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Photograph

Woman Catching Bees

Date:  

Description: A woman demonstrates the use of a homemade bee catcher on a tree in her yard.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Schlitz "Sunshine Vitamin D" Beer Can featuring Continental Can Co.'s new crown top design, 1936. (Museum Object 2011.77.1)

Date:  ca.

Description: The interior of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Chemical Laboratory. Rows of glass bottles line the tables and two fume hoods are installed on the bric...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of several female students in a pharmacy laboratory class. Included are A. Herman, L.E. McDermott, N. Evans, and Dottie.

Date: 1945-09-29 

Description: Toddler seated at child's training desk with lid closed.

Photograph

Elaine Marks

Date: 1978-03-21 

Description: Elaine Marks of the Women's Studies Research Center.

Photograph

Man with Wings

Date: 1909 before

Description: An unidentified man demonstrates his unsuccessful bird wing-like mechanism, which was part of an experiment in aviation.

Photograph

Mixing Liquids

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Roy Bird Cook mixes liquid medications in his pharmacy's laboratory.

Date: 1951-12-16 

Description: At left, Lynn Hazelbaker is shown demonstrating the winning entry of the Madison Youth Council's rat bait box building contest built by Edward Ripp, age 14...

Date: 1954-09-11 

Description: The heaviest member of the University of Wisconsin football team, tackle Jerry Cvengros from Ironwood, Michigan, tips the scale at 261 pounds.

Drawing

Unio mondonta

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a Union mondonta (or Unio soleniformis) shell. There are also two views of another shell drawn below and a drawi...

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: 1953-10-17 

Description: Dr. John Harmon, associate professor of pathology at the University of Wisconsin and head of the Muscular Dystrophy project, works with a spectrophotometer...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Model 2500 bonded carbon/aluminum racing bicycle, made by the Trek Bicycle Corporation, Waterloo, Wisconsin in 1988. (Museum object # 2005.135.1)

Date: 1941-10-01 

Description: View of the laboratory of Tozer's Pharmacy, showcasing a variety of equipment used by their pharmacists.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Men baling hay with a hay press inside the open door of a barn. One man is weighing a bale in the foreground. Another well-dressed man appears to be a visi...

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Artist's illustration of a beryllium container built by the Solar Division of International Harvester. The container was intended to be used as a power sou...

Photograph

Babcock Ceremony

Date: 1928 

Description: Crowd seated on the lawn of Agriculture Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison for a ceremony honoring S.M. Babcock, inventor of the butter test.

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the blacksmith shop at Walnut Grove farm where Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884) invented and built his first reaper in 1831.

Photograph

Trash Disposal

Date: 1949-03-14 

Description: Mrs. Edith Trowbridge, 4202 Mandan Cresent, pulls a ring on a string which opens a trap door to a metal-lined slide to a basement trash box under her sink...

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