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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...

Photograph

Model Gun

Date: 1862-02 

Description: Tintype of a model gun intended to accompany a patent application. The five-barreled gun, invented by William Bradford, is mounted on wheels.

Photograph

Aqua Pura

Date: 1943-04-04 

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...

Date: 1954-09-11 

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.

Photograph

Toledo Scale

Date: 1928-05-20 

Description: A man weighs a large container on a Toledo platform scale at the Federation Creamery.

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Description: Drawing of students at work in the chemistry lab, at the Pharmacy College, Columbia University.

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.

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Preparing Powders

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Pharmacist Roy Bird Cook prepares medicinal powders to be weighed for a prescription.

Date: 1948 

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

"Blitz Fog" pesticide package, manufactured for Northern Industries, Inc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, c. 1965-1967. (Museum object # 1999.143.22)

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Telescope at Washburn Observatory with man at controls.

Date: 1947-10-03 

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...

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.

Date: 1944 

Description: Factory worker weighing parts on a scale at International Harvester's Rock Falls Works.

Photograph

Lillian Scholes

Date: 1872 

Description: Lillian Scholes, demonstrating a prototype typewriter invented by her father, Christopher Latham Scholes.

Date: 1912 

Description: Dr. E.A. Birge in his element, reading an anemometer of the weather data station on Green Lake.

Date: 1949-11-19 

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.

Date: 1935 

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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