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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Young girl in dress and bonnet posed with wood crate. The photograph was likely used by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's advertising department a...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Christian Turck House built in 1835 by Turck who was a German immigrant.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Advertising photograph of young girl in overalls and straw hat pointing to spot on a blank poster.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Woman dressed as a "dairy maid"(?) posed as if holding an imaginary cup or glass. The image was most likely used as a model for a color advertising illustr...

Photograph

Three Workmen

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Man posing on a telephone pole with climbing equipment, with two men standing below.

Date: 1900 after

Description: A view of storefronts on either side of a dirt road in the business district. Automobiles are parked on either sides, with two automobiles and a horse-dr...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A group of boys, most wearing caps, pose at the side of Madison's Third Ward School, also known as Brayton School. There are girls in the background.

Photograph

Bluff Street

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Looking east down dirt road. Commercial buildings and storefronts line the road.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Woman in a hat and dress sitting on a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men and boys working with steel rods and belt-driven machinery to make bolts inside an annex to the blacksmith shop at the McCormick Reaper Works. The fact...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Storefronts along a city street, including a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company dealership, and a Western Union Telegraph office. A cart loaded with bund...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men work with hot metal in what appears to be a forge at the McCormick Reaper Works factory.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group of men posing in a wooded area among liquor bottles that have been emptied into the snow, the result of a raid on a saloon in the town of Polar which...

Postcard

Covered Bridge

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Covered bridge over river.

Photograph

Playing Tennis

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Mixed doubles tennis game outdoors at the beginning of the 20th century, with a woman clad in long dress and upswept hair. A man wearing a tie is running b...

Photograph

Mower in Field

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A man uses what appears to be a mower drawn by two horses to work in a field. Farm buildings and other workers are in the background, as well as children...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men, women, and children - likely tenant farmers or "sharecroppers" - picking cotton by hand.

Photograph

Catherine Orb Seipp

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of Catherine Orb Seipp (1846-1920), widow of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp and owner of Black Point Estate. She is stand...

Photograph

Matt Family

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Charles Matt and his family posing around Mrs. Matt's chair.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of a vacation party on a cliff stairway overlooking a seashore. Several men and women in formal dress walk down the stairway. Heavily retouched image.

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