The inner workings of the watches are illustrated, from self-winding watches to spring wind-ups, as well as the quaintly named Trenton Movement and the Auburndale Rotary.
One of the fascinating things about the Libraries’ trade literature collection is that it not only showcases companies from the past in American industry, but it can also trace the development of companies that still exist today.
James Boyd Davies. The practical naturalist's guide: containing instructions for collecting, preparing and preserving specimens in arsenic all departments of zoology, intended for the use of students, amateurs and travellers, more »
In honor of Cow Appreciation Day, treat your cow (or cows) with the very best in complete barn outfitting! From the Libraries' trade literature collection, "Star Barns and How to more »
June is Rose Month. This 1899 seed catalog from Peter Henderson & Co., Manual of Everything for the Garden, is also part of the Libraries' Seed Catalogs digital collection. —Elizabeth Periale
From its humble beginnings as an "Automatic Continuous Clothing Closure" invented in 1851 by Elias Howe to the "Clasp Locker" patent in 1893 and marketed by Mr. Whitcomb Judson, the zipper more »