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The Remarkable History of the Telephone
Date: date unknown
Description: Portrait of Orville Wright inscribed to aviation publicist and historian Harry Bruno, whose collection of papers and photographs is housed at the Wisconsin...
Newspaperman, Politician and Inventor
Date: 1943-12-17 before
Description: Front cover and menu from a dinner honoring Orville Wright, on the fortieth anniversary of the first flights of Wilbur and Orville Wright from Kitty Hawk,...
Description: Five members of a Junior Achievement group made up of representatives of the four Madison High Schools accept a plaque for best research in developing new...
Description: Actors portray I.M. Singer and George Zieber examining an early sewing machine.
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: Color portrait of James Oliver pasted onto a card. "When I sell a plow, I make a friend."
Description: Wilbur Wright (standing, second from the right) with Edward C. Huffaker, Octave Chanute, and George Spratt in the workshed. Chanute was a special visitor f...
Description: The front page of the last will and testament of Isaac Merritt Singer, founder of the Singer Sewing Machine Company.
Description: Actors portraying I.M. Singer and his friend George Zieber with the first sewing machine.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Unidentified man (inventor?) seated at and showing a foot-powered (?) milking machine. He is outdoors near a stone building.
Description: Glenn Hammond Curtiss, whose reputation in American aviation is second only to the Wright Brothers. Some Curtiss defenders point out that he actually flew...
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