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Boll-Huller and Cotton-Cleaner. (open access)

Boll-Huller and Cotton-Cleaner.

Patent for Boll-Huller and Cotton-Cleaner. "The object of the invention is to provide a simple apparatus adapted to operate upon boll cotton for the purpose of breaking the hulls and stems from the cotton and for separating said hulls and stems from the cotton and delivering the cotton in clean condition ready to be ginned" (lines 12-18).
Date: June 22, 1910
Creator: Postelwait, Austin T.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Machine For Generating And Utilizing Noxious Fumes. (open access)

Machine For Generating And Utilizing Noxious Fumes.

Patent for new and useful improvements in machines for generating noxious fumes and utilizing the same for destruction of animal life, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 5, 1899
Creator: Hanaway, William T.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Wind-Motor (open access)

Wind-Motor

Patent for improvements in wind-motors. A simple construction that will effectively serve its intended purpose as a pumping-motor, but also constructed so that substitutions of certain parts can change it into a power-motor if desired. In connection with the motor there is an improved braking mechanism for the wind-wheel.
Date: March 27, 1906
Creator: Ziegler, John C.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Crude Oil Burner (open access)

Crude Oil Burner

Patent for a crude oil burner. This invention is designed to burn crude oil in its unrefined state. Illustration included.
Date: August 15, 1905
Creator: Ziegler, John C.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Spur (open access)

Spur

Patent for a spur. Illustration included.
Date: September 13, 1904
Creator: Hanaway, William T.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Safety-Dog Trip for Cotton-Presses. (open access)

Safety-Dog Trip for Cotton-Presses.

Patent for a safety dog trip for cotton presses, which automatically removes the dog rods holding the cotton out of the press when it is sent up for pressing.
Date: October 19, 1909
Creator: Wright, John C.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Trap Gun (open access)

Trap Gun

Patent for a trap gun. This invention is designed to "insure explosion of the charge upon the animal taking the bait and with certainty to effect shooting of game" (line 9-12). Illustration included.
Date: May 17, 1904
Creator: Thomas, Isaac N.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Machine For Turfing And Embroidering Fabrics. (open access)

Machine For Turfing And Embroidering Fabrics.

Patent for new and useful improvements in machines for turfing and embroidering fabrics, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 8, 1899
Creator: Henry, Jennie
System: The Portal to Texas History
Gas-Generator. (open access)

Gas-Generator.

Patent for a gas generator, which has an independent carbide holder to produce a steadier gas flow.
Date: June 7, 1910
Creator: Wallace, William A.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Sheep-Wash. (open access)

Sheep-Wash.

Patent for "a new and useful sheep dip or wash for the prevention and cure of 'scabs' " (lines 10-12) which lists the ingredients, measurements, and instructions for making and applying.
Date: March 13, 1883
Creator: Dunlap, John Q.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Heading Knife. (open access)

Heading Knife.

Patent for improvements to heading knives. This knife is used for topping corn, Kafir corn, and the like. This knife can be attached to a person's hand.
Date: July 20, 1915
Creator: Warren, Raymon Travis
System: The Portal to Texas History
Wheel (open access)

Wheel

Patent for a wheel with "improved construction. The principal object of the invention is to provide a wheel which will be puncture-proof and will ride very easily" (lines 8-12).
Date: November 23, 1915
Creator: Berry, Ephraim E.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Harvester (open access)

Harvester

Patent for device used with a harvester to head stalks of corn using an adjustable cutting mechanism.
Date: March 30, 1915
Creator: Barnett, Solomon V.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Pneumatic Horse-Collar. (open access)

Pneumatic Horse-Collar.

Patent for Pneumatic Horse Collar. This collar's inner pockets contain air pockets, that will be more comfortable and the outer walls will be more flexible, allowing the animal more comfort.
Date: June 3, 1913
Creator: Batchler, Fred
System: The Portal to Texas History
Patent for Vehicle Tire (open access)

Patent for Vehicle Tire

Patent for improved vehicle tire.
Date: February 13, 1917
Creator: Russey, Edward W.; Coyle, Henry J. & Coyle, James R.
System: The Portal to Texas History