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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...

Photograph

Field of Oats

Date: 1895-07-10 

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.

Date: 1895-10-12 

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,...

Historical Object

McCormick Agency Sign

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Tin sign used to identify a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company dealership or agency. Includes a portrait of Cyrus McCormick and illustrations of a "harve...

Photograph

Starch Factory

Date: 1895-09-28 

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: 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....

Photograph

Man Milking Cow

Date: 1895 ca.

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: 1895 ca.

Description: Men walking across a bridge over railroad tracks.

Photograph

Conrad Seipp

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...

Date: 1890 

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.

Photograph

Farm Scene

Date: 1899 ca.

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.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Workers during the construction of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin building.

Date: 1871 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Champion reaper and mower manufactured by Whiteley, Fassler & Kelly. The cover features an illustration of a farme...

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...

Photograph

William H. Metcalf

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of William Metcalf seated sideways in a chair.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a young Ho-Chunk man posed sitting on the left wearing a striped suit and a bandana, and a young Ho-Chunk woman posed sitting on the rig...

Date: 1847 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of John Catlin and his wife, seated, facing forward. He wears a suit, and she a dark dress with white collar, and plaid ribbon cr...

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