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Description: Patent for an improved mop holder that will hold the mop head and the handle.
Date: February 18, 1902
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for "new and useful Improvements in Baling-Presses." (line 6-7) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 20, 1906
Creator: Abbot, Thomas & Abbot, Harry B.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for brick-kilns to "provide means for burning bricks in a much shorter time and more effectively than is possible with usual constructions, and, further, to protect the kiln-walls against the injurious effects of heat" (lines 9-13).
Date: October 30, 1900
Creator: Aber, Edgar
Item Type: Patent

Veneer Basket.

Description: Patent for stronger, lighter construction of baskets frequently used in shipping fruit, although the improvement "may be used for any and all purposes of which it is capable" (lines 13-15).
Date: June 3, 1902
Creator: Aber, Edgar
Item Type: Patent

Veneer-Bending Machine

Description: Patent for improving veneer bending through a slower process which allows the entirety of the veneer to be heated.
Date: September 30, 1902
Creator: Aber, Edgar
Item Type: Patent

Gate Latch

Description: Patent for a gate latch. Illustration included.
Date: June 8, 1903
Creator: Abernathy, James Rubin
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for an improved lifting jack, which "can be quickly placed beneath the axle of a vehicle and easily removed therefrom" (lines 14-16).
Date: September 1, 1903
Creator: Adair, Benjamin Lockett
Item Type: Patent

Implement Attachment

Description: Patent for an implement attachment for holding hand tools. Illustration included.
Date: January 28, 1904
Creator: Adams, Charles Augustus
Item Type: Patent

Electric Signal System for Electric Cars

Description: Patent for signal systems for electric railways where wires arranged in connection with the signal lamps at the ends of the blocks and on the cars will be lit to signal caution. There will also be a signal within the car if another moving car in the opposite direction enters the same block.
Date: December 26, 1905
Creator: Adams, Edwin J.
Item Type: Patent

Switch and Signal System

Description: Patent for a switch and signal system to be used for railroad signaling and to prevent trains on different tracks from colliding. (lines 12-22)
Date: December 12, 1905
Creator: Adams, Edwin J.
Item Type: Patent

Electric Signal System

Description: Patent for electric signal system. Illustration included.
Date: February 13, 1904
Creator: Adams, Edwin Johnson
Item Type: Patent

Emergency Rail-Brake.

Description: Patent for "a new and improved emergency rail-brake" (lines 1-5).
Date: January 16, 1906
Creator: Adams, Powell O.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for improvements to the joints for railway rails to prevent "bumping of the wheels against the ends of rails and the cross ties adjacent to the joints" (lines 16-18) including illustrations.
Date: January 21, 1908
Creator: Adams, Powell O.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for crossings for railway tracks and particularly to means for closing the cut in the rails made for the flanges of the wheels, and the object is to provide sliding members which can be easily operated to close the slot or cut in the crossing rails for the flanges of the wheels so that a continuous tread will be formed for every wheel that passes over the crossing and to provide a mechanism for the tracks.
Date: March 30, 1909
Creator: Adams, Powell O.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a stalk chopper that chops weeds, vines, and stalks into smaller pieces or kills them in order for the ground beneath to be readily cultivated.
Date: September 30, 1902
Creator: Adamson, William Levi
Item Type: Patent

Indicator For Clocks or Watches

Description: "This invention relates to new and useful improvements in indicators for clocks or watches and it is the primary object of the invention to provide character wherein a signal will be displayed automatically when it is necessary that the motor of the clock be rewound, it being well to state, it is thought, that the invention is intended for such clocks that employ either weight or spring motors." Aeschlimann, Adolph E. (1908). Indicator For Clocks or Watches. United States Patent Office. Retrieved from http://edit.texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth508391/view/#page/2/mode/1up.
Date: 1908/11/17
Creator: Aeschlimann, Adolph E.
Item Type: Patent

Check-Row Attachment for Corn-Planters

Description: Patent for "an improved check-row attachment for corn-planting machines, the object of my invention being to provide an efficient mechanism for actuating the seed-dropping mechanism of the corn-planter and which my be operated by the feet of the driver or by a check-wire in such manner as to cause the seeds to be planted in check-rows." (lines 8-15) including illustrations.
Date: June 9, 1903
Creator: Agee, George S.
Item Type: Patent

Leveling Instrument

Description: Patent for leveling instrument. Illustration included.
Date: November 27, 1903
Creator: Akins, Henry King
Item Type: Patent

Envelop Fastener

Description: Patent for an envelop fastener. Illustration included.
Date: September 15, 1904
Creator: Albea, Mary
Item Type: Patent

Railway Switch

Description: Patent for a railway switch. Illustration included.
Date: April 8, 1903
Creator: Aley, Frank W.
Item Type: Patent

Automatic Ore and Pulp Sampler

Description: Patent for a automatic ore and pulp sampler. This invention represents a settling tank to accumulate particles. Illustration included.
Date: January 27, 1903
Creator: Allen, Charles
Item Type: Patent