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Combined Writing-Desk and File-Cabinet.

Description: Patent for a writing desk with combined filing cabinet designed for routine clerical and writing tasks. The desk has the added benefit of maximizing file space in both the front and back of the desk while permitting the user to remain seated in order to access files.
Date: February 16, 1915
Creator: Cooper, Samuel W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baby-Protector.

Description: Patent for a protective device designed to keep an infant from sufficiently bending their arms and reaching their mouth, thereby preventing the child from potentially ingesting dangerous foreign articles.
Date: September 16, 1913
Creator: Dodd, Jacob Everette
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Dry-Cleaning Machine.

Description: Patent for a dry cleaning machine that cleans using gasoline. The invention reduces the amount of gasoline used; keeps the gasoline clean while in use; provides easy placement and access of garments in the drum while in motion; improves the construction of the drum and its rubbing action on the garments; and supplies moisture to the machine to prevent the gasoline from igniting.
Date: June 16, 1914
Creator: White, Edward Young
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gasket or Washer

Description: Patent for "a gasket or washer adapted to be used upon garden hose, steam pipes, air brake hose, automobile hose, fire hose" (lines 9-11).
Date: June 16, 1914
Creator: Toepperwein, Ferdinand L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rail Tie Plate

Description: Patent for "a rail tie plate with a horizontally extending member which will slidably support a switch point and hold the same in proper relation to the main rail and thus prevent the jouncing of the switch point (lines 14-18).
Date: June 16, 1914
Creator: Morrison, Oscar P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Windmill

Description: Patent for a new and improved windmill rotor, including illustrations.
Date: June 16, 1914
Creator: Smith, James B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Chopper.

Description: Patent for a new cotton chopper allowing for continuous operation while raising or lowering the device and without requiring additional strain from draft animals during operation, including illustrations.
Date: June 16, 1914
Creator: Hickson, Aaron L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shade-Adjuster.

Description: Patent for a new shade adjuster to allow for a fixed adjuster and detachable portion for attaching shade, including illustrations.
Date: June 16, 1914
Creator: Fechner, Albert H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vehicle-Jack.

Description: Patent for a vehicle-jack that can raise and lower all of the supporting legs using a single lever, as well as lengthen and shorten the jack at will to adapt it to vehicles of different sizes.
Date: June 16, 1914
Creator: Douglass, John A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

HARROW.

Description: Patent for new attachment for the foot of a harrow, including illustration.
Date: June 16, 1914
Creator: Glover, Henry M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

DOOR-HANGER.

Description: Patent for improvements to the door hanger, specifically aimed at car doors, including illustrations.
Date: June 16, 1914
Creator: Mason, Charles O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Telephone Equipment.

Description: Patent for telephone equipment. The invention provides an easy to use attachment for automatic phones that illuminates the dial and only turns on while it is in use to facilitate the use of telephones in the dark.
Date: June 16, 1914
Creator: Haralson, William Major & Pilkington, John F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Carpenter's Square.

Description: Patent for a carpenter's square that uses an improved attachment "for laying off bevels at various angles" (lines 15-16).
Date: June 16, 1914
Creator: Buckland, Charles O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Generator and Burner

Description: Letter from S. A. Christian to the United States Patent Office to propose an invention of new and useful improvements in combine generators and burners. This is to use with lighter hydro-carbons and adapted for services in stoves or any heat burner. The diagram showed the details of the blueprint of the device.
Date: May 16, 1913
Creator: S.A Christian
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Demountable Rim

Description: Patent for a durable yet inexpensive "demountable rim for vehicle wheels" (lines 12-13), with a sectional design for ease of attachment and removal.
Date: September 16, 1913
Creator: McPherson, Arthur
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hat-Fastener.

Description: Patent for a device to securely fasten a hat to the head of a person. The device is hidden from sight when worn, may easily be removed, and engages both the use of the hair and the shape of the head in it's operation.
Date: September 16, 1913
Creator: Miller, Emma T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Draft Equalizer

Description: Patent for Draft Equalizer with levers and pulleys for attaching a horse or team of horses.
Date: March 16, 1913
Creator: Dudley, Thomas J.
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Projectile

Description: Patent for Projectile. "The present invention relates to projectiles and has particular reference to a shell which is adapted to be fired from a gun to penetrate the object aimed at and subsequently explode therein. An important object of the invention is to provide a projectile of the above mentioned character, so constructed so that the same will have a high armor penetrating efficiency and a very large explosive material carrying capacity, whereby the explosion of the shell subsequently to its penetration into or through the armor will be very disastrous" (lines 9-22).
Date: August 16, 1912
Creator: Douglas, William M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Well-Cylinder.

Description: Patent for well-cylinder improvements, specifically pumps with "special reference to a pump having a reciprocating piston and being adapted for use in a deep well, where the pump cylinder is difficult to access" (lines 11-14).
Date: September 16, 1913
Creator: Ligon, Arthur Lee.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lamp-Burner.

Description: Patent for improved lamp burners, which reduces explosion risk, improves wick trimming, and maintains chimney positioning.
Date: September 16, 1913
Creator: Mills, Virgil H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department