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Date: 1844 

Description: Increase Lapham's handwritten title page for A Geographical and Topographical Description of Wisconsin

Date: 1880 

Description: Engraved portrait of J. Wesley Carhart of Racine, Methodist minister, physician, and inventor of a steam-powered automobile in 1871. Although impractical,...

Date: 1905 

Description: Robert E. Clough, member of the Menomonie High School class of 1905, depicted as an inventor, using a large drill press. Part of a yearbook created by clas...

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Description: Flight nurses wearing leather suits, hoods, and oxygen masks during training in an anoxia chamber.

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: 1916 

Description: Postcard including a photograph of a device used to transport a queen bee. On it is also an advertisement for ordering queen bees.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Group of men and young boys are gathered outdoors while weighing bales of cotton on a large hanging scale manufactured by Smith.

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: This map is one of the earliest weather maps of the United States, which traced an 1859 storm across the continent. Manuscript annotations in red ink show...

Date: 1896 

Description: An adult passenger pigeon with its young. The passenger pigeon is now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professo...

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...

Date: 1894-12-24 

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...

Date: 1963-05-14 

Description: Lunar trajectory paths and computations on a blackboard are discussed by employees of Milwaukee's Astronautics, Inc.

Date: 1942 

Description: "Fuel consumption testing device." A factory worker sits in the cab of an International truck at the company's Ft. Wayne Works.

Photograph

Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior of Yerkes Observatory.

Date: 1896 

Description: Profile view of a passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whi...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: View across water towards the "Monona-Mobile" (pontoon car) on Lake Monona, close to a pier on the left where a man is standing and watching. Buildings on...

Date: 1836 

Description: This map depicts Wisconsin and Michigan territories in 1836. It includes the area from Michigan to the Missouri River and Lake Winnipeg, and it shows the e...

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Cherry Picking

Date: 1919-07-15 

Description: An unidentified boy stands and watches as a bushel of cherries is weighed on a scale. There are other baskets and covers on the ground.

Date: 1745 ca.

Description: Zodiac as seen from the Southern Hemisphere.

Date: 1916-05-17 

Description: Men gathered outdoors around a cotton picking machine exhibited at the National Implement and Vehicle Association Meeting.

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