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Description: Engraved bird's-eye view illustration of the "McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's Works," including railroad cars, smoke from smokestacks and factory wo...
Date: 1891 ca.
Description: Advertisement from the 1890-91 Madison City Directory. Includes Mayer's Saloon, and Pabst Bohemian keg beer, and a depiction of the brewery.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Exterior of building, with arched main entrance. The road in front is crowded with pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-drawn vehicles. On the left is a boat...
Description: Color illustration of the Rush Street Bridge and Chicago River as it appeared in 1861. Includes the C.H. McCormick Reaper Works on the far side of the rive...
Description: Comic strip showing man bombing a house because it is being sold to an African-American man. A police officer arrests the seller of the home for inciting t...
Date: date unknown
Description: View of the flouring and carding mills of J.A. Briggs.
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: Etching of interior of bonded warehouse with four men present, two conversing and two rolling barrels.
Description: Holiday card of a young boy dressed in a dark blue coat, mittens and hat. The symbol "AAA" on his hat stands for the "American Automobile Association". He...
Description: Memohead of the A. Gettelman Brewing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with the Gettelman name in a banner, the rest of the company name in a scroll-edged p...
Description: Letterhead of John J. Sherman, a real estate broker and tax, title, collection, and passenger agent in Wausau, Wisconsin, with images of men felling trees...
Description: View from bridge on river. Storefronts and homes line the road that stretches to the horizon.
Description: Tonyawatha Spring Hotel from a descriptive brochure. The hotel opened in 1879 and was destroyed by fire on July 31, 1895.
Date: 1871 after
Description: Collage depicting multiple McCormick buildings reconstructed or built after the Chicago Fire. The caption at bottom reads, "Rebuilt Chicago. — Buildings Er...
Description: Letterhead of Spafford, Cole & Lipke of Grand Rapids, Wisconsin, general merchandise dealers, with a front view of its two side-by-side buildings; the stor...
Description: Park Hotel from a map in the manuscripts division.
Description: Engraving of the first Science Hall at University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Description: Letterhead of Stanley & Camp, Jewelers, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Features a winged Father Time holding a large pocket watch in an extended hand, while a yo...
Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the International C-1 truck. Includes an illustration of a C-1 truck operated by Model Bakery in Saginaw, Michigan.
Description: Ethelwyn Farm (The Teachers' Country Club), on Lake Monona.
Date: 1916 ca.
Description: Black and red halftone print of the Model Home E3 exterior perspective drawing. Frank Lloyd Wright outlined his vision of affordable housing. He asserted t...
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