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 County: Cherokee County, TX
 Collection: Texas Patents
Spark - Arrester.

Spark - Arrester.

Date: February 1, 1898
Creator: Woods, Murray Stover
Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in spark-arresters. This design is to "provide and improved device of this class which is adapted to be connected with the pipe or escape-flue" (line 20 - 23).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Nail-Puller.

Nail-Puller.

Date: February 13, 1900
Creator: Lubbock, William Lochart
Description: Patent for a new and improved nail puller, including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
BRICK-KILN.

BRICK-KILN.

Date: October 30, 1900
Creator: Aber, Edgar
Description: Patent for brick-kilns to "provide means for burning bricks in a much shorter time and more effectively than is possible with usual constructions, and, further, to protect the kiln-walls against the injurious effects of heat" (lines 9-13).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Bale-Band Tightener

Bale-Band Tightener

Date: October 2, 1900
Creator: Splettstosser, Fritz
Description: Patent for a bale-band tightener, illustrations included.
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COMBINATION RAKE AND FORK.

COMBINATION RAKE AND FORK.

Date: July 15, 1902
Creator: Zwicker, August
Description: Patent for a new invention of a farm implement hand-tool which is a combination of a rake and a fork, functioning either as a rake or a fork with a single adjustment, including description and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Knife.

Knife.

Date: March 4, 1902
Creator: Zwicker, August
Description: Patent for improvement in pruning-knives by creating a hollow slot in the handle of the knife and a pivoted blade; in which the blade can be pull out of the slot when in use and place it back to the slot when it is not in use. Illustration is included.
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Veneer Basket.

Veneer Basket.

Date: June 3, 1902
Creator: Aber, Edgar
Description: Patent for stronger, lighter construction of baskets frequently used in shipping fruit, although the improvement "may be used for any and all purposes of which it is capable" (lines 13-15).
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Veneer-Bending Machine

Veneer-Bending Machine

Date: September 30, 1902
Creator: Aber, Edgar
Description: Patent for improving veneer bending through a slower process which allows the entirety of the veneer to be heated.
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Vehicle-Jack

Vehicle-Jack

Date: September 23, 1902
Creator: Zwicker, August
Description: Patent for a vehicle jack improvements that includes "a lifting-arm or support having a flexible winding element" (lines 15-16).
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Fire-Dog.

Fire-Dog.

Date: September 15, 1896
Creator: Lewis, Harry J.
Description: Patent for "a simple and inexpensive fire-dog adapted to be used in any ordinary open grate and capable of affording convenient means for cooking in an open fireplace." (Lines 10-13) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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