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Photograph

Street Parade Rig

Date: 1870 

Description: Street parade rig, apparently to agitate against delays in construction of a railroad to connect Manitowoc to the west. In the background is a store owned...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: A family poses in front of a fence including women with parasols, a man with a horse, a man standing on a fence and woman and two children on porch of fram...

Date: 1876 

Description: This map is of the towns of Neenah and Menasha and shows existing and proposed canals. Water depths shown by soundings. Little Butte des Morts Lake, Doty I...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A family is posed around two trees in a yard. A man sits on a chaise lounge and a woman in a striped dress sits in a rocking chair with a shawl on its back...

Date: 1877 

Description: "The 'Improved Advance' as a Self-Raker." Flyer advertising the McCormick Improved Advance Reaper and Mower. Features a large illustration of the machine b...

Map or Atlas

Map of New Diggings

Date: 1874 

Description: Map of New Diggings - inset map in bottom right corner of "Benton & New Diggings" map, on page 11 of "Atlas of Lafayette County Wisconsin," a collection of...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: The Thor Brye family is posed in front of a fence in the yard. The women wear decorative scarves around their necks and one holds a stereoscope. The frame...

Photograph

Men by Haystacks

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View across bare field towards two men posing with four haystacks behind a fence. One man is seated on a fence post and the other stands on a ladder agains...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph advertising poster for C.H. and L.J. McCormick, "Manufacturers of Harvesting Machinery" with central color illustration of a man operating...

Photograph

Capitol (Third)

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol (second in Madison), surrounded by trees. When construction on the capitol was completed in 1868, the structure measured...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A wooden fence with widely spaced pickets is in the foreground. Behind it is a family in the yard of a frame house that has vines covering its windows, nic...

Date: 1870 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Horatio Gates Howard Reed, member of the 1870 Wisconsin Assembly.

Date: 1876-03 

Description: The first locomotive for the Pine River & Stevens Point ralroad, which was purchased in 1875, being hauled overland from Lone Rock to Richland Center while...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: The R. Daniel Rickelsen Rickelsen family is gathered around a table in a yard. A man holds a stick, and a clay pipe sits on the table. The frame house behi...

Map or Atlas

City Map of Beloit

Date: 1873 

Description: This map shows land ownership by name, local streets, railroads, parks, college grounds, schools, cemeteries, and part of Rock River. The upper left margin...

Date: 1877 

Description: Directions for attaching the McCormick self-binder to the harvester. Features an illustration of an early wire grain binder.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Group of people posing outside of Soldiers' Orphans Home, located on Spaight Street between Paterson and Brearly Streets. The building was originally const...

Photograph

Rachel Parsell

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Ferrotype/tintype of a three-quarter length portrait of Rachel Parsell sitting in a chair, leaning her elbow on a table. She is wearing a dark dress with a...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Family in front of picket fence and wood walkway which encloses an upright and wing frame house with elaborate carpenter's lace and latticework on the porc...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Fragment of the Andersonville Prison Stockade among overgrowth of trees.

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