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Metal-Shears (open access)

Metal-Shears

Patent for "a machine of this nature specially designed for slotting sheets of metal in the formation of devices for plaiting cloth, a further object of the invention being to provide a machine that will be easy and simple of operation and may be operated with accuracy and into which the plate may be inserted and from which it may be removed with facility" (lines 8-17).
Date: June 25, 1901
Creator: Hackett, Harry J.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Window-Frame Attachment (open access)

Window-Frame Attachment

Patent for a window frame attachment of bars that shades can be attached to.
Date: July 9, 1912
Creator: Hillman, Annie M.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Vechicle-Top Support. (open access)

Vechicle-Top Support.

Patent for "supports for the bows of folding vehicle-tops, and has for its object to provide an improved device of this character for application to one end of the shifting rail of the top, so as to receive the bows and cushion them against injury in folding and when the vehicle is passing over a rough roadway." (Lines 8-15) Illustration included.
Date: May 15, 1900
Creator: Buchanan, Sanford McElroy
System: The Portal to Texas History
Hydrocarbon-Burner. (open access)

Hydrocarbon-Burner.

Patent for hydrocarbon-burner "adapted to be used in stoves, both heating and cooking" (lines 17-18). The device "may be attached to any stove" (lines 24-25). The "invention consists in the novel construction of the burner and particularly the cap" (lines 27-28) as well as "other novel features" (lines 29-30).
Date: September 8, 1903
Creator: George, Charles Hentz
System: The Portal to Texas History
Float for Delinters (open access)

Float for Delinters

Patent for a new float for cotton seed de-linters. Illustrations are included.
Date: June 17, 1910
Creator: Blanchard, George L.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Attachment for Phonographs, &c. (open access)

Attachment for Phonographs, &c.

Patent for an attachment for phonographs to be used to have records play on a loop. Illustrations included.
Date: October 19, 1909
Creator: Perrenot, George F.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Horse - Releaser. (open access)

Horse - Releaser.

Patent for certain new and useful improvements in "devices for releasing fractious animals from vehicles" (line 15 -16).
Date: March 8, 1898
Creator: Grossman, Amanda I.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Tongue-Support. (open access)

Tongue-Support.

Patent for a new and useful tongue support, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 20, 1900
Creator: Wright, George Washington
System: The Portal to Texas History
Fertilizer-Distributing Attachment (open access)

Fertilizer-Distributing Attachment

Patent for an inexpensive attachment for "drilling compost, manure, or other fertilizing material &c., &c" (lines 9-10). It is designed to be attached to any farm-wagon including illustrations.
Date: October 2, 1900
Creator: Schlabach, William
System: The Portal to Texas History
Spring (open access)

Spring

Patent for a spring for footwear that helps facilitate foot movement such as walking, running, jumping, etc. Illustrations included.
Date: September 8, 1908
Creator: Backermann, Henry G.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Lace Fastener (open access)

Lace Fastener

Patent for a lace fastener. Illustration included.
Date: February 23, 1909
Creator: Schwritzer, William Henry
System: The Portal to Texas History
Boll-Weevil or Other Insect Destroyer (open access)

Boll-Weevil or Other Insect Destroyer

Patent for
Date: April 1, 1902
Creator: John S. Doak & Alexander G. Farrington
System: The Portal to Texas History
Boll-Weevil or Other Insect Destroyer. (open access)

Boll-Weevil or Other Insect Destroyer.

Patent for improvement to the machine set forth in the patent granted to John S. Doak and Alexander G. Farrington on April, 1902, No. 696419. (Page 1, lines 12-14.) The improvements are to use “a pair of troughs connected to a truck and provided with upwardly-projecting wings on their outer edges, spring-arms attached to the truck and pressing normally against the wings and the outside parts of the troughs, spiral springs adjustably mounted on the truck and pressing against the spring-arms, and means for forcing insects from growing plants into the troughs.” (Page 3, lines 74-83.) Illustration is included.
Date: March 28, 1905
Creator: Doak, John S. & Farrington, Alexander G.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Vehicle Top Support (open access)

Vehicle Top Support

Patent for vehicle top support. Illustration included.
Date: April 11, 1905
Creator: Buchanan, Sanford McElroy; Cain, D. B. & Buchanan, J. F.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Grinding-Machine. (open access)

Grinding-Machine.

Patent for certain new and useful improvements in grinding machines, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 2, 1899
Creator: Post, Bernhard
System: The Portal to Texas History
Mail Bag Catcher and Deliverer (open access)

Mail Bag Catcher and Deliverer

Patent for a mail bag catcher and deliverer. "This invention relates to mail bag catchers and deliverers and the principle object of the invention is the provision of simple and efficient mechanism of the character which may be readily and conveniently thrown to operative and inoperative position and wherein the saddle bars and their respective guards may be aligned with the track and car" (lines 9-17). Illustrations included.
Date: January 14, 1913
Creator: Freeman, Richard J.; Elder, Ralph R. & May, Alex, Jr.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Apparatus for Floating Vessels. (open access)

Apparatus for Floating Vessels.

Patent for a mechanism for raising, and hauling into deeper water, a floating vessel that has run aground.
Date: November 12, 1901
Creator: Debose, Albert S.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Horse-Detacher (open access)

Horse-Detacher

Patent for a horse detacher for use on wagons that prevents accidental separation.
Date: July 23, 1912
Creator: Backermann, Henry G.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Duplex Door-Check Holder and Buffer (open access)

Duplex Door-Check Holder and Buffer

Patent for door check holder for preventing doors from slamming and holding them in open position. Illustrations included.
Date: April 28, 1908
Creator: Kibbe, Isaac Pease
System: The Portal to Texas History
Steam-Generator (open access)

Steam-Generator

Patent for improvements in the construction and design of steam engines.
Date: April 9, 1901
Creator: Thompson, Samuel F. & Barnes, Robert H.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Washing-Machine. (open access)

Washing-Machine.

Patent for a new and useful washing machine, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 20, 1900
Creator: Schumacher, Hermann G.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Road-Scraper (open access)

Road-Scraper

Patent for a road grading machine. Illustrations included.
Date: December 24, 1912
Creator: Wallis, John Wesley
System: The Portal to Texas History
Float for Linters. (open access)

Float for Linters.

Patent for a float for rapidly removing lint from cotton seeds.
Date: January 25, 1910
Creator: Blanchard, George L.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Indicating Attachment for Tanks (open access)

Indicating Attachment for Tanks

Patent for an indicating attachment for gas tanks on cars.
Date: May 28, 1912
Creator: Turner, Joseph B.
System: The Portal to Texas History