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Animal-Trap.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in animal traps, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 29, 1899
Creator: Griffin, Walter R.
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Fish-Trap

Description: Patent for a fish trap that may also be used to capture birds or various smaller animals. Illustrations included.
Date: July 6, 1907
Creator: Crowson, Jonas Henry
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Lock

Description: Patent for a lock. Illustrations included.
Date: September 12, 1907
Creator: Greene, George W.
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Means for Utilizing Electrical Energy

Description: Patent for a means of using electricity more efficiently, which entails "utilizing the extra current generated by the break in the circuit of an electromagnetic apparatus" (lines 16-18). Illustrations included.
Date: March 1, 1907
Creator: Perkins, Thomas F.
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Support for Carriage Tops

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in supports for carriage tops. This invention "consists in the features of construction hereinafter more particularly set forth and specifically claimed" (line 19-21).
Date: December 7, 1897
Creator: Gallaway, Edgar
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Animal Trap

Description: Patent for an animal trap, particularly desgned for rodents and birds, which is able to trap animals without having to be manually reset each time. Illustrations included.
Date: May 21, 1908
Creator: Barron, Nathan J.
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Water-Elevator.

Description: Patent for an improvement in water elevators to raise and lower a pair of buckets, meant to be simple, inexpensive, and more efficient than other designs. In particular, it is meant "to move the buckets in either direction without necessitating the operator's changing his position with relation to the apparatus" (lines 19-22).
Date: January 1, 1901
Creator: Griffin, Walter R.; Thomas, Joseph E. & Griffin, Samuel D.
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Timber Hewing Machine

Description: Patent for a timber hewing machine. This invention is designed for hewing timbers or railroad ties. Illustration included.
Date: July 17, 1905
Creator: Melton, William K. & King, James G.
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Pot-Rack.

Description: Patent for a pot-rack which can hold a scalding-crate, cooking-pan, or canning-machine in a boiler at any depth of one's choice, including illustrations. The pot-rack is simple in design, durable, and inexpensively manufactured.
Date: February 13, 1906
Creator: Cloninger, Ellie B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fish-Trap.

Description: Patent for a simple, inexpensive, and effective fish trap formed of wire fabric and fabric strips.
Date: October 9, 1906
Creator: Crowson, Jonas H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shingle-Machine

Description: Patent for a shingle machine that has a block for adjusting the angle of the log being cut.
Date: August 20, 1912
Creator: Nelson, John Bryan
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Track Fastener

Description: Patent for railroad track fastener. This invention is made of metallic track fasteners and uses a joint for meeting together the ends of the rails. Illustration included.
Date: March 17, 1908
Creator: Hutchins, William Dennis
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Clothes-Pin

Description: Patent for a clothes pin. Illustrations included.
Date: December 2, 1909
Creator: Wiley, Alvin Herbert & Banger, John Edward Armenious
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Dress-Chart.

Description: Patent for dress-chart, with illustrations. The purpose of this dress-chart relating to "pattern charts for cutting any and all garments" regardless of man, woman, or child (lines 9-11).
Date: August 25, 1885
Creator: Northen, Mary Eva
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bale Tie.

Description: Patent for a new and improved bale tie. This design is of a metal band with several slots, so that the accompanying metal button can pass through any two overlapping slots, securing the bale within the band.
Date: July 19, 1881
Creator: Griffin, James Lee
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