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Broom or Mop Holder.

Description: Patent for a wire folded so that it firmly clamps "broom-corn, corn-shucks, mops, and feathers, or other material for brushes" (lines 10-11).
Date: September 1, 1896
Creator: McIlhany, Joseph W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for a car coupling that "couples automatically and by which a brakeman on a single car can uncouple one or more cars and to provide pipe connections between the cars for this and other purposes" (lines 9-13). It has a pivoted drawhead with lever connections to a piston head and uses steam connections with the cylinder in the piston head to couple.
Date: April 25, 1893
Creator: Gebhardt, William Charles
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Device for Locking Shafts in Hubs or Couplings.

Description: Patent for a new and useful device for locking shafts in hubs or couplings. This design is to "avoid the use of a key-way in the shaft and o provide the tubular member with a removable and reversible key having a serrated face adapted to be forced into close contact" (line 12-16).
Date: January 11, 1898
Creator: Rylander, Parrish H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Device for Marking Goods.

Description: Patent for a new and improved price tag. This design "consist[s] of a strip of ductile metal or any other material comprising a tapering finger, having a pointed hook or prong at its outer end and a square or rectangular plate integral with the tapering finger" (lines 96-100). It it further "provided on three sides with overturned edges or flanges and on the fourth side with a raised shoulder or offset adapted to form a stop for the removable marking-tag, so as to hold the same in place removably" (lines 1-5).
Date: May 3, 1892
Creator: Brown, Sampson H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Disk Cultivator.

Description: Patent for an improvement on a previous patent granted to the inventor (no. 526,962)for a disk cultivator. The improvement is that "the disks are supported at any point on the under side of the disk-frame and in means whereby the disk-supporting frame may be elevated from the ground" (lines 16-19).
Date: November 3, 1896
Creator: Brock, Andrew L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Disk Cultivator.

Description: Patent for a disk cultivator that can be used without supporting wheels, and cuts stalks or tracks while cultivating. It is also adjustable in both height and width.
Date: October 2, 1894
Creator: Brock, Andrew L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Disk Cultivator

Description: Patent for an improved "disk cultivator that will be adapted for the various purposes to which such devices are ordinarily applied. The invention consists in certain details of construction and combination and arrangement of parts" (lines 13-18)
Date: August 9, 1898
Creator: Brock, Andrew L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Folding Ironing-Table.

Description: Patent for an ironing-table that can be folded compactly while not in use and prevents accidental collapsing. The two legs at the narrower end of the table are a solid piece of wood until halfway, at which point they separate into separate legs and a fastening device is attached with a hinge. A brace can be attached with the fastening device that both sets of table legs in place. Both sets of legs and the brace fold up for storage.
Date: November 24, 1896
Creator: Rylander, James B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fumigator.

Description: Patent for a new and improved fumigator. This design "compris[es] the closed vessel mounted on legs and provided with the removable cover, the fire-box having legs resting upon the bottom of the vessel, the inlet near the bottom and the outlet near the top, and the bellow connected to the inlet" (lines 77-83).
Date: September 2, 1890
Creator: Russell, Lee
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Horseshoe-Nail Clincher.

Description: Patent for an improved simple and efficient clincher for horseshoe nails. It consists of a serrated jaw with a beveled extension, a handle, and two plates that act as springs.
Date: January 2, 1894
Creator: Seeliger, Oswald
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hose-Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and useful hose coupling, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 30, 1899
Creator: Conley, Andrew Jackson
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hose or Pipe Coupling.

Description: Patent for a hose or pipe coupling meant to "provide a coupling of great simplicity of construction forming a tight and efficient connection by which the hose can be connected without turning it, without the screwing together of the sections and without a loose washer within one of the couplings which is readily lost and quickly gets out of order" (lines 12-19).
Date: April 16, 1895
Creator: Conley, Andrew J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hose or Pipe Coupling.

Description: Patent for a hose or pipe coupling that automatically couples cars, and uncouples one or more pipes are automatically uncoupled by steam, air, or fluid pressure. The "invention consists of a pair of twin couplers through each of which one or more tubes are conducted, the apertures of which in the face of one coupler register with those in the face of the opposite coupler, each coupler being provided with guides or other suitable means for bringing it into alignment with the other and with a bolt or latch which automatically engages the opposite coupler when they are brought together and is released by steam or other pressure through one of the connecting pipes, in order to uncouple; and it further consists in a valve connection with said coupler pipes whereby the connecting pipe or pipes are closed in the act of uncoupling" (lines 13-28).
Date: August 15, 1893
Creator: Gebhardt, William Charles
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Index.

Description: Patent for "an improved method of indexing books of reference, and more especially city and county records, and the means for carrying over from one line to another where several indexes are to be set opposite one name" (lines 9-14).
Date: April 11, 1893
Creator: Heppenstall, James Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ironing-Table.

Description: Patent for "ironing-tables which are arranged to be capable of folding when not in use and of extending when used." (Lines 8-11) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 30, 1895
Creator: Mills, Charles Richmond
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Joiner's Floor-Clamp.

Description: Patent for "an improved device for use by joiners in setting tongue-and-groove floor and ceiling boards, whereby the boards are forced in close joining and held while being nailed to the joists." (Lines 8-12) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 7, 1897
Creator: White, Able M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Organ Protector

Description: Patent for a new and useful Oran protector "to prevent the entrance of vermin through the Knee-swell slot" ( line 9 - 11).
Date: November 9, 1897
Creator: Oliver, Samuel R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Painting-Machine.

Description: Patent for an automatic device that paints large surfaces that has a reservoir for the paint, a brush that sweeps similarly to an expert painter, a mechanism that dips the brush in the paint, and an air pump that is connected to the reservoir to bring the paint to the brush. Multiple brushes and reservoirs can be used with this machine. The pump may be operated by hand or by machine.
Date: September 12, 1893
Creator: Gebhardt, William Charles
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow-Stock.

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).
Date: July 30, 1895
Creator: Abbott, Joseph W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sash-Holder

Description: Patent for "an improved device, easily attached,cheap of manufacture, and durable and efficient in use, which will dispense with the employment of weights and cords, and which will not be affected by the Weather to allow the window to fall by the shrinkage of the holder" (lines 14-20).
Date: June 10, 1890
Creator: Stukes, John Marion
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Trundler For Spooled Wire.

Description: Patent for a trundler for spooled wire that is strong, light, and shapely enough to propel or draw spooled fence-wire, telegraph-wire, or similar material that is coiled upon flanged spools, and distribute the same lines for the manufacture of fences or erection of electric conductors.
Date: April 13, 1891
Creator: Smith, Cullen R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire Fence

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in wire fences. This invention is to "make a cheap and efficient post to which fence-wires may be quickly and durable stapled" (line 15-17).
Date: December 21, 1897
Creator: Johnson, Thomas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department