Fans--Photographs; Air conditioners--Photographs; Inventions;
Billy Van had a patent on these cooling systems. He made them by hand. They are wheels covered with absorbant material which had to have a fan blowing from behind, while the wheels run through a pan of water.
Van de Vanter, Billy (William Edward);
Delta (Utah); Millard County (Utah);
Hosted by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Humphries, Edith Van de Vanter
Great Basin Museum
Great Basin Museum Collection
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