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Railroad Office

Date: 1887 

Description: General office of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Company in the Mitchell Building in Milwaukee. Left to right: the individual seated in left...

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.

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Fenced Garden

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view of man posing in a fenced garden outside a house and storage buildings.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Group of men outside tent with "The Boss" sign above door and labels on some of the fellows' shirts saying, "CTC," an abbreviation for the Chicago Travelin...

Date: 1876-08-29 

Description: The extended family of Aslak Olsen Lie posed before the home he built in 1849 with his brother Ole after immigrating in 1848. The house is a combination of...

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...

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Morris Hillquit

Date: 1886 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Morris Hillquit.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Members of the Chicago Traveling Club are encamped on the shores of Lake Mendota and are posed with their tents, guns, cooking equipment, boat, paddles, sh...

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Elsa Seipp Madlener

Date: 1898-01-04 

Description: Waist-up standing portrait of Elsa Seipp Madlener on her wedding day. She is wearing a long sleeved dress with a high collar, lace bodice and a lace veil w...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Side view of two men using a McCormick twine self-binding harvester lead by three horses. The original photograph caption reads, "This machine represents t...

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Daniel Wells

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Daniel L. Wells.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of three men standing, one of whom is a little person, standing in front of a painted backdrop. All are wearing hats and the man on the lef...

Date: 1891 

Description: Back cover illustration of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows children and adults, some of them circus performers, inside a large tent...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: A group of well-dressed women, most of them seated on the grass, gathered for a picnic. They're assumed to be students of Rockford College.

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Josiah A. Noonan

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Josiah A. Noonan. He was born in Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York. Noonan came to Wisconsin in November of 1836. H...

Date: 1827 

Description: Kee-o-tuck-kee, Pottowattomie (Potawatomi) Chief.

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Olympia Brown

Date: 1865 

Description: Seated portrait of Olympia Brown.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railroad engine pulling a pay car. Identified employees include: (left to right) brakeman E.W. Sweet and fireman C...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two hunters check their shotguns while their hunting dogs wait in the field.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Women kitchen staff posed by tables set for a meal at Luther College. "View of the Dining Hall" as identified in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Vie...

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