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Washing-Machine

Description: Patent for improvements to and for washing machines, including illustrations and instructions.
Date: June 9, 1883
Creator: White, Miller
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Cultivators

Description: Patent for attachment for cultivators that consist of new improvements that allow for cultivator-beams to spread apart and draw together with the attachment. This attachment can be affixed while the cultivator is in use.
Date: August 25, 1903
Creator: Faubion, Rufus O.; Workman, Calvin W. & Workman, Cave G.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sash-Lock.

Description: Patent for sash-lock. This device is designed for locking a window sash at any given position. It may be applied to a window frame without damaging the frame or sash.
Date: August 25, 1903
Creator: Clements, John H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ditcher.

Description: Patent for "new and useful improvements in Ditchers" (lines 5-6).
Date: July 7, 1903
Creator: Brown, John Dayton
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bottle-Closure

Description: Patent for an improved bottle closure.
Date: November 25, 1902
Creator: Parks, Leonard D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hub-Attaching Device.

Description: Patent for hub attaching device. "This invention relates to means applied to ordinary vehicle-axles for preventing wear upon the same, a false wearing-surface being provided, which may be renewed when necessary, either on account of wear or for any other reason"(lines 11-16)
Date: November 18, 1902
Creator: Simon, Adolph P.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Surgical Instrument.

Description: Patent for improvements to a device to perform an operation known as a perrineorhaphia, including an illustration of the device. This device stabilizes the edges of a wound on the perineum so the surgeon can place sutures and close the wound.
Date: September 16, 1902
Creator: Simpson, Richard H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Window Fastener

Description: Patent for a "combined automatic window fastener and lock by means of which a sliding window-sash may be securely held and fastened at any desired point of elevation and locked against movement in either direction."
Date: September 2, 1902
Creator: Parks, Leonard D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Non-Refillable Bottle

Description: Patent for a non-refillable bottle.
Date: July 31, 1902
Creator: Parks, Leonard D. & Honeycut, Anderson D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Windmill

Description: Patent for a windmill.
Date: July 8, 1902
Creator: Tompkins, Jesse; Mathews, A. & Royalty, G. W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rein-Holder.

Description: Patent for rein supports to be attached to the front of a buggy, with an adjustable height and being collapsible for storage.
Date: June 11, 1901
Creator: Hill, William E.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sash-Holder

Description: Patent for "new and useful Improvements in Sash-Holders," an invention which "aims to provide a sash-holder of simple construction for supporting a sash at any elevation and which will secure it when closed against being opened from the outside."
Date: November 13, 1900
Creator: Hardy, Isham B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bridle-Bit.

Description: Patent for new and improved bridle-bits, including illustrations.
Date: September 25, 1900
Creator: Lee, Joseph Loverel
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sash - Balance.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in sash balancing, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 27, 1900
Creator: Cayce, Henry P.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Thill-Coupling.

Description: Patent for an improved thill coupling, one meant to "prevent the annoyance of nuts coming off, allowing the thill to come out of place" (lines 55-57). "It is also for the purpose of facilitating the changing of a pair of shafts for a tongue or a tongue for shafts" (lines 59-61).
Date: June 8, 1897
Creator: Kitching, David C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combination Wire-Fence Tool.

Description: Patent for a tool that combines pincers, a hammer head, jaws, etc., to be used for fence construction. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 23, 1897
Creator: Rubarth, Lee
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Cradle, Swing, and Clothes-Drier.

Description: Patent for "a cradle which may be easily and quickly converted into a child's swing or into a clothes rack or drier." (Lines 10-12) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 9, 1897
Creator: McMordie, William Emmett
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Electric Railway.

Description: Patent for "a new and useful improvement in electric railways, and particularly to such railways as are adapted to use underground conduits, and has for its object to so construct such conduit and the line-wire connections therefor as to insure a constant connection between the line-wire and the motor of the car, and, further to greatly simplify and increase the efficiency of such systems." (Lines 8-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 14, 1896
Creator: Reid, Lemin Wallace
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Brake-Lever.

Description: Patent for a brake lever that is locked by an arc-shaped ratchet-bar. There is "a pawl loosely mounted on the rear side of said lever and bearing against said side when the brake is set, said pawl being spring-actuated to move parallel with said side and project beyond the same and contact radially with the ratchet-teeth between said yoke" (lines 25-30).
Date: April 7, 1896
Creator: Burkett, Joseph B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for "new and useful improvements in plows; and it has for its object the production of simple and highly-efficient means for regulating the depth and penetration of the plowshare in all kinds and conditions of soil." (Lines 10-15) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 22, 1895
Creator: Sinclair, James & Sellers, John
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for a car-coupling that has a "simple construction which can be operated without going between the cars both in coupling and in uncoupling, and also to provide for adjusting the height of the coupler or draw head so that cars of different heights can be readily coupled" (lines 17-22).
Date: September 18, 1894
Creator: Duggan, Nicholas S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Harness-Rack.

Description: Patent for a simple harness rack that can be attached to a wagon bed, and is meant to conveniently hold harnesses when the horses are not hitched. The device can be turned out of the way when not being used.
Date: October 10, 1893
Creator: Kitching, John Thomas
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator.

Description: Patent for a cultivator that is easily adjustable and works between rows of plants. It consists of two expansible side-beams, a fixed cross bar, sliding cross bars, pivoted rods, and a toothed lever latch.
Date: April 11, 1893
Creator: Robinson, Nelson B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department