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Description: Patent for a new lemon squeezer design for "table purposes" (line 15) and "to provide a sanitary lemon squeezer" (lines 19-20) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 14, 1911
Creator: Carroll, Frank
Item Type: Patent

Paper-Hanging Machine.

Description: Patent for "new and useful Improvements in Paper-Hanging Machines" (lines 5-7) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 7, 1911
Creator: Phillips, Jay V. & Bean, E. J.
Item Type: Patent

Buckle Connection.

Description: Patent for a new buckle connection design "which is peculiarly adaptable to harness" (lines 10-11) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 21, 1911
Creator: Savage, John W.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a new design "in armor or protectors for pneumatic tires" (line 13) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 7, 1911
Creator: Ramsay, Henry M.; McGary, Austin & Campbell, John W.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for new and useful improvement to pruning shears, including illustrations.
Date: October 25, 1910
Creator: Taylor, Samuel C.
Item Type: Patent

Oil Can Spout.

Description: Patent for new improvements to oil can where an attachment to the can is made and acts as both a stopper and a spout
Date: October 10, 1911
Creator: Melvin, Joe D.
Item Type: Patent

Collapsible Coffee-Pot.

Description: Patent for a new and improved collapsible coffee pot and similar receptacles, including illustrations.
Date: June 6, 1911
Creator: Irwin, Walter W.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a fountain brush which allows for the attachment of a wiping cloth, and featuring a spring handle.
Date: March 11, 1913
Creator: Shanley, Michael Henry
Item Type: Patent

Vending Machine

Description: Patent for improvements in vending machines.
Date: August 8, 1911
Creator: Linck, George E.
Item Type: Patent


Description: " I have invented a new and useful Piano, which relates to other instruments of similar types utilizing sounding boards. To provide sound waves that may be controlled so as to increase or diminish the volume of sound produced by the instruments..." Norcross, Levi. (1910). Piano. United States Patent Office. Retrieved from http://edit.texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth508385/view/#page/3/mode/1up.
Date: 1910/04/12
Creator: Norcross, Levi Watson
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for an improvement in spring wheels in which "a maximum of resiliency or shock absorbing power is obtained, with the employment of comparatively few elements" (lines 11-14). The spring wheel has multiple spokes that are telescoping sections of coil spring, held in a distended position to eliminate lateral strains upon the wheel.
Date: December 10, 1912
Creator: Kilgore, Starling
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for an improvement to churns. "The purpose of the invention is to provide a novel churn structure embodying a pair of oppositely reciprocating dashers mounted in a common churn receptacle or body and operated from a single crank wheel" (lines 15-19).
Date: February 25, 1913
Creator: Burdeaux, Carey E. & Burdeaux, Charley W.
Item Type: Patent

Cotton-Stalk Cutter

Description: Patent for a more efficient and simple cotton stalk chopper with the ability for the chopping drum to be moved up and down in the on and off positions.
Date: March 4, 1913
Creator: Thomsen, John
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for an improved cultivator that is easy to guide and operate, possesses increased durability, and is inexpensive to construct.
Date: January 3, 1911
Creator: Foster, John H.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for "an improved wire stretcher especially adapted for use in localities where trees or other stationary objects from which to pull are scarce" (lines 11-15).
Date: March 29, 1910
Creator: Carnes, John P.
Item Type: Patent

Rail Tie and Fastening Device.

Description: Patent for improved railroad cross ties that can be used in reverse, prevent creeping rails, and be economically manufactured.
Date: January 23, 1912
Creator: Bergen, James V.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for an improved churn for aerating cream by forcing air down a pipe into the churn.
Date: March 4, 1913
Creator: Wailes, William S. H.
Item Type: Patent

Adjustable Light Shade and Reflector.

Description: Patent for a new adjustable light shade and reflector with "a shade and a support therefor so provided with joints that the shade may be given any desired angle of reflection, relative to the light, and its relative distance from the light may be regulated" (lines 13-17), which includes illustrations and instructions.
Date: March 7, 1911
Creator: Spivey, Lillian Hale
Item Type: Patent


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
Item Type: Patent

Floor-Surfacing Machine.

Description: Patent for a new floor-surfacing machine that is "pivotally mounted upon supporting carriers and carrying an abrading roller which may be forced into contact with the floor to be smoothed, or withdrawn from said contact by operating the machine upon its pivoted support" (lines 11-18), which includes illustrations and instructions.
Date: December 27, 1910
Creator: Warner, William E.
Item Type: Patent

Wheeled Scraper.

Description: Patent for improvements on the scoop-like body of a wheeled scraper. Includes illustrations.
Date: June 24, 1909
Creator: Robbins, John Proctor
Item Type: Patent

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