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Weather Radar

Date: 1950
Description: Meteorologists using radar equipment outdoors.
Postcard

First Wisconsin Aviator

Date: 1910
Description: The Curtiss Pusher owned by Arthur Pratt Warner of Beloit, the first man to fly in Wisconsin and the first person to purchase an airplane. Slightly below...
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American Exchange Bank

Date: March 15 1953
Description: American Exchange Bank, 1 North Pinckney, corner of North Pinckney and East Washington Avenue, a night photograph showing a lighted weather tower, United W...
Drawing

John Muir's Thermometer

Date: 1863
Description: A sketch of a thermometer. Quoting from Muir's autobiography "My Boyhood and Youth" he described the thermometer as "made of an iron rod, about three feet...
Drawing

Barometer Gauge

Date: 1863
Description: A gauge part of a barometer.
Drawing

Barometer

Date: 1863
Description: Watercolor illustration of a barometer designed by John Muir in his boyhood.
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University of Wisconsin-Madison Meteorology Station

Date: August 19 1947
Description: George R. Jenkins, assistant meteorologist, checking rain gauge on the roof of North Hall on University of Wisconsin-Madison Campus. The station started a...
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Equipment of the University of Wisconsin Meteorology Department

Date: September 29 1948
Description: Assistant Professor Reid Bryson of the University of Wisconsin Meteorology department, and student Charles Thorngate, Middleton, examine an instrument loca...
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Equipment of the University of Wisconsin Meteorology Department

Date: September 29 1948
Description: Assistant Professor Verner Suomi of the University of Wisconsin Meteorology department shown adjusting part of the dew-point moisture indicator which he in...
Photograph

McCormick-Deering Thermometer

Date: May 17 1934
Description: A thermometer advertising an International Harvester dealership. The text on the thermometer reads: "South Arkansas Implement Company" and "McCormick-Deeri...
Postcard

Woman with Telescope

Date: 
Description: Postcard of woman seated at table and looking through a telescope. Text reads "Look Me Up When Your [sic] In Town."
Photograph

Cockpit of Airplane

Date: 1970
Description: Rear view of man sitting in a Pan American World Airways Boeing 747 airplane cockpit. There are three seats and numerous switches, dials, knobs and indicat...
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Meteorological Instruments at Airfield

Date: August 1944
Description: Meteorological instruments at Royal Air Force station Steeple Morden, located 3.5 miles west of Royston, Hertfordshire, England.
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Rain Gauge on the Balcony at Home

Date: November 23 2014
Description: Close-up view of a rain gauge. A little under an inch of water is in the gauge. The gauge is on a decorative metal support that includes a painted sculptur...
Photograph

Weather Bureau Operation at Truax Field Control Tower

Date: December 22 1953
Description: Chief of weather operations, L.A. Joos, is on the telephone, while W.C. Williamson is standing at a slanted desk checking one of several weather maps. They...
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Weather Bureau Operation at Truax Field Control Tower

Date: December 22 1953
Description: Harold Evans launching a weather balloon from the pilot balloon shelter on top of the Truax Field control tower.
Postcard

U.S. Weather Bureau Kiosk

Date: 
Description: A weather kiosk located on Capitol Square, Department of Agriculture. It indicates temperature, precipitation, air pressure and humidity. A stationery shop...
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U.W. Madison Earth Satellite Project

Date: December 04 1957
Description: Professor Verner Suomi of the University of Wisconsin meteorology department and leader of a university team building one of the U.S. satellites, is shown...
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U.W. Madison Earth Satellite Project

Date: December 06 1957
Description: The small black sensor on the end of the antenna of a model Vanguard satellite, will detect differences in radiation as the satellite passes over the earth...
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U.W. Madison Earth Satellite Project

Date: December 08 1957
Description: Image shows seven men in a U.W. research lab posing with a life-sized model of a satellite. Professor Verner Suomi of the meteorology department led a team...

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