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Stalk - Chopper.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in stalk choppers, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 26, 1898
Creator: Upshaw, Foy
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Metal Cutter And Roller.

Description: Patent for a new and useful metal cutter and roller, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 4, 1898
Creator: Beaty, Gilbert M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railroad-Rail.

Description: Patent for a new and useful railroad rail, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 16, 1898
Creator: Hariman, George V.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bank - Protecting Device.

Description: Patent for a new and useful bank-protecting device.
Date: February 1, 1898
Creator: Hinkle, George J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Acetylene Gas Generator.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in apparatus for generating acetylene gas. This design is to "provide with few applicances a simple and compact apparatus requiring little attention for generating acetylene gas for light, heat, and power purposes" (line 11 - 14).
Date: February 15, 1898
Creator: Dederick, Zadoc P.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rope-Fastening Device.

Description: Patent for a new and useful rope fastening device, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 13, 1900
Creator: Howard, Frank P.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Quilting - Frame for Sewing - Machines

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in quilting frames for sewing machines. This invention is to " provide a simple, cheap, and efficient quilting frame adapted to be suspended from an overhead support and to be used in connection with an ordinary sewing machine" (line 13-17).
Date: November 9, 1897
Creator: Heacker, Edwin W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fertilizer-Distributer.

Description: Patent for a new and useful fertilizer distributer, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 31, 1899
Creator: Stell, Ira L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pop-Valve For Kilns.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in pop valves for kilns, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 24, 1899
Creator: Moore, La Fayette
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Animal-Trap.

Description: Patent for a new and useful animal trap, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 14, 1899
Creator: Johnson, Joshua J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ballast-Scraper.

Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in ballast scrapers, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 22, 1899
Creator: McElvaney, Charles T.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oil Can Spout.

Description: Patent for new improvements to oil can where an attachment to the can is made and acts as both a stopper and a spout
Date: October 10, 1911
Creator: Melvin, Joe D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Seeder

Description: Patent for a seeder used for sowing small grain including illustrations.
Date: August 7, 1900
Creator: Fitzgerald, John Thornton & Ramsey, John Shelton
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ant-Trap

Description: Patent for "a simple device of this kind which will excel the former traps in depositing the ants within the annular pan and in efficiency for convenient discharge of the trapped insects" (lines 18-22).
Date: April 2, 1901
Creator: Inman, Joseph
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Draft-Equalizer

Description: Patent for "a draft-equalizer that the draft will be equally distributed among each of the animals attached thereto, so that one may travel in the furrow, if desired, and the remainder permitted to move over the unplowed ground" (lines 22-27).
Date: May 14, 1901
Creator: Anderson, Samuel Cornelious
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Railway-Switch.

Description: Patent for a railway-switch by enabling the switch operate automatically when a train is passing by. Illustration is included.
Date: June 25, 1901
Creator: Wilson, James Newton
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate

Description: Patent for "a gate which can be built at a comparatively low price, which will be durable and practical, and which can be opened from either side with ease" (lines 13-17).
Date: July 30, 1901
Creator: Baker, Cicero McRee
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wagon-Brake Ratchet

Description: Patent for new mode of applying brake-shoes to a wagon and improvement with the position of the brake level on a wagon.
Date: 1902-01-1921
Creator: Shipley, Jack J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator.

Description: Patent for an improved cultivator that utilizes wheels and implements adapted for working in adjacent parallel furrows. The cultivator can be used to remove potatoes and similar crops from the earth.
Date: December 17, 1901
Creator: Sheridan, W. H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Jeweler's Tool.

Description: Patent for improvements in jeweler’s tools by “comprising a tubular handle, a reciprocatory punch-stem extending through the handle and beyond both ends thereof, a retracting spring seated within the handle and engaging with the stem, a punch-needle having a socket member detachably engaging one end of the punch-stem, and a cap detachably fitting one end of the handle over the end of the stem opposite the punch-needle.” (Page 2, lines 5-[13]) Illustration is included.
Date: April 29, 1902
Creator: Nilson, Albert A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

DRESS - SUPPORTER.

Description: Patent for new and useful improvement in dress-supporters for the purpose of providing "simple and effective means for removing the weight of a dress-skirt" (lines 9-11) from the hips and shoulders of the wearer, including illustrations.
Date: May 27, 1902
Creator: Caruthers, Martha J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Reed-Organ.

Description: Patent for reed-organs that is needed in the construction of reed-board to improve the quality and volume of the tone, produce a uniform pipe-tone throughout the different registers.
Date: December 9, 1902
Creator: Preston, Percy C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department