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Description: Patent for Windmill that is adapted to be held in various positions. This Windmill device will be strong, durable, and easy to construct.
Date: June 10, 1913
Creator: Houston John J

Razor-Stropping Device

Description: Patent for a razor sharpening device in which the razor blade may be held on an incline for efficient sharpening.
Date: April 15, 1913
Creator: Greenwood, Charley E.

Draft Equalizer.

Description: Patent for improvement to draft-equalizers.
Date: April 17, 1900
Creator: Billington, Wesley E.


Description: Patent for an envelop adapted "as a cover or wrapper for valuable papers, money, and the like." (Lines 10-13) Illustrations included.
Date: May 8, 1900
Creator: Dennis, Millard Jefferson & Davis, William Clarence


Description: Patent for new stalk rake design, “especially applicable as a rake for gathering corn or cotton stalks from the ground preparatory to plowing the same or otherwise fitting it for use”, (lines 13-17) including illustrations.
Date: July 15, 1902
Creator: Clark, Joesph Lauson


Description: Patent for a stalk chopper that chops weeds, vines, and stalks into smaller pieces or kills them in order for the ground beneath to be readily cultivated.
Date: September 30, 1902
Creator: Adamson, William Levi


Description: Patent for an improved washboard, that will be "simple, inexpensive, and efficient" while allowing water to fully drain from it after washing is finished, including illustrations.
Date: July 17, 1900
Creator: Bailey, Robert E.

Wagon-Bed-Hoisting Apparatus

Description: Patent for Wagon-Bed-Hoisting Apparatus which "consists in the provision of a rack adapted to be connected to the bed of the wagon" (lines 17-19); including illustration and instructions
Date: May 22, 1900
Creator: Southern, W.


Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in cultivators, relating to an attachment which may be applied to use upon any variety of cultivator with carrying-wheels, which provides efficient means for cutting cotton-stalks or weeds after cotton harvest.
Date: January 22, 1901
Creator: Kerr, Robert Lee


Description: Patent for improvements to fire engines, designed for rural use and places where water may be scarce by the inclusion of storage tank and a pump.
Date: November 15, 1910
Creator: Minnis, Henry M.

Horse Collar

Description: Patent for a horse collar. Illustration included.
Date: December 27, 1904
Creator: Cooper, Joseph P.


Description: Patent for an improved plow that holds steady in different kinds of soil and under different operating conditions. The inclination of the share can be adjusted whenever necessary.
Date: October 30, 1906
Creator: Huckabee, Jefferson E.

Cotton-Handling Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a new cotton-handling apparatus with cleaning mechanisms and a storage-house, including illustrations.
Date: February 13, 1906
Creator: Tidwell, Albert F.


Description: Patent for a mortising-tool which is a device for mortising door-frames to get a hinge.
Date: January 16, 1906
Creator: Huber, Frederick K.

Screen Catch

Description: Patent for a screen catch. This invention is a combined catch and lock design. It is "used for holding screen-doors, window-screens, and the like in a closed position" (line 15-17). Illustration included.
Date: August 27, 1906
Creator: Huber, Frederick K.

Match-Dispensing Box

Description: Patent for a match dispensing box designed solely for use in public places in which only one match be removed from the box at a time and also can be used to strike the match once removed from the box
Date: September 19, 1905
Creator: Huber, Frederick K.

Wire Stretcher

Description: Patent for a wire stretchers. Illustration included.
Date: May 9, 1906
Creator: Bradshaw, Richard A.

Machine for Grinding Disks.

Description: Patent for improvements in grinding-machines in which it can “hold the disk rigidly at a desired angle and can be adjusted from or toward a grinding device;” (lines 13-15) by using a “combination of an adjustable gear, a grinding-wheel and means for imparting motion from the grinding-wheel to the gear; of a spring-pressed roller above the gear and adapted to hold a disk thereon in contact with the wheel.” (Page 2, lines 65-70) Illustration is included.
Date: March 17, 1903
Creator: Shipp, Abijah T.


Description: Patent for a whiffletree that equalizes the draft pressure on the beam.
Date: July 2, 1912
Creator: Sledge, Henry B.

Loose Leaf Binder

Description: Patent for a loose leaf binder. The invention consists of two adjustable sections in order to lengthen or shorten the post. Illustration included.
Date: July 10, 1912
Creator: Bickley, William P.

Knee Pad for Cotton Pickers &c

Description: Patent for a knee pad for cotton pickers with a pneumatic cushion.
Date: March 4, 1913
Creator: Herron, William Patrick

Binder For Books

Description: " I invented new and useful improvements that relate to binders for books; and its object is to provide a simple, durable, and attractive device of this character adapted to detachably secure the leaves of a book so that any one or more of them can be readily removed." Crowder, Joseph. (1905). Binder for Books. United States Patents Office. Retrieved from http://edit.texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth508756/.
Date: December 12, 1905
Creator: Crowder, Joseph Wade & Simmons, W. W.


Description: Patent for a rail-joint that does not sag.
Date: January 28, 1913
Creator: Odell, Edward F.