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Photograph

Tractor Prototype

Date: 1933 

Description: Three-quarter left front side view of a tractor prototype by the Ohio Manufacturing Company.

Drawing

Barometer Gauge

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A gauge part of a barometer.

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: Advertisement celebrating 100 years of International Harvester history. Features inset drawings of McCormick's first reaper in 1831 and "Harvester's first...

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A production still for the Fox Hearst film "Romance of the Reaper". The film was produced by International Harvester to celebrate the Reaper Centennial. Ca...

Photograph

Model Gun

Date: 1862-02 

Description: Tintype of a model gun intended to accompany a patent application. The five-barreled gun, invented by William Bradford, is mounted on wheels.

Drawing

A Muir Clock

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of a clock design by John Muir.

Photograph

Woman Catching Bees

Date:  

Description: A woman demonstrates the use of a homemade bee catcher on a tree in her yard.

Date: 1933 

Description: Three-quarter right front side view of a friction-drive tractor by the Ohio Manufacturing Company.

Date: 1896 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for Aultman, Miller and Company, manufacturers of agricultural equipment. Features a chromolithograph of a woman sit...

Drawing

John Muir Clock

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Watercolor illustration of a clock.

Photograph

Distillation Device

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A man sets up a cone-shaped instrument designed to distill fresh water from salt water as he leans out of small motor boat on the water.

Photograph

Steel Guitar Ace

Date:  date unknown

Description: Jack Penewell of Madison, originator of the twelve string Hawaiian guitar (or so his business card says), with another musician tentatively identified as T...

Photograph

Thomas Alva Edison

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Thomas A. Edison.

Date: 1951-12-16 

Description: At left, Lynn Hazelbaker is shown demonstrating the winning entry of the Madison Youth Council's rat bait box building contest built by Edward Ripp, age 14...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Side view of a man using a McCormick wire binder pulled by three horses to work in a field.

Date: 1901 

Description: Wilbur Wright (standing, second from the right) with Edward C. Huffaker, Octave Chanute, and George Spratt in the workshed. Chanute was a special visitor f...

Photograph

John Muir Clock

Date:  date unknown

Description: Detail of clock design by John Muir.

Drawing

Barometer

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Watercolor illustration of a barometer designed by John Muir in his boyhood.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two barefoot men are standing and looking at a dilapidated outhouse, which has a sliding board for a seat extending out of the sides of the outhouse. The b...

Date: 1916-05-17 

Description: Men gathered outdoors around a cotton picking machine exhibited at the National Implement and Vehicle Association Meeting.

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