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Laboratory Experiment

Date: 1928
Description: Professor Hull conducting an experiment at the Psychological laboratory of the University of Wisconsin.
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Electric Hair

Date: January 10 1966
Description: Gail Lukas' hair stands on end when she places her hand on a Van de Graalf generator in a demonstration by the Atomic Energy Commission for junior high sch...
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Trouble Shooting

Date: September 29 1962
Description: Electronics training at the United School of Electronic Trades gives a student the opportunity to trouble shoot problems.
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Electronic Voltametric Apparatus

Date: August 27 1982
Description: Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. provides an opportunity for a university engineering student to have hands-on experience and instruction from a company re...
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One Microsecond Memory System

Date: December 10 1965
Description: Dennis Dokken examines a one microsecond memory system that enabled computers to read a million bits of information per second.
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Comfy Marcel Shoppe Interior

Date: November 22 1934
Description: Five beauty operators and four customers in the Comfy Marcel Shoppe, 1917 Winnebago Street, beauty parlor. Includes advertising text: "For better beauty cu...
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Cedric Parker Gets a Facial

Date: November 24 1933
Description: Lucille Bump, beauty operator, applying a mudpack to the face of Cedric Parker, Capital Times newsman at Mrs. Wengel's Marinello Shop, 125 State Street.
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Cedric Parker Gets a Permanent

Date: November 24 1933
Description: Cedric Parker, Capital Times reporter, gets his hair curled with a permanent wave machine attached to his hair, at Mrs. Wengel's Marinello Shop, 125 State...
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Egg Cooker Display Window

Date: March 10 1932
Description: Display window for A & P Special Automatic Egg Cooker (Hankscraft) "available for 98 cents with purchase of 1 dozen Sunnybrook eggs."
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Lie Detector Test

Date: December 04 1931
Description: Technicians administer a lie detector test at District Attorney Fred Risser's office to be used in the James Corcoran poisoning case.
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Eastwood Theatre Switchboard

Date: January 10 1930
Description: Levers, toggles, and indicator lights make up the switchboard on the stage at the Eastwood Theatre. Located at 2090 Atwood Avenue.
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Electrical Control Board

Date: October 13 1928
Description: Electrical control board at the new Orpheum Theatre at 216 State Street.
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Wisconsin State Capitol Interior — Stacks of the Historical Library

Date: 1898
Description: Cluttered work space of the librarian responsible for the Historical Society's newspaper collection during the period when the Society occupied rooms in th...
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Printed Circuit Board

Date: 1950
Description: Jean Hoffman looks over a printed circuit board with a map of Madison, Wisconsin on the wall behind her.
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Wisconsin State Capitol Interior - Treasurer's Office Detail

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Description: Detail of photograph of the office of the state treasurer, enlarged to show a typical lighting fixture from the third Wisconsin State Capitol. As originall...
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Dash Coil with Switch

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Description: Rendering of a Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company product. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago inventor and manufacturer of electical apparatus, famo...
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Thordarson's Multiple Lighting Transformer

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Description: Rendering of a Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company product. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago inventor and manufacturer of electical apparatus, famo...
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Lamp or Exploring Coil

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Description: Rendering of a Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company product. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago inventor and manufacturer of electical apparatus, famo...
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Rhumkorff Coils

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Description: Rendering of a Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company product. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago inventor and manufacturer of electical apparatus, famo...
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High Voltage Test Transformers

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Description: Rendering of a Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company product. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago inventor and manufacturer of electical apparatus, famo...

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