This collection contains a pair of trifocal glasses created by Lewis C. Rathburn.
Angi McAndrew, Lincoln History Harvest, 2014
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These trifocal glasses as shown in the photos worn by Palmer Wall were created by Dr. Lewis C. Rathbun of Oelwein, Iowa. Rathbun also made tools for the Chicago Great Western Railroad. This item was contributed at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln…