Stories from PA History
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Science and Invention
Story Credits:

Authors: Charles Hardy III with Steven Gimber, West Chester University, and contributions by Brian Butko, Chris Dougherty, Cary Eberly, Timothy Kehm, Nina Long,  Andy Maynard, and Marianne Rahn-Erickson.

Captions: Charles Hardy III with the assistance of Marie Brown Wilson

Image Research, Rights, and Preparation: Marie Brown Wilson with the assistance of Charles Hardy III

Related Attractions: Kim M. Ross

Digital Content Ingestion: Marie Brown Wilson, Bill Wilson, and Corrine Maccauley

Lesson Plans:
Editing and Final Preparations: Carrie Curtis Iams

Elementary School
Invention Convention: Becoming Pennsylvania's Next Great Inventor, by Jeffrey Nolt

Middle School
The Missing Piece: A Tale of a Tail,by Kristin L. Chilcote

High School
Our Eye in the Sky: The TIROS Weather Satellite, by Gretchen Sutch and Carrie Curtis

Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia and the Ewell Sale Stewart Library
Accessible Archives
Acheson Industries
Alcoa Incorporated
Allegheny Observatory, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh
American Philosophical Society
American Premier Underwriters, Inc
Atwater Kent Museum of Philadelphia
Bobak Ha'Eri
Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles
Bradford Landmark Society
Brooklyn Museum Archives, Goodyear Archival Collections, Visual Materials
Cable Center, Barco Library
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Chemical Heritage Foundation Image Archives
Chicago History Museum
Concord Confections, Inc.
Dan Varner
Delaware County Historic Society, Pa.
Drake Well Museum
Dr. Adam Stuart Smith
Edison National Historic Site
Electric Trolley Museum Association, Charles J. Van Depoele Library and Archives
Electrochemical Society
Erich Hartmann/Magnum Photos
FirstEnergy Corporation
Frank and Betty Seymour
Galen R Frysinger
George Glazer Gallery, NYC
Hagley Museum and Library
Herkimer County Historical Society
Historical Society of Dauphin County
Howard Steamboat Museum
Independence National Historical Park
Jerry Proc
Jim Stahl
Joel Styer/RideZone photography
John Schneider, Quincy, Illinois
Lancaster County Historical Society
Landis Valley Farm Museum
Library Company of Philadelphia
Library of Congress
Maxilla and Mandible, Ltd., New York
Mike Everhart
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
National Archives
National Canal Museum
National Gallery of Art, Widener Collection
National Museum of American History, Smithsonian
National Museum of Health and Medicine
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, United States Department of Commerce
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
New York Public Library, NYPL digital gallery
Oceans of Kansas
Old Sled Works Museum
Palmer Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University
Patrick Walters
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia.
Pennsylvania Canal Society Collection, Canal Museum, Easton, PA
Pennsylvania Heritage Magazine Collections and Staff
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission Bureau of Historic Sites and Museums
Pennsylvania State Archives Collections and Staff
Pennsylvania State Museum Collections and Staff
Pennsylvania State University Museums, Libraries and Archives
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Prince Gallitzin Chapel House, Tomb Site, and St. Michael's Basilica
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
Ronald C. Yochum, Jr., Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation
Seal Cove Auto Museum
Senator John Heinz History Center
Shirley A. Briggs; used by permission of Lear/Carson Collection, Connecticut College
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
State Historical Society of Wisconsin
Ted Daeschler, Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia
Tesla Memorial Society
TRT Telecommunications Corporation (Globe Wireless)
United States Forest Service, photo by Terry Miller
U.S. National Library of Medicine
United States Patent and Trademark Office
University of Pennsylvania Archives
University of Pennsylvania Art Collection
University of Pittsburgh, Archives Service Center
Urban Archives, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia
Virtual Typewriter Museum
Westchester University, Westchester, Pa.
Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum
Westtown School, Westtown, PA, Esther Duke Archives
WITF, Inc.
The Wistar Institute, Wistar Archive Collection, Philadelphia, Pa.
WVIA-TV Public Television and Radio
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