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[News Script: Drill]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a broadcast news story.
Date: August 21, 1963
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Wrench for Rotary Well-Drills.

Description: Patent for a wrench designed to assist in working with rotary well drills. The wrench is adapted for unscrewing the coupling that attaches a drill point to a pipe section, as well as for detaching the pipe sections from one another. The advantage of the wrench is in allowing convenient detachment of the parts of a well drill quickly and efficiently.
Date: October 21, 1913
Creator: Lebus, George Franklin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lawn-Mower.

Description: Patent for lawn mower with special stationary blades; designed to improve the operation of the rotary blades with which the stationary blades come into contact, thus "insuring an easy running, and a perfectly clean and smooth shearing of the grass, and prevent any shock, grinding or clicking, when the contact is made" (lines 8-11).
Date: July 21, 1914
Creator: Clark, Josepsh Chester
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tourist's Glass.

Description: Patent for improvements to tourists' glasses, "intended for use to tourists, hunters, ranchmen, botanists, minerologists, and analogous purposes" (lines 25-27) including illustrations.
Date: July 21, 1914
Creator: Faehrmann, John M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Water-Wheel.

Description: Patent for a water-wheel that rotates around a vertical axis and that has blade-like arms that enable the wheel to convert flowing water into rotational energy.
Date: July 21, 1914
Creator: Crisp, Thomas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Compensating Pump-Spring.

Description: Patent for improvements in compensating pump-springs by “storing up in the downward or idle stroke of the suction-rod, a power which is expended during the upward stroke to assist the crank in lifting the rod; and at the same time reducing the power required to drive the pump, equalizing the resistance, increasing the efficiency and generally prolonging the life of the entire mechanism.” (Lines 36-40) Illustration is included.
Date: April 21, 1891
Creator: Black, William L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: New drill]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about tests being run outside of Dallas on a new drill that grinds rock.
Date: July 21, 1959
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Doc Barber's gadgets]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a local doctor inventing a surgical tool called the "craniotome" in Fort Worth, Texas.
Date: June 21, 1963
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Fluid-Dispensing Apparatus.

Description: Patent for improvements to a fluid-dispensing apparatus for fluids such as oil. Safety features relieve air pressure through a valve and a pressure tank.
Date: July 21, 1914
Creator: Catron, John James
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cactus-Burner.

Description: Patent for "a new and useful improvement in cactus burners" (lines 4-5), including illustration and instructions.
Date: October 21, 1899
Creator: Snowden, Lewis W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hoisting-Machine

Description: Patent for a new Hoisting-Machine. The Hoisting Machine has improved arrangement of parts that control the device's braking drum. Improving the Hoisting Machine construction is useful for reducing wear on the machine.
Date: May 21, 1912
Creator: Johnston, Horace
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hoisting Bucket

Description: Patent for a clam-shell hoisting bucket that automatically opens and closes as it is lowered and elevated.
Date: October 21, 1902
Creator: Gearing, Charles M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lever-Operated Cutting Mechanism

Description: Patent for lever-operated cutting mechanism, that used leavers to provide a cutting surface that is both adjustable and can be reversibly held, including illustrations.
Date: August 21, 1900
Creator: Orr, William Oliver
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hydraulic Drill

Description: Patent for a hydraulic drill that allows drill bits to be easily inserted and removed and locks them in place when inside the drill.
Date: May 21, 1907
Creator: Charlton, James
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wrench

Description: Patent for a wrench that can also be used as a pipe. Illustrations included.
Date: February 21, 1911
Creator: Green, Eugene
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pouch

Description: Patent for "pouches; and its primary object is to provide a novel device of this character adapted to be applied to the male organ to catch and retain all discharges coming therefrom, whereby a patient's clothes are prevented from becoming soiled" (lines 11-14) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 21, 1904
Creator: Ezell, Uberto Desaix
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Float Valve

Description: Patent for improvements on float valves that will "resupply the tank with water when it is withdrawn to a certain lower level and also operate to cut off the inflow when the water will have reached a predetermined height in the trough" (lines 14-18).
Date: October 21, 1902
Creator: Mayfield, Jess Lewis
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department