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Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1884
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing a "reaper used by ancient Gauls, First Century." The "reaper" is frame...
Book or Pamphlet

Dennett Harvesting Machine Co. Catalog

Date: 1881
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Dennett twine binding harvesters, light mowers, and reapers manufactured by the Dennett Harvesting Machine Company. Fea...
Photograph

Charles Fluke and Insect Specimens

Date: June 21 1934
Description: Charles Fluke, associate professor at the University of Wisconsin, examines a tray of insect specimens.
Painting

Bierstadt Butterfly

Date: 1900
Description: Oil on paper painting of a butterfly. Bierstadt would apply oil paints directly to the paper to form one wing of a butterfly, then fold the paper in Rorsch...
Painting

Black Butterfly Painting

Date: 1900
Description: Oil on paper painting of a black butterfly by Alfred Bierstadt. Bierstadt would apply oil paints directly to the paper to form one wing of a butterfly, the...
Photograph

Red Caboose Day Care Mural

Date: March 20 1977
Description: A mural painted on the side of the Red Caboose Day Care Center at 654 Williamson Street. Images in the mural include children playing, grasshoppers, a turt...
Book or Pamphlet

Deering Catalog Illustration

Date: 1890
Description: Back cover illustration for a William Deering and Company catalog. Deering was a manufacturer of agricultural machinery. The illustration includes an engra...
Photograph

Pfc. Glen Lindsey and Fly Traps

Date: July 26 1945
Description: Pfc. Glen Lindsey displays the fly traps he invented to trap thousands of flies in the Truax Field area.
Postcard

Tall-tale Postcard: A Kansas Air Ship

Date: 1909
Description: Photomontage of a giant grasshopper lifting an anchored basket with a baby girl inside. The rope tethered to the basket has a large American flag attached...
Photograph

Myles Horton Searching for Doodle Bugs

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Description: Myles Horton doodling for doodle bugs outside the Highlander Library.
Book or Pamphlet

Mosquitoes

Date: 1903
Description: Drawing of five mosquitoes in flight.
Photograph

Washington School Hobby Show

Date: April 27 1949
Description: At left, Billy Powers of 306 Norris Court shows his butterfly collection to classmate Dennis Rose, 1028 Clymer Place. The butterfly collection won first p...
Photograph

Specimen Museum

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Description: A man seated in front of specimen drawers examines several varieties of moths and butterflies. On top of the cases are several taxidermy mounts including o...
Poster

Madison Tenant Union

Date: 1975
Description: Poster for the Madison Tenant Union, an organization created for tenants to improve housing conditions and offer guidance with tenant grievances against la...
Photograph

DDT Application

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Description: Two men operating a hose to spray DDT into tall grass near water.
Photograph

DDT Application

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Description: Men pumping DDT from a tank on the back of a truck to be sprayed into a field.
Photograph

Man Spraying for Mosquitoes

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Description: A man wearing a hat sprays liquid from a canister hanging from his shoulder designed to kill mosquitoes. He is in a field and trees are in the background.
Poster

"Gay is Angry" Calendar

Date: 1971
Description: Cover illustration of a calendar promoting gay pride. The calendar features numerous photographs, illustrations and quotations for each month from March 19...
Poster

"Science for the People"

Date: June 06 1971
Description: Poster advertising the role of science in society. Features a butterfly, and a hand holding a flower, with text filling the interior of the design.
Photograph

Marquette School

Date: October 16 1950
Description: Bob West has discovered that life in the underground ant colony consists of building homes, storing food and caring for babies. The ant colony has been a p...

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