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Baling-Press.

Description: Patent for "certain new and useful improvements in baling-presses." (Lines 5-6) Illustrations are included.
Date: April 3, 1888
Creator: Archer, Roger W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combination Tool.

Description: Patent for a new and improved multi-tool. This design "consists of a tool having a staple-holder, a driver, a chisel, a vise attachment, and a detachable driver adapted to be used with the vise to splice the ends of the wire in building wire fences, in which the tool is used for driving staples, cutting the wire, and splicing the wire, the several devices forming a combination-tool disposed for convenient use upon a stock or holder" (lines 9-17).
Date: March 3, 1885
Creator: Archer, Roger Williams
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oral History Interview with Dr. Dan Wallace Bacon, March 3, 1998

Description: Interview with Dr. Dan Wallace Bacon, a physician from Kerrville, Texas, who also served as the city and Kerr County health officer. Dr. Bacon discusses his family history, as well as his education, medical career, brief stint in the Air Force, and general town life in Kerrville. While working at Peterson Hospital in Kerrville, he treated trauma victims from car accidents on Highway 27. In the Air Force, he briefly practiced psychiatry, served as a prison doctor, and finally switched to obstetrics and gynecology. He relates stories from his time as an obstetrician, as well as a general practitioner and family physician. He also discusses the history of minority communities in Kerrville, especially during integration, and the founding of the Kerrville Veteran's Hospital. Dr. Bacon's further remembrances, as well as a historical profile of the Kerrville VA Hospital, are included at the end of the interview transcript.
Date: March 3, 1998
Creator: Bethel, Ann & Bacon, Dan Wallace
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Ross Snodgrass, June 13, 1999

Description: Interview with Ross Snodgrass, ranche rfrom Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Snodgrass discusses his family's move to the area in the mid-1800s, as well as their ranching history. He talks about his own experience as a rancher, raising and training animals, surviving droughts (and anthrax), roping, and more. Mr. Snodgrass also tells stories about the "Whippoorwill" band he and his wife, Clarabelle Snodgrass, started after marrying in 1933. The transcript includes a few comments by his wife.
Date: June 13, 1999
Creator: Bethel, Ann & Snodgrass, Ross
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Marguerite Sammon Voges, September 9, 2000

Description: Interview with Marguerite Sammon Voges, a Kerr County Native whose mother established the Voges Mobil Home Park (under the name, Blue Ridge Mobile Home Park), from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Voges describes growing up in the area, the flood of 1978, her family, and interesting aspects of farm life. Her sister, Minneola, and her cousin, Josie B. Kendall, are also present during the interview.
Date: September 9, 2000
Creator: Bethel, Ann & Voges, Marguerite Sammon
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Last Members of the Texas Veterans Association

Description: 1906 photograph of veterans of the Texas Revolution. Pictured are W. P. Zuber of Austin, J. W. Darlington of Taylor, Aca C. Hill of Oakville, S. F. Sparks of Rockport, L. T. Lawlor of Florence, and Alfonso Steel of Mexia. "We'll rally 'round the flag boys, we'll rally once more". The Texas Veterans Association, an organization of those who had served prior to, during, and immediately after the Texas Revolution, held its first convention in Houston on May 13–15, 1873, with about seventy-five veterans present. After 1876 the annual meetings, held in some seventeen different Texas cities, always took place in the week including April 21, San Jacinto Day. At the Goliad meeting in 1906 only six of the last ten known survivors of the Army of the Republic of Texas were present: William P. Zuber, Alfonso Steele, John W. Darlington, Asa C. Hill, S. F. Sparks, and L. T. Lawlor. The association dissolved in Austin on April 19, 1907, during its thirty-fifth annual convention. With its dissolution its work was taken over by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas. The stories of some of these men can be found in the Handbook of Texas.
Date: 1906
Creator: C.A. Major
Partner: Bee County Historical Commission

Tree and Shrub Protector.

Description: Patent for a tree and shrub protector particularly for house plants to protect them from cold weather, including illustrations and instructions.
Date: March 26, 1912
Creator: Carstens, Julius J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Regional Water Plan: Region N (Coastal Bend), 2016, Volume 1. Executive Summary and Regional Water Plan

Description: Water plan for Region N (Coastal Bend) describing water resources and suppliers for the area, usage statistics and forecasts, water needs, water management strategies, water conservation plans, drought response plans, and the process of creating the plan.
Date: December 2015
Creator: Coastal Bend Regional Water Planning Group
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oral History Interview with John Ike and Alice Delery Walton, March 15, 2008

Description: Interview with John Ike Walton, a musician who has been inducted into the Texas Music Hall of Fame, from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Walton talks about his music career, briefly talks about music and LSD, and music culture in general. Mr. Walton's wife, Alice Delery Walton is present for the interview and inserts comments from time to time.
Date: March 15, 2008
Creator: Collins, Fancelle Robison; Webb, Jeanie Archer; Walton, John Ike & Walton, Alice Delery
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Francis H. "Fuzzy" and Cora Nell Cunningham Swayze, May 28, 2008

Description: Interview with Frances Howland "Fuzzy" and Cora Nell Cunningham Swayze, a couple from Kerrville, Texas. The couple discusses their individual childhoods, life during the depression, and life in the Kerr County area. Mr. Swayze discusses his service in the Air Force and Mrs. Swayze discusses her teaching career.
Date: May 28, 2008
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Webb, Jeanie Archer; Swayze, Francis H. & Swayze, Cora Nell Cunningham
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Plow.

Description: Patent for a riding plow that can be operated by a person rather than a horse or motor. The plow includes means to form straight furrows and stops vines and bushes from getting stuck between the wheels and frame.
Date: May 26, 1914
Creator: Edwards, Jessie V.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stalk Cutter.

Description: Patent for a new stalk cutter that cuts up stalks, stems of weeds and vines to prepare the field for cultivation. This stalk cutter provides rocking or oscillatory movement regulation to avoid rocks or other obstructions.
Date: May 26, 1914
Creator: Edwards, Jessie V.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Work Holder

Description: Patent for a work holder. The invention provides adjustable jaws to clamp the work in position. Illustrations included.
Date: August 16, 1904
Creator: Eichblatt, Otto H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Syrup Percolator.

Description: Patent for a percolator that makes syrup from sugar, or can turn any granular, or leaf substance into liquid, that involves an air tube to allow air to escape from syrup during the process. Includes illustrations.
Date: May 14, 1912
Creator: Elledge, William, N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Singe-Register

Description: Patent for a singe register which maintains a record of each time a barber uses a singeing taper. Illustrations included.
Date: September 15, 1908
Creator: Faris, John W. B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department