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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Men pose on top of and in front of the Spaulding, Van Hoosier & Company Sawmill.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: O-che-na-shink-kaa, or Man that Stands and Strikes, a Chief of the Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Tribe.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Kickapoo & Northern Railway locomotive and cars seen here after being derailed due to flooding on the Kickapoo River.

Date: 1897 

Description: Handbill advertising McCormick Harvesting Machines in German. Features an illustration of a grain binder in use.

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...

Photograph

Robert H. Spencer

Date: 1865 

Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of Lieutenant Colonel Robert H. Spencer, F & S, 47th Wisconsin Infantry, holding his sword in his left hand and his hat in...

Date: 1892 

Description: Illustration of "Voyageur with Tumpline". A tumpline is a strap attached at both ends to a load and used to carry the object by placing the strap over the...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Quite possibly this is the "View of Capt. L.M. Lange's Company" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Li...

Date: 1895-07 ca.

Description: Two men, W.M. Smith and W.H.D., rest on a large log over Little Bear Creek.

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on horseback trying to kill a bear (Plate 19). "The preliminaries of the hunt for the Grizzly Bear having been settled in the manner described in t...

Date: 1892 

Description: Group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of the Conrad Schmitt family of Muscoda. Emma Schmitt married Sherwin Gillett in 1906.

Date: 1899-03 

Description: Profile studio portrait of Winnebago man, Charkshepshutsker (Red Eagle), Head Chief. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Winnebago Tribes.

Date: 1899-10 

Description: Portrait of William Terrill Bradby wearing a headdress and holding a club. Part of the Algonquian and Pamunkey Tribes.

Date: 1850 

Description: Handbill or broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Features a small illustration of the machine followed by warnings to other manufactu...

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: A page from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper with two sketches and a narrative of the sinking of the sidewheeler passenger, Lady Elgin, i...

Photograph

Husking Corn

Date: 1899-10 

Description: A view of men and women husking corn in the field behind a farmhouse. Seated from left to right are August Prahl, August Krueger, Sarah Krueger, William K...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Group of tourists and crew members on the bow deck of the DELL QUEEN, an excursion boat that operated on the Wisconsin River at Wisconsin Dells.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Group of men outside tent with "The Boss" sign above door and labels on some of the fellows' shirts saying, "CTC," an abbreviation for the Chicago Travelin...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Boys outside tent that has sign, "Boys of the Hawthorne" above its door. This picture is identified as the Chicago Traveling Club's trip #8.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Mexkemahuastan, Indian Chief of the Gros-Ventres of the prairies.

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