21. Resting Hikers
Two female hikers resting on a camping trip in the Olympic Mountain Range, Washington State, 1907. One named Mollie lies sleeping on the ground, wearing her hat, with her large dog, Bob, stretched out beside her, his head beside hers.
22. Robotic Arm
A trusting visitor gets her lipstick touched up via the robotic arm exhibit at the American Museum of Atomic Energy in Oak Ridge, Tennessee (now the American Museum of Science and Energy, where a smaller version of the exhibit is still on display) in 1954. The same kind of device was also employed by atomic scientists at the nearby Oak Ridge National Laboratory to handle radioactive materials.
23. Protecting History
Michelangelo’s David and unfinished Slave statues encased in brick to protect them from the oncoming Allied front, 1944.
Robo-vac. This image is from a Whirlpool “Miracle Kitchen of the Future” display at the American National Exhibition in Moscow in 1959.
A complete tour of the kitchen.
25. Medical Therapy
Animals being used as part of medical therapy, 1956.