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Skirt-Rack

Description: Patent for a skirt rack for holding skirts for display in stores and protecting them from wear and dust.
Date: August 6, 1912
Creator: Douglas, John A.
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Copy Holder

Description: Patent for a copy holder. This device is to hold copy for typewriters, compositors, etc. It also provides a copy holder possessing an adjustable indicating bar. Illustrations included.
Date: December 22, 1911
Creator: Newton, Marvin G. & Edwards, J. M.
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Non-Explosive Oil-Container.

Description: Patent for a protective screen of refractory filaments for "containers holding inflammable, explosive fluids such as naphtha, benzin, gasolene, etc." (lines 10-12)
Date: December 12, 1911
Creator: Ziller, Robert L.
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Base-Ball Score-Card

Description: Patent for a baseball score card that has spaces for putting the players name on the card from both teams on the same side.
Date: December 5, 1911
Creator: Dealey, Walter A.
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Sewing-Awl.

Description: Patent for an improvement upon the sewing awl that is designed to work well with leather workers. The sewing awl is made to be "adaptable to work with a break or tension device, capable of restraining a thread holding spool against free rotation to prevent excessive undesirable slack or looseness of the thread" (lines 15-19) as illustrated and described.
Date: November 28, 1911
Creator: Alten, George Philip
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Hydrant Valve.

Description: Patent for an improved valve for hydrants that, when closed, allows water to drain out of the riser and bib, preventing freezing. Includes illustrations.
Date: September 26, 1911
Creator: Ziller, William
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Cotton Chopper

Description: Patent for a cotton chopper. This invention consists of chopping blades attached to the rotary shaft. Illustration included.
Date: August 14, 1911
Creator: Carlson, Peet
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Cotton Chopper

Description: Patent for a cotton chopper. This invention is designed to be adjustable horizontally to operate on crooked rows. Illustrations included.
Date: July 11, 1910
Creator: Burton, George W.; Warwick, Vesper V. & Patton, Deacon O.
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Shears

Description: Patent for shears to be used by metal workers. Illustrations included.
Date: December 7, 1909
Creator: Burkett, Thomas
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Cotton-Packer

Description: Patent for an apparatus used for packing cotton prepared for baling. Illustrations included.
Date: November 13, 1909
Creator: Dixon, Albert S.
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Churn

Description: Patent for a churn with a dasher with blades that is able to rotate to force the milk or cream in an upward and downward direction. Illustrations included.
Date: April 23, 1909
Creator: Franklin, Edward A.
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Automatic Match Box

Description: Patent for automatic match box. This device is designed to eject matches to a suitable distance. Illustration included.
Date: April 10, 1909
Creator: Hanna, John Griffin
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Expansible Boot Tree

Description: Patent for expansible boot tree. This device is designed for the ability to stretch boots and shoes. Illustration included.
Date: January 30, 1909
Creator: Malmberg, Anders G. & Olsen, Lawrence
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Cotton-Chopper

Description: Patent for a cotton chopper designed so that the blade moves "transversely across a standing row of plants" (lines 15-16). Illustrations included.
Date: October 24, 1908
Creator: Ellis, Thomas Henry
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Cotton Chopper

Description: Patent for a cotton chopper. Illustration included.
Date: August 10, 1908
Creator: Hogan, Samuel Thomas; Knetsch, Ferdinand, Jr. & Oatman, John B.
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