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Loose Leaf Binder

Description: Patent for a loose leaf binder. The invention consists of two adjustable sections in order to lengthen or shorten the post. Illustration included.
Date: July 10, 1912
Creator: Bickley, William P.
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Swimming Device

Description: Patent for a device to be attached to a person's feet and/or hands so that the person can swim faster and further as well as dive deeper.
Date: May 30, 1911
Creator: Wells, John
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Fire-Engine.

Description: Patent for improvements to fire engines, designed for rural use and places where water may be scarce by the inclusion of storage tank and a pump.
Date: November 15, 1910
Creator: Minnis, Henry M.
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Chimney Holder

Description: Patent for a chimney holder. This invention is designed to provide an improvement to lamp chimneys. Illustration included.
Date: March 23, 1910
Creator: Sparks, Litch
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railway Cattle-Guard

Description: Patent for a railway cattle guard used to deter animals from attempting to cross the railway. Illustrations included.
Date: June 15, 1909
Creator: Wood, George F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shaving-Cup

Description: Patent for a shaving cup with two compartments for soap and water and a drain. Illustrations included.
Date: December 28, 1908
Creator: Cook, Howard Price
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Fish-Hook

Description: Patent for a fish hook designed to catch the fish by its head when it takes the bait. Illustrations included.
Date: May 9, 1908
Creator: Timmons, Benjamin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for an improved plow that holds steady in different kinds of soil and under different operating conditions. The inclination of the share can be adjusted whenever necessary.
Date: October 30, 1906
Creator: Huckabee, Jefferson E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Screen Catch

Description: Patent for a screen catch. This invention is a combined catch and lock design. It is "used for holding screen-doors, window-screens, and the like in a closed position" (line 15-17). Illustration included.
Date: August 27, 1906
Creator: Huber, Frederick K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fence Post

Description: Patent for a fence post for use with line wires. Illustration included.
Date: July 7, 1906
Creator: Bury, Thomas J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mortising-Tool.

Description: Patent for a mortising-tool which is a device for mortising door-frames to get a hinge.
Date: January 16, 1906
Creator: Huber, Frederick K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department