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Curtain Roller

Description: Patent for a curtain roller. The invention is designed to slow the curtains movement so that the curtain can be adjusted. Illustration included.
Date: October 9, 1908
Creator: Tripp, Hamilton
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Air-Brake-Setting Appliance

Description: Patent for an air brake apparatus for train cars which automatically activates when a train car is derailed. Illustrations included.
Date: August 21, 1908
Creator: Gale, Albert & Lilley, Doc M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Magazine Rifle

Description: Patent for a magazine rifle. Illustration included.
Date: May 7, 1908
Creator: Catron, John J.
Item Type: Patent
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Magazine Rifle

Description: Patent for a magazine rifle. This invention consists of a combined breech block and cartridge carrier. Illustrations included.
Date: August 13, 1907
Creator: Catron, John J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Acetylene-Gas Generator.

Description: Patent for an acetylene gas generator, which claims to improve upon this device by simplifying the "means for feeding carbid to the water," (line 14) hence making it "more efficient and durable in use and less expensive to manufacture." (lines 19-21)
Date: April 3, 1906
Creator: Dulaney, John B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Land Grader and Ditcher

Description: Patent for a land grader and ditcher that is durable and easy to use to ditch a large area and the scraping blade can be easily removed for cleaning, repairs or other reasons.
Date: September 19, 1905
Creator: Reed, Allen T.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Adjustable Window-Shade Hanger.

Description: Patent for a window-shade hanger that can be "adjusted to fit windows of various widths and shaderollers which vary in length and which may be readily put up and taken down." (lines 18-21) including illustration.
Date: August 29, 1905
Creator: Neale, Albert S.
Item Type: Patent
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Cultivator Attachment

Description: Patent for a cultivator attachment. Illustration included.
Date: June 22, 1905
Creator: Luttrell, William Jackson
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Coat Rack

Description: Patent for a coat rack. Illustration included.
Date: November 17, 1904
Creator: Gragg, Joe Lee
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Whip Socket and Rein Holder

Description: Patent for a combined whip socket and rein holder. Illustration included.
Date: October 19, 1904
Creator: Jacobs, Phillip
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mixer And Feeder For Use In Brick Making

Description: Patent for a mixer and feeder for use in brick making. This invention is designed for the making of bricks. Illustration included.
Date: March 9, 1904
Creator: Steger, Edward Darling
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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