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Acetylene-Gas Apparatus.

Description: Patent for machines that generate acetylene gas for a "simple and comparatively inexpensive construction, in which the gas is thoroughly washed before entering the service-pipe and in which the water-supply to the generator is controlled by the gas pressure and the carbid kept at all times cooled by surrounding water" (lines 11-17).
Date: December 4, 1900
Creator: McGoldrick, William Hamilton
Item Type: Patent

Acetylene Gas Torch

Description: Patent for a acetylene gas torch. Illustration included.
Date: October 1, 1903
Creator: Marsh, William H.
Item Type: Patent

Adjustable Bicycle-Rest.

Description: Patent for a new and useful adjustable bicycle-rest, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 23, 1900
Creator: Wise, Harry
Item Type: Patent

Artificial Fuel

Description: Patent for artificial fuel.
Date: September 29, 1902
Creator: Russi, Charles & Cadena, Celedonio
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a new auger designed "to provide a construction in which the parts may be adjusted to cut angular holes entirely through a body, and also to cut angular countersinks concentric with cylindrical openings, such as are made for the reception of the square heads of bolts lag screws, &c.," (lines 10-16), which includes illustrations and instructions.
Date: April 29, 1902
Creator: Bundy, John J.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in bicycles, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 23, 1900
Creator: White, Edward Y.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for "a bicycle-frame which shall be yielding and support the motor mechanism in such manner that it shall be upheld by the part of the frame which yields to the greatest extent without adding appreciably to the rigidity of the frame" (lines 11-17).
Date: July 2, 1901
Creator: White, Edward Young
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a bridle bit that helps a handler to hold or guide an animal without harming its mouth. Illustration included.
Date: August 21, 1900
Creator: Castro, Alberto
Item Type: Patent

Bit Attachment

Description: Patent for "improved means for stopping runaway horses and to arrange for mounting the same upon a harness-bit so as to be under the control of the driver for convenient and effective operation when required" (lines 8-13).
Date: April 30, 1901
Creator: Riley, Peter
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for an improvement in Blind-Stops. "My invention relates to improvements in blind-stops, and has for its object to provide a simple, strong, and cheap device of this kind." (lines 15-18) and illustration.
Date: August 18, 1903
Creator: Koenig, Charles Louis
Item Type: Patent

Bung and Air Connection for Beer-Kegs, &c.

Description: Patent for improvements in bungs and air connections for beer-kegs by using a metallic bung which has an opening (a bung-hole), “and provided atone side with a passage, the passage being interiorly threaded at its outer end, an air-tube provided with a valve and having a swiveled member exteriorly threaded and engaging the threaded portion of the passage, and the cork or stopper arranged within the inner portion of the bung-hole and closing the inner end of the passage.” (Lines 116-123, p. 3) Illustration is included.
Date: January 1, 1901
Creator: Morawetz, John
Item Type: Patent

Can-Filling Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and useful machine for filling bottles and analogous receptacles, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 2, 1900
Creator: Gebhardt, William
Item Type: Patent

Candy and Process of Making Same

Description: Patent for a "fruit or nut taffy, comprising two distinct kinds of candy, which are separately manufactured and afterward combined in a single article or piece of confectionery" (lines 11-14), including ingredients and process.
Date: June 18, 1901
Creator: Webb, Jesse B.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a car-brake that improves the ability of a train to stop its forward motion.
Date: December 29, 1900
Creator: Wise, Harry
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for new and improved car-seat cleaners, including illustrations.
Date: May 6, 1902
Creator: Ridd, John A.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for cheese cutter that features improvements which include guides for the knife, the box and cover, and the means for holding the cheese in place on a rotatable platform.
Date: December 30, 1902
Creator: Niggli, Emil
Item Type: Patent

Cheese Cutter

Description: Patent for a cheese cutter which includes a scale to determine the amount of cheese including illustrations.
Date: June 10, 1902
Creator: Niggli, Emil
Item Type: Patent

Coin Operated Vending Machine

Description: Patent for a coin operated vending machine that is meant to be inexpensive and adapted to protect the items being vended, and to allow adjustment for coins of different denominations.
Date: September 2, 1902
Creator: Fender, John Brown
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for improvements in combination-tools especially adapted for repairing rubber tires.
Date: January 1, 1901
Creator: Green, Samuel Milton
Item Type: Patent

Compositor's Stick

Description: Patent for a compositor's stick. This invention is for the improvement of the mechanism for setting type and printing.
Date: January 15, 1903
Creator: Weeks, Frank W.
Item Type: Patent