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Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Photographic reprint of a daguerreotype of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor in 1831 of the first commer...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Courtyard at Cliff House, a resort hotel built shortly after 1872 when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. The house has a stone first floor, a balcony on ea...

Date: 1865 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. John Maynard Woodworth (1837-1879), American physician and naturalist. In 1871, Woodworth became the first Surgeo...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View of the Koshkonong Hotel (later the Lakehouse Inn), a stone and brick hotel with a parapet roof on Maple Beach Road. People are in front of the inn. Ha...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Outdoor view of two men standing and two women sitting in a grassy field. They are possibly members of the Park and Pleasure Drive Association, of which Ch...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Advertising brochure for the Ohio Mower and Reaper manufactured by Ephraim Ball. The advertisement features a line drawing of men using two mowers pulled b...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Cigar workers on the sidewalk in front of the Willms home, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They are young men and older boys, some in aprons. Anna Willms (b. 1881)...

Drawing

American House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A drawing of the American House, 1 North Pinckney Street. It burned down in a fire in 1868.

Date: 1862 

Description: Lithographed poster listing officers and men, most notably Colonel Cadwallader C. Washburn.

Photograph

Hutson House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of the Hutson House, with people standing on its balcony and porch.

Photograph

Cutting Grain

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Two women and six men are cutting grain or hay using hand tools and horse-drawn implements. Behind them is a frame house.

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Interior view of lobby area with several people sitting in chairs. Manuscript notations on the mount makes much of the fact that it was photographed at ni...

Date: 1859 

Description: Handbill for Kirby's American Harvester, a combined reaper and mower. The advertisement features two line drawings of the machine in use, as a reaper and...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Elderly man posed sitting in a chair and an elderly woman standing, probably in a bedroom. Perhaps the Peterson family.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Frank Winneshiek (WaConChaHoNoKah), left, and Henry Winneshiek (WaConChaRooNayKah). Both wear traditional beaded shirts, garters, and Ho-Chunk-style moccas...

Date: 1864 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Daniel C. Eaton (1834-1895), American Botanist. In 1864 (the year of this photograph), Eaton became a professor of bo...

Photograph

Turner House

Date: 1875 

Description: Exterior view of the Turner house, which was erected by John Turner to house railroad men and construction officers.

Manuscript

Remember Ellsworth!

Date: 1861 

Description: Letterhead illustration of Colonel Elmer Ellsworth, the first casualty of the Civil War, under the caption "Remember Ellsworth!" Colonel Ellsworth was kill...

Photograph

Pond and Farmstead

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: View from above, of a pond and a farmstead. A man is in a boat on the water and another man is in a wagon on shore near a fence. In the background are so...

Date: 1886 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the Gogebic Range iron miners.

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