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Tire-Armor.

Description: Patent for a new design "in armor or protectors for pneumatic tires" (line 13) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 7, 1911
Creator: Ramsay, Henry M.; McGary, Austin & Campbell, John W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bale-Tie.

Description: Patent for a bale-fastening device that "may be applied with facility to a cotton-bale or to an equivalent package." (lines 9-11) including instructions and illustrations. The tie comprises "a band, a key engaged with the band and rotatable to coil the same therearound, and a lock fitted upon the band and engaged with the key to prevent reverse rotation thereof" (lines 105-109).
Date: August 30, 1898
Creator: Campbell, Douglas M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mexican candy-makers changing to modern ways

Description: Mike Weingart, a Houston Chronicle reporter, writes about "a third-generation firm of candy makers, working by hand in make-shift quarters, producing $100,000 worth of Mexican candy a year and supplying 98 per cent of the Houston market." The photograph by Larry Evans, a Chronicle staff, shows two employees making the candies. The top of the article reads: "'The Bee Hive' just has too much buzzing."
Date: unknown
Creator: Weingart, Mike
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Extension Car-Step.

Description: Patent for a new and useful extension car step for "use on street cars and railway coaches". (line 13 - 15).
Date: August 8, 1899
Creator: Wrede, Albin C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ventilating Apparatus

Description: Patent for a ventilation apparatus that prevents the accumulation of dust in the interior of passenger coaches on railway-trains, while also cooling the coach.
Date: March 14, 1901
Creator: Reynolds, William H. B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Cleaning Bottoms of Ships.

Description: Patent for apparatus for cleaning the bottom of ships "to provide a simple and practical apparatus for removing barnacles, seaweed, mud, and other adhesions from the sides and bottom of a ship" (line 10).
Date: February 11, 1902
Creator: Culpepper, Robert Smith
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Coin-Bank or Toy Safe

Description: Patent for "coin-banks or toy safes for containing hoarded coin" (lines 8-9). To provide a simple mechanism which "can be manufactured at an extremely low cost, which shall be of marked simplicity in construction, and in which coin will be securely contained..." (lines 11-14) including illustrations.
Date: March 26, 1901
Creator: Clarke, Marcus S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Floor-Surfacing Machine.

Description: Patent for a new floor-surfacing machine that is "pivotally mounted upon supporting carriers and carrying an abrading roller which may be forced into contact with the floor to be smoothed, or withdrawn from said contact by operating the machine upon its pivoted support" (lines 11-18), which includes illustrations and instructions.
Date: December 27, 1910
Creator: Warner, William E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spoke-Tightener.

Description: Patent for "a new and useful Spoke-Tightener" (lines 5-6) and adjuster, including illustration.
Date: August 5, 1902
Creator: La Bauve, Valcoure J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Toy Fountain.

Description: Patent for toy foundation. It is "an improved form of toy fountain by which a column of water or other liquid may be discharged into the air from a suitable reservoir by pueumatic pressure" (lines 8-11).
Date: December 9, 1902
Creator: Attwater, Henry P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Steam Trap.

Description: Patent for invention that relates to improvements in steam and water separators, and more particularly to that class within the valve controlling the escape of the water condensation from the collecting-trap is operated by the movements of a float actuated by the water of condensation (Reynolds, 1901).
Date: July 9, 1901
Creator: Reynolds, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Loose-Leaf Binder

Description: Patent for loose-leaf binders. A strong and easy way to attach or remove loose leaf papers from a flat book.
Date: January 4, 1906
Creator: Owen, Thomas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Window-Shade and Roller

Description: Patent for a Window-Shade and Roller that does not use springs or analogous devices to coil the curtain around the roller. This device rolls the curtain more evenly.
Date: May 31, 1910
Creator: Lowe, Purley E. & De Young, Blanche
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvment in Cultivators.

Description: Patent for improvement in digging or cultivation machines primarily adapted to the cultivation of cotton. Includes parts that can be added or removed from the machine, thereby reducing the number of machines needed for farm work. Includes illustrations and instructions.
Date: September 10, 1872
Creator: Forsgard, Gustave A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Coin-Holder.

Description: Patent for improvement in coin-holder “to be use on a belt to be worn by a person or on a stand placed on a counter, desk, or the like, and arranged to hold coins of desired denominations and to permit the user to conveniently and quickly remove coins of various denominations for making changes.” (Lines 10-16) Illustration is included.
Date: December 4, 1900
Creator: Miller, Thomas Octavus
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Steam-Trap

Description: Patent for " a improved steam-separating trap or steam-eliminator for obtaining a supply of dry steam to an engine or like machinery" (lines 7-10 including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 5, 1900
Creator: Guild, George
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Compress.

Description: Patent for improvement in cotton-compresses by employing two compressing rolls, so that while one compress is finishing a bale the other would continuously carry out the feeding operation; making it unnecessary to stop the condenser or any part of the ginning apparatus. Illustration is included.
Date: January 1, 1901
Creator: Rembert, Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vapor-Burner

Description: Patent for the improvements in vapor burners to produce a simple and inexpensive burner that accurately regulates the amount of oil fed, and can be readily cleaned.
Date: October 26, 1909
Creator: Bierbower, Ricard C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Target-Throwing-Device

Description: Patent for a target throwing device which is an enhanced tool to efficiently target objects and is most useful for marksmen, including illustrations.
Date: January 25, 1910
Creator: Fridell, L.A
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Furniture-Joint

Description: Patent for a wooden furniture joint to effectively connect objects without being visible.
Date: July 25, 1905
Creator: Gloger, Anton F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Brake-Staff.

Description: Patent for a new type of brake staff for trains featuring a modular design allowing its form to be changed as necessary. This is useful for connecting train cars where regular brake staffs may get in the way. Including illustrations.
Date: September 12, 1905
Creator: Clark, James Thomas & Meyer, Henry L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department