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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...
Description: Group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of the Conrad Schmitt family of Muscoda. Emma Schmitt married Sherwin Gillett in 1906.
Description: View down sidewalk of a group of men and women standing near a large brick building. Bicycles are leaning against the curb and the side of the building. Th...
Date: 1867 ca.
Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) man standing in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a blanket over a shirt and trousers.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Stereograph of five raftsmen working a jack on a sandbar.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Elevated view of man posing in a fenced garden outside a house and storage buildings.
Description: Group portrait of men and women at a gathering at Jolly Lodge. The men are wearing knickerbockers, and the women are wearing long skirts with puffy sleeved...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereoview of the Dalles and the Saint Croix River with man in the foreground.
Description: A man transports nitroglycerin in a boat which has a red danger flag at the bow (unseen against the dark background).
Description: Stereograph of a group of men on a lumber raft holding a log vertical while other men push another log around it, creating a make-shift drill.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Chromolithograph advertising poster for C.H. and L.J. McCormick, "Manufacturers of Harvesting Machinery" with central color illustration of a man operating...
Description: Composite photograph of the Wisonsin Senate.
Description: A view of part of the interior of the Pharmacie Werner in Boulay, France. This region was part of Germany when this photograph was taken.
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: Friedrich Flersheim immigrated from Mecklenburg to Illinois in the early 1850s, and after farming for a time built this distillery on the Black River in Wi...
Description: View of William Krueger sitting on a bench next to the house, weaving a willow basket and smoking a pipe. In the background is a pedal grinding/sharpening...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Advertisement card that reads: "The Kirby. It Mows! It Reaps! It Rakes!" Includes a photograph that has been pasted onto the card of a man using the Kirby.
Description: Daniel Steele Durrie, librarian of the Wisconsin Historical Society, seated at his desk in the South Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol. This photograph...
Description: A man ties a rope around a log on a lumber raft.
Description: Composite of photographic portraits of the members of the Wisconsin State Assembly.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Composite layout combining family portraits with local views. Probably the family of Gerhard Gesell in Alma.
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