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Ellis County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Ellis County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, oil and gas wells, drilling locations, and railroads. A legend indicating producing wells, drilled wells, gas wells, and abandoned wells is included in the lower-right corner of the map. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: [1900..1925]
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Washing-Machine.

Description: Patent for washing machines with "roller-supporting frame for supporting the same either upon a horizontal surface or upon the top of a tub or receptacle in connection with which the machine is used" (lines 10-14) including illustrations.
Date: March 15, 1898
Creator: Smith, Henry E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wrench.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements to wrenches for removing nuts from vehicle-axles.
Date: August 23, 1898
Creator: Haines, Samuel Alfred
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Check - Book

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in check-book for " customer's use, such as are employed by banks for free distribution" (line 11 - 13).
Date: November 2, 1897
Creator: Exline, Marcus P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fire Alarm

Description: Patent for a new and useful automatic fire-alarm to "provide an improved alarm of this character especially designed for use in hotels and other large buildings having a large number of rooms" (line 8 -13).
Date: October 26, 1897
Creator: Staples, John & Spake, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wrench.

Description: Patent for improvements “in axle-nut wrenches in which the wrench comprising an angular socket portion adapted to extend partially within the wheel-hub to engage the nut,” (lines 81-83) so that the nut may be unscrewed by rotating the wheel. Illustration is included.
Date: April 15, 1902
Creator: Haines, Samuel Alfred
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hame-Hook.

Description: Patent for "a new and useful invention of hame-hook that can be easily and quickly applied to harness-hame." (line 5-10) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 5, 1900
Creator: Plumhoff, Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bucksaw.

Description: Patent for "a new and useful improvements in bucksaws to provide a simple construction to secure the saw-blade detachably in position and to tighten the same to any degree of operation." (lines 5-10) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 12, 1900
Creator: Henry, Hugh
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Juice-Extractor

Description: Patent for an improved juice extractor including a way to remove the strainer for easy cleaning or replacement, a swivel for the handle, and an overall more efficient device.
Date: March 4, 1913
Creator: Williams, Winfield B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hydraulic Swivel.

Description: Patent for "a simple, compact, and efficient water-swivel for well-drilling machines, to reduce friction between the water-swivel and the drill-rod, and to provide certain novel and improved details of construction and arrangement." (lines 8-13).
Date: September 12, 1905
Creator: Embry, Leonard B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate.

Description: Patent for "an invention for tilting gates to materially simplify the erection of a gate for farm and other users and also render the gate sensitive and reliable in opening and closing movement by employing minimized operating mechanism." (lines 7-11).
Date: September 19, 1905
Creator: Connolly, Peter H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Electric Switch for Street-Railways.

Description: Patent for switches used to electrically control street railways. Intended to allow the motorman to electrically control the switches of the track from the railway car without having to stop the train to turn the switch on the track.
Date: December 5, 1905
Creator: Posey, James A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Horse-Detacher.

Description: Patent for improvements in horse-detachers to "increase their strength, durability and efficiency and to provide one adapted to enable a horse to be readily released from a pair of shafts and capable facilitating hitching and unhitching." (Lines 12-16). Illustration is included.
Date: October 29, 1901
Creator: Haines, Samuel A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator and Planter.

Description: Patent for improvement to the "manner of mounting and adjusting the swinging frames [of planters], and to enable the said swinging frames to be readily adjusted vertically" (lines 12-15).
Date: November 6, 1900
Creator: Graves, Elbert G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vehicle-Body Construction

Description: Patent for improvements to vehicle body construction, particularly corner-irons. The design of the product claims to be simple, economical, and provide a compact and firm joint for the vehicle body. Illustrations included.
Date: January 9, 1906
Creator: Dowling, Stonewall J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Steam Engine

Description: Patent for "useful improvements in Steam-Engines, of which the following is a specification" (lines 5-6). Includes description and illustrations.
Date: July 10, 1905
Creator: Murphy, Joseph F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department