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Acetylene Gas Generator.

Description: Patent for a acetylene gas generator which combines "both a generator and a gasometer the parts of which are so arranged as to render the machine efficient and entirely automatic in action, as well as inexpensive of production." (lines 16-20) including illustrations.
Date: October 14, 1902
Creator: Reynolds, Pearl P. & Reynolds, Jerry J.
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Apparatus for Stretching Fence-Wires.

Description: Patent for a portable manually operated apparatus that is designed to stretch wire-fence strands at right angles to tighten the full length of the strand without "kinking or twisting the fence-strand or driving staples or analagous fastenings into the fence-post" (lines 16-21) while the fence strand is tight. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 14, 1897
Creator: Pyeatt, Jessie Newton.
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Back-Brace

Description: Patent for improvement on back braces, specifically to improve the performances of people who repeatedly stoop for their jobs. The back brace aims to relieve the stress on back muscles.
Date: November 14, 1911
Creator: Thornton, Henry C.
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Burglar-Alarm.

Description: Patent for a burglar-alarms by constructing “an alarm which would adapted and arranged to sound and to be operated at and by the raising of the window or opening of the door, and simultaneous with the sounding of the alarm to produce an illumination.” (Lines 10-15) Illustration is included.
Date: April 14, 1891
Creator: Canterbury, Crawford R.
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Car-Coupling

Description: Patent for improvements to car-coupling using a vertically-moving pin for locking the cars together.
Date: November 14, 1882
Creator: Blackley, George I.; Nicholson, John I.; Holloman, Harvey A.; Reedy, Thomas C. & Beezley, Anderson J.
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Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for improvements in automatic car-couplers by providing "the means for automatically coupling cars without exposing the operator to the risk and danger of going between the cars when coupling,” (lines 12-15) includes illustration.
Date: April 14, 1891
Creator: Chandler, Richard
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Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for improvement in automatic car-couplings “in which the coupling-pin (worked by a rope or chain) is guided in a vertical tube extending upward from the draw-head, and is supported in position for coupling by a block sliding with the draw-head,” (lines 9-14) includes illustration.
Date: April 14, 1891
Creator: Angerstein, John F.
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Cleaning Implement.

Description: Patent for a cleaning tool for cleaning chicken coops, sidewalk edges, or removing ice, which combines a scraper/digger, broom, and brush and which fits in small spaces.
Date: July 14, 1908
Creator: Kuettner, Max
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Combination Tool

Description: Patent for a combination tool. This invention combines tools for a variety uses and box to hold small items. Illustration included.
Date: July 14, 1903
Creator: Brunl, Louis
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Fence-Post.

Description: Patent for new metal fence posts and supports to "improve and simplify the general construction of devices of this character" (lines 13-15).
Date: April 14, 1914
Creator: Naiser, John Sr.
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Horse-Releaser.

Description: Patent for improvements on the mechanism to release horses "in case they become unmanageable and run away" (lines 13-14).
Date: April 14, 1914
Creator: Holub, Henry
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Improvement in Brick-Presses.

Description: Patent for a "new and useful improvement in brick-presses by which bricks may be quickly and cheaply pressed by hand power from clay taken direct from bank or mixer" ( Lines 1-3 )including instructions and illustration.
Date: May 14, 1878
Creator: Moore, Andrew A.
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Improvement in Grub-Plow and Stalk-Cutter.

Description: Patent for a device to remove grubs from soil, which consists of an adjustable gage-wheel and a cutter to remove grubs and to cut roots. The cutter can be also used to cut cotton-stalks. It includes illustrations.
Date: January 14, 1879
Creator: Talley, Reuben Jones
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Improvement in Nail-Extractors.

Description: Patent for an improved instrument for extracting nails which "will increase its effectiveness in equal ratio with the resistance offered by the object under operation" (lines 13-16) including instruction and illustrations.
Date: May 14, 1872
Creator: Franklin, Edward A.
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Kitchen Table and Cabinet.

Description: Patent for a combined table and cabinet for use in the kitchen, intended to aid "invalids or weak persons to accomplish considerable work without inconvenience or fatigue" (lines 11-13).
Date: August 14, 1888
Creator: Brack, Mary S.
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