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Milk Cooler

Description: Patent for a milk cooler. Illustration included.
Date: June 14, 1904
Creator: Walkup, John W. & Walkup, Charles W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Insect Destroyer

Description: Patent for an insect destroyer. Illustration included.
Date: December 4, 1903
Creator: Beasley, Henry & Huber, Gauttleb
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate Latch

Description: Patent for a gate latch. Illustration included.
Date: June 8, 1903
Creator: Abernathy, James Rubin
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire Stretching Implement

Description: Patent for a wire stretching implement. Illustrations included.
Date: January 14, 1903
Creator: Smith, Isaac
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for a plow where a stock or standard is pivoted to and adjustably connected with the beam which features improvements in construction, arrangement, and combination of parts.
Date: October 21, 1902
Creator: Reeves, Beverly Gray
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate

Description: Patent for a swinging gate for "general purposes; and consists in the constrcution hereinafter described and shown by which when the gate is shut the hinge-supports are relieved of any strain which would tent to pull them out of perpendicular position, and at the same time the gate itself when in a closed position is so supported that all liability of sagging is avoided, and the gate when in closed position is securely locked against accidental opening.(line 11-20)
Date: October 18, 1902
Creator: Ogden, George
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Animal-Trap

Description: Patent for an animal trap with a unique construction. It can be used for many animals but is specially made for salamanders or other burrowing type animals.
Date: September 9, 1902
Creator: Hetherington, Sam
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Nut-Lock.

Description: Patent for a nut-lock "to be used in connection with a vertical bolt" connecting the axles and wheels of a vehicle or a railroad car with the other parts of the vehicle or railroad car (lines 8-12). It also has "many other purposes" that are not detailed (line 13).
Date: June 3, 1902
Creator: Bolen, Brantle W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow Bar and Regulating Lever

Description: Patent for a plow bar and regulating lever. This invention is to improve regulating depth of plow.
Date: May 13, 1902
Creator: Horton, James L. & Bennett, Dosier A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spring-Gun

Description: Patent for "a cheap and simple device of this nature wherein the projectile will be held in such manner as not to interfere with sighting the catapult and wherein derived will be held in place in such manner as will prevent their accidental displacement and will yet permit of ready removal when desired" (lines 9-17).
Date: June 4, 1901
Creator: Wilkins, Willie A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Gin

Description: Patent for "new and improved Cotton Gin" (line 5).
Date: October 3, 1900
Creator: Lumpkin, R.B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Distributer.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in cotton distributers, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 19, 1899
Creator: Ogden, George
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gin-Saw Cleaner.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in gin saw cleaners, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 19, 1899
Creator: Ogden, George
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Station-Indicator.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in station indicators for moving vehicles, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 20, 1898
Creator: Barry, Jefferson D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Chopper.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in cotton-choppers.
Date: May 10, 1898
Creator: McCullough, Frank
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tool-Handle.

Description: Patent for tool handles relating to "improvements in handles for hoes, rakes, and similar agricultural or mechanical implements; and it consists in the novel devices hereinafter described and claimed (lines 10-15).
Date: February 7, 1898
Creator: Barry, Jefferson D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Musical Hoop.

Description: Patent for "a musical hoop or wheel which is intended to interest and amuse children." (Lines 12-14) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 8, 1896
Creator: Milledge, John Henry
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for a car-coupling that has a "hollow draw-head provided with a horizontal chamber, a vertical pin-hole near the forward end of said chamber, and a slot in the lower part of said draw-head opening into said chamber, of a sliding latch mounted in said chamber and provided with a lip projecting beyond the outer end of said latch and curved downward as shown, and with a groove on the lower side of said latch, of a pivoted arm engaging in said groove, and a weight integral with said arm and wholly inclosed within said slot and adapted to move said sliding latch forward beneath the lower end of the pin when the latter is raised" (lines 5-18). A coupling pin is mounted in the pin-hole.
Date: April 7, 1896
Creator: Barry, Jefferson D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Saw Cotton-Gin.

Description: Patent for "cotton-gins, and more particularly to pneumatic means for removing the lint from the gin-saws, [the] object being to provide a constructions by the use of which the cotton will be taken from the saw-teeth in the condition of down and not in a tufted or ropy state." (Lines 10-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 31, 1895
Creator: Lumpkin, Robert B. & Ogden, George
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Cotton-Weighing Scale.

Description: Patent for an automatic cotton-weighing scale that is designed "to be used in connection with pneumatic conveyers, and it is of such construction that it will automatically weigh any amount that its scale may be set at, cut off the supply from the conveyer, empty itself, and immediately reset itself, the resetting of the machine opening the supply-valve from the conveyer, so that the weighing operation can be repeated" (lines 13-21).
Date: July 9, 1895
Creator: Schulze, Andrew
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Weighing-Scale.

Description: Patent for an automatic weighing-scale meant to be connected to a pneumatic conveyer to weigh cotton, grain, or other products. The invention weighs "any amount to which its scale may be set, and then cutting off the supply and emptying itself, when it may be reset, preferably by hand, to repeat the weighing operation" (lines 18-22).
Date: July 9, 1895
Creator: Schulze, Andrew
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Earth-Auger.

Description: Patent for an earth-auger that is more effective than other augers and can be constructed to make different sized holes. It is operated by moving two blades back and forth.
Date: April 16, 1895
Creator: Smith, Wiston Allin
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Dog or Stop Device for Baling-Presses.

Description: Patent for a simple, inexpensive, and durable stop-device or dog used in baling presses with a pressure-chamber in a plunger or traverser reciprocates. The invention operates automatically and retaines the material being pressed inside the pressure-chamber. The dog pivots on the side of the pressure-chamber and is enabled to move freely.
Date: June 19, 1894
Creator: Schulze, Andrew
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department