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Date: 1886 

Description: First electric street railway service in Wisconsin.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Men with guns and dogs and wagons in front of a rural post office. Some men have assumed exaggerated poses, probably for humorous effect.

Date: 1892 

Description: Photographic print of an engraved image showing a robed missionary standing in a birch bark canoe paddled by four Native Americans and another man who appe...

Date: 1821 

Description: Engraving depicting the Schoolcraft expedition crossing the Ontonagon River to investigate a copper boulder.

Date: 1886 

Description: Front cover featuring illustrations of wheeled scrapers, drag scrapers, railroad plows and road graders.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Two lumber rafts with men aboard floating down the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1897-09-25 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the Turvill brothers. All three men have beards. They are posing sitting on the ground in front of the family home. The man on th...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: View of the S.L Sheldon Company Warehouse and Office. Outside of the building, there is a bustling street filled with pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles....

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Elevated view of farmers lined up in horse-drawn wagons loaded with their new McCormick farm machines. Their wagons are adorned with "McCormick" signs and...

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his arms spread wide, speaking from the back of a wagon. It was in part due to his vigorous speaking style that La Follett...

Date: 1896 

Description: Members of the University of Wisconsin Glee, Banjo and Mandolin Club posing at the rear of a train during the Spring Tour of 1896. Railroad employees and o...

Photograph

Harvesting a Field

Date: 1895-10-17 

Description: Elevated view from hill of a large group of men harvesting a field. Four men are standing atop a mound of what appears to be straw or hay. A steam thresher...

Date: 1892 

Description: Fifth page of calendar for September and October, 1892. Features two illustrations: the top one of a man using a team of horses to pull a Buckeye harvestin...

Photograph

Bad River

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Man in canoe close to shoreline with bridge in background.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View from pier of groups of people walking along a Lake Monona dock and on the walkway to the shore. On the right is an excursion boat with a United States...

Photograph

Portage Railroad

Date: 1884 

Description: A group of men and boys posed around Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway locomotive # 313, a switch engine. The Fox House is in the background.

Photograph

Stern-Wheel Skiff

Date: 1894-06-03 

Description: View on the Ohio River of a skiff with a small paddle wheel at the stern. There are three men aboard the boat.

Date: 1887 

Description: Mill workers in the yard at Ramsay & Jones Mill.

Photograph

Boys with Bicycles

Date: 1899-08 

Description: Three men stand in a field, next to their bicycles. From left to right stand Herman Reich, August Kressin, and Eddie Wendorf.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithographic view of Four Legs Village at the outlet of Lake Winnebago. There are is a person in a canoe on the river and a large tree in the foreground. S...

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