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Fuse-Block.

Description: Patent for the Fuse Block. Patent is an improvement to the existing Fuse Block. It allows safer working conditions for those who have to replace or install new fuse blocks at night and/or the rain.
Date: October 13, 1914
Creator: Anderson, Ulin S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vehicle-Wheel.

Description: Patent for a vehicle wheel that improves on automobile pneumatic tires by having a "plurality of springs," with a rigid inner rim and an outer rim connected with these springs so as to absorb the force of any shock. The design is strong, simple, and durable.
Date: January 13, 1914
Creator: Wylie, Alfred R. & Wright, James G.
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[News Clip: Storms of century]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about advances in technology that allow the more accurate prediction of severe storm movement and more advanced warning for communities in the storm path. The story also discusses storms that were on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) list of top weather events in terms of damage and cost including the 1900 hurricane in Galveston, Texas, the 1993 Hurricane Andrew in South Florida and Louisiana, the great Midwest flood of 1993, and El Nino related weather events in the early 1980s and late 1990s. This footage includes storm damage, archival footage of Galveston, meteorologists at work at the National Weather Service, and an unidentified man speaking about the history of weather systems. This footage was broadcast at 5pm.
Date: December 13, 1999
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Never Buy New]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story about purchasing used and refurbished items ranging from exercise and athletic equipment to musical instruments. This b-roll footage shows exercise equipment. The story aired at 5:00 P.M.
Date: June 13, 2005
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Radar used to catch speeders]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Houston police officers using radar devices to catch speeders on city streets, in an effort to reduce accidents in the city.
Date: November 13, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Do it yourself show]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an exhibition of housewares and craft supplies at the Dallas Fairgrounds.
Date: February 13, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Railway-Switch.

Description: Patent for an improvement to railway switches, by creating an automatic switch that changes the direction of a track from object while object is moving on track.
Date: January 13, 1914
Creator: James, Samuel
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sash-Holder.

Description: Patent for a builders' hardware used to hold a sash in a closed to the adjacent stile so that the sash cannot be opened from the outside.
Date: November 13, 1917
Creator: Boynton, Amos W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wrench.

Description: Patent for an improved wrench which utilizes two circular heads, individually situated at the ends of a single handle.
Date: January 13, 1914
Creator: Johnson, Alva Putman
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Funnel.

Description: Patent for a funnel which automatically seals when liquid in a receptacle reaches a certain level. The spout of the funnel also contains a stopper which can be lifted to permit liquid to pass into the receptacle at the desired time.
Date: June 13, 1911
Creator: Evans, Jesse M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Journal-Bearing

Description: Patent for a self-lubricating journal bearing that is protected from foreign matter. Illustrations included.
Date: April 13, 1909
Creator: Lanaux, Alfred A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wrench

Description: Patent for a wrench which is more balanced in the hand than other wrenches.
Date: October 13, 1908
Creator: Layne, Mahlon E. & Hall, Samuel N.
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Spirit-Level.

Description: Patent for a spirit level that is simple in construction and can easily determine vertical and horizontal planes accurately.
Date: March 13, 1906
Creator: Martin, Johann
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Eyeglasses

Description: Patent for "an improvement in eyeglasses; and it consists in certain novel constructions and combinations of parts" (lines 7-9), illustration and instructions included.
Date: March 13, 1900
Creator: Critzer, A. B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rein-Guide

Description: Patent for rein guides to support a harness and guide horses. The device yields little space during storage and transportation.
Date: January 13, 1903
Creator: Johnston, Nathan
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lock-Nut.

Description: Patent for a lock-nut which prevents the nut from accidentally rotating on the bolt, including illustrations. The nut is locked in position when a locking key is introduced to grooves on the lower surface of the nut and the adjacent face of the washer.
Date: February 13, 1906
Creator: Crawford, Hezekiah H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department