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Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Placard for display with replicas of Cyrus McCormick's reaper of 1831. The replicas were produced by the International Harvester Company for the "reaper ce...

Date: 1896 ca.

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

Photograph

Distillation Device

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.

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: 1909 ca.

Description: Five men pose with the first successful four-wheel drive vehicle, which was made in Clintonville in 1909. The inventor, Otto Zachow, is the man seated at t...

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Description: Drawing of John Muir's invention, the student desk clock, scale 3 inches per foot. The clock lighted his lamp and fire and opened the right book for him to...

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: 1862-02-13 

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

Date: 1927-05-14 

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:  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...

Photograph

Tractor Prototype

Date: 1933 

Description: Three-quarter left front side view of a tractor prototype by the Ohio Manufacturing Company.

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: 1863 ca.

Description: A watercolor illustration of a combined thermometer, hygrometer, barometer, and pyrometer.

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: 1945-03-15 

Description: Hulda Gieschen and Dr. Warren E. Gilson, who specializes in electro-physiology and medical electronics at the University of Wisconsin, are looking at a Gil...

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.

Date: 1931 

Description: Front side of International Harvester's reaper centennial medallion (or coin), featuring an image of Cyrus Hall McCormick, the words "Inventor of the Reape...

Photograph

John Muir Clock

Date:  date unknown

Description: Detail of clock design by John Muir.

Photograph

Wrights' Neighbor

Date: 1909-07-02 

Description: Test flight of the bi-plane invented by Ray Zorn of Dayton, Ohio, who later resided in Waukesha, Wisconsin.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Run down building with a stone chimney in a rural landscape. The photo is identifed as "Steele's Tavern." Cyrus McCormick successfully demonstrated his rea...

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