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Folding Coop

Description: Patent for a new more durable folding coop that folds up quickly and easily, including illustrations and instructions.
Date: June 26, 1917
Creator: Martin, George W.

Paper Doll

Description: Patent for to create a more sturdy paper doll and its outfits by means of folding and using slits and adhesives to no longer require the use of tabs. Illustrations included.
Date: June 26, 1917
Creator: Ferguson, Gradele


Description: Patent for improvements in animal traps, in particular mouse and rat traps. Illustrations included.
Date: June 19, 1917
Creator: Stockburger, Charles. W.

Cleaning Device for Wells.

Description: Patent for a device for cleaning wells. Particularly for washing out of the well screen after it has been set in the bore.
Date: June 19, 1917
Creator: Carden, David A.

Starting Meachanism for Explosive Engines

Description: Patent for a mechanism for starting internal combustion engines, and particularly that form of starting devices in which a torsion spring is used.
Date: June 20, 1916
Creator: Appleman, Boyd K.


Description: Patent for a hydrocarbon burner that releases the fuel oil by means of a spray, for use in furnaces of stationary boilers. It also allows easy adjustment to the fuel nozzle on the spray.
Date: June 22, 1915
Creator: Smith, Algernon V.

Rotary Drilling Apparatus

Description: Patent for well drilling apparatus (commonly known as rotaries) with eliminated screws and nuts, and reduced minimum number of parts, and which provides a quickly and easily operable gripping device.
Date: June 22, 1915
Creator: Black, Lee J.


Description: Patent for a hamper that transports post, laundry, baked goods, etc. The hamper is compactly collapsible for easy storage.
Date: June 1, 1915
Creator: Hill, Edwyn


Description: Patent for a headlight design that turns with the front wheels, allowing the driver to illuminate the road ahead whether driving straight or turning.
Date: June 30, 1914
Creator: Fay, Peter J.

Composition for Removing Coatings

Description: Patent for a coating remover, made by mixing an alkali, an oxidizing agent, a solvent, and another chemical to prevent water evaporation.
Date: June 30, 1914
Creator: Humphreys, Jerome Nichols; Smith, Walter K. & Oliger, J. D.

Cotton Seed Linter

Description: Patent for "improvements in cotton-seed linters" (Lines 5-6) for improving efficiency of "separating the the lint from motes and other dirt and trash" (lines 15-16) including illustrations.
Date: June 30, 1914
Creator: Vardell, Arthur A.


Description: Patent for
Date: June 30, 1914
Creator: Weathersby, Fred Richard

Folding Bow for Vehicle Tops

Description: Patent for "improvements in folding bows for vehicle-tops...for removably mounting the top upon the body of the vehicle" (lines 5-22) including illustrations.
Date: June 30, 1914
Creator: Bright, James H.


Description: Patent for improvements to a hame-fastener, specifically related to an easily made, inexpensively produced locking mechanism, including illustration.
Date: June 30, 1914
Creator: Fowler, Alvah W.


Description: Patent for an incubator that automatically maintains at least a minimum temperature, with the option to set and maintain a higher temperature, with adjustment of temperature from outside the incubator. The incubator uses electric heat.
Date: June 30, 1914
Creator: Hays, Ernest C.


Description: Patent for an improved pipe gripping mechanism which engages the interior of a pipe or tube.
Date: June 30, 1914
Creator: Martin, John E.


Description: Patent for improvement of rail-chairs that would prevent railroad rails from spreading out and allowing for a better connection by a system of rods. The rods would allow for a shorter distance between the middle of the rail chairs and the mechanism allows for better usability.
Date: June 30, 1914
Creator: Wheeler, Joseph L. & Jones, Thomas E.

Topping Device for Sugar-Beets.

Description: Patent for a machine to remove the tops of beets while they are still in the ground "without packing or injuring the beets and without removing more or less than the exact portion required" (lines 15-18).
Date: June 30, 1914
Creator: Sutton, Frank R.


Description: Patent for a horse collar that maximizes strength and minimizes material by addition of a joint.
Date: June 27, 1914
Creator: Schoellkopf, Jacob F.

Animal Trap.

Description: Patent for an improved and simplified trap where "a large number of rats can be caught in succession before the trap has to be emptied, as the trap door arrangement is automatic in regard to resetting" (lines 20-24).
Date: June 23, 1914
Creator: Willard, Thomas A.

Load-Transferring Apparatus.

Description: Patent for load transferring apparatus, important for its innovations "applicable to the operation of unloading bulk material from boats or barges and of transferring said material to stationary bins or ships at sea" (lines 11-15).
Date: June 23, 1914
Creator: Hildebrand, Henry W.

Pump or Motor

Description: Patent for "certain improvements in that type of mechanism adapted for use in propelling or compressing fluids or in deriving power from the energy of a moving of expanding fluid...a type of device adapted for use as a pump a motor, a compressor or an engine..." (lines 8-14) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 23, 1914
Creator: Reaugh, Frank