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Insect-Proof Roller or Pedestal.

Description: Patent for "a caster or pedestal for beds, sofas, tables, &c.; and it primarily has for its object to provide an article of this character having means for destroying chinches and other insects or vermin, whereby to prevent same from passing up the post or leg into the bed, sofa, or table." (Lines 8-14) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 7, 1897
Creator: Curry, William Henry & Curry, Amey Marshall
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Insecticide.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in insecticides, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 14, 1898
Creator: Carmichaelm, Joseph B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Insect-Trap

Description: Patent for an insect trap which attracts insects with a light and contains them.
Date: April 4, 1911
Creator: La Baum, Francis M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Insect-Destroyer.

Description: Patent for "an improved insect destroyer" ... "embodying a fuel supply and a burner for the purpose of destroying insects brushed from plants beside which the device is traveling" (lines 9, 11-14) including illustrations.
Date: 1911-11-7
Creator: Garner, William W. ; W. W. Garner & Rush, Owen T. ; O. T. Rush
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fly-Trap.

Description: Patent for an improvement to fly traps in which the flies are attracted by a sweet smelling substance down a funnel into the substance from which they are unable to escape. The flies either drown in the substance or are poisoned.
Date: July 7, 1914
Creator: Brown, Thomas E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fly-Trap.

Description: Patent for a trap meant to aid in catching flies before they can make it into the home. Meant to be used in conjunction with doors that have screens in them and allowing for suitable ways for eliminating the pests from the trap.
Date: August 25, 1914
Creator: Cruttenden, James A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Insect-Destroyer.

Description: Patent for an insect destroyer consisting of a steam-generator used with "removable drawers forming the fire-box and ash-pan of the generator, a safety-valve connected with the steam-boiler, and a novel form and construction of flexible discharge-tube, the same being provided with a cut-off device and with a socket-piece adapted to receive a handle by means of which the discharge end of the flexible tube may be elevated and conducted to any desired point" (lines 12-21).
Date: March 24, 1896
Creator: Maddux, Richard Calvin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Automatic Fans.

Description: Patent for "an improved device for keeping the flies off the table, bed, or other place; and it consists of a fly-brush constructed of a spiral spring attached to a shaft with rotary reciprocating motion, and provided along the convolutions of the spring with suitable wings" (para. 4).
Date: November 3, 1877
Creator: Boone, John Baxter
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ant-Trap

Description: Patent for an ant rap designed to catch ants and burrowing insects that are destructive to vegetation. Illustrations included.
Date: April 20, 1909
Creator: Fly, Nathaniel D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ant Trap.

Description: Patent for an in-ground ant trap that prevents the ants from escaping once caught in the trap, including instructions and illustrations
Date: September 12, 1911
Creator: Knox, Jessie Lonzo
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department