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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...

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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.

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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...

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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: 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: 1873 ca.

Description: Three men with hats are in a field with a reaper and grain cradle. Two children (their images are blurred) are sitting in front of them. A farmstead is i...

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.

Photograph

Starch Factory

Date: 1895-09-28 

Description: Elevated view of wagons filled with potatoes parked near a starch factory. In 1895, 125,000 bushels of potatoes were converted into starch. Railroad tracks...

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Group Portrait

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A group of unidentified men, women and children photographed on a bentwood bench outdoors. One girl holds a doll, and a woman holds an infant.

Date: 1892-03 

Description: Engraving of voyageurs gathered around a fire at their camp.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of Menomonie. A group of people sit on a hill in the foreground overlooking the town.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Soldier-farmer, "Jeffy" (Jefferson) Davis, in full uniform with a straw hat is giving feed (bonds) to a sow (the Confederacy). The sow is in turn feeding i...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: "The Soldier's Dream of Home", a Currier and Ives lithograph, handcolored.

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Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Portrait of Lucius Fairchild as a young man.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operating a horse-drawn mower enters a gate in a split-rail fence. A dirt road leads off into the distance. There are also several wooden farm bui...

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