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View of Brandon

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Elevated view of town, including a church and multiple surrounding buildings.

Photograph

Kunigunde Willms

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Vignetted quarter-length portrait of Kunigunde (Dorn) Willms (1857-1941) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her hair is pulled back, and she wears earrings, a white...

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved illustration of "Walnut Grove," the "homestead of the McCormick family" in Rockbridge County, Virginia. Cyrus Hall McCormick developed the first s...

Photograph

Manistee Ship

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The screw passenger and freight vessel, Manistee. Faint typing on picture describes the loss of the Manistee on November 16, 1883. The ship <...

Photograph

Gustav Willms

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Gustav Willms (c. 1854-1917) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was a cigar manufacturer.

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved bird's-eye view illustration of the "McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's Works," including railroad cars, smoke from smokestacks and factory wo...

Date: 1888 

Description: This late 19th century map of Price County, Wisconsin, shows landownership and waterfront acreages, the township and range system, towns, cities and villag...

Date: 1889-04-30 before

Description: Front cover and first two pages of the souvenir menu for the centennial of George Washington's inauguration at the Hotel Marlborough. The cover features a...

Date: 1880 

Description: A man posing in the doorway of Julius Schadauer's tobacco shop at 101 State Street.

Photograph

View from City Hall

Date: 1888 

Description: View looking northwest from Racine City Hall.

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved illustration of a man operating a horse-drawn McCormick harvester and twine binder in a field.

Date: 1885-08-26 

Description: Pencil on paper; Bascom Hall with domed cupola and weather vane at left of center, with other large building to right with four chimneys and hipped roof....

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View over Lake Monona with the Dane County Courthouse on the right.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: A farm family poses in front of farm buildings and farmhouse. The young daughters wear matching dresses. Men in the background stand with a team of oxen pu...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Thought to be the first soldier's monuments erected in the United States.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a raftsman holding a rope as a second man runs towards the edge of the raft.

Photograph

Mason Street

Date: 1889 

Description: Looking down street toward Lake Michigan, which is visible at the end of the road. The dirt street is lined with trees and houses. On the right stands a...

Date: 1883 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Racine looking south west, with insets of points of interest.

Postcard

Park Hotel

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Park Hotel. " 'Park Hotel' South Corner Capitol Park." The reverse side gives a description of the decor and furnishings and lists some of the surrounding...

Date: 1886 

Description: Men and boys participate in the Western Rifle Association Tournament. Many of the participants are sitting under umbrellas and holding their guns. Severa...

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