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Date: 1876 ca.

Description: A family stands near a small and neat rural frame house. The women wear hats, and one man leans against the house with one foot on a chair. The frame house...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Lady Liberty, seated on a platform, is holding a banner with stars and the text, "WISCONSIN LOYAL TO THE UNION". Behind her are an American eagle and f...

Photograph

Thomas B. Jeffery

Date: 1897 

Description: Thomas B. Jeffery, founder of the Thomas B. Jeffery Company of Kenosha in 1902. Before that Jeffery produced several experimental automobiles, including th...

Date: 1895-09-04 

Description: A promotional card depicting Oswald Scheller and his family on their farm in northern Wisconsin.

The caption below the image reads: "Field of potatoes on...

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1884 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing a "reaper used by ancient Gauls, First Century." The "reaper" is frame...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis and six sailors sail in a tea cup. A pirate flag flies overhead. One sailor is in the "crow's nest", another is using a paddle. Three sailo...

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: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of several groups of men on rafts loaded with felled trees.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A studio portrait of Mr. William W. Hendricks, a Black River Falls barber, dressed in his best, posed in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: O'-check-ka, or Four Legs, Head Chief of the Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) on Lake Michigan. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the...

Date: 1899-06-21 

Description: A man uses a McCormick New 4 mower pulled by two horses to work on the farm land at Monticello.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of a promotional card created to attract farmers to the agricultural land in northern Wisconsin. The card features an ima...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a man on a lumber raft steering the raft through the rapids in the Wisconsin Dells.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The interior of a barbershop with customers in chairs and barbers at work. Numerous mirrors, pictures, and lamps hang from the walls and ceiling.

Date: 1897 

Description: Front cover, and two inside pages of a small pamphlet with text and illustrations in blue ink. The front has a small illustration of a man wearing a top ha...

Date: 1868-12 

Description: Engraved view of four women racing on bicycles. Spectators in the background are behind a fence.

Date: 1894-05-10 

Description: View from the Ohio River of four friends (three men and one woman) standing on the shore, seeing the travelers off. There is a bridge in the background.

Date: 1898 

Description: A woman in a bathing suit stands on the beach and holds what appears to be a seashell. The ocean is visible in the background. This image is contained with...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Galena (lead sulfide) was melted at this open hearth furnace owned by Richard Straw and Company on the Roundtree Branch of the Little Platte River. The men...

Photograph

Family on Porch

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Several generations of a family posing on the porch of a house.

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