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Hose-Support

Description: Patent for hose support with pivoted standard having a part which is adapted to support the nozzle of the hose, with illustrations.
Date: October 20, 1914
Creator: Praeger, Ewald
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lantern.

Description: Patent for an "improved lantern for switchmen and other railroad men for use in signaling and the like, and which is susceptible of being used for prolonged signals without extinguishing the flame and which is not liable to be accidentally blown out by a strong wind or current of air either" (lines 10-16).
Date: 1913-5-27
Creator: Moore, Thomas L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Jail

Description: Patent for community style jails, eliminating single-cell jail housing.
Date: 1913-6-24
Creator: Youngblood, David Franklin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Incinerator.

Description: Patent for "an improved form of incinerator for burning garbage and other refuse, both solid and liquid, as well as the gases liberated therefrom, without the emission of smoke or noxious odors, or gases, and especially suitable for disposing of the refuse of military encampments, farms, hotels, houses, communities, etc., not provided with sewers" (lines 9-17), including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 18, 1913
Creator: Charles, Oscar J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Culvert.

Description: Patent for metal road culvert improvements. Light weight, but sturdy, interlocking metal sheets are used. They can be stacked for cheaper and easier shipping. The culvert allows large amounts of water to flow through.
Date: April 22, 1913
Creator: Youngblood, David Franklin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Pneumatic Lift and Force Pump.

Description: Patent for a combined pneumatic lift and force pump, which is able to reach the inexhaustible supply of water found at the depths of five to forty or more feet in the arid region of Texas and Great Central Valley of Mexico. The machinery perfects the simplicity and economy of construction needed to reach and lift a great volume of water in a short time.
Date: May 6, 1913
Creator: De Hymel, Franklin Oscar
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Electric Soldering-Iron

Description: Patent for an improved electric soldering iron, "to provide novel means for permitting the flow of solder and for shutting it off" (lines 18-19), including illustrations.
Date: May 6, 1913
Creator: Giffen, Frank M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gearing

Description: Patent for gearing for a flying machine. This gearing will allow for two independent drive shafts to work with tow independent engines to allow both engines to connect to either or both draft shafts.
Date: April 1, 1913
Creator: Herrmann, Ernst W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Can-Opener

Description: Patent for a new and improved can opener. This design "consists of can-opener comprising a blade or cutter vertically adjustable to allow it to be forced into a can-head to be cut" (lines 34-36).
Date: August 9, 1898
Creator: Connett, Matthew F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Composition Pulp Plaster and Process of Manufacturing Same.

Description: Patent for "a composition pulp plaster designed as a substitute for ordinary lime-plaster and equivalent materials and particularly adapted for use in warm moist climates, where the ordinary lime-plaster lacks durability and is rendered non-adherent. A further objective of the invention is to provide a cheap substitute for plaster which will be not only waterproof, but also fireproof and gas-proof or practically impervious to air" (lines 9-18). It includes instructions for manufacturing the plaster with various proportions of the ingredients depending on the purpose.
Date: May 9, 1899
Creator: Blake, David H. & Ray, Jeramiah P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Burner.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in burners, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 22, 1899
Creator: Dickerson, Ernest Clifton
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Guard-Rail.

Description: Patent for guard rails for use in connection with frogs or switches, including illustrations.
Date: May 8, 1900
Creator: Murphy, John.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Door-Hanger.

Description: Patent for a new and useful door hanger. This invention is to "provide a simple and inexpensive device so constructed as to avoid dismounting and at the same time enable a door, window, or an equivalent device to be operated with the minimum friction" (line 9-13).
Date: December 21, 1897
Creator: Masterson, Bernard W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Safety-Platform for Railway-Cars.

Description: Patent for an improvement to safety platforms for freight cars and other railway cars, intended to "protect the lives of trainment and others whose duties demand the rapid passing from car to car of a train while in motion" (lines 12-14).
Date: May 27, 1902
Creator: Holland, John & Wickline, William P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hammock-Support.

Description: Patent for hammock support which is securely fastened and can be readily removed.
Date: November 25, 1902
Creator: Youngblood, David Franklin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cheese-Cutter

Description: Patent for cheese cutter that features improvements which include guides for the knife, the box and cover, and the means for holding the cheese in place on a rotatable platform.
Date: December 30, 1902
Creator: Niggli, Emil
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lining for Cells, Vaults, or the Like

Description: Patent for Lining for Cells, Vaults, or the Like. The Linings whether employed in Jail-Cells or other Similar Buildings , and the object thereof is to provide a structure made up of parts which may be placed within a room or enclosure and securely built therein without necessity of using patch-bolts or screws.
Date: November 25, 1902
Creator: Youngblood, David F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department