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MOP HOLDER

MOP HOLDER

Date: February 18, 1902
Creator: ANDERSON, ISAAC NERIE
Description: Patent for an improved mop holder that will hold the mop head and the handle.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Plow-Stock.

Plow-Stock.

Date: July 30, 1895
Creator: Abbott, Joseph W.
Description: Patent for a simply, durably, and efficiently constructed plow-stock that "will admit of changes being made in an expeditious and convenient manner to facilitate the grouping of the shares or plows to be carried by the stock" (lines 11-14).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Apparatus for Handling Brick.

Apparatus for Handling Brick.

Date: January 3, 1888
Creator: Aber, Edgar
Description: Patent for an apparatus for handling brick "whereby the number of brick handled by a single hand may be greatly increased" (lines 9-11) including 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
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).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Wagon Brake

Wagon Brake

Date: 1887-8-2
Creator: Absalom Templeton
Description: Patent for an improvement in wagon brakes
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Flushing Apparatus.

Flushing Apparatus.

Date: April 3, 1894
Creator: Ackley, George D.
Description: Patent for a flushing apparatus to be used to flush tanks that are normally kept empty. It is also "an improved siphon for emptying the tank, and also an improved mechanism for starting the siphon" (lines 22-24).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Seat - Action Flushing Apparatus.

Seat - Action Flushing Apparatus.

Date: February 8, 1898
Creator: Ackley, George D.
Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in seat-action flushing apparatus. This design is to "provide a cistern into which the water is admitted only when the seat is occupied" (line 14-17).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Water-Closet Cistern.

Water-Closet Cistern.

Date: September 7, 1897
Creator: Ackley, George D.
Description: Patent for improvements in water closet cisterns: "which are normally empty to prevent freezing and which are only filled just before the flush is desired" (lines 14-16).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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