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1888 "Jack-A-Lantern" - Invented by George A Beidler of Middletown, Pennsylvania

1902 Jack O Lantern Light - invented by Andrew B Herd of Philipsburg, PA

1902 Parade Lantern - Designed by John J Du Ket of Toledo Ohio

1902 Folding Halloween Lantern - Designed by John J Du Ket of Toledo Ohio

1902 Jack O Lantern - Invented by George Elverd Robinson of Canastota New York

1903 Parade Lantern - with moveable eyes and tongue by Marcia I Barnes of Fruit Valley, New York

1903 Parade Lantern 2 - Designed by Carlos H Wolfert from Toledo Ohio - the Classic metal Parade Lantern

1903 Jack O'Lantern Helmet - A cardboard mask tied around your head with a lit candle - what could go wrong?

1905 Jack O Lantern Toy - invented by Eugene Terry of Ithaca, New York

1907 Parade Lantern - Patented by Jessie Carr Tyndall of St Louis, Missouri - A wonderful design!

1914 Dennison Crepe Panel - One of my favorites - by Clara L Mead of Rahway, New Jersey

1917 Beistle Pumpkin Garland - by Martin L Beistle of Shippensburg, PA

1922 Pressed Cardboard Jack O Lantern - Invented by Victor E Dessart of Brooklyn New York

1925 Halloween Game - A wonderful design by Alexander F Kolinski of Milwaukee, Wisconsin

1927 Parade Lantern - designed by John L Centlivere of Laramie Wyoming - wonderful moving features!

1935 Pumpkin Lantern - designed by Bernard Wilmsen of Philadelphia, PA

1937 Mold to form growing pumpkins into Jack O Lanterns - by John M Czeszcziczki Jr of Madison, Ohio

1937 Novelty Packaging - designed by Arthur J Nelson & John H Olsen for the Pulp Reproduction Company, Milwaukee, WI

1938 Pulp Lantern - Designed by John H Olsen for the Pulp Reproduction Company, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

1940 Battery Operated Lantern - by Albert J Roskam of Culver City, CA and Willard R Spiess of Venice, CA

1953 Double sided "Choir Boy" Lantern - by Arthur J Nelson for the Pulp Reproduction Company, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

1963 Novelty Halloween Pumpkin - Designed by Raymond R Authier, Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts

1965 Plastic Jack O Lantern - Designed by Joseph Green of Long Island, New York

1973 - Molded Accessories for Jack O'Lanterns - by James J Smolen of Houston, Texas