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Hoisting Device.

Description: Patent for an inexpensive device that is meant to hoist, lift, or extract stumps, stones, or other heavy objects. It also stretches wire and can act as a vehicle jack.
Date: December 19, 1893
Creator: Hagelstein, Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design "is in couplers adapted to use a link of ordinary form and to be so set that coupling may be automatic or not, as desired" (lines 15-17). It consists, "with the draw-head having lugs upon each side of the same, of the vertical coupling-pin, the pivoted pin-supporting arms arranged to contact with the lugs, and tripping arms adapted to be operated by the centering-link and throw the arms from the lugs" (lines 23-29).
Date: June 28, 1892
Creator: Callaway, William H. & West, Charles C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Water-Power.

Description: Patent for a water-power. It consists of a dam built halfway across a stream, a power-house with its upper end closed and inclined towards the upstream, gated inlet openings on the side of the power-house, gates that control the inlet openings, and a water-wheel on the stream side of the power-house.
Date: December 4, 1894
Creator: Vernon, William E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Windmill.

Description: Patent for an improved wind wheel that has "every other blade...has a right angled extension or cup to catch the wind, the blades thus formed being set in the hub and rim of the wheel so as to have said right angled portions where they will receive the full force of the wind" (lines 17-22). A ring supports the angled portions of the windmill blades.
Date: March 7, 1893
Creator: Bowman, Charles R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Quilting Attachment for Sewing-Machines.

Description: Patent for a new removable quilting frame for sewing machines. Patent for "improvements in sewing-machine attachments for quilting designed to support a quilting frame that can be moved from place to place" (lines 14-21) including instructions and illustrations. Patent for a new quilting attachment for sewing-machine design with, including illustrations.
Date: January 3, 1888
Creator: Clark, Chester Cady
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tag.

Description: Patent for an inexpensive and simple tag to label bolts of cloth that is "a convenient means for fastening the [tag] in such position upon a bolt of goods as to prevent it from becoming twisted or turned, and so that the tag will always be held or supported so as to exhibit the markings thereon" (lines 12-16).
Date: March 19, 1895
Creator: Winkler, Charles
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Clutch Clamp.

Description: Patent for a new and improved clutch-clamp. This design "is to provide a simple and effective device for lowering or hoisting the pipe or rods of pumps into bored wells or other places, such as mines or shafts, and without injury to the pipe or rod, such device being not only readily and easily handled in connecting it to or disconnecting it from the object to be raised or lowered, but capable of being manufactured at comparatively small cost" (lines 20-29).
Date: August 16, 1887
Creator: McCoy, John William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Well Drill.

Description: Patent for a new and improved well drill. This design "consists in a novel construction of a tool for boring or drilling wells, which tool has the drill-bit and the reamer so united as to operate simultaneously, and thus serve the functions of the so-called "Z-bit" and effectually prevent the tool from being thrown laterally out of the line of cutting when striking bowlders; and the invention also consists in an improved construction of the coupling of the tool to the sinker-bar or drill-bar" (lines 9-18).
Date: July 17, 1888
Creator: Titus, Silas W. & Clark, Chester C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Trap-Gun.

Description: Patent for a trap gun, which is protected from the weather.
Date: November 15, 1910
Creator: Lovelace, Charles D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ventilating Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a ventilating apparatus "adapted for use in connection with buildings, storehouses, and school and other buildings, both public and private" (lines 9-12).
Date: March 26, 1901
Creator: Vernon, William E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Windmill

Description: Patent for a windmill. It turns creating rotary motion, caused by the wind, which is used as a pumping power source.
Date: November 2, 1905
Creator: Doty, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wheel.

Description: Patent for a wheel, which is stronger than other wheels on the market.
Date: September 27, 1910
Creator: Moon, Richard D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pump-Jack.

Description: Patent for an improved version of "operating pumps and similar apparatus" (lines 8-9).
Date: January 30, 1906
Creator: York, Francis M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pocket-Knife.

Description: Patent for a pocket knife that includes a wet stone built into its detachable handle. The handle may be taken off in order for the user to sharpen retractable blades attached to the pocket knife. This improvement upon the pocket knife design may be employed to the handle portion of any knife such as butcher knives or hunting knives.
Date: December 19, 1911
Creator: Irick, William M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ice-Cream Freezer

Description: Patent for an ice cream freezer that may also be used as an egg beater or a churn. Illustrations included.
Date: June 15, 1909
Creator: Moon, Richard Davis
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wrench.

Description: Patent for a nut wrench with a sliding jaw.
Date: January 24, 1911
Creator: Mansfield, Charles L. & Matthews, Robert E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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