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Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in hame fasteners, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 22, 1899
Creator: Rankin, Frank N.


Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in motors, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 22, 1899
Creator: Garvey, Edgar Lee

Means For Automatically Inflating Pneumatic Tires.

Description: Patent for new and improved means for "pumping air into the tires and actuated from the wheel when the latter is in motion" (lines 18-20), including illustrations.
Date: July 17, 1900
Creator: Mills, John Andrew

Crude-Oil Burner.

Description: Patent for "a crude-oil burner especially adapted for use in cooking and heating stoves and in fireplaces;" including illustrations.
Date: June 24, 1902
Creator: Landis, John A.; Johnston, William A. & Bosley, Lee Wooden

Gymnastic Apparatus

Description: Patent for "improvement in aerial revolving ladders for gymnastic purposes for use in theaters, circus-tents, etc." (lines 13-15) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 22, 1900
Creator: Delmore, George E.

Floating Body.

Description: Patent for improvements to balloons or floating bodies in order to provide for a floating body "consisting of a flexible air or gas receiver, made to imitate or resemble animate or inanimate objects, so as to assume when inflated the shape of a human head or bust, birds, statues, animals, or any other desired object" (lines 14-19), including illustrations.
Date: November 20, 1900
Creator: Bailey, Edward Gray


Description: Patent for vehicle-axle "with removable spindles which when they become worn may be easily and quickly removed and replaced by new ones." (lines 13-15); including illustration and instructions
Date: May 29, 1900
Creator: Andrews, W. H.

Fan Attachment for Bicycles.

Description: Patent for an overhead fan that attaches to a bicycle and derives power from the front wheel including illustrations.
Date: March 13, 1900
Creator: Mills, John Andrew; Nance, John D. & Kennerly, Samuel J.


Description: Patent for an invention that relates to innovations and improvements to railroad car-brakes.
Date: May 28, 1901
Creator: Boyers, Thomas Albert.


Description: Patent for a spoon designed to avoid spilling liquids, including illustrations.
Date: March 5, 1901
Creator: Holman, Clara Belle

Carbid-Feed Valve

Description: Patent for carbid-feed valve for acetylene generators whose improved form allows for balanced feeding whether closed or open.
Date: January 14, 1913
Creator: Ballard, John S.


Description: Patent for creating a seat "to provide a spring-mounted seat for wagons which shall be strong and durable, not liable to become deranged by rough usage, which shall be comfortable for the rider, and which can be manufactured at a comparatively small cost" (lines 13-18).
Date: February 18, 1902
Creator: Holland, William J.

End-Gate Fastener

Description: Patent for a fastener to hold end gate and sideboards of wagon in place and attached to body of wagon. Allows for adjustment.
Date: January 21, 1902
Creator: Nichols, Walter B.; Nichols, Edward A. & Schad, Frank X.

Vehicle Hub

Description: Patent for lightweight and sturdy metal wheel hub for wooden spokes, including illustration.
Date: July 23, 1901
Creator: Holland, William J.

Train Signaling System

Description: Patent for trains that use an alarm system that alerts the engineer if there is an issue with the automatic air-brakes in any of the train cars. This alarm system allows for users in any car to alert the engineer and does not diminish the effectiveness of the air brake system.
Date: June 12, 1906
Creator: Gerard, Joseph

Guard-Rail Clamp

Description: Patent for a simple, durable and adjustable guard rail clamp for securing guard rails to the main rails of a railroad track "as at bridge approaches and opposite to frog points" (lines 11-12) without the use of drill bolt-holes.
Date: November 28, 1905
Creator: Butcher, Jasper; Thomas, James L. & Butcher, Jasper

Whiffletree Connection.

Description: Patent for a whiffletree connection which takes up all wear and prevents rattling, including illustrations.
Date: February 13, 1906
Creator: Dickerman, Oscar C.

Dental Instrument.

Description: Patent for a dental-instrument holder which suitable handle allows to hold a clamping rod firmly while reaching out the difficult cavities and surfaces during the teeth cleaning.
Date: September 1, 1903
Creator: Harrell, Hardy B.

Acetylene-Gas Generator.

Description: Patent for an acetylene-gas generator that consists of “a suitable frame, a receptacle positioned within said frame, and a gas-bell” (lines 11-13), as well as a gasometer and carbide feed. As a result, the gas generator “will continually furnish dry, cool gas and at a substantially even pressure at all times” (line 22-24). Illustrations included.
Date: June 4, 1907
Creator: Hays, Parx Orr.

Spring Top-Support for Vehicles

Description: Patent for a spring top support for buggies and other vehicles that can be used on vehicles of various sizes.
Date: August 6, 1912
Creator: Schad, Frank X.


Description: Patent for a spigot that attaches to barrels and vats filled with liquids such as alcohol or acid that indicates the amount left in the barrel and can be locked closed.
Date: July 23, 1912
Creator: Herblin, William Leonard


Description: Patent for a trap. This design is for a live trap. Illustration included.
Date: August 19, 1907
Creator: Pierce, William Z.


Description: Patent for a churn that employs a reciprocating dasher in order to improve all parts of the churn and its operating mechanism.
Date: October 11, 1911
Creator: Edwards, Henry L. & Perkins, William A.

Railway Joint

Description: Patent for a railway joint. This invention consists "of a rail joint which is provided with a novel locking means whereby the fish plates will be held in engagement with the meeting ends of a pair of rails preventing any undesired disconnection of the latter" (lines 12-16). Illustrations included.
Date: May 13, 1912
Creator: Cole, Henry J.