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Description: Dr. Edward Birge, March, and Professor Chancey Juday with the first mud thermometer on the ice.
Description: Advertising handbill for Cyrus Hall McCormick's patent Virginia Reaper. Printed for C.H. McCormick & Co. by James J. Langdon, Chicago, Illinois.
Date: date unknown
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: Portrait of Thomas Alva Edison in his lab where he worked on his "talking moving machine."
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Watercolor illustration of a clock.
Description: Portrait of Thomas A. Edison.
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...
Description: Display of Research Products Corporation Filter Fry frying pan covers in a grocery cart.
Description: Muir's illustration of a means to record time by use of a star. He titled the drawing "The star hand rising and setting with the sun all the year".
Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
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...
The Remarkable History of the Telephone
Description: Watercolor illustration of a barometer designed by John Muir in his boyhood.
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: A John Muir sketch of a fancake draught of sawframe with crankshaft in position. Scale two inches per foot. Depth of frame 5 1/2 inches. Speed of cranks...
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: 1941-07-31 ca.
Description: Earl C. Smith, president of the Illinois Agricultural Association, speaks into a microphone at an event to honor Mr. Clarence Dauberman for creating the fi...
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.,...
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: International PD-80 Marine power unit developed by the company's Nashville branch.
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