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Whiffletree

Description: Patent for a whiffletree that equalizes the draft pressure on the beam.
Date: July 2, 1912
Creator: Sledge, Henry B.
Item Type: Patent
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Cotton Elevator and Distributer

Description: Patent for a cotton elevator and distributor. Illustrations included.
Date: April 6, 1912
Creator: Ellenburg, Joseph N. & Nelson, Alexander
Item Type: Patent
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Cultivator

Description: Patent for a cultivator. Illustrations included.
Date: July 13, 1911
Creator: Ellett, Luther S.
Item Type: Patent
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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
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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.
Item Type: Patent
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Cultivator

Description: Patent for a cultivator. Illustrations included.
Date: July 22, 1910
Creator: Ellett, Luther S.
Item Type: Patent
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Storm-Cellar

Description: Patent for a storm cellar. Illustrations included.
Date: June 21, 1910
Creator: Leddy, Herbert L.
Item Type: Patent
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Leveling Device for Traction Engines

Description: Patent for a leveling device for traction engines. Illustrations included.
Date: April 8, 1910
Creator: Brown, Daniel T.
Item Type: Patent
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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
Item Type: Patent
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Putty Trowel

Description: Patent for a putty trowel. Illustration included.
Date: November 4, 1909
Creator: Wright, Sam F.
Item Type: Patent
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.
Item Type: Patent
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
Item Type: Patent
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
Item Type: Patent
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.
Item Type: Patent
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.
Item Type: Patent
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Fence Post

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

Wire Stretcher

Description: Patent for a wire stretchers. Illustration included.
Date: May 9, 1906
Creator: Bradshaw, Richard A.
Item Type: Patent
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Cotton-Handling Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a new cotton-handling apparatus with cleaning mechanisms and a storage-house, including illustrations.
Date: February 13, 1906
Creator: Tidwell, Albert F.
Item Type: Patent
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.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Match-Dispensing Box

Description: Patent for a match dispensing box designed solely for use in public places in which only one match be removed from the box at a time and also can be used to strike the match once removed from the box
Date: September 19, 1905
Creator: Huber, Frederick K.
Item Type: Patent
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Cotton Handling Apparatus

Description: Patent for a cotton handling apparatus. Illustration included.
Date: June 8, 1905
Creator: Tidwell, Albert F.
Item Type: Patent
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Binder For Books

Description: " I invented new and useful improvements that relate to binders for books; and its object is to provide a simple, durable, and attractive device of this character adapted to detachably secure the leaves of a book so that any one or more of them can be readily removed." Crowder, Joseph. (1905). Binder for Books. United States Patents Office. Retrieved from http://edit.texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth508756/.
Date: 1905/12/12
Creator: Crowder, Joseph Wade & Simmons, W. W.
Item Type: Patent
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