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The Curious Vault 004: J.P. Friez’s Electrical Sunshine Recorder

“I manufacture but one type of these Registers: THE BEST.” -Julien P. Friez In the late 19th century, Julien P. Friez  (1850-1916) and his Baltimore based company began mass producing highly technical weather monitoring systems, and provided many technical instruments to … Continue reading

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The Busy Buzzing Junior League of Miami

In 1949, The Junior League of Miami’s Project Finding Committee decided that the children of Dade County needed a place to explore, expand their minds, and experiment with the world around them. In other words, they needed a science museum. … Continue reading

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