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Description: Patent for brick-kilns to "provide means for burning bricks in a much shorter time and more effectively than is possible with usual constructions, and, further, to protect the kiln-walls against the injurious effects of heat" (lines 9-13).
Date: October 30, 1900
Creator: Aber, Edgar

Bale-Band Tightener

Description: Patent for a bale-band tightener, illustrations included.
Date: October 2, 1900
Creator: Splettstosser, Fritz

Spark - Arrester.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in spark-arresters. This design is to "provide and improved device of this class which is adapted to be connected with the pipe or escape-flue" (line 20 - 23).
Date: February 1, 1898
Creator: Woods, Murray Stover

Shaking Churn

Description: Patent for a shaking churn. Illustration included.
Date: July 19, 1904
Creator: Park, Reece W. & Arnwine, Charles L.


Description: Patent for a new and improved nail puller, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 13, 1900
Creator: Lubbock, William Lochart

Steam Engine

Description: Patent for steam engine. Illustration included.
Date: May 9, 1908
Creator: Hill, John A. & Hill, Melvin W.

Combined Bird and Insect Catcher

Description: Patent for a combined bird and insect catcher. Illustration included.
Date: October 14, 1908
Creator: Martin, Charles H. & Ross, William N.


Description: Patent for a new invention of a farm implement hand-tool which is a combination of a rake and a fork, functioning either as a rake or a fork with a single adjustment, including description and illustrations.
Date: July 15, 1902
Creator: Zwicker, August


Description: Patent for improvement in pruning-knives by creating a hollow slot in the handle of the knife and a pivoted blade; in which the blade can be pull out of the slot when in use and place it back to the slot when it is not in use. Illustration is included.
Date: March 4, 1902
Creator: Zwicker, August

Veneer Basket.

Description: Patent for stronger, lighter construction of baskets frequently used in shipping fruit, although the improvement "may be used for any and all purposes of which it is capable" (lines 13-15).
Date: June 3, 1902
Creator: Aber, Edgar

Veneer-Bending Machine

Description: Patent for improving veneer bending through a slower process which allows the entirety of the veneer to be heated.
Date: September 30, 1902
Creator: Aber, Edgar


Description: Patent for a vehicle jack improvements that includes "a lifting-arm or support having a flexible winding element" (lines 15-16).
Date: September 23, 1902
Creator: Zwicker, August

Weighing and Lifting Device

Description: Patent for a weighing and lifting device. Illustration included.
Date: July 13, 1905
Creator: Davis, James W. & Alexander, Thomas J.


Description: Patent for "new and useful Improvements in Can-Openers." (line 5-6) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 9, 1909
Creator: Davis, James Walter & McBee, Marshall E.

Churn Motor

Description: Patent for a churn motor. This invention is a manually motored churn. Illustration included.
Date: October 6, 1906
Creator: Cole, Emory W.


Description: Patent for a plow. Illustration included.
Date: May 8, 1906
Creator: Nunnally, Bruce

Improvements in Seed-Planters

Description: Patent for an improved seed planter that can be attached to a plow. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 17, 1911
Creator: Rogers, John H.

Fence-Wire Fastener

Description: Patent for a fastener for wire fences. Illustrations included.
Date: May 21, 1912
Creator: Arnwine, Charles L.

Handling Machine for Baskets

Description: Patent for a handling machine for baskets. This invention is designed to form wire handles to baskets. Illustrations included.
Date: May 4, 1909
Creator: Haberle, Fred Leopold

Crude-Oil Burner

Description: Patent for a hydrocarbon burner primarily used for stoves and furnaces. Illustrations included.
Date: December 8, 1909
Creator: Reed, Rufus C.


Description: Patent for a shingling bracket. Illustrations included.
Date: March 31, 1910
Creator: Carr, Benjamin F.


Description: Patent for "a simple and inexpensive fire-dog adapted to be used in any ordinary open grate and capable of affording convenient means for cooking in an open fireplace." (Lines 10-13) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 15, 1896
Creator: Lewis, Harry J.


Description: Patent for a cotton-chopper that cultivates "the rows of plants simultaneously with thinning them out; and a further object of the invention is to provide such a machine which will be durable and simple" (lines 11-14).
Date: February 12, 1895
Creator: Newton, Nicholas H.

Combined Plow, Chopper, and Planter.

Description: Patent for a simple, durable, and economic combined plow, chopper, and planter that provides "a machine which will open the land, plant and fertilize at the same time, and which may be quickly adjusted for chopping cotton plants and at the same time cultivate rows of plants" (lines 10-13). The parts can be attached to a common frame.
Date: February 12, 1895
Creator: Newton, Nicholas H.