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Date: 1869 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of William Marriott Canby (1831-1904), American botanist and businessman. Canby involved himself in many diverse endeavo...

Date: 1949-11-28 

Description: County Traffic officers, E. W. Kelzenberg and Emil Schmale, and Evan Chambers of the state crime laboratory look at the death scene of Bernice Johnson. Th...

Photograph

Paint Testing

Date: 1944-06-28 

Description: Female chemist using C M Ambrose Company paint mixer for testing paint at the Mautz Paint and Varnish Company, 939 East Washington Avenue.

Date: 1854 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of John Lawrence Smith (1818-1883), American chemist. From 1846-1850, he worked for the Turkish government, exploring their count...

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Ezra S. Carr, geologist and California State Superintendent. He held chemistry professorships at various institution...

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Description: Carte-de-visite photomontage double portrait of the geologist and zoologist, Jean Louis Rudolphe Agassiz (1807-1873). Founded the Museum of Comparative Zoo...

Photograph

Increase Lapham

Date:  date unknown

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Increase A. Lapham.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Reproduction of a vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of William W. Mather (1804-1859), geologist and U.S. Army officer. Ohio's first state geologist. Capti...

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Reproduction of a carte-de-visite portrait of Johnathan Lang Cassells (1808-1866), Scottish-born chemist. Worked as a physician and a Professor of chemistr...

Date: 1933-12-21 

Description: Mr. S. Schafer in laboratory coat, holds one large and one small snake.

Date: 1949-11-28 

Description: County officers and state crime lab officials search for clues in the pasture near Fitch Hatchery road, where Bernice Johnston was beaten and abandoned. Th...

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Description: Harold Gauer as a mad scientist. Photograph stems from Gauer's work with an insurance agency and his part time testing of urine for policy purposes and lif...

Date: 1974 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. Samuel Barnum Mead (1799-1880), Illinois-based physician and botanist. Mead, a pioneer in both the fields of medicine and b...

Date: 1867 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of George Engelmann (1809-1884), German-American botanist. He is best known for describing the flora of the American West. Handwr...

Date: 1864 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Sir William Jackson Hooker (1785-1865), English botanist. Preceded his son, Joseph Dalton Hooker, as director of Kew Gardens....

Date: 1855 

Description: Engraved portrait of Matthew Fontaine Maury (1806-1873) American astronomer, historian, oceanographer, meteorologist, cartographer, author, geologist, and...

Date: 1874 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. Philo R. Hoy (1816-1892), Wisconsin ornithologist and entomologist. Settled in Racine with his family in 1846. Served as pr...

Historical Essay

Lapham, Increase, 1811-1875

Wisconsin's First Scientist

Read about Wisconsin's first scientist. Learn about his achievements; including his scientific writings, and his work as an engineer and land surveyor.

Date: 1996-11 

Description: "Looking out from the Neda Mine."

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