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Iowa's First Flyer

Date: 1909-03 

Description: Carl Bates in his airplane. The bottom half of the card shows the beginning of a race between Bates' invention and an automobile. Bates was from Clear Lake...

Photograph

Old Science Hall

Date: 1884 

Description: View across Park Street of Science Hall building after the fire of December 1, 1884, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The building's exterior...

Date: 1955 

Description: View across water of three men relaxing on the pontoons of the "Monona-Mobile." Two men are sitting in the front seat of the car. John "Commodore" Heggesta...

Date: 1949-02-18 

Description: U.S. Army Major Herbert Crecelius of the army chemical corps studying agricultural bacteriology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is in a lab coat...

Date: 1933 

Description: Female model posing with a rake next to a reproduction of Cyrus Hall McCormick's first reaper at International Harvester's "Century of Progress" Worlds Fai...

Photograph

Gemini 8 Astronauts

Date: 1966-03 before

Description: Astronauts Neil A. Armstrong (right) and David R. Scott, the two-man crew scheduled to fly Gemini 8, visiting the Lockheed plant where the Agena target veh...

Date: 1950 

Description: Actors John Archer (left) and Tom Powers (right) pose in the set for the interior of a spacecraft. Powers is buckled into a padded bunk.

Photograph

Women Astronomers

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Maria Mitchell, first woman astronomer in the United States at Vassar College.

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: A group of men study a model of the Telstar satellite. From left to right are: Newton Minow, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, James Webb...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man is standing on the left next to an outhouse which has been connected to machinery. The caption below reads: "This built in service unit increased our...

Date: 1950 

Description: Three space suited astronauts stand on the lunar surface against a background of stars in a scene still for "Destination Moon."

Date: 1945-05-24 

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.

Date: 1928-10-01 

Description: One man stands on an IH industrial tractor driver's seat while three other men load what appears to be a farming implement onto a trailer. The "Internation...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: A group of men are standing on the pontoons of the "Monona-Mobile" (pontoon car) which is near a pier on the left. The Wisconsin State Capitol is in the fa...

Photograph

Chemical Laboratory

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: View of a chemical laboratory at International Harvester's Osborne Works. The factory was later known as "Auburn Works."

Historical Essay

Bull Semen Parachute

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Parachute used by the University of Wisconsin to deliver fresh bull semen to farmers in rural areas, 1944-1947. (Museum object #1993.7)

Date: 1897 

Description: View through trees and lawn towards the northwest across Park Street of Science Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1931-10-30 

Description: A food scientists looks through a microscope at Oscar Mayer.

Date: 1990-06-07 

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison biological laboratory. Two women are standing in the center of the room at a sink, and men and women sit at tables on the r...

Book or Pamphlet

Minneapolis Grain Exchange

Date: 1952 

Description: Buyers examine samples of grain for sale at the cash trading tables of the Minneapolis Grain Exchange.

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