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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: 1835 ca.
Description: An illustration of three men sitting at a table in a saloon on a steamboat.
Description: Caa-taa-ke Mung-ga, or the Speckle'd Loon, Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Prarie...
Description: Druggist Junior Jones shows a customer some items from the J.N. Hegeman Pharmacy, 1218 Broadway.
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...
Date: 1892 ca.
Description: George "Uncle Riley" Thompson and his wife and children pose on their farm. The family are, from left to right: Bessie, mother Julia holding Rosie, Mamie (...
Date: 1862-04-05 ca.
Description: Engraved illustration for the story titled: "The Fight at Island No. 10". The view from the deck of a boat looks out at the approaching gun boats coming do...
Description: Flyer describing field trial victories by the McCormick binder. Features a small illustration of a farmer using the horse-drawn machine followed by testim...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Several people posed among farm implements in front of the machinery and insurance business of Gustav Reinhardt and Charles Pelunek (a.k.a. "Bohemian Charl...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Mr. Edward Schildhauer sitting at a desk and writing in a book.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Early carte-de-visite of a Ho-Chunk man identified as Moccasin. The backdrop indicates the photograph came from Charles Van Schaick’s studio, but it may ha...
Description: Advertising card for William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural equipment. Features a color illustration of men, women, and children in a f...
Description: Front of a card advertising the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. Illustrations show "primitive" harvesting methods alongside a McCormick binder and a...
Description: Railroad surveying party in camp somewhere north of Green Bay. The men were surveyors for the Chicago & Northwestern railroad extension.
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Two views of the interior of the LaFollette, Harper, Roe & Zimmerman law office. Mr. Zimmerman is sitting in his inner office; the lady in the foreground i...
Description: Chromolithograph card of a man from Norway in "native" Norwegian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set...
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Portrait of inventor and businessman Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884).
Description: Frederick Jackson Turner in office in Historical Society quarters in the Wisconsin State Capitol.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk man posed standing and a Ho-Chunk woman posed sitting in front of a painted backdrop. They are identified as Liddy Walkingclo...
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: Three men stand under the iconic mortar and pestle and striped awnings of E.A. Horn's Drugstore.
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