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Baling Press

Description: Patent for improvements made to a baling press used to press cotton into bales. Improvements include improved construction to improve durability and efficiency, and design enhancements to the feeding belt to make retrieving the bales of cotton easier and more efficient.
Date: April 28, 1914
Creator: Marek, Joseph J.


Description: Patent for improvement in combination-saws is to provide a machine in which a planer, a shaper or molder, a rip saw and a cut-off saw are operated by a single motor or engine (lines 12-14). Illustration is included.
Date: July 8, 1913
Creator: Hughes, William J.


Description: Patent for a ladder that will allow its prop legs to be slided longitudinally of the main ladder legs to form an extension ladder.
Date: May 23, 1912
Creator: Vierheller, Paul E.


Description: Patent for a wrench. Illustrations included.
Date: September 12, 1911
Creator: Oliver, Jesse L.

Animal Trap or Dip

Description: Patent for a trap for small animals. Illustrations included.
Date: November 22, 1910
Creator: Morris, Leopold

Pole or shaft.

Description: Patent for poles and shafts for vehicles with the objective of providing "simple and inexpensive means for dispensing with the singletree ordinarily employed with a pair of shafts or thills in a one-horse vehicle or the usual doubletree in a two-horse vehicle." (Lines 10-15)
Date: October 22, 1901
Creator: Sharp, Marvin A. & Sharp, Bird H.

Cotton-Stalk Cutter

Description: Patent for a cotton stalk cutter. Illustrations included.
Date: January 24, 1911
Creator: Leatherwood, Roy A. & Leatherwood, Charles F.


Description: Patent for game cards. Provide attractive cards with detailed instructions on how to play card games.
Date: August 12, 1902
Creator: Sharp, Bird H.

Method of And Apparatus for Tanning Hides.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in methods of and apparatus for tanning hides, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 25, 1899
Creator: Rodriguez, Miguel Ramon


Description: Patent for a draft appliance (animal-driven vehicle) with the purpose of changing and equalizing the draft between draft-animals and making the draft line easily adjustable.
Date: October 7, 1902
Creator: Arnold, Cyrus M.

Attachment for Lead-Pencils.

Description: Patent for a calendar that attaches permanently to a lead pencil and wraps securely when not being viewed.
Date: January 1, 1901
Creator: Masters, George


Description: Patent for a wrench. The invention consists of a locking device to prevent the jaw from sliding. Illustration included.
Date: October 29, 1912
Creator: Fernandez, Pedro


Description: Patent for a downdraft stove. Illustrations included.
Date: November 19, 1912
Creator: Atteberry, Henry E.

Non-Refillable Bottle

Description: Patent for a non-refillable bottle that once filled, it does not allow anything else to be added to the bottle.
Date: May 15, 1906
Creator: Burke, Joseph


Description: Patent for an animal trap. Illustrations included.
Date: May 16, 1911
Creator: Morris, Leopold


Description: Patent for a pump. Illustration included.
Date: December 6, 1904
Creator: Ward, Perry L.

Baling Press

Description: Patent for "an improvement in that class of presses adopted for baling hay" (lines 10-11) with illustrations.
Date: June 3, 1902
Creator: Arnold, Cyrus M.

Pot-Feeder for Type-Casting Machines.

Description: Patent for a pot feeder for type casting machines, which both sends out new metal slugs to be formed into type and refills the pot with old slugs thus keeping the level of metal in the pot even all the times.
Date: August 31, 1909
Creator: Sengele, Louis August


Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in baling presses, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 19, 1899
Creator: Gunlock, William C.

Cotton-Stalk Cutter.

Description: Patent for a cotton stalk cutter that cuts two rows at a time.
Date: December 5, 1911
Creator: Leatherwood, Roy A. & Leatherwood, Charles F.

Insect-Poison Distributor

Description: Patent for "new and useful improvements in devices for sprinkling potato-vines and the like with powder - such as paris-green" (lines 15-18).
Date: December 25, 1888
Creator: Heaton, Lorenzo D.


Description: Patent for "a machine adapted for operation from an auxiliary motor actuated by horse or animal power, and has for its object to provide a simple, efficient, and durable machine of this character by or from which a cotton-gin, agrist or saw mill, or other machinery may be driven" (lines 7-13).
Date: August 28, 1888
Creator: Sampson, Allen

Bed Drier and Warmer.

Description: Patent for a new and improved bed drier and warmer. This design "includes, primarily, a suitable frame of essentially elliptical form, whose ends allow of the said frame being readily slipped in between the bed and bedding or between two articles of bedding, and in connection with said frame a suitable fire-pot of portable construction" (lines 23-29).
Date: May 14, 1889
Creator: Fossati, Jasper

Nursery Chair.

Description: Patent for a new and improved nursery chair. This design utilizes a U-shaped board with a bib attached to one side and hooks or bolts to the other "to secure a child in its seat and prevent its falling out or upsetting the chair" (lines 12-14).
Date: September 11, 1883
Creator: Reed, Emma T.