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[Burglar Attempting to Enter a Home as a Girl Watches]

Description: Photograph of a burglar attempting to enter a home with a screwdriver as a young girl watches as an advertisement for D. G. B Advertising. The young girl is wearing a light-colored dress, and the man is wearing dark-colored clothing, a light-colored bandana, and a dark-colored hat.
Date: October 29, 1951
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Wrench

Description: Patent for improved construction and function of wrenches. Improvements include a more simple, durable, and inexpensive method of construction and arrangement of the adjustable jaw as to allow a single hand to hold and adjust the wrench simultaneously.
Date: July 29, 1913
Creator: Ashliman, Adolph E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automobile-Jack.

Description: Patent for an automobile jack design adapted for use in garages and by those who need to do work underneath an automobile. Illustration included.
Date: August 29, 1912
Creator: Bouldin, W. Claughton
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Seed-Planter

Description: Patent for improvements to seed planters including "having a revolving seed distributing drum provided with radial slots in which radially moving plungers are arranged, and so operated that at predetermined points seeds are received in the pockets and subsequently ejected therefrom" (lines 12-17) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 29, 1913
Creator: Gibson, Rupert R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wrench.

Description: Patent for a new sliding jaw type wrench which enables objects to be clamped in the jaws of the wrench securely while leverage is used to rotate the head of a nut.
Date: July 29, 1913
Creator: McGill, Wisdom
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Nut-Lock

Description: Patent for a nut lock. Illustrations included.
Date: October 29, 1912
Creator: Patterson, Benjamin Gilbert
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Saw-Set

Description: Patent for "saw-sets adapted and arranged to set two or more teeth at the same time and from opposite sides." (lines 8-10) with specific emphasis on moving parts to accommodate saws of differing gages, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 29, 1905
Creator: Wise, Harry & Gembler, Andrew H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pipe-Clamp

Description: Patent for a pipe clamp for lifting and placing pipes and drill rods into and out of wells. Illustrations included.
Date: March 29, 1910
Creator: Rountree, Joseph G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Saw Attachment

Description: Patent for a saw attachment for cutting bevels or rafters for roofs. Illustrations included.
Date: November 29, 1910
Creator: Newton, Charles W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wrench

Description: Patent for a wrench. The invention consists of a locking device to prevent the jaw from sliding. Illustration included.
Date: October 29, 1912
Creator: Fernandez, Pedro
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Scraper And Regulator

Description: Patent for a scraper and regulator. This invention is for use with making bricks of ice-cream from different kinds of ice-cream into suitable molds, Illustration included,
Date: January 29, 1907
Creator: Young, Joseph H.; Young, George B. & Pickrell, Clarence S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Hoe and Edge-Trimmer.

Description: Patent for a tool that combines a how and edge-trimmer in one. The tool "may be conveniently used for trimming the edges of lawns, walks, and flower-beds and which may also be used as a weeding scuffle-hoe and as a sod-cutter" (lines 11-14) including illustrations
Date: August 29, 1905
Creator: Hough, James C. & Oldham, J. B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bolt-Jack

Description: Patent for a bolt jack with which bolts may be pulled without bending. Illustrations included.
Date: March 29, 1910
Creator: Smith, Henry H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Scrub Brush.

Description: Patent for an invention that combines a mop and a scrub brush into one device. With this device "the mop will travel in the rear of the brush and take up water and scour what may have been passed over by the brush" (lines 10-13) including illustration
Date: September 29, 1905
Creator: Sanders, Ida D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-brake

Description: Patent for a car-brake that improves the ability of a train to stop its forward motion.
Date: December 29, 1900
Creator: Wise, Harry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Jeweler's Tool.

Description: Patent for improvements in jeweler’s tools by “comprising a tubular handle, a reciprocatory punch-stem extending through the handle and beyond both ends thereof, a retracting spring seated within the handle and engaging with the stem, a punch-needle having a socket member detachably engaging one end of the punch-stem, and a cap detachably fitting one end of the handle over the end of the stem opposite the punch-needle.” (Page 2, lines 5-[13]) Illustration is included.
Date: April 29, 1902
Creator: Nilson, Albert A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Valve

Description: Patent for a "blow-off valve" (line 16). Illustrations included
Date: December 29, 1908
Creator: Koch, Rudolph
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Buckle

Description: Patent for an improved buckle that will hold straps in place, particularly those straps with irregularly sized and spaced openings.
Date: May 29, 1901
Creator: Pool, Robert C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department