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Mattress-Display Rack

Description: Patent for a mattress rack that will allow mattresses to be displayed in a titled position for display and advertising purposes including illustrations.
Date: October 20, 1914
Creator: Fisher, Alfred

Metal Wheel

Description: Patent for a wheel that would work well with automobiles and to improve how it is built and make them more workable with spokes.
Date: June 9, 1914
Creator: Simmons, Oliver George

Design for a Hatchet or Ax Head.

Description: Design patent for a hatchet or ax head that is marked by a substantially wedge-shaped claw configured to the head.
Date: May 9, 1899
Creator: Charpiot, John B.

Design for a Hame Attachment.

Description: Design patent for a hame attachment that is symmetrical in configuration making it adaptable to be used in either the right or left hand.
Date: May 9, 1899
Creator: Surghnor, Daniel H.

Folding Table

Description: Patent for a new round folding table with leaves, includes illustrations and instructions.
Date: October 9, 1917
Creator: Henderson, George H.

Toilet Article

Description: Patent for a combination brush and comb with cover, designed with spring clutches to allow each article to hold in its desired position, including illustrations and instructions
Date: October 9, 1917
Creator: Wigiert, Stash

Remedial Appliance.

Description: Patent for a remedial appliance, intended to be worn as a bracelet or an "anklet," through which a person receives medication that he/she needs. Such an appliance is intended to improve treatment through facilitating the application of medication throughout the body.
Date: December 9, 1913
Creator: Quayle, Sidney


Description: Patent for a "latch of strong and durable construction, designed principally for use in connection with the end gate fastener."
Date: June 9, 1914
Creator: Nichols, George Thomas

Disappearing Coffin Panel

Description: Patent for improvements to disappearing coffin panels. This invention allows coffin interiors to be inspected without taking the coffin lid off. These disappearing coffin lids will not change the ornamental appearance of the coffin lid.
Date: June 9, 1914
Creator: Fisher, Alfred

Valve Mechanism For Steam Engines

Description: Patent for useful improvements to the valve mechanism for steam engines. The invention allows an improved means for actuating the slide valve without the use of eccentrics. The valve can also be operated into closed positions at various degrees, and also to reverse the direction of travel of the valve.
Date: June 9, 1914
Creator: Wright, Ed W.


Description: Patent for improvements on traction-engines to make steering easier especially around short curves, and to decrease the amount of "dead weight" (line 21) of the machine overall.
Date: June 9, 1914
Creator: Cox, Oscar McGruder, of Plainview, Texas.

Rail-Joint Chair.

Description: Patent for a new rail-joint chair used in the connection between rails to prevent rail movement, including illustrations.
Date: June 9, 1914
Creator: Williams, Charles C.


Description: Patent for improved gear structures for motor vehicles that pull plows or other items across the ground or across roadways.
Date: June 9, 1914
Creator: Coleman, Arthur

Boring Tool.

Description: Patent for a new boring tool used for digging post holes, shallow wells, and for like purposes. It has a pilot bit and a cutting disk that carries the loosened dirt from the bore to the surface.
Date: June 9, 1914
Creator: Keenan, Michael J.


Description: Patent for bale ties that "have the securing members permanently connected" (lines 12-13) and do not have projecting ends that could damage cotton bales or other fibrous materials.
Date: June 9, 1914
Creator: McFarland, Frank H.

Draft Attachment For Cultivators.

Description: Patent for draft attachments for cultivators that would enable four to five horses to be used without having to alter the construction of conventional cultivators.
Date: June 9, 1914
Creator: Poff, Blan

Improvements in Attachments for Lathe Head-Stocks

Description: Patent for an attachment for lathe-head stocks. It is "a device that may be readily adjustable to provide a backing... that may be gripped by the chucks of a jewelers or watch-makers lathe" (lines 26-29).
Date: January 9, 1912
Creator: De Long, Charles E.

Oil Burner

Description: This a letter from David Smith to the United States Patent Office. David described and proposed his new invention of oil burner to improve and advance the existing ones, which he focused mainly to one adapted to be place in the fire box of a cook stove. Along the letter, David drew detailed diagrams to show how his new invention be positioned. David's invention tend to provide the device that is cheap in operation and simple construction.
Date: April 9, 1913
Creator: {Smith, David}


Description: Patent for a new turnstile design for use in train cars, "especially adapted for use in so called " pay-as-you-enter " cars." (lines 11-12) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 9, 1914
Creator: Lohrberg, Leopold W.


Description: Patent for improved wheel system which provides traction over a variety of surfaces.
Date: June 9, 1914
Creator: Shindler, Robert Conrad


Description: Patent for improvements in de-aerators such as "forcing the water into the tank and spraying the same against the cylinder to cause the air and gases to separate from the water, and means for causing a vacuum in the upper end of the tank from which a suction pipe extends to allow ready escape of the separated air and gases" (lines 27-33) including illustrations and instructions.
Date: September 9, 1913
Creator: Strite, Frank S.

Water-Gap Gate.

Description: Patent for new and improved water gap gates to protect gates and barriers during natural interference, thereby preventing livestock injury.
Date: September 9, 1913
Creator: Sattler, Adolph