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Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Woman using a cranberry rake to harvest cranberries near Wisconsin Rapids.

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Odd Fellows Hall

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The Odd Fellows Hall, built in 1838, was the first to be built west of the Allegheny Mountains. The cornerstones were laid by P.G. Sire Thomas Widley, foun...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Exterior of Schlitz Brewing Company with two men and a boy in suits and hats in the foreground.

Date: 1902-05 

Description: Alexander Krueger standing amongst the grapes on the Paul C. Goetsch farm. A patch of strawberries grows next to the grapevines, as well as an orchard of p...

Date: 1974-05-03 

Description: Sid describes this imaginative drawing: "It is a world of mermaids, bull frog bands, singing trees, cricket juke boxes, mosquitos with three stingers, deer...

Date: 1878 

Description: Front of advertising card featuring a color illustration of a man using a Gale Chilled Plow (Albion, Michigan) with a donkey in a field. Another man is wal...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Born August 1, 1861, Samuel Sturgis was the younger brother of Nina Sturgis Dousman. He attended West Point Military Academy and had a distinguished career...

Date: 1986-04-11 

Description: Schoolgirl watches the monitor as she types her story on a word processor.

Photograph

Charles Baker

Date:  

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Charles Baker, Company B, 14th Wisconsin Infantry, who was killed in action.

Photograph

Oxen Pulling a Cart

Date: 1902-05 

Description: Two teams of yoked oxen pulling carts used to transport logs to, and lumber from sawmills. There is a large, wood frame two-story building in the backgroun...

Date: 1968-05-10 

Description: Sid has titled this imaginative drawing: "Today and Tomorrow — The Fisherman's Myth Never Flounders.: His caption reads: "Today it's a dream in a barber sh...

Date: 1949-04-24 

Description: Stanley and Nora Mockrud and their eight children sit in a front pew at Bethel Lutheran Church, 312 Wisconsin Avenue. The children (left to right) are: Nol...

Date: 1915 

Description: Photographic postcard of a man and a woman pushing their automobile through the mud because the wheels are caught in large ruts. Their feet have sunk to th...

Date: 1908 

Description: Outdoor portrait of the Alexander Krueger family posing along a fence in front of a Catalpa tree. Jennie and Edgar Krueger sit on top of the fence while Fl...

Date: 1948-07-25 

Description: Two members of the Scouting committee are presented with emergency service emblems while on duty at the Soap Box Derby; left to right: F. F. Malcomson, cor...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: French lithographed advertising poster for McCormick mowers. Includes color illustration and the text "R. Wallut and C., Paris", "Machines Mac-Cormick", an...

Date: 1859 

Description: Flyer and order form advertising McCormick's Reaper and Mower. Features the headline "15,000 sold in the last 4 years" under an illustration of the reaper...

Photograph

Samuel Chase

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Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of Sergeant Samuel Chase, Company F, 16th Wisconsin Infantry.

Date: 1902-05 

Description: Alexander Krueger standing in a field with stacks of pine cord piled all around him. Branches from the pines litter the ground. Trees line the perimeter of...

Date: 1965-05-07 

Description: Drawing of a fly fisherman standing and baiting his hook for his fly rod while standing by a stream. Sid's poem for the imaginative drawing: "When the P...

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