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Abdominal Supporter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved supporter for the abdomen during pregnancy. This design "consists of an abdominal sack for the support of the abdomen in pregnancy, which is contrived with supporting-bands adapted for supporting it from the shoulders of the wearer, where the weight can be best sustained, and so as to entirely avoid the belt commonly used, and thus relieve the stomach and liver from the pressure and irritation which it produces" (lines 7-15).
Date: September 11, 1883
Creator: Galney, Augustus.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Acetylene-Gas-Generating Lamp.

Description: Patent for a new and useful acetylene gas lamp, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 5, 1899
Creator: Eldridge, Hilliary
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Acetylene-Gas Generator.

Description: Patent for a new and useful acetylene gas generator, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 18, 1899
Creator: Eldridge, Hilliary & Blum, Sylvain
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Adjustable Hame Fastner

Description: Patent for "new and useful Improvements in Adjustable Hame-Fastner" (lines 6-6), including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 14, 1901
Creator: Boyle, F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Adjusting Device for Compressing-Rolls.

Description: Patent for adjusting devices for compressing rolls which “employed for compressing into a continuous thin sheet cotton fiber; and the objects in view are to provide a simple and convenient means for binding the rolls in contact, and when so bound to prevent any undesired yielding.” (Lines 10-15) Illustration is included.
Date: June 16, 1891
Creator: Goldthwaite, Joseph G.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Amusement Device

Description: Patent for an amusement device. This invention uses a ballast and simulates the appearance and motion of a floating ship under way. Illustrations included.
Date: November 23, 1910
Creator: Corneliussen, Ivar
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Baling Cotton.

Description: Patent for improvements to an apparatus that softens and compresses cotton, and prevents clogging and breakage. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 5, 1890
Creator: Goldthwaite, Joseph G.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Freezing Wine.

Description: Patent for a device that cools wine and liquor. The device "will produce the desired results in much shorter time than is now employed by the common method and apparatus" (lines 11-14).
Date: May 9, 1893
Creator: Wadhams, Arthur
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Handling Lint-Cotton.

Description: Patent for an apparatus for handling lint-cotton that allows air to move freely without back pressure while putting the fiber into a bat. It has a "trunk into which a series of gins deliver, of a primary condenser having a high surface speed, so that it will rapidly remove the fiber and prevent the bat from building up of such thickness as to check the escape of air, and a second condenser having a slower surface speed and arranged to receive the lint from the first condenser and form it into a thicker bat" (lines 29-37).
Date: March 19, 1895
Creator: Campbell, Douglas M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Producing Ammoniacal Gas.

Description: Patent for a new and improved refrigerator and ice machine. This design "consists in an improved construction, whereby the gas is relieved of its moisture before entering the condenser, a better apparatus is obtained, and repairs are facilitated and cheapened" (lines 12-16).
Date: July 21, 1885
Creator: Lee, Charles B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Steaming and Cleansing Barrels, & c.

Description: Patent for an improved apparatus for steaming and cleaning barrels for the reception of resin, turpentine, oils, molasses, sirups, and other like liquids.
Date: May 5, 1873
Creator: Lee, Archibald K.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Treating Cotton-Seed Hulls

Description: Patent for "a simple and durable plant capable of use in carrying out a dry process of reducing the hulls to a finely-divided condition" (lines 8-13).
Date: October 21, 1890
Creator: Bohn, Emil
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Laundry-Extractors

Description: Patent for a time cut-off and brake attachment for laundry extractors for preventing accidents. Illustrations included.
Date: May 2, 1910
Creator: Moore, Robert Marion
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Car Uncoupler.

Description: Patent for a new and improved car uncoupler. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with a coupling adapted to hold two cars together, of an uncoupler comprising a lever pivotally connected to the car, a weight supported on the car and connected to said lever, and a connection between the weight-operated lever and the coupling for operating it, to separate the cars upon the dropping of the weight" (lines 4-11).
Date: June 7, 1887
Creator: Flett, John Henry
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Gun or Rifle.

Description: Patent for a gun or rifle with a magazine, which quickly and automatically ejects spent cartridges and reloads.
Date: May 7, 1912
Creator: Douglas, William M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Hay-Press

Description: Patent for a motor powered automatic hay press.
Date: October 26, 1909
Creator: Laughlin, Aries C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Railway Switch

Description: Patent for an automatic railway switch. Illustration included.
Date: March 18, 1905
Creator: Ditmars, Frederick R. S. & Hendrix, A. S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Type-Writing Machine.

Description: Patent for improvements to the type writer which allow for automatic, proper spacing between letters and words; will automatically return the carriage to the beginning of the page; and will automatically feed the inking ribbon so that the entire surface is used. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 13, 1897
Creator: Templeton, Allison
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automobile Torpedo

Description: Patent for a shell torpedo launcher for submarines.
Date: December 20, 1910
Creator: Douglas, William M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automobile Torpedo

Description: Patent for a submarine torpedo which explodes in the hull of a vessels it hits.
Date: July 18, 1911
Creator: Douglas, William M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Back-Band Buckle.

Description: Patent for an improved back-band buckle and an improved hook that connects the buckle with the trace-chain. The lever-hook snaps "into position and is held secure in a pane substantially flush with the lower portion of the buckle-frame when the buckle is closed by the forcing down of the lever" (lines 15-19).
Date: April 20, 1897
Creator: Brown, John Staddart
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department