: Buckley, James D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for a stamp rack that is designed specifically for bread stamps and carries a spool of stamps in convenient reach of the user or operator. This rack provides the operator with the flexibility of not having to hold the stamps in one hand while he places the stamp on the bread.
Date: August 5, 1913
Creator: Buhl, Augustin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department