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Banana-Case

Description: Patent for a banana case to "provide a case or crate in which bananas may be readily packed and transported without injury to the fruit."
Date: November 13, 1888
Creator: Aiken, Robert H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Sand and Gravel Washer

Description: Patent for "a combined gravel and sand washing box which shall effectually serve as a means for practically removing all sand and dirt from gravel and stones and all mud and fine dirt from sand" (lines 30-34).
Date: November 20, 1888
Creator: Carrico, Thomas W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gas Compressing Pump for Ice Machines.

Description: Patent for a new and improved pump for refrigerators. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the cylinder, having inlet at or near its lower end, a downward-closing valve at its upper end, an open-ended piston having internal ribs or projections, annular valve-seat around its upper open end, and a centrally-apertured bottom plate, of the valve having vertical movement within the piston and closing upwardly against the valve-seat, said valve being formed of the two sections . . . having hemispherical recesses and the lower section having an aperture, communicating therewith" (lines 30-42).
Date: December 25, 1888
Creator: Farnsworth, Thomas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fire Escape

Description: Patent for Fire Escape. "may be folded up out of the way when not in use, and which can be lowered to the ground and secured in position for use in an emergency in the shortest possible space of time and with the least expense of physical force." (lines 15-20) With illustrations.
Date: March 27, 1888
Creator: Hornby, James
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Wardrobe, Bureau, and Wash Stand.

Description: Patent for a new and improved combination chiffarobe and wash stand. This design is "constructed with a main wardrobe section provided with hinged upper doors having lower ledges or shelves, respectively, and bureau and wash-stand structures hinged at opposite sides of the wardrobe below its doors and adapted when closed to close the lower front part of the wardrobe, and said door-ledges forming top covers to the wash-stand and bureau" (lines 31-40).
Date: May 8, 1888
Creator: Wulff, Henry F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Barrel for Outhouses.

Description: Patent for a new and improved barrel. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the barrel-head having the opening, of the cover adapted to close said opening, the bolt extending through said cover and into the barrel, the clamping bar longer than the width of said opening in the barrel-head, said bar being centrally pivoted by a rivet to the lower end of said bolt, and a nut screwed upon the upper end of said bolt for clamping said cover in position" (lines 16-25).
Date: May 8, 1888
Creator: Carrico, Thomas W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Receptacle For Use In Outhouses And Like Places

Description: Patent for Receptacle For Use In Outhouses And Like Places. "This invention relates to an improvement in receptacles for use in outhouses and other like places, the object being to construct a simple and inexpensive receptacle which will not give out any offensive or unhealthy odors while being removed from the outhouse for the purpose of cleaning or for any other purpose." (lines 13-19)
Date: August 14, 1888
Creator: Carrico, Thomas W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spring Connection for Pump Rods.

Description: Patent for a new and improved spring-connection for pump-rods. This design "is designed more particularly for pumps or windmills, and has for its object to provide for the working of the pump with less power and to utilize the downstroke for the purpose of storing power to aid the piston-rod in its upstroke" (lines 15-20).
Date: October 9, 1888
Creator: Klaus, Wenzel F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Coupling

Description: Patent for "a car-coupler which will be automatic in its operation in coupling the cars as they come together on the track, and at the same time to provide a positive uncoupling device which may be operated on any part of any of the cars, as well as by an engineer, when it is desired to uncouple the cars or a car from the engine" (lines 14-21).
Date: October 30, 1888
Creator: Carolan, Eugene P. & Lee, Patrick H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

San Antonio 1888 Sheet 16

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of San Antonio in Bexar County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1888
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

San Antonio 1888 Sheet 8

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of San Antonio in Bexar County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1888
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

San Antonio 1888 Sheet 12

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of San Antonio in Bexar County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1888
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

San Antonio 1888 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of San Antonio in Bexar County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1888
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

San Antonio 1888 Sheet 3

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of San Antonio in Bexar County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1888
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

San Antonio 1888 Sheet 14

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of San Antonio in Bexar County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1888
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

San Antonio 1888 Sheet 2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of San Antonio in Bexar County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: October 1888
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

San Antonio 1888 Sheet 4

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of San Antonio in Bexar County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: October 1888
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History