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Quilting-Frame.

Description: Patent for a new and useful quilting frame, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 13, 1899
Creator: Phillips, William Manson
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Quilting Attachment for Sewing-Machines.

Description: Patent for "quilting-frame attachments for sewing-machines, and has for its object the provision of a device which can be readily applied to any sewing-machine without marring or disfiguring the top thereof, and which will not overbalance the machine when quilting a large-sized bed-covering, and which can be easily detached and stored in a small compass so as to occupy a minimum amount of room when not required for use." (Lines 9-18) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 18, 1896
Creator: Moon, Richard D.; Spake, William H. & Bain, James H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Canopy for Vehicles, & c.

Description: Patent to "improve the construction of canopies and to provide a simple, inexpensive, and efficient one adapted to be readily mounted on all kinds of vehicles, plows, machines, &c., where shade or protection from weather is desirable" (lines 11-15) with instructions and illustration.
Date: December 10, 1896
Creator: Buchanan, Hugh A. & Tisdal, Jefferson M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Clothes-Pounder.

Description: Patent for a clothes-pounder that is simple and effective with the operator using the minimum amount of energy. It is conical with a smaller cone inside it. A diaphragm is between the cones and the brace, and an is air vent inside it.
Date: November 19, 1895
Creator: Bain, WIlliam W. & Bain, William M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the draw-head, of an upright or standard secured thereto, a lever pivoted to said upright or standard, a coupling-pin pivoted to said lever, a flat spring secured to the underside of the draw-head and extending outwardly beyond the same, and a chain connecting said lever and spring" (lines 16-22).
Date: October 28, 1884
Creator: Pritchett, William Henry
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rocking Chair

Description: Patent for rocking chair. Illustration included.
Date: October 16, 1905
Creator: Nutter, John E.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Ferris Wheel, Volume 1

Description: Newspaper contains local, national and world news, stories, poetry, jokes and advertisements.
Date: [1897~]
Item Type: Newspaper
Partner: Ferris Public Library

The Ferris Wheel, Volume 4, Number 25, Saturday, March 6, 1897

Description: Weekly newspaper contains local, national and world news, stories, poetry, jokes, church directory, and advertisements. This issue includes a special report on the inauguration of President McKinley [p.3], with a drawing of President McKinley and his new cabinet--[p.6].
Date: March 6, 1897
Creator: Ezzell, Frank
Item Type: Newspaper
Partner: Ferris Public Library

The Ferris Wheel, Volume 4, Number 30, Saturday, April 10, 1897

Description: Weekly newspaper contains local, national and world news, stories, poetry, jokes, church directory, and advertisements. This issue includes an article on "Historic Tuckahoe", about the plantation in Virginia, with 3 drawings.--[p.3]
Date: April 10, 1897
Creator: Ezzell, Frank
Item Type: Newspaper
Partner: Ferris Public Library

The Ferris Wheel, Volume 4, Number 15, Saturday, December 19, 1896

Description: Weekly newspaper contains local, national and world news, stories, poetry, jokes, church directory, and advertisements. This issue has a partial page devoted to Christmas 1896, with drawings, a story and holiday advice.--[p.2]
Date: December 19, 1896
Creator: Ezzell, Frank
Item Type: Newspaper
Partner: Ferris Public Library

The Ferris Wheel, Volume 4, Number 31, Saturday, April 17, 1897

Description: Weekly newspaper contains local, national and world news, stories, poetry, jokes, church directory, and advertisements. This issue contains the story "Scenes from the Flooded District" - a story on the massive spring flooding in the Mississippi Valley. Includes 5 drawings.--[p.3]
Date: April 17, 1897
Creator: Ezzell, Frank
Item Type: Newspaper
Partner: Ferris Public Library