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Description: Patent for improvements in baling-presses by using a “duplex baling-press wherein the power is alternately applied by novel mechanism to the two baling-plungers in such manner that only one plunger at a given time is operating to compress the bale, and at the completion of the stroke thereof the other plunger is operated to compress its bale, the arrangement being such that the plungers are alternately engaged and released by the power mechanism and are automatically returned to operative position after they have been released.” (Lines 9-21.) Illustration is included.
Date: September 18, 1900
Creator: Watkins, William D. & Pruit, Trose P.

Building Structure

Description: Patent for a building support structure for bridges, buildings, dams, etc. Illustrations included.
Date: August 9, 1907
Creator: Morton, Milo A.


Description: Patent for a wash boiler used to wash clothes with steam and water. Illustrations included.
Date: August 9, 1906
Creator: Morton, Milo A.


Description: Patent for an umbrella holder. Illustrations included.
Date: June 25, 1907
Creator: Perkins, Kate Alice

Ironing - Machine

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in ironing machines for household use to"produce a simple, effective, and inexpensive ironing-machine especially adapted for household or family use" (line 27 - 29).
Date: November 2, 1897
Creator: Walter, Geo. P.

Hydrocarbon-Burning Furnace.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in hydrocarbon burning furnaces, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 6, 1898
Creator: Gearing, Charles M.

Stalk - Cutter.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in stalk-cutters to "provide a simple, light, and durable machine by means of which three rows of stalks may be cut in one passage of the machine across the field" (line 13-16).
Date: January 11, 1898
Creator: Acre, William Floyd & Wafford, William Penn

Gas Apparatus.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in apparatus for manufacturing gas from air and hydrocarbon, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 6, 1898
Creator: Gearing, Charles M.


Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in a combination tool, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 14, 1898
Creator: McCarty, William N.

Sash Fastner

Description: Patent for a windows sash fastener. Illustration included.
Date: June 22, 1904
Creator: Sanford, James Dobbs

Hoisting Bucket

Description: Patent for a clam-shell hoisting bucket that automatically opens and closes as it is lowered and elevated.
Date: October 21, 1902
Creator: Gearing, Charles M.

Harrow Attachment for Cultivators

Description: Patent for a harrow attachment for cultivators. "This inventions relates to a harrow attachment for plow or disk cultivators" (line 12-13). Illustration included.
Date: August 10, 1903
Creator: Mauldin, William E.

Cotton Picker

Description: Patent for a cotton picker. This invention consists is a "pneumatic apparatus for conveying cotton when picked from the plant, and comprises a suction-fan and casing therefor, which latter has pipes and through which air is drawn" (lines 15-19). Illustration included.
Date: February 10, 1904
Creator: Bennie, William


Description: Patent for a knee pad, designed mainly for those who work in cotton fields. Illustrations included.
Date: March 6, 1907
Creator: Chambers, William Roleigh; Chambers, Solomon Roe & Chambers, Wade Hampton

Sand Box

Description: Patent for a sand box. This invention "relates to sand guards for vehicle wheel hubs, and has for its principal object to provide a guard" (8-10). Illustration included.
Date: August 3, 1907
Creator: Underwood, Thomas M.

Draft Appliance

Description: Patent for a draft attachment to be used with a animal-drawn vehicle to hitch a third horse to the vehicle if need be. Illustrations included.
Date: June 2, 1909
Creator: Gaines, Wister F.

Window Glass Fastener

Description: Patent for window glass fastener. Illustration included.
Date: October 29, 1908
Creator: Phinny, Christphee W.

Stalk Cutter

Description: Patent for stalk cutter. This invention consists of rotating knives that severs the stalks into several pieces for use as fertilizer. Illustrations included.
Date: June 23, 1909
Creator: Davis, Thomas A.

Fish Net

Description: Patent for fish net. Illustration included.
Date: October 4, 1909
Creator: Gilstrap, David P.


Description: Patent for a Bank-Ledger
Date: December 2, 1901
Creator: Ford, Earle

Cultivator Attachment

Description: Patent for a cultivator attachment. Illustration included.
Date: October 17, 1904
Creator: Joyce, John Worth

Electric Bell-Ringer

Description: Patent for an electric bell ringer that is "operated either by electric wires from a distance or by merely pressing a push-button" (lines 11-13).
Date: October 24, 1905
Creator: Hall, Ira W.