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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

[Catholic School Interior]

Description: Photograph of the interior of St. Mary's School Convent and Rectory, located at 1261, Highway 71, Nada, Tx. A pale statue can be seen standing at the center of a circular room. Plants grow at the base of the statue and the perimeter wall of the room is made of windows that show a view of secondary room. The second room follows the curvature of the inner room and is full of student desks.
Date: May 25, 1956
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
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Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Composition For Staining Wood.

Description: Patent for a “paint or stain, which, when applied, will harden on the common woods of commerce, render them durable and smooth, and give them the exact appearance of black walnut” (lines 15-18).
Date: May 16, 1882
Creator: Gloger, Anton F., Jr. & Gloger, Joseph P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Sprinkler.

Description: Patent for a new and improved sprinkler. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the L-shaped nozzle having the longer arm and the shorter arm, the spring-board secured to the side of the [shorter] arm and projecting over the end thereof, and provided with a boss on its upper side, the L-shaped bracket secured to the side of the [shorter] arm and having one end projecting over the spring-valve and provided with a screw-threaded opening, and the thumb-screw inserted through and playing in said opening and having its end swiveled in the boss of the spring-valve" (lines 84-95).
Date: May 14, 1889
Creator: Kister, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Interior of St. Mary's Catholic School]

Description: Photograph of a classroom in St. Mary's Catholic School with several rows of wooden desks. Cabinets can be seen on the wall to the right and five ceiling lights hang spaced throughout the room. A world globe can be seen on top of the cabinets and a doorway into a hallway can be seen to the left. In the background, a wall of windows can be seen with views of another room. In the second room, a pale statue below a skylight can be seen in the center.
Date: May 25, 1956
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library