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Wire-Stretcher.

Description: Patent for a tool to stretch telephone wire, barb wire, and wire fencing. The tool connects to and holds in place a wire using a lock. While locked in place, the wire is stretched without the need of chains.
Date: April 28, 1914
Creator: Armstrong, Henry H. & Armstrong, H. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Clip: Double Doppler]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story by meteorologist David Finfrock about the ability to more accurately predict movement of severe storms and provide more advanced notice and warning to communities due to new radar technology as well as the placement of a second or "double Doppler system" in Granbury, Texas. This story includes footage of storms and storm damage in Oklahoma and unidentified areas, an animated map demonstrating the technology, and the Doppler system. This footage was broadcast at 10pm.
Date: October 15, 1999
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Insect-Trap.

Description: Patent for insect traps, specifically for concentrating capture and extermination via placement over an ant hill.
Date: September 23, 1913
Creator: Chandler, John T. & Harber, Joseph L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fountain-Brush.

Description: Patent for a fountain brush which allows for the attachment of a wiping cloth, and featuring a spring handle.
Date: March 11, 1913
Creator: Shanley, Michael Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Stretcher.

Description: Patent for improvements in wire-stretchers by using a combination of winding-drum, a ratchet upon the drum and wire clutches for engagement with a wire to be stretched. Illustration is included.
Date: April 1, 1902
Creator: Walls, Joseph A. & Boyter, Robert L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Power-Hammer.

Description: Patent for a hammer operated by a treadle with improved springs for enhanced power.
Date: September 3, 1907
Creator: Kinson, James D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pipe-Wrench.

Description: Patent for a pipe-wrench that is a "pair of tongs [made] for holding rods or pipes of different diameter so that, when between the jaws, they will be held by an elastic cam pressure, without any further muscular exertion by the smith or expert mechanic who is about to work upon the rod or pipe" (lines 16-21).
Date: November 13, 1894
Creator: Riza, Mike H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Horse-Detacher.

Description: Patent for improvements in devices of attachments for wagons or similar wheeled vehicles, by improving “the attachment to the brake rod or shaft of the wagon, connected also with the bolts which secure the shafts or pole in the clips on the wagon-axle, by means of which the brake-shaft may be rocked so as to apply the brakes and stop the wagon, hold the shafts or pole, and thus disconnect them from the wagon.” (Lines 16-22) Illustration is included.
Date: April 28, 1891
Creator: McMorries, James
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department