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Hub Ball-Bearing.

Description: Patent for a bearing to be employed in a wheel and axle system. The patented bearing is meant to reduce the usual amount of friction in the system to a minimum.
Date: August 26, 1913
Creator: Price, John W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Insect Destroyer

Description: Patent for an insect destroyer. This invention is designed to destroy boll weevils by using blowers and agitators that send the boll weevils to receptacles filled with liquid. Illustration included.
Date: July 7, 1908
Creator: Vickers, John J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

WIND-WHEEL.

Description: Patent for "new and useful Invention in Wind-Wheels" (lines 5-6), including illustrations.
Date: April 22, 1902
Creator: Cannon, Burrell
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Whiffletree

Description: Patent for a whiffletree, a type of doubletree, which is part of a horse's harness.
Date: November 4, 1902
Creator: Stansell, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Marine Propeller

Description: Patent for a marine propeller which allows for "a reversal of the action of the wheel for propulsion in opposite directions or for turning the boat without changing the direction of rotation of the power-shaft."
Date: March 11, 1902
Creator: Burrell Cannon
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Chopper.

Description: Patent for a cotton chopper, which attaches to a cultivator.
Date: June 14, 1910
Creator: Vickers, John J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tripod.

Description: Patent for a tripod, which when folded up can be used as a walking stick.
Date: July 12, 1910
Creator: Boyd, John D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Chopper Attachment for Cultivators

Description: Patent for a chopping device that can be attached to an existing cultivator, allowing for the use of the cultivator to become a more versatile farm vehicle.
Date: December 24, 1901
Creator: Vickers, John J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire Tightener.

Description: Patent for a new and improved wire tightener. This design is especially "for use in the tightening of wires in the construction of fences and in taking up slack after such fences have been constructed, but which instrument is also capable of use in tying packages with wire, binding planks to posts, and in other instances where it is desirable to tighten wire and secure it when so tightened. The invention consists, broadly, in a wire-tightener having a frame provided with guides for the wire and with a threaded bearing, a screw turning in said bearing, and a hook on said screw to engage the wire" (lines 8-20).
Date: February 12, 1889
Creator: Flatau, Louis S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Seed Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved planter. This design "is an improvement in the class of walking planters. It is particularly adapted for sowing cotton-seed, but will also plant corn and distribute fertilizing material. The principle feature of the invention is the construction of the seed-discharging device arranged and rotating in the bottom of the seed-hopper. The construction of the latter and the frame of the machine likewise embody novel and important features" (lines 7-16).
Date: November 16, 1886
Creator: Flatau, Louis S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Motor.

Description: Patent for a motor for vertically-reciprocating dasher-churn.
Date: March 29, 1887
Creator: Waston, Josiah P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Continuous Recording-Seal and Door-Fastener.

Description: Patent for a continuous recording-seal and door-fastener. The purpose behind this patent is the continuous recording-seal and door-fastener itself which is intended to "provide a simple means of fastening, sealing, and cleating or closing the crack of a car or other sliding hinge door" (lines 9-12).
Date: March 29, 1887
Creator: Ferguson, George J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for a new and improved plow. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with a plow-point, of the curved guides or fenders recessed at their rear ends and provided with cutting lower edges, said fenders being detachably connected to the plow-standard" (lines 63-67).
Date: March 16, 1886
Creator: Felder, John L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Seed Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved planter. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the frame, the rotary funnel-shaped hopper, the gear thereon, the axle and the gear of the inner fixed funnel-shaped pan, around which the hopper revolves, the apertured bottom plate in the hopper-shaped pan, the shaft connected to the hopper and revolving therewith, and a seed-operating device carried by the lower end of the said shaft over the seed-plate" (lines 98-107).
Date: January 12, 1886
Creator: Flatau, Louis S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Garden Tile.

Description: Patent for a new and improved garden tile. This design "is to provide a . . . garden-tile which can be used as a plant-protector or as a curbing for walks, &c. The invention consists in a tile having a semicircular or U-shaped cross-section and open at the bottom and provided on its top with one or more necks through which the plants can grow" (lines 7-15).
Date: May 25, 1886
Creator: Flatau, Louis S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pistol and Carbine Holder.

Description: Patent for a new and improved holster for pistols and carbines. This design includes a button to be attached to the desired firearm, and the button is designed to fit into a groove attached to a strap. The strap is secured around a person or horse, and a tug at the handle of the firearm causes springs in the groove to release the button, thus freeing the firearm quickly and easily.
Date: January 17, 1882
Creator: Flatau, Louis S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cotton planter. This design "consists in a cotton planter constructed with a funnel-shaped hopper, supported by a plate and frame carried by wheels, and an axle driven by a worm and worm-wheel, and held erect by a stationary tube having a flaring upper end, and carrying the furrow-opening plow. With the rotating hopper is connected a screw extending into the stationary tube, so that the seed will be fed out by the revolution of the said hopper" (lines 20-29).
Date: October 28, 1884
Creator: Flatau, Louis S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator and Seeder.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cultivator and seeder. This design consists in "the combination, with the frame and plows, the hopper supported on the frame, and the oscillating agitator or stirrer in the bottom of the hopper, having a gear of the wheel-axle having an eccentric, the ring or strap embracing the eccentric and having a rod, and the rocking segment having a tubular arm receiving the rod to be oscillated thereby" (lines 73-81).
Date: July 2, 1889
Creator: Flatau, Louis S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling-Press

Description: Patent for an improvement in the construction and design of baling presses.
Date: July 2, 1889
Creator: Flatau, Louis S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Whiffletree.

Description: Patent for a new and improved whiffletree. This design consists in "[t]he combination of a whiffletree formed of a single metal plate having the perforations and bent to form a hollow tree, the hooks and ring having the enlarged perforated ends, and the rivets" (lines 91-95).
Date: July 2, 1889
Creator: Flatau, Louis S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator.

Description: Patent for a cultivator implement "that is adapted in the event of meeting any impassable obstruction in the soil to turn backward at its lower end and permit the cultivator implement to ride through the action of the draft-power and, with the assistance of the attendant, so as to pass over such immovable obstruction and thereafter perform its intended cultivating function." (Lines 18-25) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 21, 1891
Creator: Flatau, Louis S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for improvements to plows, including a mechanism to enhance the durability of the parts of the plow that receive the most use. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 30, 1891
Creator: Flatau, Louis S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Harrow and Cultivator.

Description: Patent for a combination harrow and cultivator, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 27, 1891
Creator: Flatau, Louis S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Harrow.

Description: Patent for improvements in harrows, "so that any farmer who possesses a Georgia stock or ordinary plow-beam with its attached handles can purchase one of [these] improved harrows per se and without the exercise of any special mechanical knowledge or experience apply the harrow device or contrivance to the beam of such ordinary plow stock." (Lines 40-47) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 14, 1891
Creator: Flatau, Louis S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department