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Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man wearing dress clothes and holding a raised switch drives an ox-drawn mower down a path in a field. The man is also wearing a bowler or derby hat and...

Photograph

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: 1899 ca.

Description: A man in coveralls operates a horse-drawn mower on the grounds of a large estate or park. Several benches appear on the perimeter of the grounds.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a Ho-Chunk man, woman, and girl, all posed standing. They are identified as David Goodvillage...

Date: 1897-09-25 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of Thomas Turvill, William Turvill and Anna McConnell. They are sitting on the ground with a dog in front of the Turvill family home...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the shingle mill near Mellen, with five men, probably employees, posing on and near the outdoor stairway of a building. From bottom to top...

Date: 1897 

Description: Handbill advertising McCormick Harvesting Machines in German. Features an illustration of a grain binder in use.

Photograph

Grain Stacks

Date: 1895-09-09 

Description: View across field of two men leaning against an enormous stack of grain on the farm of August Schmidt. There are many more stacks of grain leading into the...

Date: 1899 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of eight members of the Thwaites family. Three of the women are sitting, and one has a young boy sitting in her lap. Two men, a woma...

Date: 1896 

Description: Indian boys and girls pose for a group portrait outdoors in front of the government school.

Date: 1896 

Description: Front cover of catalog featuring an illustration of a group of men looking at a Champion Mower in the barnyard of a farm. There is a dog in the foreground,...

Date: 1894 ca.

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

Date: 1890 

Description: Sigvart Solbrg, (left) and Anton Follstad, (right) sawing a tree down during winter.

Date: 1894 

Description: Catalog cover featuring illustrations along with the text: "The Foreign Commisioners Visit the Northwest, and Learn Why Bonanza Farming Pays." At the top i...

Photograph

Wedding Portrait

Date: 1895-02 

Description: A couple, possibly Gust Schultz and Ida Gehring, poses for a wedding portrait in front of a painted backdrop. She is wearing a long dress with a veil, and...

Date: 1893 

Description: Catalog cover with text: "Oscillator = Thresher" Also includes color illustration of a young girl sitting on a tree swing. Behind her, men women and childr...

Date: 1899-02 

Description: Portrait of Gegwejiwebinung or Gaygwachewaybinanung (Trying To Throw) or Gayshiqonnayyash (Swift Feather), Called Red Blanket,with Headdress and Bear Claw...

Date: 1896-05 

Description: Minnie Oakley and Florence Baker Hayes (reaching for a book), two Historical Society librarians, during the period when the Society was housed in the South...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a horse-drawn grain binder in a field while another man in work clothes looks on. Two men in dress clothes sit in a buggy in the same fie...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of people, horses, and wagons gathered in the center of Fountain City to celebrate McCormick Day. Scherer's Hotel is at left. The event was o...

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