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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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Dr. Edward Ashael Birge reading a sun machine inside a car. In 1875 Dr. Birge first came to teach natural history at the University of Wisconsin, and remai...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man is standing on the left next to an outhouse which has been connected to machinery. The caption below reads: "This built in service unit increased our...

Date: 1947-03-13 

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...

Date: 1929 

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...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Elevated view from shoreline of the "Monona-Mobile" (pontoon boat) which is powered by an automobile. There is a man standing on a pier on the left watchin...

Date: 1834 

Description: Press release image compiled by the International Harvester Company. The image includes "excerpts of the patent grant from the U.S. Patent Office to Cyrus...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of pulleys on crankshafts.

Photograph

Berg Boat Wheels

Date: 1948-02-11 

Description: A Thompson boat with detachable Berg boat wheels on the stern and an Evinrude outboard motor. Taken for the Kulzick Advertizing Agency. A man is standing i...

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...

Photograph

Tractor Prototype

Date: 1933 

Description: Three-quarter right side rear view of a tractor prototype. On the right front front side of the tractor is a sign that reads: "M'f'd by The Ohio Mfg. Co.,...

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Dr. Stephen Babcock with an electric centrifuge butterfat tester.

Date: 1956-02-27 

Description: Olaf Hanson, operator of a meat counter, displays his invention: a plastic mold to assemble city chicken on wood skewers.

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: A group of men are standing on the pontoons of the "Monona-Mobile" (pontoon car) which is near a pier on the left. The Wisconsin State Capitol is in the fa...

Date: 1879-10-18 

Description: Depiction of Edison's Electric Generator in the weekly journal of practical information, art, science, chemistry and manufactures. It is an electrical gene...

Date: 1944-11-12 

Description: Emil Andel of the American Bowling Congress demonstrates an automatic foul detector in a bowling alley.

Date: 1946-07-02 

Description: Experimental model steam car, taken from left side, for the Keen Manufacturing Company, located at 2661 East Washington Avenue.

Date: 1933 

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

Drawing

Barometer Gauge

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A gauge part of a barometer.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Film crew setting up a scene in which actors playing the parts of Cyrus McCormick and his slave Jo Anderson operate a replica of McCormick's reaper of 183...

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