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Acetylene-Gas Generator

Description: Patent for an Acetylene gas generator with an improved building method for holding the carbide tank above the generator tank.
Date: January 7, 1908
Creator: Walsh, William J.
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Bedstead

Description: Patent for a bedstead on rubber wheels which allows easy removal of the wheels to fit the bed through narrow doorways.
Date: August 27, 1907
Creator: Blacknell, Elihu
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fluid-Pressure Regulator

Description: Patent for a fluid pressure regulator which regulates the supply of steam and oil to an oil burner. Illustrations included.
Date: July 19, 1910
Creator: Beech, William E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Quilting-Frame.

Description: Patent for a new and useful quilting frame, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 13, 1899
Creator: Phillips, William Manson
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the draw-head, of an upright or standard secured thereto, a lever pivoted to said upright or standard, a coupling-pin pivoted to said lever, a flat spring secured to the underside of the draw-head and extending outwardly beyond the same, and a chain connecting said lever and spring" (lines 16-22).
Date: October 28, 1884
Creator: Pritchett, William Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Quilting Attachment for Sewing-Machines.

Description: Patent for "quilting-frame attachments for sewing-machines, and has for its object the provision of a device which can be readily applied to any sewing-machine without marring or disfiguring the top thereof, and which will not overbalance the machine when quilting a large-sized bed-covering, and which can be easily detached and stored in a small compass so as to occupy a minimum amount of room when not required for use." (Lines 9-18) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 18, 1896
Creator: Moon, Richard D.; Spake, William H. & Bain, James H.
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Clothes-Pounder.

Description: Patent for a clothes-pounder that is simple and effective with the operator using the minimum amount of energy. It is conical with a smaller cone inside it. A diaphragm is between the cones and the brace, and an is air vent inside it.
Date: November 19, 1895
Creator: Bain, WIlliam W. & Bain, William M.
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Canopy for Vehicles, & c.

Description: Patent to "improve the construction of canopies and to provide a simple, inexpensive, and efficient one adapted to be readily mounted on all kinds of vehicles, plows, machines, &c., where shade or protection from weather is desirable" (lines 11-15) with instructions and illustration.
Date: December 10, 1896
Creator: Buchanan, Hugh A. & Tisdal, Jefferson M.
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The Ferris Wheel, Volume 5, Number 47, Saturday, July 30 , 1898

Description: Weekly newspaper contains local, national and world news, stories, poetry, jokes, church directory, and advertisements. Included in this issue is an article on peace initiatives in the Philippines --[p.2], an article about life in Manila --[p.4], and war news. --[p.5,7] Half of page [7,8] is missing.
Date: July 30, 1898
Creator: Ezzell, Frank
Partner: Ferris Public Library

The Ferris Wheel, [Volume 5, Number 36][a] , Saturday, May 14, 1898

Description: Weekly newspaper contains local, national and world news, stories, poetry, jokes, church directory, and advertisements. This issue includes a drawing of "The New York, Puritan and Cincinnati Shelling Spanish Forts at Matanzas, April 27"[1898]--[p.8] and an article, with a drawing, about "Roosevelt's Rough Riders".--[p.10]
Date: May 14, 1898
Creator: Ezzell, Frank
Partner: Ferris Public Library