Car Coupling.

Car Coupling.

Date: October 28, 1884
Creator: Pritchett, William Henry
Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the draw-head, of an upright or standard secured thereto, a lever pivoted to said upright or standard, a coupling-pin pivoted to said lever, a flat spring secured to the underside of the draw-head and extending outwardly beyond the same, and a chain connecting said lever and spring" (lines 16-22).
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The Ferris Wheel, Volume 5, Number 25, Saturday, February 26, 1898

The Ferris Wheel, Volume 5, Number 25, Saturday, February 26, 1898

Date: February 26, 1898
Creator: Ezzell, Frank
Description: Weekly newspaper contains local, national and world news, stories, poetry, jokes, church directory, and advertisements.
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Canopy for Vehicles, & c.

Canopy for Vehicles, & c.

Date: December 10, 1896
Creator: Buchanan, Hugh A. & Tisdal, Jefferson M.
Description: Patent to "improve the construction of canopies and to provide a simple, inexpensive, and efficient one adapted to be readily mounted on all kinds of vehicles, plows, machines, &c., where shade or protection from weather is desirable" (lines 11-15) with instructions and illustration.
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Clothes-Pounder.

Clothes-Pounder.

Date: November 19, 1895
Creator: Bain, WIlliam W. & Bain, William M.
Description: Patent for a clothes-pounder that is simple and effective with the operator using the minimum amount of energy. It is conical with a smaller cone inside it. A diaphragm is between the cones and the brace, and an is air vent inside it.
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Quilting Attachment for Sewing-Machines.

Quilting Attachment for Sewing-Machines.

Date: February 18, 1896
Creator: Moon, Richard D.; Spake, William H. & Bain, James H.
Description: Patent for "quilting-frame attachments for sewing-machines, and has for its object the provision of a device which can be readily applied to any sewing-machine without marring or disfiguring the top thereof, and which will not overbalance the machine when quilting a large-sized bed-covering, and which can be easily detached and stored in a small compass so as to occupy a minimum amount of room when not required for use." (Lines 9-18) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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The Ferris Wheel, Volume 4, Number 46, Saturday, July 31, 1897

The Ferris Wheel, Volume 4, Number 46, Saturday, July 31, 1897

Date: July 31, 1897
Creator: Ezzell, Frank
Description: Weekly newspaper contains local, national and world news, stories, poetry, jokes, church directory, and advertisements.
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The Ferris Wheel, Volume 1

The Ferris Wheel, Volume 1

Date: [1897~]
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper contains local, national and world news, stories, poetry, jokes and advertisements.
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The Ferris Wheel, Volume 4, Number 7, Saturday, October 24, 1896

The Ferris Wheel, Volume 4, Number 7, Saturday, October 24, 1896

Date: October 24, 1896
Creator: Ezzell, Frank
Description: Weekly newspaper contains local, national and world news, stories, poetry, jokes, church directory, and advertisements.
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The Ferris Wheel, Volume 4, Number 32, Saturday, April 24, 1897

The Ferris Wheel, Volume 4, Number 32, Saturday, April 24, 1897

Date: April 24, 1897
Creator: Ezzell, Frank
Description: Weekly newspaper contains local, national and world news, stories, poetry, jokes, church directory, and advertisements.
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The Ferris Wheel, Volume 4, Number 4[a], Saturday, October 3, 1896

The Ferris Wheel, Volume 4, Number 4[a], Saturday, October 3, 1896

Date: October 3, 1896
Creator: Ezzell, Frank
Description: Weekly newspaper contains local, national and world news, stories, poetry, jokes, church directory, and advertisements.
Contributing Partner: Ferris Public Library
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