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Truss.

Description: Patent for a new and improved truss for relieving or supporting hernia, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 22, 1899
Creator: Oliver, Zebulon

[Trading Card: Mission San Francisco de los Tejas]

Description: Trading card issued as part of the Geocache Challenge program for Mission Tejas State Park, depicting a log-cabin-style building covered in snow. It has a small tower over the entrance, with a wooden cross and it is labeled as a replica of the Mission San Francisco de los Tejas. Information on the back gives the history of the building and the park .
Date: 2011
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.

Door-Check

Description: Patent for a door check that holds a door open in a secured position. This particular door securer has a manual operation lock independent of the knob-spindle.
Date: February 24, 1903
Creator: Skidmore, John C. & Tyer, Author

Trace-Carrier

Description: Patent for trace carrier for a plow "especially designed to support the trace adjustably in a vertical direction, so as to vary the line of the draft upon the plow and also provide a guide and support for the reins" (lines 9-13), including illustrations.
Date: September 25, 1900
Creator: Smith, William F.

Safety-Stirrup.

Description: Patent for improvements in safety-stirrups by providing a device to release the rider’s foot safely if the rider accidentally fall from a horse; and means to retain the movable member of the stirrup in its closed or open position. (Lines 10-17) Illustration is included.
Date: March 22, 1904
Creator: Parrish, Ezekiel L.

Combination-Tool.

Description: Patent for a combination tool that provides "a novel form of tool-head arranged to interchangeably carry a plurality of tools of different characters, whereby the single tool-head may be employed in various capacities" (lines 8-12), including illustrations.
Date: January 30, 1906
Creator: Spicer, John R.

Potato-Cutter

Description: Patent for a machine that can cut potatoes and other vegetables into small cooking sized pieces. It has removable blades that allow for different sized pieces to be cut based on the needs of the user.
Date: May 29, 1906
Creator: Lansford, Isaac B.

Ventilating Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a ventilating apparatus for railway cars for the purpose of supplying air to railway car interiors without needing to open a window (which tends to also let in smoke and dust), including illustrations.
Date: March 6, 1906
Creator: Parrish, Ezekiel L.

Cultivator-Plow.

Description: Patent for improvements in cultivator-plow through the positioning and connection of parts. Adjustable plow for different cultivating functions and different crops, especially for cotton. Illustration and materials recommendations included.
Date: March 18, 1902
Creator: Sheffield, James A. D. & Sheffield, John C.

Improvement in Ditching and Excavating Machines.

Description: Patent for "an improved machine for making ditches and other excavations, which shall be so constructed as to separate the slice from the soil, raise it, and deposit it at the side of the cut, which will feed itself forward automatically." (Lines 14-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 18, 1877
Creator: De Force, Samuel A.

Combination Tool.

Description: Patent for a new and improved multi-tool. This design "consists in a combination-tool embodying in a single implement a nail and staple-puller, pinchers, nail-straightener, and wire-cutters, the device being more particularly designed for use in constructing, taking down, and resetting wire fencing" (lines 7-12).
Date: July 22, 1884
Creator: Beazley, James Harvey

Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved planter. This design consists in "[t]he combination, in a seed-planter, of a main frame having side beams, the standard secured midway between said beams at their forward ends, and provided at its lower end with a shovel and a presser located immediately in rear of said shovel, the hopper supported on said side beams, and having its planting mechanism arranged to drop the seed directly in the furrow formed by the shovel and presser, [and] wheel journaled in the side beams in rear of the planting mechanism" (lines 3-14).
Date: October 13, 1885
Creator: Gardner, Robert J.