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Key-Bar.

Description: Patent for key-bars for use on type-writers and cash-registers.
Date: October 30, 1900
Creator: Irish, Gilbert H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Frame-Lifting Device for Disk Plows or Similar Implements.

Description: Patent for "improvements in disk plows and similar implements, and especially to means employed for raising and lowering the frames of said plows in order to regulate the depth of the furrow" (lines 9-13).
Date: October 30, 1900
Creator: Hendon, Walter Preston
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mantel

Description: Patent for an invention that can be applied to a mantel, consisting "essentially, of a flexible screen, guard, or shield adapted to wind upon a roller, the latter being housed in the space formed between the shelf off the mantel and the headboard" (lines 22-25). It is intended to prevent fire from getting into the from from the fire, control heat radiation, and provide a closure for the fireplace when it is not in use.
Date: September 30, 1899
Creator: Cox, Thomas J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mantel.

Description: Patent for fireplace guards that connect to mantels, which can be folded out of sight, or rolled out to prevent sparks or closing off the fireplace when not in use.
Date: March 7, 1899
Creator: Cox, Thomas J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Seed-Planter.

Description: Patent for improvement of seed planter "adapted for the planting of various kinds of seeds" (lines 10-11) and addition of tilting movements, including illustrations.
Date: June 25, 1900
Creator: Wendtland, Wilhelm & Wunderlich, W. F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Cultivator and Cotton-Chopper.

Description: Patent for a combined cultivator and cotton-chopper, to "provide an improved cotton-chopping mechanism which is adapted to be combined with and operated in connection with a sulky-cultivator, whereby a growing crop of cotton may be plowed and chopped or hoed simultaneously" (lines 15-20).
Date: March 13, 1900
Creator: Blaschke, Frank J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Acetylene-Gas Generator.

Description: Patent for an improved acetylene-gas generator "which is kept in a relatively-cool condition by a surrounding bath of water and which generator is removable at will from the floatable bell of the tank. A further object is to prevent the waste carbid from dropping into the water of the expansible tank and to provide for the free discharge of gas from the generator [...] while [...] permitting the expeditious removal of said generator for the purpose of cleaning and recharging" (lines 13-24).
Date: January 25, 1900
Creator: Lindholm, Charlie M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Measuring Device for Rolled Goods.

Description: Patent for an improved "means for measuring rolled goods while the materials is being unrolled and also to indicate the amount of material remaining in the roll" (lines 10-13).
Date: February 10, 1900
Creator: Sauls, Henry & Cook, George S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cactus-Burner.

Description: Patent for "a new and useful improvement in cactus burners" (lines 4-5), including illustration and instructions.
Date: October 21, 1899
Creator: Snowden, Lewis W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fence-Post Extractor.

Description: Patent for a fence-post extractor that is used by placing the extractor alongside the fence-post and extracting it in a vertical line including illustrations.
Date: August 28, 1900
Creator: Morgenthaler, Frank
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mirror Attachment for Bureaus.

Description: Patent for an adjustable mirror attachment for bureaus.
Date: November 6, 1900
Creator: Horton, Mary Blanche
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Compress.

Description: Patent for improvement in cotton-compresses by employing two compressing rolls, so that while one compress is finishing a bale the other would continuously carry out the feeding operation; making it unnecessary to stop the condenser or any part of the ginning apparatus. Illustration is included.
Date: January 1, 1901
Creator: Rembert, Henry
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Bag-Holder and Sifter.

Description: Patent for improvements in a combined bag-holder and sifter by using a supporting bracket secured to a wall, a bag-holder, a sifter located below the bag-holder, a detachable suspending connection between the sifter and the bag-engaging devices rising from the sifter. With this arrangement, the bag will be elevated into the proper position and to hold the bag against lateral movement while the sifter is being operated. The bag is to remain in proper position until the contents has been sifted entirely. Illustration is included.
Date: January 1, 1901
Creator: Shanley, Michael H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Picking and Cleaning Machine

Description: Patent for a machine for picking and disintegrating material that has short and fine fibers
Date: January 27, 1900
Creator: Woolery, J. T.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Barrels of Firearms

Description: Patent for simple, light, and durable device adapted for barrels of rifles, muskets, and other arms to prevent the noise made from when firing.
Date: January 5, 1899
Creator: Washington, R. M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Gin

Description: Patent for a new and improved cotton-gin, where the rollers, feed devices, and blades will be vertically disposed and arranged in groups, and which will also simplify the construction of cotton-gins.
Date: February 19, 1901
Creator: Wentworth, William Henry
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railway-Frog.

Description: Patent for "a frog for crossing rails at switches or railway-crossings" (lines 8-9).
Date: December 25, 1900
Creator: Barry, James
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stirrup.

Description: Patent for "an improved bottom, an improved supporting-bar, and an instep-bar" (lines 8-9) for stirrups.
Date: December 11, 1900
Creator: Turner, Ephraim M.
Item Type: Patent
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
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pyrometer.

Description: Patent for improvement in pyrometers for more accurate and reliable use in cooking stoves.
Date: December 25, 1900
Creator: Von Koehring, Henry
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fan Attachment for Bicycles.

Description: Patent for an overhead fan that attaches to a bicycle and derives power from the front wheel including illustrations.
Date: March 13, 1900
Creator: Mills, John Andrew; Nance, John D. & Kennerly, Samuel J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Churn.

Description: Patent for a churn with a construction which will prevent "access of objectionable matter to the churn-body" (lines 14-15) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 3, 1900
Creator: Hargrove, Kincheon W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Dental Plugger.

Description: Patent for a dental plugger which has a movable cylinder on the interior with a "piston-like mallet working in the cylinder and adapted to strike the same, to impart movement to the dental tool" (lines 93-95).
Date: October 23, 1900
Creator: Blum, Robert
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department