Bella C. Landauer Collection, PR 031Talk about genetic engineering! How would you like to find one of these growing in your garden?
Bella C. Landauer Collection, PR 031These amusing anthropomorphic illustrations were produced in the mid-1880’s, a time when – in contrast to today’s Monsanto-dominated seed industry -- the number of American seed companies was growing rapidly. Spurred by increasing competition, and aided by...Read More
This blog post was written by Marybeth Kavanagh, Reference Archivist for Prints, Photographs and Architectural Collections.
"A supply of pure and wholesome water is an object so essential to the health and prosperity of a city, that it should form one of the leading features of the public improvements which characterize its growth"- F.B. Tower, civil engineerOn the morning of June 22, 1842, water began flowing through the Croton Aqueduct, making its way to its destination at...Read More
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