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Fumigator for Grain-Bins.

Description: Patent for an improvement in fumigators for grain-bins by producing “an apparatus by means of which sulphur or other life-destroying fumes can be forced into the bottom of the bin, so as to drive out insects or animal life, and thus protects the grain from their depredations.” (Lines 22-26) Illustration is included.
Date: August 11, 1891
Creator: Manahan, Thaddeus Atheburt
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Description: Patent for an improved fumigator that's primary purpose is to kill insects within corn storage units without damaging either the corn or the building. Illustration included.
Date: December 1, 1891
Creator: Bozarth, Stephen P.
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Device for Exterminating Insects on Plants.

Description: Patent for improvements in insects control device on plants in which it allows “convenient and practicality to apply smoke and fumes to the plants at any stage of growth, whereby any insect which may prey upon the plant or its fruits may be effectually exterminated.” (Lines 13-18) Illustration is included.
Date: March 22, 1904
Creator: Cottle, Thomas M.
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[News Clip: Vicki Carr]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 12:00 P. M.
Date: October 31, 1980
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
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