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Description: An autographed portrait of Thomas S. Baldwin, builder of the early "Red Devil" airplanes and the first dirigible purchased by the U.S. Army.
Description: Portrait of Orville Wright inscribed to aviation publicist and historian Harry Bruno, whose collection of papers and photographs is housed at the Wisconsin...
Description: The World's First Typist, Lillian Sholes, daughter of Christopher Sholes, who invented the first successful typewriter. It was during Mr. Sholes' residence...
Description: Richard Brachman, an engineer, demonstrates his solution for the problem of mowing the grass on a steep slope near his home. He removed the handles of his...
Description: Actors portraying I.M. Singer and his friend George Zieber with the first sewing machine.
Description: Carved wooden combination alarm clock & study desk made by John Muir about 1862, while a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, on display in the...
Description: Actors portray I.M. Singer and George Zieber examining an early sewing machine.
Description: Catalog featuring calendar pages. February features Lewis Miller, the father of the mowing machine, with text and a portrait. March has an illustration of...
Description: View from street of two men standing just inside the open doorway of the storefront. Trunks are displayed on pallets set up on the wooden sidewalk. Dexter...
Description: Color portrait of James Oliver pasted onto a card. "When I sell a plow, I make a friend."
Date: 1923 date unknown
Description: Illustration on cover of a book written about the history of the typewriter covering 1873-1923.
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Inventor, B.L. Boboroff, displays his vote recording device to members of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Description: Portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor in 1831 of the first commercially successful reaper, a hor...
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Unidentified man (inventor?) seated at and showing a foot-powered (?) milking machine. He is outdoors near a stone building.
Description: Portrait of Christopher Latham Sholes posing at a typewriter.
Description: The front page of the last will and testament of Isaac Merritt Singer, founder of the Singer Sewing Machine Company.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Portrait of John F. Steward, head of International Harvester's Patent Department. Steward had previously worked for the Deering Harvester Company.
Description: Wilbur Wright, in profile, with a Wright Flyer. The original photographic postcard from which this image was copied was presented by Wright to pioneer avia...
Date: 1909 before
Description: An unidentified man demonstrates his unsuccessful bird wing-like mechanism, which was part of an experiment in aviation.
The Remarkable History of the Telephone
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