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Description: Increase Lapham's handwritten title page for A Geographical and Topographical Description of Wisconsin
Description: Engraved portrait of J. Wesley Carhart of Racine, Methodist minister, physician, and inventor of a steam-powered automobile in 1871. Although impractical,...
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...
Description: Flight nurses wearing leather suits, hoods, and oxygen masks during training in an anoxia chamber.
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.
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...
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...
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...
Description: Lunar trajectory paths and computations on a blackboard are discussed by employees of Milwaukee's Astronautics, Inc.
Description: "Fuel consumption testing device." A factory worker sits in the cab of an International truck at the company's Ft. Wayne Works.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Exterior of Yerkes Observatory.
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...
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...
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...
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.
Description: Men gathered outdoors around a cotton picking machine exhibited at the National Implement and Vehicle Association Meeting.
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