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Flour Sifter and Mixer.

Description: Patent for a "simply constructed" (line 11-12) flour sifter and mixer wherein the flour can be "thoroughly mixed without removal of the sifter" (line 12-13) including an illustration.
Date: July 15, 1913
Creator: Newcomer, Stella B. S.

Attachment for Ice-Boxes.

Description: Patent for an attachment for ice-boxes which is "a vessel for the reception of ice and having a surrounding series of compartments for the reception of the matter to be refrigerated" (lines 11-14).
Date: April 3, 1900
Creator: Moyes, Aceph B.


Description: Patent for a simplified coffee pot that extracts coffee by using boiling water and the receptacle without changing the structure of the device.
Date: July 4, 1905
Creator: Haley, William L.


Description: Patent for rotary pump designed to counterbalance thrust at each step by a "series of lifting-wheels mounted upon a common shaft" (lines 10-11) in order to minimize wheel thrust.
Date: October 22, 1901
Creator: Baker, Josheph W.


Description: Patent for improvements in the construction of water evaporation milk-coolers to make them more easily taken apart and arranged for shipping and preventing ants from entering the device and getting in the milk. Descriptions of the parts of the device and illustrations are included.
Date: June 10, 1902
Creator: Whaley, William L.


Description: Patent for improving the design so that when it is closed it forms loops for holding the window's curtains, while also being inexpensive and strong.
Date: May 7, 1901
Creator: Durant, George W.


Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in hunting knives, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 5, 1899
Creator: Shelton, William J.


Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in wrenches, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 5, 1899
Creator: Rollins, Edgar C.

Rotary Engine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved rotary engine, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 10, 1899
Creator: James, William Francis

Two-Piece Box.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in two piece boxes, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 28, 1899
Creator: Armstrong, Martin

Cotton Chopper

Description: Patent for cotton chopper. This invention is on a wheel mounted frame and is adjustable for cutting out sections at desired intervals. Illustration included.
Date: January 15, 1907
Creator: Walter, William Thomas

Cotton Picker

Description: Patent for a cotton picker. Illustration included.
Date: November 29, 1904
Creator: Hoskins, William Wharton


Description: Patent for a water pump. Illustration included.
Date: March 22, 1904
Creator: Park, Henry Jackson & Darrough, Rufus Clark

Rail Connection

Description: Patent for a rail connection. This invention consists of heavy fish-plates and screw bolts that are supported between adjacent cross ties
Date: January 4, 1910
Creator: Grass, Henry

Adhesive and Method of Making the Same

Description: Patent for starch used for paper that can act as an adhesive coating. Illustrations included.
Date: February 18, 1913
Creator: Dunham, Andrew A. & Dunham, Henry V.

Rowing Appliance.

Description: Patent for a rowing appliance, which allows the oarsman of a boat to face toward the bow and see where the boat is traveling.
Date: August 11, 1908
Creator: James, William Francis

Improvement in Bee-Hives.

Description: Patent for a bee-hive that prevents insects (such as moths) from entering therein and maximizes the amount of honey collected from the hive, including a detailed explanation and description of the illustration.
Date: March 5, 1878
Creator: Park, Jesse W.

Support for Wire Fences.

Description: Patent for improvements to supports for wire fences, so that wooden posts and other supplemental devices are not necessary. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 1, 1891
Creator: Weeks, Frank B.


Description: Patent for a new and improved breakwater. This design "furnish[es] breakwaters for protecting harbors and roadsteads, and keeping open channels through bars at the entrances of harbors, the mouths of rivers, and in other places, and which shall not be liable to be destroyed by the marine worm" (lines 13-19).
Date: August 9, 1881
Creator: Follett, Alexander Glass

Canal or Ditch Digging Machine.

Description: Patent for a canal or ditch digging machine that has a carriage and a mechanism that draws the carriage across the ground, and a boring-tool beneath the carriage. The boring-tool can bore at an adjustable angle.
Date: August 20, 1895
Creator: Hoefs, Otto


Description: Patent for a pump-strainer that cleans and separates water or other liquid that is drawn from wells or reservoirs.
Date: May 28, 1895
Creator: Durant, George W.

Oar Lock Attachment.

Description: Patent for an oar-lock attachment that allows the oar to be removed but not easily disconnected, using a hook on the oar with a spring plate and an eye on the boat gunwale, with illustrations.
Date: December 20, 1892
Creator: Livingston, Joseph R.

Electro-Medical Belt

Description: Patent for "a suitable belt or other support carrying movable contact-plates, a galvanic battery, an induction-coil, connections between the battery and coil, and conductors connecting the secondary wire of the coil to the contact-plates through which the shock is to be conveyed, the contact-plates being provided with suitable binding-screws or other connectors, and also having suitable flaps or insulators for covering them when not in use" (lines 21-31).
Date: June 18, 1889
Creator: Shelton, William J.


Description: Patent for an improved life boat that "consists principally of a central closed hull equipped with propelling machinery, and floats extending on the sides of the said hull and rigidly secured thereto, to support the hull in position." (Lines 12-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 1, 1896
Creator: James, William F.