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[Registration Card for Cooke County Library]

Description: Registration card for Avinelle Davis, a patron of Cooke County Library. The card features the patron's name, address, occupation, and reference (Nellie E. Davis). It is one of the first registration cards for the library.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Cooke County Library

Device for Heating Sad-Irons.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in devices for heating sad irons, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 13, 1898
Creator: Newton, Francis W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Covering-Machine.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in rag joiners, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 4, 1899
Creator: Vining, Lucinda
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Govering-Machine.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in rag joiners, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 4, 1899
Creator: Vining, Lucinda
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Grain-Door For Freight-Cars.

Description: Patent for a new and useful grain door for freight cars, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 6, 1900
Creator: Boyers, Thomas A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Churn.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in churns, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 17, 1899
Creator: Dallin, Bruce
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hame-Fastener.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in hame fasteners, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 22, 1899
Creator: Rankin, Frank N.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Motor.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in motors, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 22, 1899
Creator: Garvey, Edgar Lee
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Means For Automatically Inflating Pneumatic Tires.

Description: Patent for new and improved means for "pumping air into the tires and actuated from the wheel when the latter is in motion" (lines 18-20), including illustrations.
Date: July 17, 1900
Creator: Mills, John Andrew
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Floating Body.

Description: Patent for improvements to balloons or floating bodies in order to provide for a floating body "consisting of a flexible air or gas receiver, made to imitate or resemble animate or inanimate objects, so as to assume when inflated the shape of a human head or bust, birds, statues, animals, or any other desired object" (lines 14-19), including illustrations.
Date: November 20, 1900
Creator: Bailey, Edward Gray
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vehicle-Axle

Description: Patent for vehicle-axle "with removable spindles which when they become worn may be easily and quickly removed and replaced by new ones." (lines 13-15); including illustration and instructions
Date: May 29, 1900
Creator: Andrews, W. H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fan Attachment for Bicycles.

Description: Patent for an overhead fan that attaches to a bicycle and derives power from the front wheel including illustrations.
Date: March 13, 1900
Creator: Mills, John Andrew; Nance, John D. & Kennerly, Samuel J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Brake

Description: Patent for an invention that relates to innovations and improvements to railroad car-brakes.
Date: May 28, 1901
Creator: Boyers, Thomas Albert.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spoon.

Description: Patent for a spoon designed to avoid spilling liquids, including illustrations.
Date: March 5, 1901
Creator: Holman, Clara Belle
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hay Stacking and Loading Device.

Description: Patent for "improvements in hay stacking and loading devices, the object of the invention being to provide means for erecting penannular stacks; and the same consists in the construction and arrangement of the parts, which includes a crane, its supporting means, and a hay-fork" (lines 10-16) including illustration.
Date: August 27, 1901
Creator: Nichols, Robert J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lock

Description: Patent for "an improved lock for sliding doors. It is furthermore designed to provide an improved seal-lock especially arranged for car-doors and constructed to be automatically locked by the closing of the door and to give the latter an initial start or opening when the lock is being released, so as to facilitate the opening of the door and prevent sticking thereof" (lines 9-17).
Date: July 23, 1901
Creator: Ozment, David Brewer
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Acetylene-Gas Generator.

Description: Patent for an acetylene-gas generator that consists of “a suitable frame, a receptacle positioned within said frame, and a gas-bell” (lines 11-13), as well as a gasometer and carbide feed. As a result, the gas generator “will continually furnish dry, cool gas and at a substantially even pressure at all times” (line 22-24). Illustrations included.
Date: June 4, 1907
Creator: Hays, Parx Orr.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator and Scraper.

Description: Patent for improvements in cultivators and scrapers: "The object of our invention is to provide a cultivator and scraper of simple and economical construction" (lines 15-17).
Date: October 13, 1891
Creator: Huneycutt, Noah & Moseley, Thomas Elverton
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Expansible Pulley.

Description: Patent for "expansible pulleys, or pulleys of that character or description which may be expanded or contracted, so as to increase or decrease the circumference thereof." (Lines 15-18) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 8, 1895
Creator: Kennerly, Samuel J. & Cox, Thomas J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Saddle-Trees.

Description: Patent for the improvement of saddle trees used in the construction of "Spanish or Texas saddles." (line 16)
Date: April 2, 1878
Creator: Melton, Benjamin F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Insect Trap.

Description: Patent for a new and improved ant trap. This design calls for a box to be placed over the mouth of an anthill, whereupon one expects the ants to enter a hole, climb an incline, and slip down a pair of glass pieces that lower the ants into an inescapable chamber. This design is cheaper and easier to make than previous ant traps.
Date: May 24, 1881
Creator: Blackwood, Curtis
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Permutation Lock.

Description: Patent for a new and improved combination lock. This design "consists in the construction and novel arrangement of the slotted bolt, follower, and follower-shaft, the elongated bolt-stop pivoted in the slot of the bolt, the radially-slotted disks having concentric stems on the follower-shaft, and the lettered or figured and graduated stem-caps engaging the respective stems by means of circular series of teeth" (lines 20-27).
Date: December 12, 1882
Creator: Saxon, James W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Reading-Stand.

Description: Patent for a simple, durable, and economic reading stand that has two desks, one of which is adjustable so that a person can read while sitting at any angle. The second desk is capable of holding heavy books. Both stands are vertically adjustable. The stand can be constructed to hold a lamp in addition to books.
Date: August 1, 1893
Creator: Anderson, Francis John & Irick, William Madison
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department