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[News Script: Cotton picking system]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Ellis County farmer Marvin Borders discovering a way to more successfully utilize machines to pick cotton.
Date: September 19, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Pinballs]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about 15 pinball machines confiscated by Fort Worth Police being destroyed by bulldozer.
Date: January 19, 1962
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Dirigible Automobile-Lamp

Description: Patent for a new automobile lamp that turns in conjunction with the steering wheel and an apparatus that attaches to automobiles to cradle the head lamp and stop it from vibrating.
Date: May 19, 1914
Creator: Freeborn, Sidney Mills
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: Fire snorkle]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Fort Worth City Manager Jerry Cookingham looking at a Pitman Snorkle (a caged hydraulic lift used for fighting fires) for the city's fire department.
Date: January 19, 1962
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Motor-Driven Table

Description: Patent for "improvements in rotatable tables, such as are employed for the display of goods and for general serving purposes in hotels, restaurants and other places" (lines 12-16) including illustrations and instructions.
Date: August 19, 1913
Creator: Goodrich, Luman L., Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Animal-Trap

Description: Patent for improvements in animal traps, in particular mouse and rat traps. Illustrations included.
Date: June 19, 1917
Creator: Stockburger, Charles. W.
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Drill

Description: Patent for a drill used for rotary drilling. Illustrations included.
Date: November 19, 1912
Creator: Sullivan, James C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Treating Ankylosis of the Knee

Description: Patent for an apparatus for treating knee ankylosis that is ready to use at a moments notice "without unnecessary or nervous shock to the invalid to apply the requisite heat, extension, and flexion to an afflicted part to render it supple and restore to its natural functions". (lines 11-15).
Date: September 19, 1905
Creator: Norwood, Robert R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shingle-Gage

Description: Patent for improved shingle-gage for the measurement and spacing of roofing-shingles.
Date: June 19, 1906
Creator: Jones, William W.
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Ant-Trap.

Description: Patent for ant traps that has a body portion with upper and lower inlet chambers. The trap is connected with the upper inlet chamber by a passage-way through which the ants may pass.
Date: December 19, 1911
Creator: Seifert, Adolf R. R. & Campbell, Bertha
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Saw Gummer and Sharpener

Description: Patent for a sharpener for saw blades designed to increase the strength of the blade by "imparting an oval or rounding cut to the back of the teeth" (lines 15-16). Illustrations included.
Date: January 19, 1909
Creator: Loughridge, John H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Match-Dispensing Box

Description: Patent for a match dispensing box designed solely for use in public places in which only one match be removed from the box at a time and also can be used to strike the match once removed from the box
Date: September 19, 1905
Creator: Huber, Frederick K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Nut-Lock.

Description: Patent for a nut lock with a locking plate that can be used for multiple nuts, "particularly those used in securing the joints of railroad rails, frogs, switches, and crossings" (lines 10-12), with illustrations.
Date: June 19, 1906
Creator: Taylor, James T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Clothes-Pin.

Description: Patent for a wire clothes pin that is attached to the clothesline and is easily opened or closed to attach or remove clothes.
Date: March 19, 1907
Creator: Burleson, Pleasant Wright
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Combination-Tool.

Description: Patent for a combination tool for pipe fitters and mechanics. The tool can be combined with a number of separate tools, including a die-stock and tap. The tool is foldable when not in used.
Date: December 19, 1911
Creator: Richardson, Charlie N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Blower for Forges

Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in blowers for blacksmiths' forges with the intention of creating less waste and a better economical value.
Date: June 19, 1902
Creator: Roach, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shears and Tension-Screw.

Description: Patent for shears with a tension spring that don't require the use of a screwdriver to fix or adjust, last longer, keep the blades more even, and don't pinch one's hands while using them.
Date: February 19, 1907
Creator: Wilkins, Willis A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department