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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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Commode-Seat.

Description: Patent for a commode/toilet seat and storage cabinet that holds multiple seats that can be used to provide individual seats for each person using the commode/toilet.
Date: September 26, 1911
Creator: Ainsworth, Lucian M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combination Lock Joint or Device.

Description: Patent for a combination lock joint or device for sectional poles that prevents bending of the pole and allows for sections of the pole to be easily taken on or off.
Date: July 25, 1911
Creator: Carleton, Ernest William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Blind-Slat Fastener.

Description: Patent for improvements in blind-slat fasteners, in which it holds the blinds so that air can pass through. Illustration is included.
Date: December 14, 1909
Creator: Riley, John Brizendine
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shears

Description: Patent for shears to be used by metal workers. Illustrations included.
Date: December 7, 1909
Creator: Burkett, Thomas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department