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Description: Lillian Scholes, demonstrating a prototype typewriter invented by her father, Christopher Latham Scholes.
Description: Mr. R.G. Reynoldson of 150 Lakewood Boulevard is pictured behind the wheel of his car demonstrating his invention, the "aeromatic speed control." Mr. Reyno...
Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for Aultman, Miller and Company, manufacturers of agricultural equipment. Features a chromolithograph of a woman sit...
Description: Scene from the film "Romance of the Reaper" showing the building of the first practical reaper on the McCormick farm in Virginia. Actors playing the parts...
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: View from rocky shoreline of the launching of the "Monona-Mobile" (pontoon car) onto Lake Monona. The boat launch is on the left. "11248" is painted on the...
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: 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...
Description: Display of Research Products Corporation Filter Fry frying pan covers in a grocery cart.
Description: Diploma of honorable mention presented to Stephen M. Babcock by the Board of Lady Managers of the Columbian Exposition. The document honors Babcock's inven...
Description: Unidentified man wearing a suit and a bow tie is standing on a pontoon of the "Monona-Mobile" (pontoon car) and holding the tow rope. Across the lake is th...
Description: Wilbur Wright (standing, second from the right) with Edward C. Huffaker, Octave Chanute, and George Spratt in the workshed. Chanute was a special visitor f...
Description: Toddler seated at child's training desk with lid closed.
Description: Model of an improved windmill design.
Description: Edison kinetascope, patented in 1897, one of the first motion picture projectors invented by Thomas A. Edison. It is hand cranked and chain driven.
Description: Men gathered outdoors around a cotton picking machine exhibited at the National Implement and Vehicle Association Meeting.
Description: Wilbur Wright gliding down the steep slope of Big Kill Devil Hill at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Much of the Wright Brothers' success derived from the fact...
Description: Advertising handbill for Cyrus Hall McCormick's patent Virginia Reaper. Printed for C.H. McCormick & Co. by James J. Langdon, Chicago, Illinois.
Description: Detail of clock design by John Muir.
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.
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