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Fire Company Wagon

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: The first ladder wagon of Capitol Hook and Ladder Company #1 posed at the corner of Pinckney and Main streets to show off the length of the wagon and the 4...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman in "native" Hungarian costume, posing with a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as a...

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Field of Oats

Date: 1895-07-10 

Description: Two men stand in a vast field of oats on the farm of Fred Ashbrenner in Siegler. A frame farmhouse, farm buildings, and trees are in the background.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Ada Burlingame Bass, center, with her daughter Everetta, and parents Leroy J. (far left) and Alvina Burlingame (far right.) The other man and woman are un...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A young boy operating a corn binder pulled by two horses. The binder is moving along a row of corn. An empty carriage or buggy is sitting in a field in the...

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Greenwood Brewery

Date: 1886 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of a crowd visiting Greenwood Brewery. Individuals pictured include: First row, left to right: Anton Novy, Edward McDonough, Frank R...

Date: 1865 

Description: "The Southern Prisons of U.S. Officers: Scenes from life as a prisoner of war, with explanations--sketched by Lieut. & Top Eng'r O.R. Dahl, 15th Wisconsin...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman in "native" Tunisian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as...

Photograph

Eleazer Williams

Date: 1858 before

Description: Ferrotype/tintype of Eleazer Williams (circa 1788-1858). He faces slightly left and wears a dark suit with stand collar. Cheeks and lower lip hand tinted...

Date: 1886 

Description: Men and boys participate in the Western Rifle Association Tournament. Many of the participants are sitting under umbrellas and holding their guns. Severa...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Photograph of a drawing of an Indian aiming his bow and arrow, with one foot standing on an earlier kill.

Date: 1895-10-12 

Description: Forty-nine hogs at feeding time on the farm of William Miller. The hogs are eleven-months old and weigh approximately 260 lbs each. A wagon and horse team...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada Bass sits in a chair with her hair down, looking at a note, or possibly a photograph. An unidentified woman observes from the next room; decorative cor...

Date: 1852-06-24 

Description: Illustration of the Washington, D.C. Delegation of Indians. Five Indians pose with a man in a beard and suit. From Benjamin Armstrong, "Early Life Among Th...

Date: 1888 

Description: Front and back cover of catalog, featuring on the front an illustration of birds, mice, and flying insects near a wheat field. The back cover reads: "Manuf...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a grain binder pulled by two horses in a field. His switch is drawn. Farm buildings are in the distance.

Date: 1877 

Description: View of Spence's observation tower with a group of people standing on its upper balcony.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Ferrotype/tintype of Louisa Zimmer and Ada (?) Empey. The girl on the left is standing, facing halfway right, wearing a dark dress and ruched collar, her h...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954) and an unidentified young woman. Anita sits on a "well" and the friend sits on a swing in front of a...

Date: 1886 

Description: Participants at the Western Rifle Association Tournament in Wapello, Iowa. Many of the men are holding guns. A farmhouse and farm buildings are in the ba...

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