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Description: Patent for a horse detacher for use on wagons that prevents accidental separation.
Date: July 23, 1912
Creator: Backermann, Henry G.
Item Type: Patent

Window-Frame Attachment

Description: Patent for a window frame attachment of bars that shades can be attached to.
Date: July 9, 1912
Creator: Hillman, Annie M.
Item Type: Patent

Float for Delinters

Description: Patent for a new float for cotton seed de-linters. Illustrations are included.
Date: June 17, 1910
Creator: Blanchard, George L.
Item Type: Patent

Attachment for Phonographs, &c.

Description: Patent for an attachment for phonographs to be used to have records play on a loop. Illustrations included.
Date: December 26, 1908
Creator: Perrenot, George F.
Item Type: Patent

Lace Fastener

Description: Patent for a lace fastener. Illustration included.
Date: July 10, 1908
Creator: Schwritzer, William Henry
Item Type: Patent

Duplex Door-Check Holder and Buffer

Description: Patent for door check holder for preventing doors from slamming and holding them in open position. Illustrations included.
Date: February 8, 1908
Creator: Kibbe, Isaac Pease
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a spring for footwear that helps facilitate foot movement such as walking, running, jumping, etc. Illustrations included.
Date: December 5, 1907
Creator: Backermann, Henry G.
Item Type: Patent

Boll-Weevil or Other Insect Destroyer.

Description: Patent for improvement to the machine set forth in the patent granted to John S. Doak and Alexander G. Farrington on April, 1902, No. 696419. (Page 1, lines 12-14.) The improvements are to use “a pair of troughs connected to a truck and provided with upwardly-projecting wings on their outer edges, spring-arms attached to the truck and pressing normally against the wings and the outside parts of the troughs, spiral springs adjustably mounted on the truck and pressing against the spring-arms, and means for forcing insects from growing plants into the troughs.” (Page 3, lines 74-83.) Illustration is included.
Date: March 28, 1905
Creator: Doak, John S. & Farrington, Alexander G.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for hydrocarbon-burner "adapted to be used in stoves, both heating and cooking" (lines 17-18). The device "may be attached to any stove" (lines 24-25). The "invention consists in the novel construction of the burner and particularly the cap" (lines 27-28) as well as "other novel features" (lines 29-30).
Date: September 8, 1903
Creator: George, Charles Hentz
Item Type: Patent

Vehicle Top Support

Description: Patent for vehicle top support. Illustration included.
Date: March 14, 1903
Creator: Buchanan, Sanford McElroy; Cain, D. B. & Buchanan, J. F.
Item Type: Patent

Apparatus for Floating Vessels.

Description: Patent for a mechanism for raising, and hauling into deeper water, a floating vessel that has run aground.
Date: November 12, 1901
Creator: Debose, Albert S.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for "a machine of this nature specially designed for slotting sheets of metal in the formation of devices for plaiting cloth, a further object of the invention being to provide a machine that will be easy and simple of operation and may be operated with accuracy and into which the plate may be inserted and from which it may be removed with facility" (lines 8-17).
Date: June 25, 1901
Creator: Hackett, Harry J.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for improvements in the construction and design of steam engines.
Date: April 9, 1901
Creator: Thompson, Samuel F. & Barnes, Robert H.
Item Type: Patent

Fertilizer-Distributing Attachment

Description: Patent for an inexpensive attachment for "drilling compost, manure, or other fertilizing material &c., &c" (lines 9-10). It is designed to be attached to any farm-wagon including illustrations.
Date: October 2, 1900
Creator: Schlabach, William
Item Type: Patent

Vechicle-Top Support.

Description: Patent for "supports for the bows of folding vehicle-tops, and has for its object to provide an improved device of this character for application to one end of the shifting rail of the top, so as to receive the bows and cushion them against injury in folding and when the vehicle is passing over a rough roadway." (Lines 8-15) Illustration included.
Date: May 15, 1900
Creator: Buchanan, Sanford McElroy
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a new and useful tongue support, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 20, 1900
Creator: Wright, George Washington
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a new and useful washing machine, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 20, 1900
Creator: Schumacher, Hermann G.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in grinding machines, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 2, 1899
Creator: Post, Bernhard
Item Type: Patent

Horse - Releaser.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in "devices for releasing fractious animals from vehicles" (line 15 -16).
Date: March 8, 1898
Creator: Grossman, Amanda I.
Item Type: Patent

Process of Tanning Hides.

Description: Patent for "an improved process of tanning hides in an expeditious and economical manner, and to produce a fine quality of leather" (lines 8-11). The limed and haired hides are baited thrice, afterwards the hides are packed into "tanning-vats with bark and covering them with a solution of alum and water" (lines 80-82). The hides are then leached in salt water and scoured and dried.
Date: July 14, 1896
Creator: Rogers, John Charsley
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a refrigerator especially designed to cool meat, dairy, and other farm products. It uses little ice and cools using vaporization.
Date: October 1, 1895
Creator: Elder, Philip T.
Item Type: Patent

Cotton Elevator and Distributer.

Description: Patent for a pneumatic feed device or elevator and distributor for cotton gins. It has a mechanical conveyer that connects "with the blast device, so that a positive force feed is obtained and the cotton is placed evenly over the gins, and wherein further an overflow box is employed and an independent means of feeding the cotton through the medium of the said blast device, either from a vehicle or bin or from the overflow box, thus enabling the gin to be fed even while the connection between the bin or main source of supply is cut off; and wherein also the blower or fan employed in connection with the pneumatic conveying device may likewise be used for forcing the speed delivered from the gin to any desired point" (lines 12-26).
Date: May 14, 1895
Creator: Zelder, Friedrich & Ward, Perry L.
Item Type: Patent