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Acala cotton seed poster

Description: Advertisement for No. 111 strain Acala cotton seed developed by John D. Rogers of Navasota, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Poster
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Cotton display

Description: Display board of Texas Pedigree Cotton; nine staples grown by "J.H.M." near Navasota, TX. A label at the top of the display says, "Staple of Texas Pedigreed Cottons."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Rail-Joint.

Description: Patent for a new design of rail joints in which headed bolts and wedge plate have keyhole slots, including with illustrations.
Date: April 24, 1900
Creator: Park, Henry J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mechanism for Overcoming Dead-Centers.

Description: Patent for a "mechanism for overcoming what are known in mechanics as 'dead-centers,' which occur in machines where a shaft is driven by means of a crank." (Lines 13-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 4, 1896
Creator: Johnson, Willie Harry
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Tonic Remedies.

Description: Patent for a medicinal compound consisting of sulphate quinine, diluted sulphuric acid, purified chinoidine, sulphate iron, sulphate magnesia, peppermint oil, and saturated quassia-water. Includes instructions.
Date: January 11, 1876
Creator: Rucker, Benjamin Franklin
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fire-Screen.

Description: Patent for a portable, ornamental fire screen. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 17, 1897
Creator: Havecotte, John H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Gin-Saw-Filing Machines.

Description: Patent for a "gin-saw-filing machine consisting, essentially, of a rotary and intermittingly movable file, of an intermittingly-operated feed and check device, and of adjustable reciprocating sharpening-files".
Date: July 24, 1877
Creator: Eastham, Albert S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Combined Planter, Cultivator, and Cotton-Chopper.

Description: Patent for an improved combined planter, cultivator, and cotton-chopping tool with design specifications and directions for the usage of the tool, including illustrations.
Date: June 11, 1878
Creator: Sarlls, Rutus & Kelman, Alexander
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Chairs.

Description: Patent for improvement in chairs, which provides adjustable shoulder supports and back (inclination and height), with intended advantages of better lung capacity and spinal alignment. The chair can be adjusted to fit all sizes of bodies. It is noted that some of the adjustable features could be incorporated into other furnishings such as beds or lounges. An additional feature of the chair is a retracting spring to assist the user in exiting the chair.
Date: May 9, 1876
Creator: Barnes, James W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Axles for Vehicles

Description: Patent for "an Improvement in Wagon-Axle Skeins" that "has for its object to furnish an improved iron axle for wagons and other vehicles which shall be stronger without being heavier than iron axles made in the ordinary manner."
Date: July 2, 1872
Creator: Ahrenbeck, Charles
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Whiffletree-Fastenings.

Description: Patent for the improvement of whiffletree fastenings, relating to the means by which single-trees are attached to a double-tree. It includes a description and illustration.
Date: June 11, 1872
Creator: Ahrenbeck, Charles
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement for Axle-Boxes for Vehicles

Description: Patent for an improvement in axle-boxes for vehicles which incorporates an adjustable tube that may take up the wear on its ends.
Date: June 11, 1872
Creator: Ahrenbeck, Charles
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Suspension-Bridge

Description: Patent for improvements in suspension bridges "to increase the strength of the same and reduce the n-umber of parts and simplify the general construction of the same" (lines 10-12).
Date: May 20, 1890
Creator: Hill, James Oliver
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Medical Compounds.

Description: Patent for a purgative medical compound consisting of a variety of plant materials.
Date: October 7, 1873
Creator: Barnett, Joel P.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Pessaries.

Description: Patent for an improved uterine supporter with changes to the arrangement of the wings, with illustrations and instructions.
Date: October 31, 1876
Creator: Barnett, Jonathan P.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Machines for Operating Pumps.

Description: Patent for a new and improved water pump operating system. The patent includes an illustration and instructions.
Date: December 7, 1869
Creator: Moore, Robert E.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Bale-Ties.

Description: Patent for "an improved fastening for the ends of bale-bands, whether the latter be constructed of sheet metal or wire." (lines 18-21) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 2, 1879
Creator: Camp, Ira M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Acetylene-Gas Generator.

Description: Patent for a new and useful acetylene gas generator, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 30, 1899
Creator: Camp, Charles M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Chopper and Weeder

Description: Patent for a cotton chopper and weeder. Illustration included.
Date: December 31, 1902
Creator: Stewart, John Hanibal
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Compound Engine.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in compound engines, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 20, 1899
Creator: Johnson, Willie H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ventilator.

Description: Patent for a new and useful ventilator, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 27, 1900
Creator: Schumacher, Robert H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mechanism for Overcoming Dead-Centers.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in mechanism for overcoming dead centers, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 11, 1898
Creator: Johnson, Willie H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railway Crossing

Description: Patent for a railway crossing. Illustration included.
Date: June 10, 1908
Creator: Meyerlambers, William H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department