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Transmission-Gearing

Description: Patent for a car power transmission gearing which is operated by one simple stick that does not require lateral movements and eliminates the danger of stripping the gears.
Date: July 2, 1912
Creator: McCurdy, Horace L.
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Seed-Cotton Cleaner

Description: Patent for a seed cotton cleaner which cleans out foreign matter and defective cotton while the seed cotton is going on a conveyor belt to the cotton gin.
Date: April 23, 1912
Creator: Thompson, Henry
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Steam-Turbine for Locomotives.

Description: Patent for a compact mechanism related to steam turbines, which has positive geared connections with the driving access of the locomotive, resulting in reduced friction. This increases efficiency of the driving action while reduced the expenditure of elastic fluid in order to run smoothly.
Date: December 5, 1911
Creator: Dumas, Joel Benjaman
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Animal Poke

Description: Patent for an animal poke which is attached through a nose ring and pulls on the animal if it tries to crawl under or over a fence.
Date: October 4, 1910
Creator: Kelley, Howard T.; Matthews, George N. & Davis, George F.
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Transmission Mechanism.

Description: Patent for a transmission mechanism which "provides an improved mechanism by which the motion of of a drive shaft rotating at an uniform speed may be transmitted to a driven shaft at variable speeds and also to provide for the reversal of the driven shaft at different speeds" (lines 8-14).
Date: January 25, 1910
Creator: Jameson, William C.
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Cotton Checker and Cultivator.

Description: Patent for improvements in cotton checkers and cultivators by “providing a device in which the width of the hills or rows may be adjusted to suit the requirements of various grades of soil.” (Lines 15-17) Another improvement is to provide a “means to which the plows of the cultivator may be simultaneously raised or lowered, and when so raised or lowered may be kept in their adjusted positions.” (Lines 19-22) Illustration is included.
Date: January 11, 1910
Creator: Hamilton, Robert
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Sheaf-Carrier for Binders

Description: Patent for sheaf carrier for binders which allows sheaves to be gathered without danger of them being dumped or dislodged and allow for automation of sheaf carrier arms.
Date: July 13, 1909
Creator: Pillow, James Gid
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Attachment for Planters

Description: Patent for attachment for planters, provides a simple, inexpensive, easily-applied, and effectively operating attachmentc for cotton, corn, or other seed-planting machines in which is included a truck or a carriage whereby a sweep-plow can be connected with the planter truck or carriage for laying out a furrow and covering the seed (Johnson, 1902).
Date: June 14, 1909
Creator: Johnson, Major
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Planter Attachment.

Description: Patent for a planter attachment, which allows seeds to be covered with varying depths of soil, that is operated from the seat of the planter.
Date: October 20, 1908
Creator: O'Brian, John B.
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Clinometer

Description: Patent for a clinometer. This invention is designed to measure the grades and angles of inclination of structures and objects of various descriptions. Illustration included.
Date: May 19, 1908
Creator: Keith, John David & Faulkner, Walter Edgar
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Fred Regulator for Cotton Gins

Description: Patent for a feed regulator for cotton gins. This invention is arranged for distributing and guiding cotton into the feeder. Illustration included.
Date: May 12, 1908
Creator: McCreary, Lorenzo A.
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Cotton-Chopper.

Description: Patent for a cotton chopper with hoes on a shaft, which turns and that makes a straight furrow.
Date: March 31, 1908
Creator: Smith, Calvin Ewing
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cold-Iron Straightener.

Description: Patent for a cold iron straightener for straightening wagon axles or pipes while they are still on the vehicle, which allows for more forceful bending than previous devices and restoration of the parts to their natural position.
Date: May 14, 1907
Creator: Keith, John David
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Gage.

Description: Patent for a measuring gage for measuring rafters that clamps on the wood, has a saw guide line, and eliminates the use of multiple calculation instruments thus making the process simpler.
Date: April 2, 1907
Creator: Morrison, Andrew
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Folding Box

Description: Patent for paper box formed from a single blank which can be folded into compact form.
Date: May 8, 1906
Creator: Hale, Lawrence F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department