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Mechanism for Cleansing Clothing for Textile Fabrics

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in mechanism for cleansing clothing or textile fabrics. This invention is to "provide a simple and economical construction and combination of parts whereby the clothes or fabrics operated upon shall be disturbed and displaced at each successive stroke of a pump forming part of the mechanism" (line 11-16).
Date: December 21, 1897
Creator: Wright, John W. & Burkes, Howell H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Crayon Holder

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in crayon holders. This design is to "provide an improved device which may be constructed cheaply, be light, and have a neat appearance" (line 13-14).
Date: December 14, 1897
Creator: Rugeley, Fannie M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hinge.

Description: Patent for a two-way roller hinge for gates, doors, shutters, etc. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 24, 1897
Creator: Goodwin, Thomas J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Locomotive Drive-Wheel.

Description: Patent for "driving-wheels for locomotives; and it has for its object to provide an approximately perfect balanced driving wheel and thereby materially decrease the internal disturbances to the mechanism of the locomotive due to the present methods of counterbalancing in the driving-wheel the reciprocating and revolving parts thereof." (Lines 12-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 9, 1897
Creator: Davis, Philip Z.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Locomotive Driving-Wheel.

Description: Patent for a perfectly balanced wheel for locomotives. It is meant to "materially decrease the internal disturbances to the mechanism of the locomotive due to the present methods of counterbalancing in the driving-wheel" (lines 15-18).
Date: March 9, 1897
Creator: Davis, Philip Z.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vehicle-Wheel.

Description: Patent for "driving wheels for locomotives; and it has for its object to provide an approximately perfect balanced driving-wheel and thereby materially decrease the internal disturbances to the mechanism of the locomotion due to the present methods of counterbalancing in the driving-wheel the reciprocating and revolving parts thereof." (Lines 12-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 9, 1897
Creator: Davis, Philip Z.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Book-Support.

Description: Patent for a book-support made to hold large, heavy books used in commercial and government offices. The platforms can be moved up and down by a crank on the side of the support.
Date: January 19, 1897
Creator: Barnes, William A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Well-Bucket.

Description: Patent for a simple and efficient well-bucket that are used in bored, drilled, and dug wells. This invention will not get caught on things when it is being raised and lowered, can, by design, can withstand wear, and is meant to be automatically filled and emptied of its contents.
Date: November 5, 1895
Creator: Goodwin, Thomas J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Engine.

Description: Patent for general "improvements in engines, and while one feature of our invention is adapted for use on all styles of engines, the invention in the complete form ...is especially suited for use on locomotive engines designed to exert high tractive power and to attain high speeds" (lines 12-19).
Date: February 19, 1895
Creator: Davis, Philip Z. & Barton, Alexander M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tire-Heater.

Description: Patent for a rotary tire-heater that used for and movably supported near a blacksmith's forge, where it can be swung over for use when needed. It economizes time and fuel, and is automatically adjustable.
Date: June 26, 1894
Creator: Callaway, John A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling-Press.

Description: Patent for a baling press that holds the material in the press while it is being formed into a bale. It consists of a frame with notches in the back, a resistance bar that pivots across the back of the frame, a latch that holds the bar in place, and a pin to pin the bar to the latch.
Date: December 12, 1893
Creator: Mealer, James A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vehicle-Pole.

Description: Patent for a simple vehicle-pole that has an improved fastening. It consists of a table with a socket, a pole in the socket, arms connected to the table, singletrees attached to the extending ends of the arms, and a running gear.
Date: July 11, 1893
Creator: Rohn, Frank G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Press.

Description: Patent for a simple and inexpensive cotton press that gets cotton from a gin, forms it into a soft bat, and compresses it into a bale. The operator can tie a band around the bale. It consists of a frame, rollers, and gears.
Date: February 21, 1893
Creator: Bessonette, William T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Heel Attachment for Plows

Description: Patent for an improvement to heel attachments to "steady the sweep or double-shovel plow in its movements and prevents it from being deflected by reason of obstacles with which it contacts" (lines 11-15).
Date: November 15, 1892
Creator: Woodbury, Amasa O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Crate.

Description: Patent for a crate build specifically for shipping bananas "which will be of light weight, and which can be manufactured at slight cost" (lines 16-17).
Date: November 1, 1892
Creator: Jeanes, Elisha A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hay-Press

Description: Patent for a hay press that is both efficient and easy to use so that the bales may be "rapidly and firmly compressed" (lines 18-19).
Date: October 18, 1892
Creator: Mealer, James A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sash Holder.

Description: Patent for a new and improved sash holder. This design "relates to improvements in sash-locks, the object in view being to provide a cheap and simple arrangement adapted to be applied to the ordinary upper and lower unbalanced sashes and to so construct said device as to form a convenient means for operating the upper sash without the necessity of reaching uncomfortably therefor and to be able to lock said sash against movement in either direction at any point of elevation. A further object is to adapt the lock of the lower sash to automatically engage at any point of elevation of the lower sash" (lines 7-19).
Date: August 9, 1892
Creator: Monday, Robert
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Separable Button.

Description: Patent for a simple, inexpensive, strong, and durable separable button that does not accidentally separate or unfasten. It consists of two disks connected with a stem, and the disks are different sizes.
Date: August 9, 1892
Creator: Monday, Robert
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for "a plow especially adapted to be used in turning the well-known black or stiff lands in the Western States," (lines 8-10) with instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 2, 1891
Creator: Hill, David J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washing-Machine.

Description: Patent for improvements to the washing machine "which shall enable the washing of clothes or garments to be effected with but little exertion to the operator and with but comparatively little wear to the garments themselves." (Lines 19-23). Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 2, 1891
Creator: Smith, Robert H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for this plow relates to an improvement in plows commly known as "sweeps;" and provides a device of cheap and simple construction adapted to be applied to the rear or upper edge of an ordinary sweep.
Date: February 23, 1892
Creator: Hill, David Jeferson
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Windmill.

Description: Patent for an improvement in windmills by providing “a number of converging blades which are arranged to the inner side of a casing, midway between the front and rear series of feathering wings or sails. These blades are arranged at opposite angles to the normal position of the feathering wings or sails. These blades are stationary and serve the purpose of deflecting the wind after it has operated upon the front set of wings or sails and directing it squarely against the rear set of wings or sails.” (Lines 90-101) Illustration is included.
Date: June 16, 1891
Creator: Monday, Robert
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department