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Bee Hive.

Description: Patent for improvements to "that class of bee-hives or bee-houses having a series of compartments..." (lines 15-17) with instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 21, 1878
Creator: Walton, George Slaughter
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Letter from Frank M. Valdez to John J. Herrera - 1961-11-21]

Description: Letter from Frank M. Valdez, League of United Latin American Citizens National President, to John J. Herrera, dated November 21, 1961. The letter thanks Herrera for his recent letter, which was included in LULAC NEWS, and offers to help where necessary with the school situation in Columbus, Texas.
Date: November 21, 1961
Creator: Valdez, Frank M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Post Hole Digger.

Description: Patent for a new and improved post-hole digger. This design "has for its object to provide a simple, durable, inexpensive, and efficient device, the levers of which can be readily separated, so that either of them can be used as a spade or shovel to fill in the earth around the post after it is placed in the hole" (lines 14-19).
Date: November 21, 1882
Creator: Armstrong, John J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department