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Photograph

Cream Wagon

Date: 1895-07-09 

Description: Man driving a cream wagon pulled by a team of horses and loaded with dairy products.

Date: 1881 

Description: Back page of a four-page brochure. Features an illustration of a man using a horse-drawn harvester in a field.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Women and children visit soldiers at Camp Harvey. A long building with other people on a long porch is in the background.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio full-length portrait in front of Van Schaick's gazebo backdrop of a Ho-Chunk man, dressed in period clothes, standing next to a prop stone wall drap...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the McCormick Combined Reaping and Self-Binding Machines, as manufactured by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company [or possibly C.H. a...

Photograph

David Walter Jones

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of David Walter Jones. He was born on March 26, 1815, and came to Wisconsin from Fayette County, Pennsylvania in July of 1836...

Date: 1893 

Description: Front cover of a brochure for Champion Mowers and Binders. Features a color illustration of a man reclining in a chair, while holding a large sheet of pape...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Photograph of a drawing of an Indian aiming his bow and arrow, with one foot standing on an earlier kill.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Com-no-sa-qua, a Pottowattomie (Potawatomi) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, was drawn at the Treaty of Missinnewa (1827).

Date: 1876 

Description: Color chromolithograph illustration advertising poster for the Marsh Harvester, produced by Gammon and Deering Company. Printed by Charles Shober & Co., Ch...

Photograph

Simeon Mills

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Simeon Mills.

Photograph

Street Parade Rig

Date: 1870 

Description: Street parade rig, apparently to agitate against delays in construction of a railroad to connect Manitowoc to the west. In the background is a store owned...

Date: 1893 

Description: Front of advertising card featuring a color illustration of two men, each using a team of horses in a field to pull harvesting machines.

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1884 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing a "reaper used by ancient Gauls, First Century." The "reaper" is frame...

Photograph

Filling a Cup

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Wisconsin National Guardsmen in full gear. One man in the foreground fills a tin cup from a spigot.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a scenic backdrop of four Ho-Chunk men and four Ho-Chunk women posed sitting and standing. From left to right in the back are C...

Photograph

The Annie Girdon

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Sidewheel rafter, Annie Girdon. The crew is on deck and a raft of logs is in the foreground. Sign on wheel reads Annie Girdon, lightning pack...

Photograph

Charcoal Kilns

Date: 1895-09-27 

Description: Elevated view of men and horses standing atop the platform used to load wood into charcoal kilns, also known as pits. These kilns convert cord wood into ch...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Cut-taa-tas-tia, a celebrated Chief of the Fox Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, was drawn at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (1...

Date: 1873 ca.

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....

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