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Lantern (open access)


Patent for a flame lantern. Illustrations included.
Date: May 12, 1908
Creator: Trevino, Abundio
System: The Portal to Texas History
Baby-Basket. (open access)


Patent for a collapsible baby basket which attaches to the robe rail on the back of an automobile's front seat, for use while the car is in motion, that may be stored under the rail when not in use.
Date: September 10, 1912
Creator: Thaison, John
System: The Portal to Texas History
Tent (open access)


Patent for "a simple light inexpensive tent structure which may be made of any required size, and may be easily and quickly pitched or struck, and will be securely anchored to the ground by the weight of its occupants, and will promote their good health, and will afford them ready exit in emergencies" (lines 9-15).
Date: December 11, 1888
Creator: Gentzen, Herman
System: The Portal to Texas History
Soldier's Cart (open access)

Soldier's Cart

Patent for an "inexpensive, light, strong, and conveniently-arranged carts adapted for carrying the rations, baggage, and accouterments of one man, and adapted also when coupled together for the safe carriage of disabled men from the field by the least possible number of attendants, and adapted also to be coupled together in pairs side by side, and to be coupled infront of each other and also to a mule-cart to allow one animal to draw the baggage of from six to ten or more men, and to carry from the field two, four, or six men at a time, the carts .being thus as well adapted for hospital service as they are for relieving or lessening the fatigues of the march" (lines 9-24).
Date: December 10, 1889
Creator: Gentzen, Herman
System: The Portal to Texas History
Locking Device for Differential Gears (open access)

Locking Device for Differential Gears

Patent for "Locking Device for Differential Gears adapted especially for use in connection with automobiles using the “full floating” type of rear axle." (lines 4-7) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 18, 1916
Creator: King, George W.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Auto Body (open access)

Auto Body

Patent for an invention made for the improvements of the auto body and provide a way to convert a motor vehicle body to a comfortable bed with a foldable cushion for the back seat.
Date: September 16, 1919
Creator: Lawrence, John & Whitton, Orvil C.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Shock Absorber (open access)

Shock Absorber

Patent for the improvement of shock absorbers through the introduction of more flexible material into the air container.
Date: December 2, 1919
Creator: Crawford, Edward M.
System: The Portal to Texas History