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Students Conducting Scientific Research

Date: 1900
Description: Downer College students working in a laboratory in which a human skeleton, a frog, a bat and stuffed birds are displayed.
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Stroboscopic Photography Technique

Date: April 1950
Description: A girl on a swing is the subject of photographers demonstrating a technique using high speed flash.
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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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Edward A. Birge

Date: 1917
Description: Edward A. Birge and Chancey Juday with plankton trap in Lake Mendota. From album of photographs relating to the research in limnology conducted at Trout La...
Poster

Mogul Tractor Test Track Advertising Poster

Date: 1915
Description: Advertising poster for Mogul tractors featuring an elevated view of a Mogul 8-16, 12-25 and 30-60 tractors on a test track in Chicago, Illinois. Includes t...
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Dr. Babcock with Butterfat Tester

Date: 1926
Description: Dr. Stephen Babcock with an electric centrifuge butterfat tester.
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Atomic Power Display

Date: September 26 1946
Description: Display in the window of a pharmacy, explaining what happens to uranium as atomic power is produced.
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Digitalis Exhibit

Date: May 15 1935
Description: View of a U.S. Pharmacopeia Exhibit about a class of medications called 'digitalis' at the annual Philadelphia on Parade. Digitalis medicines are used to i...
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Pharmacopeial Revision

Date: May 05 1937
Description: View of an educational exhibit set up under the auspices of George Beal, for the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention, at the dedication of the Mellon Institute.
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"The Pharmacopeia is for Educated Men.." Exhibit

Date: May 1936
Description: A view of the U.S. Pharmacopeia's exhibit at the American Medical Association's 1931 Conference in Kansas City. The exhibit includes printed reference mate...
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Farmer and Computer

Date: January 27 1960
Description: A farmer observes the processed results of the workings of an early computer or data machine. The machine was used to process and to organize data on a her...
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Analyzing Composition of Cement

Date: September 20 1956
Description: Katharine Mather of the Corps of Engineers Waterways Experiment Station checks a computer analysis of the composition of cement.
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High Cholesterol Diet

Date: March 17 1955
Description: Science fair entry using animals to test a high cholesterol diet against a control diet.
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Atomic Energy

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Description: Students and teacher in classroom demonstrating an experiment with atomic energy.
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Chemistry Experiment

Date: May 25 1951
Description: Chemistry experiment by two men being conducted with steam rising from equipment.
Manuscript

German Scientist with Test Tube

Date: 1880
Description: Illustration of a scientist in his lab gazing at a test tube, with a caption in German that translates to "Eureka! I have found it!".
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Farmall M Leveling Gravel at Hinsdale Farm

Date: 1949
Description: Worker leveling gravel with a McCormick-Deering Farmall M tractor and a no. 7 angle dozer at International Harvester's Hinsdale farm and testing facility.
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Nutrition Lab

Date: 1931
Description: Two students work in the nutrition lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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Testing Apparatus for McCormick-Deering Combine

Date: 1940
Description: McCormick-Deering #42 combine connected to a testing apparatus at International Harvester's East Moline Works. The factory was constructed in 1933 and was...
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Testing Apparatus for McCormick-Deering Combine

Date: 1940
Description: McCormick-Deering #42 combine connected to a testing apparatus at International Harvester's East Moline Works. The factory was constructed in 1933 and was...

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