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Railroad Men

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Group of railroad employees standing in the doorway of a store.

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Men with Plow

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Group portrait of men gathered in a farmyard, posed behind a plow. The plow has Argyle, Wisc. from Michalson Implement Company inscribed on the side.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A man carries a canoe on his shoulders while portaging through a thickly-wooded area.

Date: 1895-09-03 

Description: The Fred Judas family poses with their second crop of red clover, three miles south of Medford. With their rakes and mower, they are converting the red clo...

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Oat Plant

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two men demonstrating the height of oat plants grown in northern Wisconsin, near Antigo. The man on the right may be W.A. Henry.

Date: 1825 

Description: Engraved view of several wooden cranes extracting large stones from a cut during the construction of the Erie Canal. The rig in the foreground is horse-dri...

Date: 1886-02-28 ca.

Description: Aboard the emigrant ship "The Tuisko." Passengers meet on the deck on nice days for storytelling, watching whales and sea life, playing cards and dominoes....

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White River Bridge

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View down railroad tracks of three men standing on the White River bridge, six miles south of Ashland. This bridge was part of the Wisconsin Central Railro...

Date: 1895-07-16 

Description: A man stands in ten acres of flowering onion plants, planted for seed, in the Grant Bros. gardens. A horse pulls a buggy in the field in the background. Wo...

Date: 1884-07-10 

Description: Three men in matching hats pose with a photograph and a sign in support of Grover Cleveland.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Bucolic scene in Wisconsin illustrates agricultural prosperity after the depression.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Students and adults of the State School for the Blind pose for a group portrait in front of the building.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railroad engine pulling a pay car. Identified employees include: (left to right) brakeman E.W. Sweet and fireman C...

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Ripe Pumpkin Field

Date: 1895-09-27 

Description: In the cornfield of Jas. E. Seed, a number of large, yellow "Yankee" pumpkins ripen on vines. A man is crouched in the field, holding a pumpkin in his arms...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Log cabin on trailer pulled by two horses used in the presidential campaign in Wisconsin to promote the candidacy of Benjamin Harrison.

Date: 1884-06-05 

Description: Engraved portraits of candidates for the Republican Presidential Nomination. Chester A. Arthur, General John A. Logan, George Franklin Edmunds, and James G...

Date: 1825 

Description: Engraved view of boats being towed by horses through the Erie Canal at Lockport Erie Canal at Lockport. The horses can be seen on a high towpath at right....

Date: 1844 

Description: Choctaw Indians performing dance (Plate 22). "As I have mentioned in former pages that for nearly all their hunts, wars, or games, the events of which the...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Etching depicting the Battle of Shiloh, Tenn.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Group of men posing in front of and on the scaffolding surrounding the Montello School House. The building was completed in 1896.

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