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Description: Front side of International Harvester's reaper centennial medallion (or coin), featuring an image of Cyrus Hall McCormick, the words "Inventor of the Reape...
Description: Reverse side of the International Harvester reaper centennial medallion (or coin) showing the reaper in use, and the words "Centennial of the Reaper, 1891-...
Description: Portrait of Thomas Alva Edison in his lab where he worked on his "talking moving machine."
Date: 1931 ca.
Description: Placard for display with replicas of Cyrus McCormick's reaper of 1831. The replicas were produced by the International Harvester Company for the "reaper ce...
Description: Bennie Berg standing on a lake shore dock next to a Hoover Boat Line boat. Also shows his invention to aid in launching, the Berg's Inc. Boat Roller.
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Watercolor illustration of a barometer designed by John Muir in his boyhood.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Cigar box label with portraits of inventors Thomas Edison, Eli Whitney, Robert Fulton, Cyrus McCormick, Richard March Hoe. Around the edges are illustratio...
Description: Run down building with a stone chimney in a rural landscape. The photo is identifed as "Steele's Tavern." Cyrus McCormick successfully demonstrated his rea...
Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Description: Lillian Scholes, demonstrating a prototype typewriter invented by her father, Christopher Latham Scholes.
Description: Toddler seated at child's training desk with lid closed.
Description: Mr. Mullarkey (probably Leo R. Mullarkey) standing beside Glider Home Laundry and Dry Cleaning Agitator, Washer and steam garment press with Vel Colgate so...
Description: A sketch of an invention by John Muir.
Date: date unknown
Description: Faye Geise, wearing a bikini, is sitting on a lawn and posing with Aqua Form, a local invention.
Description: The airplane invented by Carl S. Bates on the beach at Daytona Beach, Florida. Coverage of this event by a local newspaper noted that the advantages of Bat...
Description: A sketch of pulleys on crankshafts.
Description: A sketch of mechanical parts for an invention.
Description: Diorama(?) depicting the test of the first mechanical reaper by Cyrus McCormick at Steele's Tavern, Virginia in 1831. The display was likely part of Intern...
Description: Drawing of John Muir's invention, the student desk clock, scale 3 inches per foot. The clock lighted his lamp and fire and opened the right book for him to...
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