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Description: Display in the window of the Hudson Bay Company department store in Alberta, Canada, celebrating the centennial anniversary of the reaper's invention.
Description: Postcard including a photograph of a device used to transport a queen bee. On it is also an advertisement for ordering queen bees.
Description: An example of a pilot plant to remove phosphorus from sewage effluent be engineering professors William L. Lea and Gerard A. Rohlich.
Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Description: Lillian Scholes, demonstrating a prototype typewriter invented by her father, Christopher Latham Scholes.
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.
Description: Still from the feature length motion picuture "Romance of the Reaper" showing a recreation of the demonstration of Cyrus McCormick's reaper of 1831. The fi...
Date: date unknown
Description: Rendering of a Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company product. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago inventor and manufacturer of electical apparatus, famo...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: A sketch of a thermometer. Quoting from Muir's autobiography "My Boyhood and Youth" he described the thermometer as "made of an iron rod, about three feet...
Description: Farmer and mechanic F.L. Zybach, 32, standing beside his invention -- a Fordson tractor with a front-mounted plow equipped for "driverless operation." Orig...
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.
Description: A Withington wire binder sits on display inside a building at the Centennial Exposition, the first official World's Fair in the United States.
Description: Five scientists wearing lab coats gather around an apparatus in a laboratory.
Description: A diagram of a table saw, designed and drawn by John Muir.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: A man sits behind the wheel of what appears to be an experimental tractor. The location is staged for a photo shoot, with a white cloth hung in front of a...
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...
Date: 1929 ca.
Description: Re-enactors demonstrate a replica of the first reaper built by Cyrus Hall McCormick in 1831. The man raking at the back of the reaper appears to be playing...
Description: Carl Bates in his airplane. The bottom half of the card shows the beginning of a race between Bates' invention and an automobile. Bates was from Clear Lake...
Description: Emil Andel of the American Bowling Congress demonstrates an automatic foul detector in a bowling alley.
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