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Kitchen Utensil.

Description: Patent for a kitchen utensil that can be used for washing dishes, scraping cooking vessels, and cleaning ornamental glass and silver.
Date: June 11, 1895
Creator: Adair, Annie E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Elevator

Description: Patent for an elevator which locks itself should the hoisting cable break. Illustrations included.
Date: April 18, 1911
Creator: Ballard, Silas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Map

Description: Letter Patent of "a map, drawing or similar device provided with an index" (lines 72-74); including illustration and instructions
Date: May 8, 1900
Creator: Bentley, H. L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Listing-Machine.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in listing machines, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 19, 1899
Creator: Blanchard, William R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Listing-Machine.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in listing machines, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 19, 1899
Creator: Blanchard, William R.; Matthews, Lafyette & Watkins, Cisero
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Process of Removing Ink from Paper.

Description: Patent for a process of removing ink from paper that uses three chemical solutions that the paper is soaked in after an initial water bath to remove all the ink and produce paper pulp that can be recycled into new paper.
Date: November 14, 1911
Creator: Bonser, John Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Machine-Brake.

Description: Patent for a break that "the device may be brought to a stop either gradually or instantaneously as may be desired. The break is a reciprocative one and comprises a rubber or other elastic or yielding wheel designed to engage the periphery of the fly wheel of the motor and a lug, tooth or analogous provision for engagement with a tooth of a ratchet wheel on the said fly wheel; in operating the break the rubber wheel is first brought into contact with the fly wheel and then by continued movement of the brake lever the said lug or projection enters a tooth of the ratchet wheel and stops the revolution of the same" (lines 14-27).
Date: March 28, 1893
Creator: Boulte, Adolph
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Quilting-Machine

Description: Patent for a machine to assist with making quilts that is equipped with vertical needles and horizontal shuttles. It also has a "take up and feed mechanism" (lines 13-14) to dispense material evenly while stitching.
Date: June 13, 1911
Creator: Britter, Andrew W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fire-Escape.

Description: Patent for a new and useful fire escape, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 2, 1898
Creator: Buck, Sterling P. & Meaker, Charles L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Animal-Poke

Description: Patent for an animal poke which is worn around the belly of the cow or other animal, and pokes the animal when it pushes against a fence and has a hook attached to the back of the poke which will catch onto the fence if they try to go underneath or over the fence.
Date: July 28, 1908
Creator: Bush, Caswell C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sheep-Dip.

Description: Patent for "a new composition of matter for the treatment of 'scab' on sheep or for other animals subject to like diseases" (lines 9-11) which lists the ingredients and measurements and instructions.
Date: June 19, 1883
Creator: Carpenter, Peter M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Electric-Light Hanger.

Description: Patent for an electric light hanger that attaches to the wall or ceiling and has a pulley system for moving it up and down.
Date: January 19, 1909
Creator: Carter, James W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tire-Heater.

Description: Patent for improvements in “tire-heating furnace where tires of various sizes may be heated either independently or continuously and having certain other highly advantageous characteristics.” (Lines 7-13) Illustration is included.
Date: June 16, 1891
Creator: Cook, Nathan H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Holder for Ink-Bottles.

Description: Patent for a holder for mucilage bottles, ink bottles, or similar containers. "The invention consists of a wire rest or holder bent to form a horizontal base and upwardly projecting clamping-arms" (lines 16-18).
Date: February 21, 1893
Creator: Corley, Daniel B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Roof Screw.

Description: Patent for a new and improved roof screw. This design consists, "[a]s a new article of manufacture, [in] a screw consisting of a threaded shank having an integral head, an enlarged collar or flange on said shank below the head thereon, and an elastic cushion on the shank immediately below the enlarged collar or flange, for the purpose described" (lines 60-66).
Date: September 23, 1890
Creator: Corley, Daniel B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pump.

Description: Patent for a simple, double-acting pump.
Date: March 23, 1909
Creator: Costephens, Elgin A. & Snow, Deskin D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Maize, Kafir-Corn, And Cane Heading Machine.

Description: Patent for improvements in the construction of maize, Kafir corn, and cane heading machines that allows "a single machine to harvest two rows at the same time" (lines 12-14), reducing labor time and costs, including illustrations and a description.
Date: June 17, 1913
Creator: Cozart, Walace Alexander
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

PLANTER

Description: Patent for a single row planter for corn or cotton. The planter is to be used in virgin soil with out any soil preparation.
Date: May 7, 1907
Creator: DUDLEY, THOMAS J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling-press

Description: Patent for a baling-press that will prevent hay or other material from jamming the mechanisms used to bale it.
Date: December 8, 1900
Creator: Dennis, Felix Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department