October 25, 2021

Primary Source Spotlight: Science & Technology

Library collections Alexander Graham Bell Family Papers America's First Look into the Camera: Daguerreotype Photos Around the World in the 1890s: Photographs from the World's Transportation Commission Built in America: Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record Emile Berliner & the Birth of the Recording Industry Finding Our Place in the Cosmos: From Galileo to Sagan and Beyond Frances Benjamin Johnston Gardens and Historic … [Read more...]

Primary Source Spotlight: Inventors & Inventions

Inventor primary source sets Alexander Graham Bell Thomas A. Edison Benjamin Franklin Elias Howe Elisah Graves Otis The Inventive Wright Brothers Inventor image set Books about inventors 1844-1939 Inventor related legislation More inventor primary sources Inventor-related images Books about inventors U.S. legislation related to inventors Invention primary source sets Elevator Ice cream cone Kinetographic camera Photophone Sewing … [Read more...]

Primary Source Spotlight: George Westinghouse

George Westinghouse & his companies George Westinghouse; his life and achievements 1918 The Inventor of the Air-Brake: George Westinghouse 1921 from Conquests of Invention Inside an American Factory: Films of the Westinghouse Works, 1904 George Westinghouse image set George Westinghouse historical newspaper coverage American Dynamo: The Life of George Westinghouse Inside Adams July 1, 2021 Meet Me in St. Louis: The Westinghouse Works at the World’s Fair Inside Adams July … [Read more...]