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Electric Signal System for Electric Cars

Description: Patent for signal systems for electric railways where wires arranged in connection with the signal lamps at the ends of the blocks and on the cars will be lit to signal caution. There will also be a signal within the car if another moving car in the opposite direction enters the same block.
Date: December 26, 1905
Creator: Adams, Edwin J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Switch and Signal System

Description: Patent for a switch and signal system to be used for railroad signaling and to prevent trains on different tracks from colliding. (lines 12-22)
Date: December 12, 1905
Creator: Adams, Edwin J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railway Signaling Mechanism

Description: Patent for a railway signaling mechanism. This invention "relates to certain new and useful improvements in electric railway and block signaling in which means are provided for indicating in the engine cab to the engineer the condition of the road ahead" (lines 9-13). Illustrations included.
Date: January 15, 1907
Creator: Adams, Edwin Johnson
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bale Forming Apparatus

Description: Patent for a bale forming apparatus. This invention is designed as an improvement to existing bale-forming apparatus.
Date: August 4, 1903
Creator: Anderson, William E.; Dyer, Frank L. & Workum, Julius F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

GATE

Description: Patent for a Gate. "My invention is an improved gate adapted for use as a farm-gate and for other uses." (lines 11-12) and illustrations.
Date: August 25, 1903
Creator: BRUCE, ROBERT A
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Postcard to Mayme Collins from Galveston, Texas]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mayme Collins in Central City, Nebraska from Harry Bahl in Galveston, Texas; the picture on the card is entitled "Down she goes" and is a "Souvenir of Galveston Beach" and shows a girl diving into a body of water while wearing a dress. The note on the back reads, in part: "Be good and careful."
Date: August 5, 1907
Creator: Bahl, John Philip Herlin
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard from Harry Bahl to Mamie Collins, September 11, 1908]

Description: Postcard to Mamie Collins in Waco, Texas from Harry Bahl in Galveston, Texas with an illustration of "Fishing Boats on Wharf" at Galveston. The picture shows a large boat surrounded by other smaller boats in the bay. There is a note on the back of the card that says: "Wish you were here to enjoy the sight with us..."
Date: September 11, 1908
Creator: Bahl, John Philip Herlin (Harry)
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard from Leda Bahl to Mayme Collins, December 22, 1908]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mayme Collins in Central City, Nebraska from Leda Bahl with a Christmas illustration printed on the front. The picture on the front is of a bell decorated with Christmas decorations all around it, and "A Merry Christmas" printed below it. There is a note on the reverse side of the card from Leda that reads: "Guessing you are glad that the time is almost here for you to come home you said you were anxious to see Harry's house. You ought to see Harry's dog. I told you Harry he thought more of the dog than he does of his sisters. Mayme wish you all a merry Xmas."
Date: December 22, 1908
Creator: Bahl, Leda
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard from Leda Bahl to Mayme Collins, March 8, 1909]

Description: Postcard from Leda Bahl to Mayme Collins in Waco, Texas with a tinted photograph of Buffalo Bayou in Houston, Texas; the photograph shows four boats tied next to one another across the bayou. There is a note on the back of the card that reads: "Dear Mayme, arrived all [] and having a fine time just got home been seeing the drill it was just fine..."
Date: March 8, 1909
Creator: Bahl, Leda
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Thanksgiving Postcard Addressed to Mamie Collins from Leda Bahl, November 25, 1908]

Description: Thanksgiving postcard sent to Mamie Collins from Leda Bahl with an illustration of a turkey pulling a cart with a chef riding on a pumpkin and holding a large knife and fork. There is a lengthy note written on the back of the card from Bahl that reads, in part: "Wish it was mine or I had one like it. Harry is always taking somebody there to..."
Date: November 25, 1908
Creator: Bahl, Leda
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

Wrench

Description: Patent for a nut and pipe wrench. Illustrations included.
Date: July 7, 1908
Creator: Barr George T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Jar.

Description: Patent for a jar for thick semi-liquids such as mustard, which has a discharge spout in the side that allows the contents to be used without taking off the lid of the jar.
Date: August 17, 1909
Creator: Barr, George T., Sr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Trolley-Pole.

Description: Patent for a trolley pole, which attaches easily to the wire and can be placed on it by the operator without him leaving his station on the trolley.
Date: March 16, 1909
Creator: Barr, George T., Sr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mail-Bag Fastener.

Description: Patent for a mail bag fastener which automatically locks when closed and can only be opened with a key.It also holds the mail bag open when letters are being withdrawn.
Date: July 16, 1907
Creator: Barr, George Taylor
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combination Tool

Description: Patent for a combination tool. Illustration included.
Date: February 20, 1906
Creator: Barry, Jefferson D.; Wise, Daniel; Dehn, Frederick D. & Crossland, Mortimer L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Fire-Kindler

Description: Patent for an automatic fire kindler which can be put on a timer and start a fire in a stove with a bundle of matches inserted into the device ahead of time.
Date: November 17, 1908
Creator: Bates, Samuel F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oil-Burner.

Description: Patent for an oil-burner, which can be turned on and off with a single switch.
Date: May 4, 1909
Creator: Breckenridge, William D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oil-Burner

Description: Patent for an oil burner for refined oil which vaporizes all the oil put into the burner.
Date: May 4, 1909
Creator: Breckenridge, William D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department