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Band Cutter

Description: Patent for a band cutter. This invention is designed to cut bale-ties on cotton bales. Illustration included.
Date: November 27, 1903
Creator: Manly, James S.
Item Type: Patent

Planter and Cultivator.

Description: Patent for "an Improvement in a Combined Planter (cotton and corn) and Cultivator" (lines 5-6).
Date: October 30, 1900
Creator: Svensen, Svend G.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for improvements to tongue supports. "One object of the present invention is to improve the construction of tongue-supports and to provide a simple, inexpensive, and efficient device designed to be connected with the ends of a doubletree and with the front axle and capable of supporting the front portion of the tongue or pole in an elevated position to relieve the neck of the draft- animals of the weight of the same" (lines 10-18). Includes specifications and illustrations.
Date: April 24, 1900
Creator: Brewer, Samuel H.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a new invention to improve tire-tighteners."Provides a simple, inexpensive, and efficient device capable of firmly engaging a felly and a spoke and adapted to be readily adjusted to tighten a tire" (lines 12-15) and includes specifications and illustrations.
Date: April 24, 1900
Creator: Ferriott, Charley L.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for improvements of rail joints in terms of "rigidity, durability, and efficiency" (lines 10-11), and to prevent "low joints" (line 21). Includes illustrations.
Date: January 9, 1906
Creator: Stephens, Charles H.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a Tire Tightener that tightens the tire by expanding the felly of the wheel.
Date: October 31, 1905
Creator: Alten, George P.
Item Type: Patent

Musical Instrument.

Description: Patent for a new plucked string instrument "having a peculiarly sweet tone and which may be easily played" (lines 16-17), including illustrations.
Date: May 1, 1906
Creator: Williams, Amanda A.
Item Type: Patent

Wire Stretcher

Description: Patent for a wire stretcher. Illustration included.
Date: January 8, 1906
Creator: Wright, Jessie T.
Item Type: Patent

Insect Exterminator

Description: Patent for an insect exterminator that removes insects from plants and then sprays a solution. Illustrations included.
Date: June 15, 1905
Creator: Ferriott, Charles L. & Logan, Malcolm H.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a railway tie that may be cheaply made from sheet or cast metal. Illustrations included.
Date: December 27, 1906
Creator: Brister, William T.
Item Type: Patent

Well-Pipe Lifter

Description: Patent for a lifter made to lift pipes and rods from wells. Illustrations included.
Date: May 20, 1907
Creator: Kimbro, John A.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a gate. Illustrations included.
Date: August 27, 1907
Creator: Aeschlimann, Adolf E.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a clamp. This invention is used for pump-rods, well-tubes, and like implements. Illustration included.
Date: May 5, 1906
Creator: Imhoff, Louis P.
Item Type: Patent

Derailing Frog

Description: Patent for a derailing frog. Illustration included.
Date: April 15, 1905
Creator: Bain, William Y.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a cultivator. Illustration included.
Date: September 8, 1905
Creator: Carrell, Fitzhu L.
Item Type: Patent

Telephone Or Switchboard Plug

Description: Patent for a telephone or switchboard plug. "This invention relates to improvements in connecting plugs adapted to be used with spring jacks of telephone switchboards" (line 8-11). Illustrations included.
Date: May 10, 1904
Creator: Dozier, Alva Battie
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a refrigerator. Illustrations included.
Date: August 11, 1906
Creator: Bunnell, Marcellus Jackson
Item Type: Patent

Ironing Table

Description: Patent for an ironing table. Illustrations included.
Date: January 7, 1907
Creator: Love, Willilam C.
Item Type: Patent

Cotton Chopper

Description: Patent for a cotton chopper. Illustrations included.
Date: August 31, 1907
Creator: Gauntt, Granville B. & Floeckinger, Frank C.
Item Type: Patent

Safety-Discharge-Valve Mechanism

Description: Patent for a safety discharge valve to aid in the expulsion of air from train lines or pipes. Illustrations included.
Date: January 28, 1908
Creator: Bowers, John O.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a cotton topper that can be used as an attachment for a wheeled cultivator. Illustrations included.
Date: December 14, 1907
Creator: Schwarz, Oscar
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a spring-operated furrow opener which creates openings in the soil for the reception of a seed. Illustrations included.
Date: January 28, 1908
Creator: Pogue, Steward A.
Item Type: Patent

Acetylene-Gas Generator.

Description: Patent for a new and improved acetylene gas generator, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 26, 1899
Creator: Walters, Loren B.; Davis, Will H. & Hawkins, Augustus L.
Item Type: Patent

Attachment For Plows And Cultivators.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements for plows and cultivators, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 23, 1900
Creator: Hardeman, James Maxwell & Belt, Charles Tighman
Item Type: Patent