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Washer.

Description: Patent for improvements in washers by providing a washer with “two pivoted members, which can be swung open to insert the washer without removing the bolt or spoke upon when the washer needed to be replaced.” (Lines 10-13, p. 1) Illustration is included.
Date: October 14, 1913
Creator: Bulter, Joseph F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

MONKEY WRENCH

Description: Patent for a type of monkey wrench in which the movable jaw of the wrench is mounted upon the fixed jaw so that it is easily shifted upon the disengagement of a detent for the fixed jaw. This allows the wrench to be held in any desired adjusted position with relation to the fixed jaw.
Date: October 18, 1912
Creator: Joseph Mensik
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oil or Gas Cooking-Stove

Description: Patent for a gas or oil cooking stove. The gas or oil cooking stove is designed to save fuel, maximize utilization of heat, and eliminate the smell of gas or oil in cooking.
Date: May 12, 1914
Creator: Seale, Jefferson W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate

Description: Patent for gates "suspended on rollers and mounted on a track."
Date: May 5, 1914
Creator: Butler, Joseph F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ice-Can Fastener for Ice Plants.

Description: Patent for an ice-can fastener that can be easily opened and closed, allowing water to freeze quickly in the can. The patent includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 11, 1914
Creator: Drake, William C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire Stretcher and Repairer.

Description: Patent for a new wire stretcher and repairer that stretches and repairs broken telephone, telegraph, or other types of wires and also takes up slack in the line when stringing wires.
Date: July 15, 1913
Creator: Butler, Joseph F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Table Cloth Clasp.

Description: Patent for table cloth clasp, "which may be readily detachably connected with the table top, will securely hold the table cloth in place thereon, and will be entirely concealed by the table cloth" (lines 14-17).
Date: February 14, 1913
Creator: Hatzfeld, Charles
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Folding Hay-Rake.

Description: Patent for a hay rake that may have its working width considerably reduced when the machine is being conveyed to or from a field, including illustrations.
Date: November 24, 1914
Creator: Glenn, James R. & Glenn, Jesse, E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate-Operating Mechanism.

Description: Patent for a gate-operating mechanism for quickly opening and closing a gate, including farm gates, from either side without the use of springs, including a description of the design and illustrations.
Date: July 15, 1913
Creator: Butler, Joseph F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wrench.

Description: Patent for a new and improved wrench, which is especially useful for machinists. The improvement to existing wrench technology is present in positions where a thin jaw wrench is necessary and in removing parts upon which an ordinary nut wrench, even thin jawed, would act.
Date: May 6, 1913
Creator: Seale, Jefferson, W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Upholstery.

Description: Patent for an improvement in upholstery, more specifically, inflatable type upholstery; includes illustrations.
Date: July 13, 1915
Creator: Dodd, Laura L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Device for Hanging Wall-Paper.

Description: Patent for a device for hanging wall paper that includes a paper holder and paper brush/roller.
Date: February 13, 1912
Creator: Randle, Millard F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Self-Dumping Cage for Hoisting Coal, & c., from Mines.

Description: Patent for improvements in self-dumping cage for hoisting coal or other minerals by first provide a simple and easily-controlled dumping mechanism which can be set at bottom of shaft; second, to secure a positive action of the dumping mechanism and reduce the shock and strain commonly incident to the operation of self-dumping cages; third, to provide a firmer and more easily operated dog for holding car on cage-platform. (Lines 15-22) Illustration is included.
Date: June 25, 1901
Creator: Burdic, Malvern W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Thinning Plow

Description: Patent for cotton thinning plow. Illustration included.
Date: January 1, 1907
Creator: Edgin, William Alaxander
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved car coupling, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 11, 1898
Creator: Sherrill, John G.
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Car Door Opener.

Description: Patent for a car door opener, making it possible to open a car door without using a hammer or injuring oneself.
Date: July 31, 1906
Creator: Gibson, Levi D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Excavating Apparatus

Description: Patent for an "improved excavating apparatus adopted for use in cleaning out tanks, for excavating cellars, for dredging streams, and for other similar purposes; and it consists in the peculiar construction and combination of devices hereinafter fully set forth and claimed." (line 9-14)
Date: August 22, 1902
Creator: Bump, James G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Treating Ankylosis of the Knee

Description: Patent for an apparatus for treating knee ankylosis that is ready to use at a moments notice "without unnecessary or nervous shock to the invalid to apply the requisite heat, extension, and flexion to an afflicted part to render it supple and restore to its natural functions". (lines 11-15).
Date: September 19, 1905
Creator: Norwood, Robert R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oven

Description: Patent for an oven that cooks evenly and at a higher heat than other ovens with the same amount of fuel.
Date: October 8, 1912
Creator: Seale, Jefferson W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Portable Liquid-Cooling Tank.

Description: Patent for a portable tank for transporting liquids, which has a compartment for ice to keep the liquids cool including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 16, 1911
Creator: Ingram, Jonathan D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Extracting Oil

Description: Patent for a device for extracting cotton seed oil which ensures even cooking of the seeds by constant stirring.
Date: January 14, 1908
Creator: Lauerman, Vandy Joseph
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pneumatic Knee Pad

Description: Patent for a pneumatic knee pad. Illustration included.
Date: June 23, 1908
Creator: Gibbs, Paalgo P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate

Description: Patent for "enabling a gate to be operated at a distance from either side of it by a person on horseback or in a vehicle" (lines 14-16), with details and illustrations.
Date: July 25, 1902
Creator: Millican, John M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department