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[News Script: Deceptograph]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Tarrant County sheriffs testing a new polygraph lie detector machine, known as the "Detectograph."
Date: May 14, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
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Clock.

Description: Patent for self-winding secondary clocks that are "connected in series to be timed by a master clock and more particularly to tower clocks" (lines 10-12) with the objectives of keeping perfect time and winding periodically, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 6, 1913
Creator: Friedman, Bernhard Z.
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Fly-Trap.

Description: Patent for a fly/insect trap with a unique construction that includes an upright cylindrical casing, a peripheral rib, a transparent funnel, and a mesh bait holder, including illustrations.
Date: May 27, 1913
Creator: Buck, Daniel Luther
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Dental Tool

Description: Patent for a series of dental cleaning tools to remove deposits from teeth and smooth rough surfaces. This design inflicts minimal damage to the gum tissue while both a guide and blade are in contact with the tooth.
Date: May 4, 1915
Creator: Carr, Cassius M.
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Moistening and Sprinkling Attachment for Brooms.

Description: Patent for attachment to brooms which enables the moistening of the broom during use to prevent the spreading of dust. One part regulates the flow of liquid to the broom and another provides a container for the liquid. In effect the attachment to the broom makes it into a convertible mop.
Date: May 23, 1905
Creator: Taylor, James P.
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[News Clip: Termites]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: May 5, 1981, 5:00 p.m.
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
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