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Date: 1870 

Description: Page from a diary kept by Increase Lapham in California between April 11 and May 19, 1870. The page shows a portion of a list of minerals of California.

Date: 1827-07-22 

Description: Letter from Benjamin Sillman to Increase Lapham requesting information about the canal around the rapids of the Ohio River for inclusion in The Journal...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Technicians stand and sit in the paint(?) laboratory at the McCormick Reaper Works factory. Tables are equipped with burners, beakers and other supplies.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Film crew setting up a scene in which actors playing the parts of Cyrus McCormick and his slave Jo Anderson operate a replica of McCormick's reaper of 183...

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Dr. Stephen Babcock with an electric centrifuge butterfat tester.

Date: 1844 

Description: Title page of Increase Lapham's A Geographical and Topographical Description of Wisconsin published by P.C. Hale of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Date: 1941-02-08 

Description: View showing part of the pharmacist's working library at D.F. Jones' Pharmacy.

Date: 1956-09-08 

Description: University of Wisconsin football player Gene Melvin weighs in at 163 pounds and is the lightest player on the 1956 team. At right is Wisconsin State Journa...

Date: 1930 

Description: Still from the feature length motion picuture "Romance of the Reaper" showing a recreation of the demonstration of Cyrus McCormick's reaper of 1831. The fi...

Date: 1942 

Description: "Fuel consumption testing device." A factory worker sits in the cab of an International truck at the company's Ft. Wayne Works.

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: 1948 

Description: Factory workers weigh a large bale of Sisal fiber (fibre) at an International Harvester twine mill. Original caption reads: "Weighing the bales of Sisal fi...

Date: 1946-07-02 

Description: Experimental model steam car, taken from left side, for the Keen Manufacturing Company, located at 2661 East Washington Avenue.

Date: 1949 

Description: A worker carefully weighs a bale of sisal fiber, possibly at an International Harvester plantation in Cuba. Original caption reads: "Weighing the bale of s...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: The entrance to Yerkes Observatory.

Photograph

S.S. Morton Tractor

Date: 1899 

Description: Three-quarter left side view of a tractor built by S.S. Morton. The photograph is labeled, "The Predecessor of the International Line."

Date: 1974 ca.

Description: Two men applying systemic fungicide to an American Elm on a residential street through a gravity-feed.

Photograph

Electric Hair

Date: 1966-01-10 

Description: Gail Lukas' hair stands on end when she places her hand on a Van de Graalf generator in a demonstration by the Atomic Energy Commission for junior high sch...

Date: 1931-04-06 

Description: A group of four women medical students wearing laboratory coats at Wisconsin General hospital. Left to right, Mrs. A.F. Kyhos is sitting at a microscope w...

Photograph

Science Hall

Date: 1929 

Description: View across Observatory Drive of east facade of Science Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

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