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Photograph

Model of a Windmill

Date:  date unknown

Description: Model of an improved windmill design.

Date: 1931 

Description: Front side of a coin made for International Harvester to celebrate the "Reaper Centennial." The event commemorated the one hundred year anniversary of the...

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...

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Date: 1931 

Description: Back side of a coin made for International Harvester to celebrate the "Reaper Centennial." The event commemorated the one hundred year anniversary of the t...

Date: 1897 

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.

Photograph

Thomas A. Edison

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of a young Thomas Alva Edison

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: 1931 

Description: Reverse side of the International Harvester reaper centennial medallion (or coin) showing the reaper in use, and the words "Centennial of the Reaper, 1891-...

Date: 1947-03-13 

Description: Sheldon Wengel or Howard La Court at workbench creating a photographer's remote flash. A man is standing in the corner with his arms raised, perhaps holdin...

Drawing

John Muir Clock

Date: 1863 ca.

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".

Date: 1862-02-13 

Description: Letter describing gun invention and Bradford's intentions for improvements.

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...

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: 1946-04-02 

Description: Mr. Mullarkey (probably Leo R. Mullarkey) standing beside Glider Home Laundry and Dry Cleaning Agitator, Washer and steam garment press with Vel Colgate so...

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: 1896 ca.

Description: 40 H.P. experimental tractor. Original caption reads, "40 H.P., Built in 1896."

Date: 1913-02-17 

Description: Portrait of Thomas Alva Edison in his lab where he worked on his "talking moving machine."

Date: 1938-05-13 

Description: International PD-80 Marine power unit developed by the company's Nashville branch.

Date: 1945-09-29 

Description: Toddler seated at child's training desk with lid closed.

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