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Fence-Post.

Description: Patent for improvements to fence post design in which a base is added to hold the post upright while keeping it above ground to prevent deterioration from soil with illustrations.
Date: July 31, 1900
Creator: Hammer, Willie Alice
Item Type: Patent

Windlass Elevator

Description: Patent for providing "an improved device... which is especially designed for use as a water-elevator for drawing a bucket out of a well and arranged so as to conveniently take up the slack cable and coil it upon the windlass-drum" (lines 8-14) including illustrations.
Date: March 5, 1901
Creator: Higson, Jasper S.
Item Type: Patent

CHURN

Description: Patent for the improvement of a churn. The churn has a detachable support and a closure for the upper end of the body of the churn.
Date: February 18, 1913
Creator: HARRISON, DAVID M.
Item Type: Patent

Hay Or Cotton Press

Description: Patent for "certain new and useful improvements in Hay or Cotton Presses" (lines 4-6), including illustrations.
Date: November 12, 1901
Creator: Hamilton, Robert
Item Type: Patent

Stump-Extractor.

Description: Patent for improvements in stump-extractor by utilize the hoisting or power machine to perform extraction on stump or for other weights. (Lines 12-14) This machine will be portable for “easily moved from point to point, and comprising means for the development of great power with a minimum exertion on the part of the animal or animals used to operate the machine and also within a comparatively small compass.” (Lines 20-25) Illustration is included.
Date: April 1, 1902
Creator: Redman, Charley R.
Item Type: Patent

Fluid Pressure Brake

Description: Patent for a fluid pressure brake designed primarily for the railroad. This device is designed so the brakes will not engage prematurely before the fluid reservoir is recharged.
Date: December 31, 1901
Creator: McComas, Mark
Item Type: Patent

Dental Occlusornce

Description: Patent for a dental tool that is used after all of a patients teeth are removed. This devise will restore the patients bite when the jaw is in the closed position.
Date: June 10, 1901
Creator: Stocks, Clarence
Item Type: Patent

Washing-Machine.

Description: Patent for a washing machine with altered construction for quick removal and insertion of clothing, while still working safely and quickly with a variety of fabrics. It uses a rotary table and a pounder.
Date: August 19, 1902
Creator: Lawrence, James M.
Item Type: Patent

Blackboard-Eraser

Description: Patent for "blackboard-erasers in which the erasing material is detachable from the wood block or handle and permits...being used continuously."
Date: November 18, 1902
Creator: Williams, Lavinia B.
Item Type: Patent

Window Attachment.

Description: Patent for "window attachments, being in the nature of means for carrying the shade-roller and lace-curtain on the upper sash and devices whereby the sashes may be locked when closed or opened to any desired extent;" (lines 8-13) and illustrations.
Date: June 24, 1902
Creator: Hamilton, Robert
Item Type: Patent

Shears.

Description: Patent for improvements in shears “for use in cutting heavy materials, in which the shears can be readily operated in connection with a base-plate to slide beneath the material being cut and can be detached from said base-plate in order to permit the operation of the shears without the said base-plate.” (Lines 28-34) Illustration is included.
Date: June 24, 1902
Creator: Hamilton, Robert
Item Type: Patent

Triple Valve For Air-Brakes

Description: Allows the "auxiliary reservoir to be recharged without releasing the brakes" (lines 11-13) improving the triple valve in air-brake systems.
Date: August 25, 1903
Creator: Robinson, David M.
Item Type: Patent

Stump-Puller.

Description: Patent for a stump puller consisting of a "frame adapted to be secured to the rear end of a wagon" (lines 15-16) with a drum mounted on the frame. The drum is secured by one end of a cable, the other end of the cable "adapted to be secured to a stump, a ratchet-wheel, pawl, and lever adapted to operate said drum" (lines 18-20).
Date: September 1, 1903
Creator: Hawkins, Fletcher M.
Item Type: Patent

Fishing-Bob

Description: Patent for a fishing bob that "will be simple of construction, efficient in operation, one which may be manufactured at a minimum cost, and one in which the bob may be readily adjusted upon the line and securely held against accidental movement."(Lines 10-15) Including illustrations and instructions.
Date: April 21, 1903
Creator: Scott, John S.
Item Type: Patent

Vibrator

Description: Patent for a vibrator to be used for treating diseases and massage treatment.
Date: August 6, 1907
Creator: Swindell, John W.
Item Type: Patent

Tire Setting Machine

Description: Patent for a tire setting machine. This invention is designed for setting tires that are cold. Illustrations included.
Date: January 18, 1906
Creator: Baker, Charles Walter
Item Type: Patent

Trace Fastener

Description: Patent for trace fastener. Illustration included.
Date: February 10, 1906
Creator: Simonds, John W.
Item Type: Patent

Indicator

Description: Patent for an indicator. This invention is for keeping track of a grocer's list. Illustrations included.
Date: June 4, 1906
Creator: Ellis, Harley Sigal
Item Type: Patent

Bonnet

Description: Patent for a bonnet. Illustrations included.
Date: March 6, 1905
Creator: Hancock, Mollie
Item Type: Patent