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Nut-Lock

Description: Patent for a nut lock, to hold a nut in place or act in place of a washer, including illustrations.
Date: September 25, 1900
Creator: Dowell, Jeff Davis & Galliher, Lawrence M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design "relates to car-couplers, the object being to provide a coupler with a coupling-pin of improved construction, and to combine said pin with effective and durable devices for raising and lowering it. The invention consists in the combinations of parts" (lines 9-15).
Date: June 12, 1883
Creator: Cage, George A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Miller Exterminator.

Description: Patent for a new and improved insect exterminator. This design consists in "[a] lamp having an external upwardly-projecting sleeve and a side socket and a wick projecting through the sleeve, in combination with a pole or standard fitting into said side socket and a pan having an inward sleeve fitting over said sleeve on the lamp" (lines 49-54).
Date: June 11, 1889
Creator: Woods, John B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Seed-Planter, Harrow, and Plow

Description: Patent for "a combined seeder or planter, harrow, and plow, and to simplify the parts, so that they can easily be put together and taken apart and manufactured at little expense" (lines 16-20).
Date: December 17, 1889
Creator: Russell, Thomas J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design "relates to car-couplers, the object being to provide a coupler of simple and durable construction which may be coupled automatically, thus avoiding the inconvenience and danger incident to the use of the usual coupling-link or pin" (lines 9-14).
Date: June 5, 1883
Creator: Freeman, Walter F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cake-Baking Pan.

Description: Patent for a device "which will afford the means to bake form-cakes of different varieties in a perfect manner in the oven," (lines 9-11) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 11, 1891
Creator: McDaniel, Mary E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mechanical Power.

Description: Patent for a new and improved engine. This design "relates to mechanical powers, the object being to combine with an ordinary tread-wheel mechanical advices adapted to be operated by horse-power to revolve said wheel. The invention consists in the features of construction and combination of parts" (lines 9-14).
Date: July 10, 1883
Creator: Perrin, William J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tongue Support for Vehicles.

Description: Patent for a new and improved tongue-support for vehicles. This design "is to provide a spring for bearing downwardly upon the rear end of the tongue, and thereby raising and supporting the front end thereof, to relieve the horses' necks of the weight of the tongue, and thereby enable them to draw the wagon more readily, and with less exertion" (lines 23-29).
Date: August 24, 1886
Creator: Ham, Zachariah Melton
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Nut-Lock.

Description: Patent for an improved, simple, and inexpensive nut lock that can be easily used and removed. It lengthens the life of the bolt. The invention is "a bolt with a longitudinal groove or slot in which fits a tongue or lug on a washer which is provided with a notch or notches into which may be forced a portion or portions of a washer made of bendable material, opposite portions of which are designed to be forced into notches in the faces of the nut and thus the nut and both washers are bound or held firmly together" (lines 14-23).
Date: June 6, 1893
Creator: Woods, John B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ironing-Table.

Description: Patent for improvements to ironing tables, including a narrow folding table top by which to iron sleeves and small articles, a means by which "depending articles" may be kept out of the way and off the floor (and thus clean), and an iron holder.
Date: December 4, 1900
Creator: Wren, James F. & Grant, Nancy E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vehicle-Axle.

Description: Patent for a vehicle axle for buggies, which has easy access to the inner parts of the axle for repair and runs easily.
Date: September 3, 1907
Creator: York, Doctor Alonzo
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cutting Implement.

Description: Patent for improvements in cutting tools especially adapted for severing bale-ties, cutting wire and pruning trees. This cutting implement has a laterally-extending handle and a detachable cutting blade. Illustration is included.
Date: July 2, 1901
Creator: Lott, William E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Latch.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in latches, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 29, 1898
Creator: Lott, William Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Latch.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in latches, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 18, 1899
Creator: Lott, William E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Machine-Brake.

Description: Patent for a machine brake for motorized fans that allows the speed to be regulated.
Date: July 25, 1911
Creator: Mallory, John W. & Peters, Walter C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oil-Cloth Rack.

Description: Patent for an oil-cloth display rack that includes a measuring device along the side.
Date: January 9, 1912
Creator: Sisler, Charles C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Steam-Condenser.

Description: Patent for a steam condenser, which performs the function of a re-boiler to remove harmful gases from water during the process of making ice.
Date: November 5, 1907
Creator: Pendleton, George W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mineola 1922 Sheet 5

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Mineola in Wood County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1922
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History