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Airship

Description: Patent for an airship that is equipped with gas bags to control the ascent and descent of the airship and make it float in case of landing in the water.
Date: June 11, 1912
Creator: Bradshaw, John F. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mail-Cart.

Description: Patent for a one-wheeled mail cart, which will not sink into muddy roads.
Date: November 1, 1910
Creator: Wherry, William B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Baling and Compress Machine.

Description: Patent for a combined baling and compress machine for cotton gins, which makes bales that fulfill the rules of transportation companies on cotton bale density and is cost efficient enough for small gins to purchase.
Date: June 8, 1909
Creator: Crow, Robert D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fan Attachment for Chairs.

Description: Patent for a fan that attaches to rocking chairs which turns one direction when the chair rocks forward and the opposite direction when the chair rocks backward.
Date: May 21, 1907
Creator: Dorris, Joseph F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Water Motor

Description: Patent for a water motor. This is an invention for a type of motor operated by tidal power.
Date: October 20, 1903
Creator: Brooks, Jesse W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Compress

Description: Patent for a cotton compress. This invention "is to produce a compress which will make a condensed bale of the regulation shape and which can be operated faster than the common form of compress" (line 16-20) illustrations included.
Date: June 16, 1903
Creator: Crow, Robert Douglas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Truck

Description: Patent for a conventional truck designed to lift heavy freight above the ground.
Date: September 17, 1901
Creator: Haltom, Samuel
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lapel-Spring for Coats.

Description: Patent for improvements in lapel-springs for coats and similar articles of clothing by using a loop-shaped spring and a rod or bar pivotally connected with or hinged to both ends of the spring. It will hold the lapels of a coat or similar garment in proper position. Illustration is included.
Date: May 7, 1901
Creator: Crow, Robert Dlouglas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Feed for Saw-Setting Mechanism.

Description: Patent for improvements to Automatic Feed for Saw-Setting Mechanism, "particularly adapted to advance the saw into alinement with a setting-punch by reciprocatory movement of a part of the mechanism" (lines 11-14), including illustrations.
Date: May 22, 1900
Creator: Haltom, Samuel & Nadel, Abraham G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Blast-Generator.

Description: Patent for "a new and improved automatic blast-generator designed for the use of jewelers, dentists, and other persons, and arranged to produce a steady and uniform blast and to permit of increasing or decreasing the force of the blast as required, according to the nature of the work on hand." (Lines 9-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 12, 1897
Creator: Sidwell, Aaron M., Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ironing-Table.

Description: Patent for an improved folding ironing-table that has "its top pivoted to the longer of two pairs of legs, the shorter pair designed to hold a cross bar which is adapted to support the table top about midway its length, when the table is opened and set up for use" (lines 18-22).
Date: November 20, 1894
Creator: Coleman, Robert Franklin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for a plow that has an improved land-slide that can be "expeditiously and conveniently removed from the shank plate of the plow, and to so construct the shank plate that the share when placed thereon will be firmly held in position and be prevented from slipping vertically" (lines 10-15). The land-slide and shank-plate are firmly interlocked.
Date: May 23, 1893
Creator: Wherry, William B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Feeder and Cleaner.

Description: Patent for feeders and cleaners for cotton gins: "provide a combined feeder and cleaner for cotton gins which is not only thoroughly and effectually cleans cotton before it passes to the gin, but at the same time it regularly and positively feeds the cotton to the gin in such cleaned condition" (lines 10-15).
Date: April 25, 1893
Creator: Oliphint, Alfred
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Motor.

Description: Patent for a churn-motor that provides "an improved churn-operating mechanism which shall be cheap and simple in its construction, easy to operate, and readily adjustable for all the purposes for which occasion may require" (lines 15-20).
Date: March 28, 1893
Creator: McAfee, Henry P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Chopper.

Description: Patent for a simple and effective cotton chopper that leaves the plants in bunches that is easily operated and uses a reciprocating motion to rotate the blades and chop the stalks.
Date: March 7, 1893
Creator: Hyde, Frank Sule
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Belt-Tightener

Description: Patent for an improvement in belt fasteners, "especially adapted for use in connection with the running belts of planning, sizing, matching, molding and like machines" (lines 10-12) so that belts may be adjusted to tighten or loosen easily.
Date: January 3, 1893
Creator: Noble, John B. & Hensley, Joseph B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Cleaner and Condenser.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cotton cleaner and condenser. This design "is to produce a cheap and simple machine of this class which is adapted for use in connection with a cotton-gin and which will rapidly separate the dirt from the cotton and will also condense the cotton, so that it may be easily handled and baled" (lines 10-16). It consists in "[t]he combination of the case or frame having an inlet and its lower end and a hinged downward-curved hood at its upper end with the endless carrier mounted in the said case or frame with its higher end within the curved hood" (lines 47-52).
Date: June 7, 1892
Creator: Wherry, William B. & Smith, William F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department