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Attachment for Harrows

Description: Patent for attachment of harrows that facilitate the use of harrows in pilling cotton stalks. This device allows the harrows to be in continuous motion creating efficiency in cotton pilling.
Date: March 11, 1913
Creator: Taylor, David T. & Barker, Felix
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Starting Device

Description: Patent for a starting device for internal combustion engines. Illustrations included.
Date: August 10, 1910
Creator: Looney, John Pryor
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railway-Crossing

Description: Patent for crossings for railway tracks and particularly to means for closing the cut in the rails made for the flanges of the wheels, and the object is to provide sliding members which can be easily operated to close the slot or cut in the crossing rails for the flanges of the wheels so that a continuous tread will be formed for every wheel that passes over the crossing and to provide a mechanism for the tracks.
Date: March 30, 1909
Creator: Adams, Powell O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Cleaner

Description: Patent for an apparatus that is designed to clean cotton before it is placed in a cotton gin. Illustrations included.
Date: December 18, 1908
Creator: Felton, Thomas W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rail-Joint.

Description: Patent for improvements to the joints for railway rails to prevent "bumping of the wheels against the ends of rails and the cross ties adjacent to the joints" (lines 16-18) including illustrations.
Date: January 21, 1908
Creator: Adams, Powell O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Clip

Description: Patent for a clip that may be used to bind paper, plies of fabric, or as a clothes pin. Illustrations included.
Date: June 6, 1907
Creator: Porter, Louis H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Clothes-Pin

Description: Patent for a clothes pin. Illustrations included.
Date: May 23, 1907
Creator: Cooke, Jasper Newton & Moeller, John Charles
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Quilting-Frame

Description: Patent for improved quilting frame which may be set up easily, and folded down and stored when not in use. Additionally, the improved design provides for fabric to be secured on all sides, and for the operator to adjust the angle of the fabric.
Date: July 10, 1906
Creator: Berglund, John M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cattle-Guard

Description: Patent for a cattle guard for use at railroad tracks incorporating a depressible platform connected to a closing mechanism which will impede movement of cattle across the track, but allow for unobstructed movement at other times.
Date: March 20, 1906
Creator: Richter, Fred Otto & Richter, Gustav Adolph
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hay-Press Power.

Description: Patent for "new and useful improvements in Baling-Presses" (lines 1-5) including illustrations and explanations.
Date: January 2, 1906
Creator: Bryant, Warren S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wheel Tire Machine

Description: Patent for a wheel tire machine. This invention if for taking off and putting on wheel tires. Illustration included.
Date: August 2, 1905
Creator: Meyers, Edna Lu
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Garment-Supporter

Description: Patent for "an improved garment-supporter adapted to be secured to an inner garment and to be detachably connected to the waistband of an outer garment, whereby the inner garment may be supported from the outer garment." (lines 11-16)
Date: July 7, 1903
Creator: Waters, Richard H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department