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Revoluble Display-Case. (open access)

Revoluble Display-Case.

Patent for a revolvable display case for postcards and pamphlets.
Date: March 8, 1910
Creator: Swan, George B.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Wire Tightener (open access)

Wire Tightener

Patent for a new and useful improvements in wire tighteners. This design "consists in features of construction and novel combinations of parts in a wire tightening device for repairing wire fences and attaching wires to fence-posts" (line 13-16).
Date: December 7, 1897
Creator: Short, William A.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Spark and Dust Arrester for Cars (open access)

Spark and Dust Arrester for Cars

Patent for prevention of sparks and dust from entering vehicles.
Date: September 4, 1900
Creator: Stanley, May
System: The Portal to Texas History
Combined Cotton-Seed and Corn Planter (open access)

Combined Cotton-Seed and Corn Planter

Patent for a new and improved combined cotton seed and corn planter. The invention has "relation to improved means for adjusting the wheels laterally to provide for increasing or diminishing the width of the rows" (lines 13-16).
Date: August 16, 1898
Creator: Kile, William A.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Cotton-Gin (open access)

Cotton-Gin

Patent for a cotton gin. Illustrations included.
Date: November 29, 1910
Creator: James, Walter W.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Seeder. (open access)

Seeder.

Patent for a new and useful seeder attachment for plows, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 25, 1899
Creator: Dodds, Edward J. & Jackson, Tomas A.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Damper Regulator For Stoves (open access)

Damper Regulator For Stoves

Patent for a damper regulator for stoves. Illustration included.
Date: June 28, 1904
Creator: Reed, Jesse R.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Wire Tightener (open access)

Wire Tightener

Patent for new and improved construction of wire tightener allows for post in place while wire is being fastened.
Date: July 28, 1900
Creator: Short, William Andrew
System: The Portal to Texas History
Journal Adjusting Device (open access)

Journal Adjusting Device

Patent for journal adjusting device. Illustration included.
Date: October 25, 1904
Creator: Daniel, William B.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Agricultural Implement. (open access)

Agricultural Implement.

Patent for "the production of simple and inexpensive means whereby the ordinary farming implements--such as plows, cultivators, and the like--may be readily convert to the sulky or wheeled type." (line 11-15) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 23, 1906
Creator: Cornelison, Jesse U.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Implement for Stretching Wire-Fence Strands. (open access)

Implement for Stretching Wire-Fence Strands.

Patent for certain new and useful improvements in implements for stretching wire-fence strands.
Date: June 21, 1898
Creator: Neeb, William
System: The Portal to Texas History
Harvesting Apparatus (open access)

Harvesting Apparatus

Patent for a harvesting apparatus.This invention is to "provide an effective apparatus of this character which may be operated with the minimum amount of power" (line 9-13). Illustrations included.
Date: February 26, 1907
Creator: Russell, George D.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Wire Fence Tool (open access)

Wire Fence Tool

Patent for tool "which may be used for various purposes in connnection with wire fences" (lines 16-17) including an illustration.
Date: June 3, 1902
Creator: Neeb, William
System: The Portal to Texas History
Osteopathic Table. (open access)

Osteopathic Table.

Patent for an osteopathic table for patients to lie on during treatment by osteopathic doctors.
Date: May 11, 1909
Creator: McManis, John V.; Reed, Jesse R. & Bounds, Robert E.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Disk Plow-Scraper. (open access)

Disk Plow-Scraper.

Patent for a disk plow scraper.
Date: November 15, 1910
Creator: Shackelford, James J.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Trap (open access)

Trap

Patent for a trap. Illustration included.
Date: February 11, 1908
Creator: McEachern, John Walter
System: The Portal to Texas History
Buggy Bow Strings Attachment (open access)

Buggy Bow Strings Attachment

Patent for improvements to buggy transportation carts. These improvements are primarily to prevent bending and breakage.
Date: July 12, 1905
Creator: Johnson, George A
System: The Portal to Texas History
Fence-Wire Stretcher. (open access)

Fence-Wire Stretcher.

Patent for an efficient, compact, and durable fence-wire stretcher that works on any size fence-post. It is an "easily and quickly applied means for clamping and drawing together the ends of a broken fence-wire" (lines 14-16).
Date: October 8, 1895
Creator: Day, John W.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Wheel Hub. (open access)

Wheel Hub.

Patent for a new and improved wheel-hub. This design "relates to that class of wheel-hubs which are made up of several parts in order that they may be cast in metal; and the object of the invention is to adapt the mortise-piece of the hub to be cast independently of the flanges, to form a positive clamp for the shoulders, and the protect the bearings from sand" (lines 8-15).
Date: March 2, 1886
Creator: French, Stephen H. & Maltby, William J.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Yoke for Connecting Animals. (open access)

Yoke for Connecting Animals.

Patent for a new improvements in animal yoking. Patent for "a new and improved yoking or coupling for connecting two animals together when grazing which allows automatic disconnection in case either of the animals gets a foreleg over the coupling" (lines 8-12) including instructions and illustrations. Patent for a new animal yoking design, including illustrations.
Date: April 17, 1888
Creator: Carmichael, William
System: The Portal to Texas History
Tug. (open access)

Tug.

Patent for a new and improved hame tug. This design consists in "the carrier . . . adapted for connection with the belly and back bands, constructed with a recess for the spring and provided with guides or ways for the tug-bar, such guides or ways leading forward and back from the spring-recess, whereby the tug-bar may extend entirely through and beyond the opposite ends of the spring-receiving recess, combined with the tug-bar and the spring" (lines 68-77).
Date: July 10, 1888
Creator: French, Stephen H. & Maltby, William J.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Preparing Fruit for Canning and Preserving. (open access)

Preparing Fruit for Canning and Preserving.

Patent for a process of skin removal from various fruits that leaves the peeled fruit in "good condition" (line 12) for making preserves or for use in other preparations.
Date: December 26, 1893
Creator: McDermett, Ida L.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Grate. (open access)

Grate.

Patent for a grate meant for use in train boilers that can "conveniently dump part of the burning fuel in one end of the firebox" (lines 10-11).
Date: January 9, 1894
Creator: Baker, John L.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Belt-Tightener (open access)

Belt-Tightener

Patent for an improvement in belt fasteners, "especially adapted for use in connection with the running belts of planning, sizing, matching, molding and like machines" (lines 10-12) so that belts may be adjusted to tighten or loosen easily.
Date: January 3, 1893
Creator: Noble, John B. & Hensley, Joseph B.
System: The Portal to Texas History