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"McCormick Day"

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Families and citizens with horse-drawn wagons gathered in a small town for delivery of McCormick farm machines from General Agent Daniel Klinedinst. Horses...

Date: 1891 

Description: Interior view of the Pullman sleeping car "Pioneer", which is arranged for daytime use, and showing the richly ornamented paneling and painted ceiling. Thi...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: The family of the Reverend John N. Fjeld (1818-1888) sits at a table in front of their wood frame house near the Vermont Lutheran Church. His wife Gunhild,...

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Woman with Infant

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: A young woman holding a baby wearing a long white baby dress.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The Edwin and Angeline Coe Hillyer family is grouped at the corner of a large Greek Revival house with ornamental railing work on its porch roof. A man is...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Group posed standing and sitting in the grass in front of a board house, possibly the Bill Jay family. The two seated children are probably Edward and Sadi...

Date: 1890 

Description: Group portrait of the Class of 1890, NY College of Pharmacy.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Interior of the Wisconsin Central Railway's Waukesha back shop. The elevated view is from the office of the superintendent.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A family of five is posed around a large frame house with carpenter's lace on its porch, a fan window in the gable end, half windows on the attic story on...

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Young Girl Reading

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A young girl, Dorothy Hubbard, sits on a hardwood floor surrounded by pillows and reads a book. Next to the girl a large house plant grows in a pot, and a...

Date: 1869 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of William Marriott Canby (1831-1904), American botanist and businessman. Canby involved himself in many diverse endeavo...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Family in yard, with a woman holding a baby. There is a girl with an apron-type dress with frame house behind that has nicely cut woodwork on porch. There...

Photograph

"Fred Ott's Sneeze"

Date: 1894 

Description: Printing-out-paper contact print of 45 frames of the 5 second film known as "Edison Kinetoscopic Record of a Sneeze" or simply "Fred Ott's Sneeze." The fil...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View of the Amund Rustebakke farm. Twelve haystacks dominate the center of the image. Nearby, people stand next to a frame house, with the village of Black...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view of the rear entrance to the Benjamin Walker castle (ca. 1862-1893) and its surrounding backyard, 900 block East Gorham Street.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A hose wagon of the Madison fire department races around the corner of North Pinckney and East Main streets. A dog is chasing the wagon.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the sidewheel packet, "Keokuk," at the Winona, Minnesota levee between 1858 and 1866. A barge and railway cars are in the foreground.

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two young Ho-Chunk women posed sitting on either side of a prop stone wall and prop wood fence. They are...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across street of dealership or agency building of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. Two men stand outside the storefront at two entrances. The...

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Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1865-04-10 

Description: Waist-up portrait of Abraham Lincoln.

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