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Car Door

Description: Patent is for car door and support. It goes on to explain that the car door and support were created to serve as a means of forming an efficient rain-proof closure when the door is moved into closed position. Another object is to provide sufficient means for slide-able support for the door and locking mechanisms.
Date: March 27, 1915
Creator: Minton, S. F. & McClellen, R. E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Joekel & Williams Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." On one side, this coin says, "Good for 25 [cents] in Merchandise" with smaller, partially visible text saying, "[...] St. Paul, Minn."; on the other side it has the text: "Joekel & Williams, Giddings, Tex."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Farmer's Supply Co. Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and has partially visible text that says, "Good for [...] in Trade" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Farmer's Supply Co., Giddings, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[50-Cent Trade Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for 50 [cents] in Trade" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Farmers Supply Co., Giddings, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[1.00 Merchandise Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for 1.00 in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Joekel & Williams, Giddings, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[1.00 Merchandise Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for 1.00 in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Joekel & Williams, Giddings, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Sewing-Machine Table

Description: Patent for a sewing machine table intended to extend the top of the sewing machine. Illustrations included.
Date: May 26, 1908
Creator: Saettler. Ernest C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Oil Mill Seed Huller

Description: Patent for a cotton oil mill seed huller. This invention is designed to prevent the breaking or drilling of knives by foreign matter. Illustrations included.
Date: February 8, 1910
Creator: Kappler, John G. & Gaines, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for a plow that improves on a previous patent granted to the inventors (No. 507,854). The improvements are that the "stock may be used in connection with any form of share needed for working a crop" (lines 14-16) and the plow provides "a sweep-stock with a point which will be integral with its shoe or foot-bar, and which will assist in holding the share in position" (lines 20-23).
Date: April 28, 1896
Creator: Symmank, Herman & Matthijez, Ernst
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for a strong, durable, and adjustable plow that has an improved sweep stock. The plow has an "implement for holding sweeps, half shovels, bull tongues, &c., all of which are needed in the proper cultivation of corn, cotton and the like; and a further object of the invention is to do so construct a sweep stock as to prevent it from choking by weeds" (lines 10-16).
Date: October 31, 1893
Creator: Symmank, Herman & Matthijez, Ernst
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator.

Description: Patent for a cultivator "in which all of the plow shanks will be adjustable to or from the center line of the frame in order that the cultivator may be adapted for working different kinds of plants" (lines 19-23). It is laterally adjustable, and the tongue is vertically adjustable.
Date: December 5, 1893
Creator: Mattijetz, Andreas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Animal-Trap.

Description: Patent for improvements in bait-trigger traps for catching small animals, with instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 25, 1891
Creator: Edwards, Joseph H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Fence Machine.

Description: Patent for "new and useful improvements in wire-fence machines" (lines 12-13), including illustrations.
Date: October 6, 1891
Creator: Darden, John J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Insect Trap.

Description: Patent for a new and improved insect trap. This design is "for catching such insects as are attracted by light, more especially cotton-flies, potato-bugs, and the like" (lines 11-13). It consists "of a frame having a bottom provided with an approximately star-shaped opening, the transparent walls mounted in the frame and forming re-entrant angles and providing entrance-openings and being adjustable to vary the size of the entrance openings, a receptacle arranged beneath the opening in the bottom of the frame, and a lamp arranged within the frame" (lines 72-80).
Date: May 3, 1892
Creator: Edwards, Joseph H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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