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Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: A hooded woman sitting on the remnants of a house. As the amount of debris and barren landscape can attest, the area around her had been leveled by a torna...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Group of people looking at single car at the railroad station, probably a special car for a traveling minstrel show.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Family in yard around table, with mother holding baby and doll. There is a doll carriage on the ground, and a long plank walkway leads to a brick house wit...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a McCormick grain binder pulled by two horses in a field. A young child wearing a wide-brimmed hat is watching, and a horse-drawn buggy c...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A promotional card advertising farming land in northern Wisconsin. The image depicts four settler men, their two horses, and their dog outside a temporary...

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: A crowd gathers amid debris left from the aftermath of a tornado. Trees have been stripped of their limbs and bark, and houses have been flattened by the n...

Date: 1844 

Description: Hunters using rifles to kill buffalo (Plate 11). "This plate represents the familiar mode of procuring meat, practiced by all the voyageurs on the Misso...

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Family of Eight

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Family of eight seated in a semi-circle in yard with a stucco upright and wing house in the background.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Young woman on a driftwood stump, standing at the shoreline with what is probably Lake Michigan behind her. She is wearing a long skirt and a blouse, with...

Photograph

Thompson House

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The William Thompson family on the porch roof of their substantial brick bracket style house with shutters and with latticework at its foundation. A girl o...

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People on Horses

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Carriage in front of picket fence with people on horses and on porch of large brick house that has trim on porch top and three chimneys; house has 1868 dat...

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company featuring a color illustration of a well-dressed farmer riding a binder pulled by two horse...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Family of eight seated in a semi-circle in a yard with a stucco upright and wing house in the background.

Date: 1883 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the St. Paul harvester and Appleby cord binder manufactured by the St. Paul Harvester Works. The cover features a black...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A group of loggers at work in the woods with horses and a team of oxen. The men are cutting down fir trees to eventually be sold at market.

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Family around Fence

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Family in front of fence with picket gate; lady with open parasol, and boy sitting on top of fence with men behind. There is a frame house obscured by pine...

Date: 1870 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Whitewater, with insets.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Holiday card featuring a boy and his dog. The boy is wearing a white and blue sailor suit. The dog is sitting up and begging with a sprig of holly in his m...

Photograph

Mason Street

Date: 1889 

Description: Looking down street toward Lake Michigan, which is visible at the end of the road. The dirt street is lined with trees and houses. On the right stands a...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Birds-eye view of a Wisconsin Civil War regiment on parade in Fond du Lac, as drawn by Louis Kurz from the Marr Street Methodist Church. The regiment canno...

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