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Motor.

Description: Patent for a new and improved motor. This design consists in the reciprocating "bar, the shaft mounted in the lower portion of the chair, the drum on said shaft, cord coiled around the drum and connected to the bar, the rest secured to the upper end of the bar, and the spring coiled around the said bar between the chair-seat and the rest" (lines 1-6).
Date: April 30, 1889
Creator: Lovejoy, De Soto
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Show-Case

Description: Patent for new and useful improvements to show cases.
Date: April 30, 1889
Creator: Fain, Emmet C. & Poston, George C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Advertising-Fan.

Description: Patent for "an attractive sign, which by reason of its revolutions will receive notice from the general public and illustrate business cards or signs, and furthermore to operate the same by and in conjunction with a fan, such as is commonly used in public places." (Lines 15-20) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 30, 1895
Creator: Lo Casto, Tony
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cooling and Preserving Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a "cooling apparatus in which a cloth envelops a vertically-disposed series of supports, and has its upper end dipping into a receptacle supplied with water; and the object of the improvement is to secure a uniformity of temperature throughout the structure, and particularly in the several compartments formed between the various supports, as well as to prevent the spoiling of food by foreign matters entering the same by accidental dislodgment from a support immediately thereover." (Lines 8-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 30, 1895
Creator: Brown, Elijah Clark
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hay-Rake.

Description: Patent for an improvement on a revolving hay-rake that is simple, economic, and easily manipulated. It can move backwards as well as forward, and the teeth can turn freely. The ground pressure of the teeth can be adjusted.
Date: April 30, 1895
Creator: Lunday, Isaac G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Instrument for Dividing Angles into Equal Parts.

Description: Patent for an instrument for dividing angles into equal parts and is meant to be used with a beam compass. The "invention consists in a member having a point adapted to be placed at the point of the angle to be divided, and having movable thereon a beam extending horizontally and having at one end a transverse head projecting from each side of the beam and carrying at one end an indicating point and at the other end a marking pencil" (lines 22-29).
Date: April 30, 1895
Creator: Cornelius, Francis W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ironing-Table.

Description: Patent for "ironing-tables which are arranged to be capable of folding when not in use and of extending when used." (Lines 8-11) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 30, 1895
Creator: Mills, Charles Richmond
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Music-Holder.

Description: Patent for an adjustable, simple, inexpensive, and light music-holder that does not let the music slip and does not damage the music. The clamps will not get in the way of the music, and holds a book as easily as a sheet of music. Springs are not used, the staff is telescopic, and should be made from aluminum.
Date: April 30, 1895
Creator: Gross, Frederick D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire Stretching and Splicing Tool.

Description: Patent for a wire stretching and splicing tool used when repairing barbed wire and other wire fences. It connects the ends of broken wires by bringing them together and twisting them. It has a wire gripping device, an adjustable end that corresponds to the wire gripper, a way to separate the above listed parts and bring them back together again, and a clamping device.
Date: April 30, 1895
Creator: Bauve, Odelon Joseph la
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bit Attachment

Description: Patent for "improved means for stopping runaway horses and to arrange for mounting the same upon a harness-bit so as to be under the control of the driver for convenient and effective operation when required" (lines 8-13).
Date: April 30, 1901
Creator: Riley, Peter
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Trade-Book.

Description: Patent for a Trade Book intended to document discount credentials, expense accounts, daily reminders, and a diary for a number of business types including hotels, retailers, and advertisers.
Date: April 30, 1901
Creator: Glisson, Amos A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Chopper and Cultivator.

Description: Patent for a chopper and cultivator with a rod with moveable blades attached that allows for the blades to be changed between different types for planting or cultivating.
Date: April 30, 1907
Creator: Odom, Elbert T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Churn.

Description: Patent for a churn dasher that will fit in any size churn and is simple and economical to produce.
Date: April 30, 1907
Creator: Koch, Rudolph
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fruit-Cooker.

Description: Patent for a fruit cooker for home use that can be heated with wood or coal and has a damper inside to change where the heat is concentrated.
Date: April 30, 1907
Creator: Holbrook, Milo Franklin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Grab Hook

Description: Patent for a grab hook. This invention is designed to hoist well casings, drill rods, pump rods, and other implements used in drilling. Illustration included.
Date: April 30, 1907
Creator: Robinson, Albert W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Heating System

Description: Patent for a heating system. This invention is to distribute heat vie flues throughout multiple rooms from a common source. Illustration included.
Date: April 30, 1907
Creator: Jones, Jefferson Davis
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hopple or Regulator for Plows

Description: Patent for a hopple or regulator for plows. This design is an attachment for cultivators plows of varying width between the plow beams and possessing a actuating handle within easy reach. Illustration included.
Date: April 30, 1907
Creator: Thornton, William Newton
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow Attachment.

Description: Patent for a plow attachment for turning the subsoil while the main plow opens the furrow that can be adjusted to any depth desired and attached to all types of plows.
Date: April 30, 1907
Creator: Tunnell, Wilson B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railroad Signal

Description: Patent for a railroad signal. This invention is an improvement for signalling by the trains interaction on the rails. Illustration included.
Date: April 30, 1907
Creator: Harvey, Albert Wadkins
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Telephone-Switch

Description: Patent for a telephone switch. "This invention relates to switches for telephone and more particularly to shifting devices for short-circuiting certain classes of lines, and the object is to provide a system of cutting off communication in what are called 'party' lines" (line 8-13). Illustration included.
Date: April 30, 1907
Creator: Mount, Timothy S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Weighing-Scoop.

Description: Patent for a weighing scoop for use in stores that can weigh many different products that have a wide range of prices per pound.
Date: April 30, 1907
Creator: Howe, Frank C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department