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Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Side view of three men using a McCormick marsh-type hand-binding harvester in a field.
Description: A man uses a team of two horses to pull a McCormick reaper in a field while other women and men rake the cut grain.
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: A group of five men stand and sit around a McCormick grain binder.
Description: Police Officer Lester Shore, holding a "River Shiner" fishing lure, for which he holds a patent. It is a casting plug that has a metal lip and shaft and im...
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...
Description: June D. (Mrs. Sheldon) Wengel serving as a model for a remote flash tripped via a photo-electric cell invented in Madison by Sheldon Wengel and Howard La C...
Description: Portrait of Thomas Alva Edison in his lab where he worked on his "talking moving machine."
Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Watercolor of an invention by John Muir.
Date: 1927 ca.
Description: Front view of "Speck's cotton picker," taken for International Harvester's Engineering Department.
Date: 1926 ca.
Description: Dr. Stephen Babcock with an electric centrifuge butterfat tester.
Description: Color poster printed to honor the 60th anniversary of Alfred Lawson's flight from Milwaukee to Washington, D.C. The poster includes a portrait of Lawson a...
Description: Official copy of Cyrus McCormick's 1834 reaper patent. This copy was made by the Patent Office at the request of the McCormick family.
Description: A gauge part of a barometer.
Description: Experimental model steam car, taken from left side, for the Keen Manufacturing Company, located at 2661 East Washington Avenue.
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...
Date: date unknown
Description: Rendering of a Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company product. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago inventor and manufacturer of electical apparatus, famo...
Description: A sketch of a chair invention by John Muir.
Description: Cigar box label with portraits of inventors Thomas Edison, Eli Whitney, Robert Fulton, Cyrus McCormick, Richard March Hoe. Around the edges are illustratio...
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