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Description: Rendering of a Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company product. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago inventor and manufacturer of electical apparatus, famo...
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Inventor, B.L. Boboroff, displays his vote recording device to members of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Date: 1941-07-31 ca.
Description: People gathered around a Farmall Regular tractor on the farm of Clarence L. Dauberman. Original caption reads: "Sydney G. McAllister, chairman, executive c...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Photographic illustration of two men cutting wood with a saw powered by horses on a treadmill. The horses and treadmill were added by an artist's drawing.
Description: Portrait of Thomas A. Edison.
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: Elevated view from shoreline of the "Monona-Mobile" (pontoon boat) which is powered by an automobile. There is a man standing on a pier on the left watchin...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: A gauge part of a barometer.
Description: Men gathered outdoors around a cotton picking machine exhibited at the National Implement and Vehicle Association Meeting.
Description: Two barefoot men are standing and looking at a dilapidated outhouse, which has a sliding board for a seat extending out of the sides of the outhouse. The b...
Description: Portrait of inventor John F. Appleby. The Wisconsin inventor is credited with inventing a knotting mechanism that made twine grain binders possible in the...
Date: 1909 before
Description: An unidentified man demonstrates his unsuccessful bird wing-like mechanism, which was part of an experiment in aviation.
Description: Map created by International Harvester entitled "The United States as it appeared in 1831 when Cyrus Hall McCormick invented the Reaper." The map pinpoint...
Description: A Withington wire binder sits on display inside a building at the Centennial Exposition, the first official World's Fair in the United States.
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: Detail of clock design by John Muir.
Description: Model of an improved windmill design.
Description: A sketch of a clock design by John Muir.
The Remarkable History of the Telephone
Description: Three-quarter left side view of a tractor built by S.S. Morton. The photograph is labeled, "The Predecessor of the International Line."
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...
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