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Improvement in Thill-Couplings.

Description: Patent for improvements in thill-couplings "whereby provision is made for the easy connection and disconnection of the shafts or pole of the vehicle without any unscrewing or removal of bolts or pins" (para. 2).
Date: November 26, 1872
Creator: Fitzsimmons, Henry
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for Tree-Heater. "The object of the invention is to provide a device of the character described for the purpose of generating and distributing heat and so constructed that it may be suspended from or placed beneath small trees and shrubs for the purpose of raising the temperature of the atmosphere surrounding the same in order to prevent said trees or shrubs and the fruit thereof from being injured by reason of cold" (lines 11-19).
Date: October 31, 1911
Creator: Wilson, Luther M.
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 a boring tool that has both a bit and a reamer.
Date: October 1, 1912
Creator: Decker, Harry R.
Item Type: Patent

Hat-Pouncing Machine

Description: Patent for a hat pouncing machine for removing naps from hat rims.
Date: September 10, 1912
Creator: Kilpper, Rudolph
Item Type: Patent

Pneumatic Cooling Device

Description: Patent for a pneumatic cooling device for linotype machines that keeps the molds cool.
Date: September 10, 1912
Creator: Sundstrom, Herman T.
Item Type: Patent

Nut and Candy Depositor

Description: Patent for a nut and candy depositor for sending the nuts and candy into a dipping machine.
Date: August 20, 1912
Creator: Brunka, Oscar
Item Type: Patent

Cotton Picker.

Description: Patent for an improved cotton picker and cleaner that is cylindrical in design, with a drum that contains rows of spikes or teeth and which rotates by a connecting shaft that can be connected to a motor. Includes illustrations.
Date: August 13, 1912
Creator: Ball, William D. & Bradburn, Justin G.
Item Type: Patent

Cylinder for Cotton-Gins

Description: Patent for a cylinder for cotton gins that can have one disk removed for repair without taking apart the whole cylinder.
Date: August 13, 1912
Creator: Fuller ,James T.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a show case for cigars that easily opens and closes.
Date: July 23, 1912
Creator: Lobenstein, Mack L.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a corn or feed cutter with adjustable blades.
Date: July 16, 1912
Creator: Currie, Malcolm M.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a fluid-clutch that prevents jarring when the clutch is taken off.
Date: July 2, 1912
Creator: Carpenter, John C.
Item Type: Patent

Folding Cabinet

Description: Patent for a folding cabinet which can be moved from room to room.
Date: June 18, 1912
Creator: Tallman, Joseph H.
Item Type: Patent

Collapsible Ventilated Crate

Description: Patent for a collapsible vented crate for that does not require special machinery to build.
Date: June 11, 1912
Creator: Williams, Lewie A.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a doll that will be durable and attractive by constructing a rigid form of the human bust and shoulders which serves to make these parts more durable, including illustrations and instructions.
Date: May 7, 1912
Creator: Baker, Marie K.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for an ironing board for the particular use of ironing sleeves of garments and other small articles, and can be readily attached detached from a table, including illustrations and instructions.
Date: April 9, 1912
Creator: Clarke, Marcus S.
Item Type: Patent

Safety-lock For Keyholes.

Description: Patent for improvements in safety-locks, which makes it secured against skeleton keys and lock-picking.
Date: April 9, 1912
Creator: Good, Titus E.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a flap valve for use in blowing engines that increases the life of the valve plates.
Date: April 2, 1912
Creator: Scott, Clarence N.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a device that guards the water cistern against impure water which drains from the roof of a building to which the cistern appertains.
Date: March 26, 1912
Creator: Johnson, Charles W.
Item Type: Patent