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Wisconsin inventions lead

Date: 1907-1-04
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Eugene Butts is father of 18 inventions

Date: 1916-4-06
County: Rock
City: Evansville
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Milwaukee's story told in cartoons: inventions, early struggles

Date: 1923-2-11
County: Milwaukee
City: Milwaukee
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Pulleys on Crankshafts

Date: 1863
Description: A sketch of pulleys on crankshafts.
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Graph Invention

Date: 1863
Description: A sketch of a graph-making invention.
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Barometer

Date: 1863
Description: Watercolor illustration of a barometer designed by John Muir in his boyhood.
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Invention by John Muir

Date: 1863
Description: Watercolor of an invention by John Muir.
Photograph

Thomas Alva Edison

Date: 
Description: Portrait of Thomas A. Edison.
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Model of a Windmill

Date: 
Description: Model of an improved windmill design.
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Sketch of Machine Parts

Date: 1863
Description: A sketch of mechanical parts for an invention.
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Chair Invention

Date: 1863
Description: A sketch of a chair invention by John Muir.
Newspaper Article/Clipping

Joseph Beranek, 93, spry in advanced years; marvels at new inventions of age

Date: 1927-3-27
County: La Crosse
City: La Crosse
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A Muir Clock

Date: 1863
Description: A sketch of a clock design by John Muir.
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John Muir Clock

Date: 1863
Description: Watercolor illustration of a clock.
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John Muir Invention

Date: 1863
Description: A sketch of an invention by John Muir.
Drawing

John Muir Invention

Date: 1863
Description: A watercolor illustration of a combined thermometer, hygrometer, barometer, and pyrometer.
Historical Object

Limnology Apparatus

Date: 1890
Description: Apparatus for limnological research conducted at Trout Lake, Wisconsin and elsewhere.
Photograph

Experimental Tractor

Date: 1896
Description: 40 H.P. experimental tractor. Original caption reads, "40 H.P., Built in 1896."
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PD-80 Marine Power Unit

Date: May 13 1938
Description: International PD-80 Marine power unit developed by the company's Nashville branch.
Photograph

John Muir Clock

Date: 
Description: Detail of clock design by John Muir.

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