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Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Engraved portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick Jr. (1859-1936) by the American Biographical Publication Co., Chicago, Illinois. Mr. McCormick was the son of inv...
Description: Two men stand in a vast field of oats on the farm of Fred Ashbrenner in Siegler. A frame farmhouse, farm buildings, and trees are in the background.
Description: An engraving depicting a formally dressed family gathered around a Christmas tree, which is lit with candles.
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: The home of the Reverend Carl Christian Aas (1843-1898) and family. There is a rocking horse and baby carriage in the view. The stone house was the first p...
Description: Forty-nine hogs at feeding time on the farm of William Miller. The hogs are eleven-months old and weigh approximately 260 lbs each. A wagon and horse team...
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: A man in work clothes operates a horse-drawn mower in a patch of grass along a waterfront, while another man wearing a hat and tie looks on. Ships, a dock,...
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: Twenty-one members of the Gullik K. Springen family, and one dog, in a farmyard with carriage, two-story stone house, wood barn and stone barn in the backg...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Portrait of Mrs. Harry Adams seated in a residential interior. She is holding a flower in her lap.
Description: Elevated view of wagons filled with potatoes parked near a starch factory. In 1895, 125,000 bushels of potatoes were converted into starch. Railroad tracks...
Description: Two men are posed amid tobacco plants. Behind the men are a windmill and barn. In the center background a woman and a child stand near tall stacks of hay....
Description: A man sits on a stool and milks a cow outdoors near a fence. Another cow investigates the camera lens in the foreground.
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: In the distance, women stand in front of the Norwegian Lutheran Seminary. On the right is an octagonal outbuilding, possibly a carriage house. The seminary...
Description: Clara Middleton holds her naked infant son Forest on her lap. There are many throw pillows around them, including one that features a "W" and the cheer "U!...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Engraving for "Peterson's Magazine" of women in maids' uniforms sliding down an icy path in the snow.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Oval-framed quarter-length portrait of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp (1825-1890). He is wearing a suit and vest with bow tie. The collar of the suit coat ha...
Description: Two cyclists ride their bicycles past curious on-lookers.
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Engraving of Wahk-Tä-Ge-Li, a Sioux Indian in warrior dress.
Description: The Sjur Starkson Reque home. From left to right, seated, are Martha Reque, Mari Reque Lee, Brita Reque Quale, Nels Lee and Ole Quale. Standing are Anna Ma...
Description: A man wearing overalls, a man with a dog, and a man driving a team of two horses are posed among a herd of cows on a farm. Several barns, a fence, another...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Male students at the State School for the Deaf practice woodworking in one of the school's shops.
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