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Date: 1929 ca.
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...
Description: Tintype of a model gun intended to accompany a patent application. The five-barreled gun, invented by William Bradford, is mounted on wheels.
Description: This student of the U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps School is carefully measuring out a quantity of distilled water for a prescription. Distilled water is...
Description: University of Wisconsin football fullback Alan Ameche stands on a scale and points to his 210-pound weight as coach Ivan Williamson looks on.
Description: A man weighs a large container on a Toledo platform scale at the Federation Creamery.
Description: Drawing of students at work in the chemistry lab, at the Pharmacy College, Columbia University.
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: 1945 ca.
Description: Pharmacist Roy Bird Cook prepares medicinal powders to be weighed for a prescription.
Description: A group of pharmacists consult each other at one of the counters in the laboratory. Pictured are, from left to right: William Hays, Steve Kostyk, Urban Kor...
Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Telescope at Washburn Observatory with man at controls.
Description: Biochemist, Professor Conrad Elvehjem in his laboratory. His research led to the discovery of a cure for human pellegra and to knowledge of the nutritional...
Description: The heaviest member of the University of Wisconsin football team, tackle Jerry Cvengros from Ironwood, Michigan, tips the scale at 261 pounds.
Description: Factory worker weighing parts on a scale at International Harvester's Rock Falls Works.
Description: Lillian Scholes, demonstrating a prototype typewriter invented by her father, Christopher Latham Scholes.
Description: Dr. E.A. Birge in his element, reading an anemometer of the weather data station on Green Lake.
Description: Three high school science teachers and a Kiwanis Club representative escort 22 pupils from Madison's five high schools on a Kiwanis-sponsored educational t...
Date: 2003 ca.
Description: Ouija board and chemistry set in the Quinney farmhouse attic.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Side view of a man using a McCormick wire binder pulled by three horses to work in a field.
Description: Irene Steinkopf, a former Milwaukee journalist, shops for sausage in Vienna where her husband had been assigned by the Associated Press. A bit much for two...
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