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Date: 1897 

Description: Official copy of Cyrus McCormick's 1834 reaper patent. This copy was made by the Patent Office at the request of the McCormick family.

Date: 1897 

Description: Portrait of Jessie Turvill Thwaites, wife of the Wisconsin Historical Society Director Ruben Gold Thwaites. She is sitting sideways in a chair, and is hold...

Date: 1897 

Description: Outdoor portrait of Kent Wood sitting on a wooden wheelbarrow against a wall holding a pipe. He has his right arm resting on a wooden box. A dog (at the ed...

Date: 1897-05-05 

Description: Elevated view of Wisconsin Central freight cars in a rural storage yard near Manitowoc.

Date: 1897 

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

Photograph

City of Madison

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the city of Madison, seen from atop Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1897 

Description: A view of Madison from a lake shoreline. Unknown location.

Date: 1897 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Plano Manufacturing Company, manufacturers of grain binders, mowers, headers, reapers, and hay rakes. The cover fea...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of William Tennant, standing with short pants that reveal his prosthetic legs. He holds a newspaper in his...

Date: 1897 

Description: Interior view of traveling library station including a sign that reads "Chew Fame" and a wood burning stove.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Mary Margaret (Margery) Bish, young daughter of the photographer and later Mrs. Clyde Bowman, sits on the lap of an older woman, possibly her mother.

Date: 1897 

Description: A map of Wisconsin showing the self-supporting churches, Home Missionary churches, stations not organized, Sunday schools of C.S.S. Society, Congregational...

Date: 1897-08-28 

Description: Receipt for trees and shrubs purchased from Commercial Nurseries of Council Bluffs, Iowa, by Nina Dousman for gardens at Villa Louis.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Topographical map of Stanley McCormick's Riven Rock estate in El Montecito, Santa Barbara County, California. The map is identified as a map of a survey co...

Date: 1897-05-15 

Description: Elevated view of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway yards looking northwest. The elevator of the Northern Grain Company is in the middle distance.

Photograph

The Eyerley Family

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: F.D. Eyerley sits with his wife and his daughter on the front stoop of their home on West Johnson Street. They are reading from a book. A small, wicker roc...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: De Pere lock on the Fox River with a construction crew at work. This is the only wooden lock on the Fox River.

Date: 1897 

Description: Interior view of a traveling library depository.

Date: 1897 

Description: Men ice skating on Lake Monona, with two young boys. Other skaters are behind them, and the far shoreline is in the background.

Date: 1897 

Description: Outdoor portrait of Kent Wood, with a pipe in his mouth and sitting in a cart, posing with two dogs. All three are in profile. The side of a building is be...

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