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Window-Shade and Roller

Description: Patent for a Window-Shade and Roller that does not use springs or analogous devices to coil the curtain around the roller. This device rolls the curtain more evenly.
Date: May 31, 1910
Creator: Lowe, Purley E. & De Young, Blanche
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a hydrocarbon burner and "it has for its special object to provide a burner of this class which shall be especially adapted for the consumption of crude oil." (line 9-12)
Date: May 17, 1902
Creator: Latimer, Walter De
Item Type: Patent

Double Acting Pump

Description: Patent for a double action pump. "This invention relates to improvements in double-acting pumps; and its object is to provide a vertical double-acting pump in which provision is made for automatically exhausting the air from the upper portion of the piston-chamber" (line 11-16) illustration included.
Date: December 18, 1902
Creator: Hall, S. N.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a Jack. This design is operated by fluid pressure for use with driving axles and wheels.
Date: October 24, 1902
Creator: Tuggle, Samuel Ritchie & Doering, Charles William
Item Type: Patent

Railway Tie

Description: Patent for a railway tie designed to to provide a metallic tie which is light strong, and durable (line 16-17) illustration included.
Date: February 24, 1903
Creator: Beazley, John
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a lever used to tighten the bands on bales of cotton or other materials, including illustrations.
Date: July 7, 1903
Creator: Mullane, Dennis.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a railroad tie that locks against cross-plates to stay secure.
Date: August 4, 1903
Creator: Beazley, John
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for "improvements in fence or other posts and bases thereof, and especially telegraph and telephone posts" (lines 13-15). The design involves "a minimum amount of lumber" and "a maximum amount of strength" (lines 17-19). It claims further benefits, such as "preventing early decay" (lines 22-23) allowing "perfect drainage" (lines 25-26), and facilitating the re-use of old posts.
Date: August 11, 1903
Creator: Beazley, John & Beazley, William H.
Item Type: Patent

Method of Cleaning Ginned Cotton

Description: Patent that "is in a ready, simple, thoroughly feasible, and practical manner to clean ginned cotton while passing from the gin to the condenser and to eliminate therefrom all objectionable matter." (line 10-14)
Date: May 31, 1901
Creator: Rembert, Henry
Item Type: Patent

Fireproof Nailing Brick

Description: Patent for a fireproof nailing brick. This invention replaces wooden plugs used for the purposes of enabling interior woodwork by using a fireproof brick or block of a porous nature.
Date: May 14, 1903
Creator: Taylor, James T.
Item Type: Patent

Oil Burner for Heating Purposes

Description: Patent for an oil burner for heating purposes. This is an improvement for the burning of liquid and gaseous fuel burners.
Date: November 22, 1902
Creator: Anderson, George S. & Jevons, Benjamin F.
Item Type: Patent

Mechanism for Converting Motion

Description: Patent for mechanism for converting motion. "The present invention relates to mechanism for converting reciprocatory into rotary motion; and the objects are to provide a practical apparatus of this character in which rotary motion may be imparted to a driven member without occasioning any dead-centers and to provide simple means reversing the direction of motion of the driven member" (line 10-19). Illustrations included.
Date: November 10, 1902
Creator: Griffin, George L.; Griffin, Robert Alonzo; Griffin, Chelsea Beach & Griffin, Herbert Elvia
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a gage in use with locomotive driving wheels of the axles, bushings, brasses, crank-pins, and wheel parts. Illustration included.
Date: June 16, 1903
Creator: Melvin, Josiah W.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for an improved bailing-press.
Date: April 22, 1902
Creator: Atkinson, Joseph J.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a ballot box using black and white balls.
Date: March 4, 1902
Creator: Green, Charles D.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for improvements in the construction and design of reed organs.
Date: July 9, 1907
Creator: England, James R.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for try squares which provides certain improvement in try squares. "The aim of the present improvement is to provide means for continuing a scribe or mark around the edge of a board or piece of timber to correspond to a main indication accurately on both sides without changing the position of the square, and, further, to have the main blade of the square constructed for gaging or ruling by the provision therein of apertures to receive the point of a pencil or other marking device" (lines 9-18).
Date: October 7, 1902
Creator: Pugh, Samuel Ress
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for the improvements in vapor burners to produce a simple and inexpensive burner that accurately regulates the amount of oil fed, and can be readily cleaned.
Date: October 26, 1909
Creator: Bierbower, Ricard C.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a target throwing device which is an enhanced tool to efficiently target objects and is most useful for marksmen, including illustrations.
Date: January 25, 1910
Creator: Fridell, L.A
Item Type: Patent

Heading Holder Attachment for Type Writers

Description: Patent for a head holder attachment for type writers. This invention is for the purpose to make a removable attachment that holds prearranged headings.
Date: June 13, 1903
Creator: Ambrose, Jennings Grant
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for cinder guard.
Date: August 20, 1900
Creator: Morse, Samuel Finley Breese & Tuggle, Samuel Ritchie
Item Type: Patent

Hydrocarbon Burner

Description: Patent for a hydrocarbon burner. The invention is designed to provide certain new and useful improvements for utilizing crude oil as a fuel and for conveniently (line 10-12). Illustration included.
Date: January 23, 1902
Creator: Barton, Charles H.; Henrichsen, Henry E.; Cousins, Jullious & Matthews, Cranmer L.
Item Type: Patent