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Boll-Weevil Exterminator

Description: Patent for an air suctioning instrument that exterminates boll-weevil and other insects that infest cotton crops. Illustrations included.
Date: May 29, 1917
Creator: Goar, Robert Keith

Surgical Instrument

Description: Patent for a surgical instrument for increasing dilation of the uterine cavity and for taking medical tampons in and out.
Date: December 3, 1912
Creator: McMordie, William Emmett

Cylinder for Cotton-Gins

Description: Patent for a cylinder for cotton-gins in which the cylinder has teeth that are "secured to the project from the periphery of the disk" (lines 17-18).
Date: January 23, 1912
Creator: Fuller, James T.


Description: Patent for a hand- or wind mill-operated water pump that is cheap and easy to manufacture.
Date: June 6, 1911
Creator: Eppler, Edwin R.

Coupling-Frame for Planters.

Description: Patent for a coupling frame for planters for attaching two planters together.
Date: December 13, 1910
Creator: Barkley, Robert A.

Cultivator Attachment

Description: Patent for a cultivator attachment. Illustration included.
Date: December 14, 1909
Creator: Ross, Edgar L.

Bin-Measuring Apparatus

Description: Patent for a bin measuring apparatus for weighing dry products for sale quickly and accurately.
Date: April 20, 1909
Creator: Duke, Joseph S.

Vehicle Brake-Shoe and Holder.

Description: Patent for a brake-shoe and holder for wagons, which is easy to remove from the holder and directly engages the wheel.
Date: January 19, 1909
Creator: Tubb, Thomas J. & Sheldon, Lon M.


Description: Patent for a harrow designed to cultivate only one row of crops at a time. Illustrations included.
Date: June 25, 1907
Creator: Arnold, Jesse E.

Traction Gang Plow

Description: Patent for a traction gang plow. This invention uses multiple disks for furrowing. Illustration included.
Date: May 21, 1907
Creator: Johnson, Charles J. & Lumpkin, James J.

Cattle Guard

Description: Patent for a cattle guard. This invention is for use with railways to prevent passage of stock over the tracks. Illustration included.
Date: December 4, 1906
Creator: Jungman, Leo A.

Cotton Attachment For Cultivators

Description: Patent for a cotton attachment for cultivators. This invention allows for the attachment to any normal cultivator of cotton attachment to cultivate cotton. Illustration included.
Date: November 15, 1904
Creator: Willis, George

Oil Heater, Strainer, and Separator

Description: Patent for purifying oil by removing all impurities. It is meant to prepare the oil for fuel burning purposes.
Date: August 26, 1902
Creator: Burrow, Edgar A.


Description: Patent for wire stretcher which draw fence-wire and hold the stack. This device is used mainly while working with fence-wires and supplemental tie-wires.
Date: July 15, 1902
Creator: Halpain, William M.

Planter Attachment for Plows

Description: Patent for a combined cotton, corn, and sugar-cane planter attachment for plows, which is intended "to provide a simple, cheap, and automatically operating planting attachment for plows which may be used for the planting of seeds of various kinds, as cotton, corn, sugar-cane, and the like, and which may be readily attached to and detached from a plow."
Date: November 13, 1900
Creator: Riewe, Friedrich


Description: Patent for a new ironing table that folds into a compact form. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 17, 1900
Creator: Beacham, John Brandon

Back-Band Hook.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in back band hooks, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 11, 1898
Creator: Lynch, John Elbert

Sash Holder

Description: Patent for a sash-holder, which "consists in an improved sash-fastener embodying novel features" (lines 16-18). Instructions and illustrations are included.
Date: August 10, 1897
Creator: Beck, George Washington


Description: Patent for an improvement to machinery to wind fibrous materials (e.g., cotton) into cylindrical bales that does not use a core or fixed horizontal rollers.
Date: March 30, 1897
Creator: Ross, William Andrew

Wire-Stretcher and Wheel-Carrier.

Description: Patent for a simple and inexpensive wire-stretcher and reel-carrier, meant to make wire needed for fences easier to be ready at the builder's disposal and to stretch the wire to the correct amount of tension.
Date: November 3, 1896
Creator: Pruitt, Andrew L.


Description: Patent for a knee-pad that is meant to protect cotton-pickers as they crawl in uncomfortable areas. The knee-pads are made up of a concave oval made from leather, metal, or another strong material, with cloth attached to the base and edges of the oval. Straps go around the cloth and around the leg to hold it in place.
Date: July 7, 1896
Creator: Fergusson, William P.