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Plano Attachment.

Description: Patent for a new and useful piano attachment for "facilitating the adjustment of the means employed for producing said tones and for locking said means in operative position" (line 11 - 14).
Date: March 22, 1898
Creator: Moyer, Jesse Hechler
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plano Attachment.

Description: Patent for a new and useful piano attachment.
Date: March 22, 1898
Creator: Moyer, Jesse Hechler
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washing-Machine.

Description: Patent for a simplified washing machine by constructing it with "double bottoms and sides, and in providing the said machines with means by which the washing-liquid is made to flow upward between the said sides and downward upon the article or articles to be washed; and it also consists in providing suitable means whereby said articles or articles may be drained" (lines 14-20).
Date: February 14, 1888
Creator: McCausland, William I.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Caster.

Description: Patent for a new and useful caster to be "applied to light and heavy furniture" (line 13-14).
Date: September 13, 1898
Creator: Gluck, Solomon
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Clamp.

Description: Patent for a new and useful clamp, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 15, 1898
Creator: Hauff, Isaac F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Thill-Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and useful thill coupling, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 2, 1899
Creator: Hauff, Isaac F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Clothing - Boiler

Description: Patent for a new and improved clothing-boiler. This design is to "provide a device of this character in which there is practically no danger of the water or suds-boiling over to the exterior" (line 8 - 11).
Date: January 25, 1898
Creator: Rylander, William Pitts
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Photograph of Unidentified Man]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified man. He poses outside by a tree stump in or near Temple, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Favorite Photo. Gallery
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Cotton-Press.

Description: Patent for an improved version of a cotton press that forms cylindrical bales.
Date: 1900/10/23
Creator: William T. Bessonette, assignor of five-eighths to W. A. Barclay
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Air-Brake Mechanism.

Description: Patent for "a new and useful air-brake mechanisms in relation to a pressure controller and distributer designed to perform the several independent and joint functions of a triple valve, a pressure-retaining valve, and a pressure relief or reducing valve."
Date: May 29, 1900
Creator: Dillander, John
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Press.

Description: Patent for an improvement in cotton-press to form cylindrical cotton bales, including illustrations.
Date: December 31, 1901
Creator: Bessonette, William T.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Piano Attachment.

Description: Patent for "an attachment for upright pianos designed to produce a harp, mandolin, of cithern tone, and the object in view is to provide an attachment having an improved construction of strikers." (Lines 8-12) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 22, 1896
Creator: Moyer, Jesse Hechler
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Refrigerator or Cooler.

Description: Patent for a refrigerator that has an "arrangement of parts whereby the articles to be cooled are protected from moisture while the space in which said articles are arranged is inclosed by a film of moisture, which is designed to cool the inclosed atmosphere by evaporation" (lines 11-16). The covering is absorbent and the shelves inside are perforated.
Date: May 4, 1897
Creator: Burt, Henry M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Window-blind and awning

Description: Patent for a pair of swinging window blinds.
Date: June 18, 1897
Creator: Gluck, Solomon
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Locomotive Ash Pan.

Description: Patent for a new and improved locomotive ash pan. This design "relates to ash-pans for locomotive and other fire-boxes; and it has for its object to provide a simple and improved device of this character in which the contents of the pan may be discharged therefrom by a single operation of a controlling-lever. To this end the invention consists . . . in a sliding frame working in guides, a series of slats forming the entire bottom of the pan pivoted to the frame and carried thereby, a lever for operating said frame, and means for sustaining the slats normally in horizontal position" (lines 11-23).
Date: May 31, 1892
Creator: Johnson, Charles J. W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Scarf Protector.

Description: Patent for a new and improved scarf protector. This design "is to provide an improved device for protecting the upper exposed edge of a necktie or scarf from wear . . . in such a manner that said securing [device is] concealed from view. With these ends in view the first part of [the] invention consists in an extensible protector, U-shaped in cross-section, to fit closely over the upper edge of the scarf and consisting of two members or sections, which are connected at the rear thereof by a pin-and-slot connection to adapt them to be extended longitudinally with respect to each other" (lines 17-33).
Date: April 23, 1889
Creator: Moyer, Jesse Hechler
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Padded Hat.

Description: Patent for a new and improved padded hat. This design "is to provide a pad which can be quickly applied and when applied will remain in place, and by means of which a hat that is a trifle too large can readily be made to fit. . . . Heretofore persons wearing hats of odd sizes, or after having their hair cut short, have been compelled to place paper, felt, or some other material in between the sweat-band and the body of the hat in order to make the hat fit. These pieces, not being secured, are constantly coming out and are a source of great annoyance" (lines 7-19).
Date: August 20, 1889
Creator: Moyer, Jesse Hechler
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Dental Drill Attachment.

Description: Patent for a new and improved dental-drill attachment. This design consists in "the combination, with the upper pulley and the supporting pully-frame of a drill, of a rod having hinged to its upper end the clip, having the set-screw, and having at its lower end the frame, having the wheel and the side-spools journaled within it" (lines 25-31).
Date: August 13, 1889
Creator: Moyer, Jesse Hechler
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washing-Machine

Description: Patent for "improvements in the water-wheel and in the, mechanism for imparting motion thereto, whereby the washing-liquid is made to flow upward between the sides of an outer and inner pan and downward upon the articles to be washed, which are inclosed in the said inner pan, as will be now described and claimed, and is adapted to wash any articles that may be placed within the said inner pan" (lines 17-26).
Date: May 13, 1890
Creator: McCausland, William, I.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tongue-Bar-Supporting Clamp.

Description: Patent for a clamp that holds the hammers in a piano. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 24, 1897
Creator: Moyer, Jesse Hechler
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Clothes-Pounder.

Description: Patent for "an automatic clothes washer and soaper whereby the clothes are soaped and cleansed by one and the same operation." (Lines 18-20) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 31, 1897
Creator: Rylander, William P.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lifting-Jack.

Description: Patent for a strong, simple, and easily-operable lifting-jack meant for use in railroad car-axle boxes. It is a lifting bar with ratchet teeth, a lever that pivots against the lifting bar, a mechanism that holds and releases the bar, a pawl, and a double-arm spring connected to the pawl.
Date: August 13, 1895
Creator: Hough, William S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washing Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved washing machine. This design consists in "the combination, with a receptacle having a flange on one end, of a pump, a collar surrounding the said pump and carrying claws which engage and a cam which bears upon the said flange, a perforated tray resting upon the bottom of the receptacle, and perforated pipes connected with the said pump, the said pump and pipes being contained in the said receptacle" (lines 4-12).
Date: December 24, 1889
Creator: McCausland, William I.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department