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[City Council Public Hearing - Gay and Lesbian Police Officers]

Description: Video footage from the Resource Center LGBT Collection. The 1992 Dallas City Council holds a public hearing of their constituents in regards to upholding the ban on gay men and lesbians being able to be police officers. At 2:36:48 the public hearing closes and the council begins their debate on the topic. The council eventually decides to uphold the ban. At 4:13:56, the council moves on to other items, including an item about whether or not they should continue a contract a law firm whose compl… more
Date: 1992-01-22/1992-01-23
Duration: 5 hours 27 minutes 16 seconds
Creator: 1992 Dallas City Council
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Automatic Separating Device.

Description: Patent for an automatic separating device. This device operates with a link that connects the float level at the top of the tank with a valve handle at the bottom of the tank to control discharge from the tank.
Date: January 22, 1918
Creator: Allen, Charles
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Press.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cotton press. This design "consists of a horizontal press with reciprocating follower, worked by power, the press being arranged to receive the cotton from a chute descending from the floor above the press, the said press and the driving mechanism being constructed and arranged . . . specifically" (lines 7-13).
Date: January 22, 1884
Creator: Allen, John Chapman
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Transmitting-Gear for Windmills.

Description: Patent for an improved transmitting-gear for windmills "which is simple and durable in construction, very effective in operation, and arranged to impart a long stroke to the pump-rod or other device to be actuated" (lines 11-14), including one illustration.
Date: January 22, 1901
Creator: Allison, Jesse H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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