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Anticreeper for Railway Rails.

Description: Patent for an anti-creeper with improved strength and serviceability "in the location and construction of the tie abutting portion" (lines 28-29).
Date: February 26, 1918
Creator: Weston, William S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Stalk-Cutters.

Description: Patent for an attachment for stalk cutters to help prevent corn stalks from clogging the cutter after being cut.
Date: December 4, 1917
Creator: Jansky, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mail-Bag Catcher

Description: Patent for improvements of mail bag catchers. This patent proposes improvements on the construction and arrangements of mail bag catchers including the alteration of the jaw and the addition of springs. Includes illustrations.
Date: March 26, 1918
Creator: Davis, Tomie
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Soap Powder

Description: Patent for soap powder that dissolves easily and may be used in all types of water. Soap will make fabrics white and easy to iron.
Date: March 26, 1918
Creator: Diffee, Sarah Jane
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Signaling Device for Automobiles.

Description: Patent for turn signal device for automobiles that "can be easily and quickly attached to the frame of the usual wind shield" (lines 21-22) and allows driver to operate it without letting go of the steering wheel.
Date: June 25, 1918
Creator: Niissle, Charles J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Chair and Table.

Description: Patent for a piece of furniture that can operate as either a table or a chair.
Date: February 5, 1918
Creator: Macon, Alexander W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hinge Gage and Marking Tool

Description: Patent for a hinge gage (sic) and marking tool.
Date: January 1, 1918
Creator: Pummill, George R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment For Coffee-Roasters

Description: Patent for coffee roaster attachment to aid in storing coffee after particle separation and also as a filter. The intention was to have this particular device be an attachment for many coffee roasters.
Date: February 12, 1918
Creator: Liberto, Samuel
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Single Trigger Mechanism For Double-Barrel Guns

Description: Patent for "new and useful improvement in Single Trigger Mechanism For Double-Barrel Guns (lines 5-7)."
Date: April 2, 1918
Creator: Lindsay, Charles W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hay Gathering and Baling Machine

Description: Patent for hay gathering and baling machine. The item gathers hay and presses it and then ties it to ensure the hay is formed in a bale.
Date: February 12, 1917
Creator: Dement, William C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pneumatic-Tire Protector

Description: Patent for an improved pneumatic tire protector. This is a liner "interposed between the inner tube and tire casing to prevent puncture of the inner tube" (p.1 lines 6-8)
Date: March 19, 1918
Creator: Haas, Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hog-Crate

Description: Patent for a crate for use in shipping live pigs which allows for the free movement of the animal's legs while maintaining separation from other animals for identification purposes, including illustrations and instructions for use.
Date: April 16, 1918
Creator: Hirst, John A. & Hirst, Samuel L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Balancing Pump Jack

Description: Patent for increasing the power of pump jacks and providing simple devices for aiding the driving mechanism. A shifting weight helps balance the sucker rod.
Date: February 4, 1919
Creator: Dayton, W.L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spindle Lubricator.

Description: Patent for improving the process of lubricating spindles without removing the wheel, and at a more affordable cost.
Date: 1918/01/01
Creator: Stair, Oscar H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Photography Exposure Meter

Description: Patent for a Photography Exposure Meter, whereby the correct exposures may be obtained in the taking of pictures irrespective of weather conditions and the period of the day.
Date: April 14, 1918
Creator: Cady, Silas J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lifter and Turner.

Description: Patent for a lifter and turner tool to lift pots, pans, kettles and lids, and for turning and lifting food.
Date: February 12, 1918
Creator: Milliorn, William L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Starter.

Description: Patent for starter for internal combustion motors. The starter will not emit the backward kick of the motor which could injure the operator.
Date: March 5, 1918
Creator: Parrott, Columbus A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gas Generating Apparatus

Description: Patent for a tool designed to generate small volumes of gases.
Date: October 16, 1915
Creator: McFarland, J. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Piston-Head

Description: This patent relates to piston heads particularly designed for use in connection with a hydrocarbon engine. The purpose of this invention is to provide a novel form of a ball and socket connection between the piston rod and the piston head. The said connection is designed to be durable in construction , cheap to manufacture and easily applied.
Date: April 9, 1918
Creator: Collier, William Reid
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Go-Cart Attachment.

Description: Patent for an attachment to a child-sized go-cart, meant to hook onto the seat of the cart and undercarriage, providing a receptacle for the child to store clothes or other personal items while keeping it from swaying or falling off.
Date: April 2, 1918
Creator: McWilliams, Lulie C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Latch for Grain-Car Doors.

Description: Patent for a latch that may used on any grain car door. The latch allows for the door to be locked open or closed.
Date: February 26, 1918
Creator: Grogan, Edward W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Worm Drive Mechanism for Windmill Engines

Description: Patent is for improved wind mill drive shaft and reciprocating member called a "worm".
Date: May 16, 1917
Creator: Eller, Tom & Eller, Pernell D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Printing-Roller-Cleaning Device.

Description: Patent for a cleaning device designed to expedite the cleaning of printing press rollers.
Date: March 1, 1917
Creator: Farr, Charles A. & Dove, Bascom A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Foot Steering Device for Automobiles.

Description: Patent for foot steering device as "an attachment to the ordinary steering devices which are operated by handwheels for controlling the steering mechanism by foot, or other parts of the body to relieve the hand" (lines 13-17). The device also provides "a steering device with pedals so connected thereto and so located that the same may be readily reached with the feet" (lines30-32).
Date: February 26, 1918
Creator: Haley, Seabron M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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