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Description: Patent for new and useful improvement in dress-supporters for the purpose of providing "simple and effective means for removing the weight of a dress-skirt" (lines 9-11) from the hips and shoulders of the wearer, including illustrations.
Date: May 27, 1902
Creator: Caruthers, Martha J.


Description: Patent for reed-organs that is needed in the construction of reed-board to improve the quality and volume of the tone, produce a uniform pipe-tone throughout the different registers.
Date: December 9, 1902
Creator: Preston, Percy C.

Cotton Compress

Description: Patent for "an improved cotton-compress adapted to be used in connection with a cotton-baling press for increasing the density and reducing the size of the bales formed in the press."
Date: August 26, 1902
Creator: Denton, John L.


Description: Patent for improvement in draft-equalizers in which the draft-equalizer will “first, take away the side draft; second, to enable the plow to follow the furrow; third, to work three, four, or five horses to the same bars by simply adjusting the bars; fourth, to enable all horses except one to walk on solid ground, the one to walk in furrow; fifth, to enable the operator to place load on any point of the bars he chooses and still have a straight pull.” (Lines 25-34) Illustration is included.
Date: February 10, 1903
Creator: Lawrence, David & Vincent, John

[Trading Card: Ammonite]

Description: Trading card issued as part of the Geocache Challenge program for Eisenhower State Park, depicting an ammonite fossil on a bed of large stones. The back of the card contains information about ammonites.
Date: 2011
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.


Description: Patent for a plow improvement specifying the method in which the handle attaches to the beam of the plow. Parts of the plow are adjustable.
Date: February 6, 1906
Creator: Baker, Jefferson H.

Piston-Rod Connection

Description: Patent for a connector between a cross-head and a piston-rod that reduces strain by using a double taper and binder elements in line with the thrust of the piston-rod to prevent fractures and breaks as a result of the end thrust.
Date: April 17, 1906
Creator: McElvaney, Charles T.


Description: Patent for a cotton chopper that has advantages in point of simplicity, durability, and general efficiency because it is adapted to operate crosswise with relation to the rows.
Date: September 16, 1902
Creator: Fay, Louis Percy


Description: Patent for a cheap and simple reed-board that provides a uniform tone that is produced through the register or registers and allows the freedom of communication between the reed-cells and pipe or resonance cells.
Date: January 30, 1906
Creator: Preston, Percy C.

Wood-Boring Machine.

Description: Patent for a wood boring machine "which is especially adapted to bore holes of extreme length in columns or like structural members by cutting away only a portion of the wood forming hole in same" (lines 11-15).
Date: March 13, 1906
Creator: Bible, Hunley & Robinson, Lee A.