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[News Script: Fast shooting robot]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Rudolph, the police training robot, being used to help officers improve their speed while drawing their guns and increasing the accuracy of the officer's first shot.
Date: April 25, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Fly-Trap.

Description: Patent for a trap meant to aid in catching flies before they can make it into the home. Meant to be used in conjunction with doors that have screens in them and allowing for suitable ways for eliminating the pests from the trap.
Date: August 25, 1914
Creator: Cruttenden, James A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Clip: Postal Auction]

Description: B-roll video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 10pm.
Date: January 25, 1989
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Lawn mower]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a Fort Worth demonstration of a high-tech automated lawnmower.
Date: March 25, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Safety-Pin.

Description: Patent for an improved fastening device which incorporates a sliding shield.
Date: August 25, 1914
Creator: Pyron, John M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bumper for Log-Wagons.

Description: Patent for an improved bumper for log wagons that is "mounted to roll on a wagon bolster and adapted to collapse below the carrying surface of the bolster" (lines 11-13); including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 25, 1913
Creator: Jones, William F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Clip: Energy meter]

Description: B-roll video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: June 25, 1979, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Inventor]

Description: B-roll video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: May 25, 1979, 5:00 p.m.
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Self-Dumping Cage for Hoisting Coal, & c., from Mines.

Description: Patent for improvements in self-dumping cage for hoisting coal or other minerals by first provide a simple and easily-controlled dumping mechanism which can be set at bottom of shaft; second, to secure a positive action of the dumping mechanism and reduce the shock and strain commonly incident to the operation of self-dumping cages; third, to provide a firmer and more easily operated dog for holding car on cage-platform. (Lines 15-22) Illustration is included.
Date: June 25, 1901
Creator: Burdic, Malvern W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tool for Truing and Dressing Commutators.

Description: Patent for a tool "for truing and dressing the commutators of dynamo motors... especially designed for truing and dressing the commutators of motors employed for propelling cars" (lines 9-14).
Date: June 25, 1907
Creator: Frick, Claus Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bolt-Holder.

Description: Patent for improvements in bolt-holders by “providing a combined bolt-holder and screw-driver…. in which the hook or engaging member is quickly and conveniently adjustable to any angle to allow the tool to be employed in various positions to engage bolts set.” (Lines 15-22) Illustration is included.
Date: March 25, 1902
Creator: Carter, Hiram C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Projectile.

Description: Patent for improvements in projectiles for use in smooth-bore guns of any caliber, the same being so grooved or rifled as to insure rapid rotation and great accuracy and range in flight. (Lines 8-11.) Illustration is included.
Date: June 25, 1901
Creator: Croom, Alvis F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Acetylene-Gas Generator.

Description: Patent for an improve to a Gas-Generator by controlling the liquid for decomposing the carbid in acetylene, by doing this the generation of gas is monitored and the waste of gas will not occur. This is an improvement to the Gas-Generator, this construct will have an automatic cut-off for the liquid-supply.
Date: August 25, 1903
Creator: Summerfield, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Saw-Filing Machine

Description: Patent for a Saw-Filing Machine. "This invention relates to saw-filing machines; and the object of the invention is to provide a simple and effective device of this character which is adapted to sharpen with accuracy and rapidity the teeth of different kinds of saws." (lines 8-13) including illustrations.
Date: August 25, 1903
Creator: Smith, John D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department