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Date: 1931 ca.
Description: Advertising poster for the "Romance of the Reaper" film for use in Australia. The poster features an illustration of Cyrus Hall McCormick building the firs...
Description: Automobile made by J. Wesley Carhart, Methodist minister of Racine, later of Oshkosh, Maryland and Texas. The vehicle was dismantled and the engine used to...
Description: Advertising handbill for Cyrus Hall McCormick's patent Virginia Reaper. Printed for C.H. McCormick & Co. by James J. Langdon, Chicago, Illinois.
Description: An example of a pilot plant to remove phosphorus from sewage effluent be engineering professors William L. Lea and Gerard A. Rohlich.
Date: date unknown
Description: Portrait of Arthur Pratt Warner of Beloit, Wisconsin, about 1950, with a model of his first speedometer. Even today, most automobiles are equipped with sp...
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...
Description: Mrs. Edith Trowbridge, 4202 Mandan Cresent, pulls a ring on a string which opens a trap door to a metal-lined slide to a basement trash box under her sink...
Description: Wilbur Wright, in the bowler hat, preparing the Flyer for the conclusion of the test required to win a U.S. Army contract. The 1908 demonstration had been...
Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Description: Detail of clock design by John Muir.
Date: 1946 ca.
Description: Colonel Robert S. Allen, a well-known journalist before World War II, lost his arm while on active duty in Europe. He is seated here with Dr Anton Dvorak,...
Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for Aultman, Miller and Company, manufacturers of agricultural equipment. Features a chromolithograph of a woman sit...
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...
Description: Portrait of Thomas Alva Edison in his lab where he worked on his "talking moving machine."
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: Rendering of a Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company product. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago inventor and manufacturer of electical apparatus, famo...
Description: Clock on display at the Wisconsin Historical Society. The clock was made by John Muir while a student at the University of Wisconsin in 1860.
Description: Side view of a man using a McCormick wire binder pulled by three horses to work in a field.
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: Model of an improved windmill design.
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