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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

[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

Capsule Filler

Description: Patent for a device that fills capsules with medicine. Illustration included.
Date: January 21, 1908
Creator: Brown, Patrick Henry
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Capsule-Filler

Description: Patent for a capsule filler which allows a prescriptionist to simultaneously fill multiple capsules with medication. Illustrations included.
Date: October 31, 1908
Creator: Brown, Patrick Henry
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

Insect Collecting and Destroying Machine

Description: Patent for insect collecting and destroying machine. This invention uses brushes that mechanically collects boll weevils off of cotton. Illustration included.
Date: May 26, 1903
Creator: Steinmann, Herman Werner
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oil Burner

Description: Patent for an oil burner. Invention relates for the use with fireboxes of domestic ranges and stoves.
Date: September 29, 1902
Creator: Rumple, James F.
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

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

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

Cultivator Foot

Description: Patent for a cultivator foot. Illustration included.
Date: January 17, 1907
Creator: Ferriott, Charles L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rail-Joint

Description: Patent for a rail joint designed to simplify and improve the construction of railroads. Illustrations included.
Date: February 1, 1907
Creator: Jones, Jefferson Davis
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Means for Automatically Closing Electric Circuits

Description: Patent for a means for automatically closing electric circuits, specifically for railway systems. Illustrations included.
Date: August 18, 1906
Creator: Keeler, Fayette William
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Buckle

Description: Patent for a buckle. Illustration included.
Date: May 2, 1908
Creator: Allen, Orcenith F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Valve

Description: Patent for a "blow-off valve" (line 16). Illustrations included
Date: March 14, 1908
Creator: Koch, Rudolph
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