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Blick No. 5.
Machine of the Month

Blick No. 5.

Blickensderfer Manufacturing Company, Stamford, CT 1893 Blickensderfer typewriters have an unusual claim to fame: they’re extremely portable. Advertisements for the Blick in the late 1800s featured a series of characters:   […]

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What the Bricks Tell Us
Multimedia Resources

What the Bricks Tell Us

Examining the brickwork of the museum’s historic building reveals evidence of structural changes. What does the building’s exterior tell us?

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Primary Source: How can government empower inventors?
Lesson Plans

Primary Source: How can government empower inventors?

The US Constitution, Article 1 section 8 describes the powers of Congress.  Students are asked to consider: which of these powers do you think would help increase manufacturing and encourage […]

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