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Electrostatic Magnetic Separator.

Description: Patent for a magnetic separator that makes use of electrostatic to aid in the process of separation. The invention is said to accomplish "the most efficient magnetic separation in which the action of a magnetic roller is assisted and materially improved by the presence of a static current" (lines 16-19) including illustrations.
Date: July 11, 2016
Creator: Sutton, Henry M.; Steele, Walter L. & Steele, Edwin G.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Check-Valve for Locomotive-Boilers and the Like.

Description: Patent for "an improvement in check valves particularly adapted for use on locomotive boilers" (lines 9-11) with illustrations.
Date: November 16, 1909
Creator: Fondren, Theodore Robert ; T. R. Fondren
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Music-Indicator.

Description: Patent for a device that is set upon a piano or other keyed instrument to indicate keys and chords, with illustrations.
Date: January 21, 1908
Creator: Hobart, Frederick Earl
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Electrical Attachment for Movable Object

Description: Patent for "a means to prevent the retarding of a movable element, such as shovel or disk plows, road rollers and rotatable and reciprocatory devices, when the said element is traveling through or upon an adhering earthy electrical conducting substance" (lines 7-12).
Date: November 5, 1907
Creator: Dawkins, John R.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Cotton Chopper and Cultivator.

Description: Patent for "useful improvements in combined cotton choppers and cultivators" (lines 10-11) including illustrations.
Date: July 30, 1907
Creator: Arnold, Willard M. ; W. M. Arnold
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Reed-Organ

Description: Patent for improvements in the construction and design of reed organs.
Date: July 9, 1907
Creator: England, James R.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Design for a Music-Indicator

Description: Patent for an "ornamental design for a music-indicator" (lines 11-12).
Date: September 4, 1906
Creator: Thrash, William Edwin
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate.

Description: Patent for the invention of gate which can be opened inward and outward by certain features such as supporting brackets and a spirally grooved shaft that can rotate between brackets.
Date: August 28, 1906
Creator: Gilbert James Madison
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Dental Swaging Apparatus

Description: Patent for a dental apparatus that produces gold facings and cusps for individual teeth, as well as plate and bridge work.
Date: July 31, 1906
Creator: Crawford, Lyter H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Land-Smoother

Description: Patent for instrument used to break clumps of dirt and smooth rough terrain with the use of smoothing blades.
Date: July 10, 1906
Creator: Gooing, Martin B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Electric Time-Switch.

Description: Patent for an electric, switch-operated construction functioning for timer-controlled circuit completions and breaks, including illustrations.
Date: July 3, 1906
Creator: Chappel, James. M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shade and Curtain Fixture

Description: Patent for a fixture that holds a variety of curtain rod sizes, preventing the need to mount a new fixture every time a rod is mounted.
Date: May 22, 1906
Creator: Staten, Claude S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Street-Sweeping Machine.

Description: Patent for street sweeping machine that improves the collection and dumping of material and includes a scraping device to loosen material stuck to the roadway.
Date: May 8, 1906
Creator: Clark, James P.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fire-Escape.

Description: Patent for a fire escape, which makes improvements to cable-based building fire escapes to allow braking of the cable to permit detachment of each person before the full descent of the next person above.
Date: March 27, 1906
Creator: Moore, Sargant Z.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Saw-Tooth.

Description: Patent for a new design for saw-teeth, with illustrations.
Date: February 20, 1906
Creator: Fleming, Christopher C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Clamp.

Description: Patent for a new clamp to improve support functionality in household construction, including illustration.
Date: February 13, 1906
Creator: {}
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Quilting-Frame.

Description: Patent for a quilting frame that is adjustable for different conditions, as well as constructed so that material to be quilted can be attached without sewing. Additionally, the quilting frame can be folded to occupy less space when not in use.
Date: February 6, 1906
Creator: Massey, Dora
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Embroidering Attachment for Sewing-Machines.

Description: Patent for an Embroidering Attachment for Sewing Machines that permits the movement of the material in any direction in order to improve embroidery designing.
Date: January 30, 1906
Creator: Jacobs, John S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washing Machine

Description: Patent for a washing machine. The design includes a plunger that reciprocates up and down in order to agitate the contents. It is operated by a foot-plate and is meant to be easy-to-use.
Date: January 23, 1906
Creator: Moeckel, A. G.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bathing-Hat.

Description: Patent for a nearly waterproof hat that will keep the hair dry and protect the face from the sun while being both strong and durable.
Date: January 16, 1906
Creator: Herndon, Florence E.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator

Description: Patent for creating cultivators with simplicity and efficiency. (lines 8-10)
Date: December 19, 1905
Creator: Rosenbaum, Eugene
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Seeder

Description: Patent for a new wheeled seeder design "especially intended for the planting of cottonseed and corn" (lines 14-16).
Date: December 5, 1905
Creator: Schofield, James Drommond
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Brush

Description: Patent for improved functions of bath-brushes, with instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 1, 1905
Creator: Williams, Robert E.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Loose-Leaf Individual or General Bank-Ledger

Description: Patent for improvements to loose-leaf individual or general bank-ledgers, mainly pertaining to the ledger's structure and ease of use through adding leaves or sheets without disrupting current leaves or sheets. Includes illustrations.
Date: November 14, 1905
Creator: Exline, Marcus P.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department