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Shutter Attachment

Description: Patent for a shutter attachment that acts as a spacer and holds the window shutters open; it sits between the slats and is attached to the rod that opens the shutters.
Date: January 8, 1901
Creator: Eppright, George Jacob
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bale-Tie

Description: Patent for a bale-tie fastener including illustrations.
Date: July 31, 1900
Creator: Cypher, David A. & Dayton, William L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Churn-Dasher

Description: Patent for an improved churn dasher "to thoroughly agitate the cream at the center of the churn-body and also around the bottom of the walls thereof" (lines 13-15) and "also to cause tangential streams or currents at the bottom of the churn, so as to thoroughly agitate all of the cream and effectively intermingle the air therewith" (lines 18-22), including illustrations.
Date: October 23, 1900
Creator: Franklin, Edward R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hitching-Strap.

Description: Patent for a strap to attach an animal to a hitching-post, especially a smooth one, to avoid slipping or accidental loosening by the animal with "an improved slidable catch" (line 18).
Date: December 11, 1900
Creator: Jacobsen, Frederik August
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hat-Fastener.

Description: Patent for an adjustable hat holder using a band and fasteners, with illustrations.
Date: April 9, 1901
Creator: Huppertz, Lina
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mold.

Description: Patent for a mold for viscous materials that are meant to be hardened in the mold or afterward. It is designed to be easily removed from the cast without damaging it.
Date: August 13, 1901
Creator: Parker, William Sink
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Child's Bib.

Description: Patent for improvement in children’s bibs, by providing bibs with a pocket at its lower end to catch any food or drink that might be dropped or spilled, thereby preventing soiling of the clothes and the carpet or floor. (Lines 12-16) Illustration is included.
Date: June 25, 1901
Creator: Ziller, Robert L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Buggy-Spindle

Description: Patent for a buggy spindle for "taking up lost motion in the axle box should it be too short or too worn" (lines 10-11). Illustrations included.
Date: April 15, 1907
Creator: Messer, Jeremiah Clark
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Churn and Freezer

Description: Patent for a churn that may also be used as an ice cream freezer. Illustrations included.
Date: February 17, 1908
Creator: Lambie, Robert Common
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fishing-Float

Description: Patent for a float that can be attached or detached from a fishing line and has been improved to prevent the line from breaking. Illustrations included.
Date: June 2, 1908
Creator: Rosenberg, William Von, Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Match-Safe

Description: Patent for a match safe which can contain many matches at once, but only one at a time may be withdrawn. Illustrations included.
Date: March 16, 1908
Creator: Swenson, Frank Oscar
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for a new and useful plow, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 12, 1898
Creator: Ankarstolpe, Nels.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and useful car coupling, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 11, 1898
Creator: Riley, Thomas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in car coupling devices, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 12, 1899
Creator: Yeiser, John C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ditching-Machine.

Description: Patent for a certain new, useful, and valuable improvement in ditching machines for cutting ditches.
Date: May 3, 1898
Creator: Dillahay, John G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cord-Tying Device.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in cord tying devices, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 1, 1899
Creator: Postley, Charles A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department