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Catalog Number 00840
Object Name Harvester
Description Model of corn harvestor. Invented by Patrick J. Lawler and J.F. Barry., West Side, Iowa; patented April 15, 1890. Belived to be the first corn harvestoer. The device was a failure so far as the inventor was concerened. See patent papers and contract filed in Manuscripts und Lawler, Patrick and J.F. Barry, L423. See story concerninc invention of the corn harvester and patent papers in Documentation file
Source Downey, J.R
Received Date 08/13/1948