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Description: Patent for bandage that prevents and/or reduces the occurrence of "double chin."
Date: March 20, 1906
Creator: Hardee, Virginia E.
Item Type: Patent

Bicycle Support

Description: Patent for a bicycle support, which can be attached to different bicycles and carried in the pocket.
Date: June 17, 1902
Creator: Moss, Eric
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a machine designed to cut off the butt ends of cereal sheaves should they become wet or muddy. Illustrations included.
Date: April 22, 1908
Creator: Janes, Ivey & Lanaux, Alfred A.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for improved car couplings "of the Janney type, capable of readily coupling on short curved, and adapted to be either coupled or uncoupled without going between cars. A further object of the invention is to provide means whereby the parts may be readily set for automatic coupling, or to prevent coupling." (Lines 13-20) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 19, 1895
Creator: Armstrong, James P.
Item Type: Patent

Car Truck Bolster

Description: Patent for a car-truck bolster. The design improves upon existing versions to bolster a car or truck in order to readily makes repairs in a simple and expeditious manner. The bolster can be taken apart which allows for each part to be replaced separately.
Date: January 30, 1906
Creator: Fowler, T.
Item Type: Patent

Casing Spear

Description: Patent for casing spears. This invention is designed for pulling well tubes or casings that have broken off out of the well. Illustration included.
Date: September 13, 1907
Creator: Carroll, Monroe W. & Johnston, H. G.
Item Type: Patent

Cheese-Cutting Gage.

Description: Letter Patent for gage "for cutting articles in bulk, such as whole cheese" (lines 9-10); including illustration and instructions
Date: May 1, 1900
Creator: Pittman, J. P.
Item Type: Patent

Crate or Box.

Description: Patent for "a crate or box of knockdown form consisting of a crate or box made of separable sections and bound together by wires and stay-bolts that are loosely set into the sections" (line 11-16) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 26, 1905
Creator: Hines, Warren H.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a new and useful drawers supporter, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 20, 1898
Creator: James, Thomas S.
Item Type: Patent

Dredging Apparatus.

Description: Patent for an improved dredging apparatus that plows or scoops, and has "an endless traveling elevator, the latter, being arranged in a rigid frame that is supported at a suitable angle, and the scoop being hinged to the lower end of said frame so that it works horizontally, or practically so" (lines 9-14).
Date: October 30, 1894
Creator: Hyatt, Frank A.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for "a dredger which shall in an improved manner co-operate with and utilize the current in removing accumulations from the bed of channels" (lines 13-17).
Date: December 24, 1889
Creator: Fletcher, William A.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a drill and reamer for the use of drilling deep wells. "This invention consists of a tool combining a drill-point and a reamer, the point penetrating the formation and the reamer following and rendering the sides of the bore smooth and in conjunction with the body directing the drill in a straight or true course" (lines 5-10). Illustrations included.
Date: January 3, 1903
Creator: Higgins, Pattillo
Item Type: Patent

Dust Separating Apparatus

Description: Patent for a dust separating apparatus. This device is designed for seperating dust from the air. Illustrations included.
Date: July 26, 1904
Creator: Duke, Holmes
Item Type: Patent

Electrically-Actuated Sawmill Set-Works

Description: Patent for an electrically-actuated sawmill set-works that regulates movement of the clutch-stop and set-shaft, which determines the extent of knee-movement including illustrations.
Date: October 16, 1900
Creator: Carroll, William M.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for improvements in feed-troughs in which a controlled amount of feed can be placed in a feed box, and in which the latter will be fed as rapidly as consumed and the unconsumed feed will be protected. (Lines 11-14) Illustration in included.
Date: September 8, 1891
Creator: Webb, William James
Item Type: Patent

Fence Post Mold

Description: Patent for fence post mold. Illustration included.
Date: February 17, 1906
Creator: Collier, William Reid
Item Type: Patent

Fire Escape.

Description: Patent for a new and improved fire escape. This design "is to provide a fire-escape consisting, essentially, of a cushion adapted to receive and break the fall of persons jumping from a burning building, the said cushion being so constructed as to enable it to be folded to a convenient and portable size" (lines 8-14).
Date: January 15, 1889
Creator: Simon, Jacob Peter
Item Type: Patent

Gage for Adjusting Planer Knives.

Description: Patent for a new and improved gauge for planer knives. This design is "for use in planing and other mills where side heads are used to supply the need of a convenient appliance for holding the side heads in best position for filing, sharpening, or setting the bits, to afford a strong machine for holding the side heads firmly and securely in any position that the work[person] may desire while sharpening or adjusting the bits to the desired pattern" (lines 30-38).
Date: June 17, 1884
Creator: Thompson, Francis B.
Item Type: Patent

Garment-Fitting Device.

Description: Patent for a series of flexible bands and tapes to be used for efficient fitting of garments with regards to seam lines and marking patterns upon cloth by measuring the waist, skirt, and sleeve areas.
Date: February 2, 1909
Creator: Johnson, Mary M.
Item Type: Patent

Gravity Oil-Distributer for Ships.

Description: Patent for a gravity oil-distributors for ships at sea that calms the water during storms. "the objects of [the] invention are to produce a very simple, cheap and buoyant boat or float, that may be compactly stored upon deck, conveniently launched over the side of the vessel, and so manipulated therefrom as to keep a proper and desired relative position in connection therewith, and which will automatically feed oil to the water" (lines 11-18).
Date: September 18, 1894
Creator: Ericson, John
Item Type: Patent