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Washing Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a "new and useful Washing Apparatus" (lines 6-7) that decreases the cost and increases the efficiency of current washing machines by automatically circulating hot water and steam through the clothes.
Date: December 1, 1903
Creator: Huffman, Wiliam Anthony & Huffman, Oscar Moses
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Artificial Stone

Description: Patent for artificial stone.
Date: November 20, 1903
Creator: Steger, Virge
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stirrup and Connections therefor.

Description: Patent for a stirrup which remains perpendicular to the horse and does not become twisted.
Date: October 6, 1903
Creator: May, William J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washing Machine

Description: Patent for a washing machine. Illustration included.
Date: September 5, 1903
Creator: Moreland, Jesse I.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rail-Joint.

Description: Patent for the improvement of railroad constructions by means of using a fishplate that provides an effective connection between two rail bars and secures the accuracy in lining the bars up.
Date: August 25, 1903
Creator: Starkey, Ollie B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

SAW-FILING MACHINE

Description: Patent for a Saw-Filing Machine. "This invention relates to saw-filing machines; and the object of the invention is to provide a simple and effective device of this character which is adapted to sharpen with accuracy and rapidity the teeth of different kinds of saws." (lines 8-13) including illustrations.
Date: August 25, 1903
Creator: Smith, John D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Advertising Device

Description: Patent for Advertising Device
Date: July 28, 1903
Creator: Smith, John D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wind-Motor.

Description: Patent for wind motors that has new and useful improvements," is simple and durable in its constructions, very effective and powerful in operation, transmits the force of a series of wind-wheels to a common shaft for driving pumps or other machines" (lines 11-16).
Date: December 16, 1902
Creator: Cochran, James M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Saw-Set.

Description: Patent for an improved saw set with improved jaw design to improve locking of saw. This saw set makes up part of a saw filing machine.
Date: September 11, 1902
Creator: Smith, John D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Dish-Drainer

Description: Patent for dish-drainer.
Date: August 16, 1902
Creator: Cleek, Florence
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washing-Machine.

Description: Patent for washing machine. Objective is to make the machine inexpensive and capable of washing clothes with rapid cycles without any harm to the fabric.
Date: August 5, 1902
Creator: Sparkman, William
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wind-Motor.

Description: Patent for a "new and improved wind-motor" (line 10) including illustrations.
Date: July 1, 1902
Creator: Cochran, James Madison
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spring-Scale.

Description: Patent for improvements in spring-scales by providing novel means for measuring and indicating the quality of liquid left in or drawn from a container. (Lines 9-10) Illustration is included.
Date: April 22, 1902
Creator: Smith, John D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Appliance for Protecting Oil-Wells from Fires.

Description: Patent for an appliance for protecting oil-wells from fires. As stated within the patent, "this invention relates to certain new and useful improvements in appliances for protecting oil-wells from fires; and to this end it consists of the novel combination and arrangement of parts hereinafter more specifically described in the accompanying drawings, and particularly pointed out in the claims herein appended" (Lines 9-16).
Date: March 11, 1902
Creator: Cochran, James M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Specific-Gravity Scale

Description: Patent for a type of weighing-scale, "designed for determining the specific gravity of any body, be it solid, liquid, or a gas" (lines 14-15) including illustration.
Date: January 21, 1902
Creator: Bogue, Robert Jackson
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lamp-Hanger.

Description: Patent for adjustable-height lamp hanger primarily for electric lamps, including description and illustration.
Date: December 3, 1901
Creator: White, Herbert L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Barrel-Stand.

Description: Patent for improvments to barrel stands and related to the "object in view being to provide a simple, and convenient stand for holding barrels and casks and permitting the same to be readily turned with slight exertion from a vertical to a horizontal position and vice versa" (lines 9-12) including illustrations.
Date: August 27, 1901
Creator: McClary, Rufus E. & Gray, Thomas S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Farm Fence

Description: Patent for fence constructed of barbed wire and smooth guard-wire enclosed in the fence wires to prevent livestock of injury.
Date: February 19, 1901
Creator: Teague, George W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Speculum

Description: Patent for an improved version of the speculum, a gynecological instrument, including illustrations.
Date: September 25, 1900
Creator: Morrow, John W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rein-Holder For Cultivators

Description: Patent for a rein-holder for field cultivation.
Date: August 28, 1900
Creator: Stockton, James Silas
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Buggy-Top Attachment.

Description: Patent for improvements in "the construction of buggy-top attachments and to provide a simple, inexpensive, and efficient device adapted to be easily and quickly attached to and detached from the top of a buggy or other vehicle and capable of forming a complete extension of the same to protect the occupants of the vehicle from the weather" (lines 11-18), including illustrations.
Date: August 14, 1900
Creator: Stockton, Harris C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washing-Machine

Description: Patent for a "pounder" washing machine that can be easily repaired and operated with little effort. Illustrations included.
Date: August 7, 1900
Creator: Bolton, George William
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Box for Presses.

Description: Patent for a box used to house heated metal presses to extract fluid from cotton seeds.
Date: July 31, 1900
Creator: Galbraith, Oscar B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Chopper

Description: Patent for a new cotton chopper with improvements that have the ability to raise or lower the height of the blades and keep them nearly horizontal to the ground, including illustrations.
Date: June 12, 1900
Creator: Smith, Gilbert L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department