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Photograph

John Muir

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of naturalist, conservationist, and writer John Muir.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Washburn Observatory.

Date: 1943-01-13 ca.

Description: Men working in a laboratory at an International Harvester factory producing aircraft torpedoes. Original caption reads: "All materials used in the torpedo...

Book or Pamphlet

Minneapolis Grain Exchange

Date: 1952 

Description: A buyer for the Rahr Malting Company of Manitowoc, Wisconsin inspects barley for sale at the Minneapolis Grain Exchange.

Date: 1939 

Description: Two women and a girl stand near a counter inside a general store as a man shows them a product. A cat and a dog sleep on the floor in the background, and a...

Date: 1944-03-15 

Description: Two men involved in an experiment in a University of Wisconsin psychology laboratory.

Date: 1961 

Description: Front and back cover spread of Bird Mortality in the Dutch Elm Disease Program. The front cover has a drawing of a bird on a branch and impressions...

Photograph

Toledo Scale

Date: 1928-01-08 

Description: Man using a Toledo scale at the Mernick Dairy.

Date: 1953-11-16 

Description: Dr. Stanley Weinreb, Muscular Dystrophy project associate in pathology at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals, uses the microtomie to slice a tissue samp...

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Description: An African American man operating a series of large, mechanical arms to manipulate various bottles and scientific instruments. At the Oak Ridge Atomic Muse...

Date: 1948-10-28 

Description: University of Wisconsin home economics graduate student Louise Page, Payson, Utah, using a meat tenderness machine to test a sample of meat.

Photograph

Distillation Device

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A man sets up a cone-shaped instrument designed to distill fresh water from salt water as he leans out of small motor boat on the water.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Rendering of a Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company product. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago inventor and manufacturer of electical apparatus, famo...

Date: 1931-10-19 

Description: Edison kinetascope, patented in 1897, one of the first motion picture projectors invented by Thomas A. Edison. It is hand cranked and chain driven.

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Description: Astronaut Charles M Duke, Jr., collecting lunar samples using a rake and tongs. This photograph was taken on the moon by John W. Young, the crew commander....

Date: 1926-03 ca.

Description: Elevated view of men in the Corner Section of Analytical at Ray-O-Vac Corporation.

Date: 1945-10-16 

Description: Men and women sitting around a table, sampling slices of Oscar Mayer meat products in the Oscar Mayer laboratory.

Date: 1916 

Description: Men work at tables in the Corn Testing Station conducted by Black Hawk County Crop Improvement Association. Corn cobs are held in wire storage racks along...

Date: 1926 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman dressed to play golf smiles as a bucket of golf balls is spilled at her feet. This is one of several demonstrations of strobe light functions at F...

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