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Mail-Bag-Delivering Apparatus.

Description: Patent for "a device for effecting the receipt of bags and the like from and the delivery thereof to railway trains, cars, etc., while the latter are in motion" (lines 11-14), including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 21, 1918
Creator: Kost, Joseph L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Touch-System Hand-Rest

Description: Patent for attaching a novel clamp to the rest frame of a typewriter or table. The clamps can be adjusted to fit various pieces of furniture or typewriters. The invention is to improve the way the hand rests on the frame of the typewriter.
Date: August 27, 1918
Creator: Anderson, Walter J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Surf-Toboggan

Description: Patent for improvements to surf toboggans so that the outer casing does not have to be ripped out in order to turn the toboggan inside out for drying purposes. This invention includes flaps with lacings on the inner and outer casings.
Date: April 16, 1918
Creator: Silvernail, George E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Signal Stand

Description: Patent for a signal stand designed for use in connection with train order boards employing a semaphore as a signal. "The invention, broadly stated, comprises a stand having suitable feet and arms connected by a body portion, said arms serving as a support for a notched quadrant, which quadrant is secured to the arms, a plurality of interconnected layers, one of said levers having a fulcrum or pivotal mounting with the body portion, another of said levers being formed in two parts, one part of which is provided with a connection with the first-named lever, said lever part being provided at one end with a segmental gear to cooperate the segmental gear carried by the other half of the lever, which latter half is pivotally mounted with its fulcrum in the body of the stand, the free ends of said levers extending beyond the the stand being provided for connection with pull rods, that serve to operate the several blades positioned upon a semaphore stand, and means operatively connected to the handled ends of said layers to cooperate with the notches in the quadrant to maintain the levers in predetermined positions." (Lines 54-77)
Date: September 10, 1918
Creator: Fleagle, Robert H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Touch System Hand Rest

Description: Patent for touch system hand rest. The invention is to be used with typewriters and provide support for the user's arms.
Date: November 20, 1917
Creator: Anderson, Walter J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hinge Construction.

Description: Patent for a hinge so that doors hung by the use of the hinge will not slam or move casually into a closed position.
Date: June 18, 1918
Creator: Weaver, James J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Roll-Calendar.

Description: Patent for an improved roll calendar comprising a calendar strip, a pair of rolls, and a display casing. The calendar can be moved in either direction to display any calendar month desired. The improved calendar is extremely cheap and simple, may be readily operated and embodies improvements in the construction of the casing.
Date: May 28, 1918
Creator: Townsend, Isaac W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Protector for Type-Writer Frames.

Description: Patent for typewriter frame protector. The protector attaches to the part of the typewriter frame which is subjected to frequent contact by the user. The protector prevents the frame from wear which can lead to rust.
Date: March 12, 1918
Creator: Glasscock, Gerald A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Portrait of Mag Parker]

Description: Photograph of a professional portrait of Margaret Field Cox, née Parker. She was known by her nickname "Mag" to some. She is a frizzy-haired woman wearing a high-collared ensemble with a sizable floral boutonniere pinned to her chest. On the back of the photograph's mat are handwritten notes which reads, "This belongs to Mrs. Geo W. McDaniel. Aunt Mag Parker (Mrs. Sam Field, later Mrs. Sam Cox)."
Date: unknown
Creator: Zahn, Justus
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Indicator For Bottles

Description: Patent for an indicator to show the amount of liquid removed and the amount remaining for bottles or other liquid packages of different dimensions and will help improve the process of refilling the bottle after liquid has been removed.
Date: May 8, 1906
Creator: Frkovic, Frank Andre
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bicycle-Gear.

Description: Patent for a Bicycle-Gear meant to rotate the sprocket or other gear wheel on a bicycle, Including Illustrations.
Date: July 3, 1900
Creator: Brady, Alford
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Window Construction.

Description: Patent for window construction improvements to allow for construction of fireproof windows with fireproof sashes which are easily removable for repair or replacement. Improvements include method of securing glass in sashes without using putty, and sashes which will close automatically when subjected to "an unusually high temperature" (line 29).
Date: March 27, 1906
Creator: Miller, William Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vehicle-Wheel.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in the construction of wheels for vehicles, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 12, 1898
Creator: Labatt, Joseph Augustus & Lewis, George Harris
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Letter Copying Roller

Description: Patent for a new and useful letter copying roller. This invention is to "provide a simple device for facilitating the copying of letters without the use of a press, blotters, pads, and similar appliances usually employed for this purpose (line 9 - 13).
Date: December 28, 1897
Creator: Roux, Harry L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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