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Date: 1850 

Description: Broadside advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper, manufactured by the company then known as C.H. McCormick & Co. D.W. Brown of Ashland, Ohio was t...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Receipt issued by the American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions to Frederick Smith for a contribution of ten cents from the Sabbath School of the...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Elevated view from bluff looking down on city, with Lake Michigan in background. Detailed foreground with two boys playing with a grounded kite while a man...

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Custom House

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Clipping from a newspaper or magazine. Building on a corner with a Post Office sign on left side of building, Custom House sign on the right side. Horse-...

Date: 1850 

Description: Broadside advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper, manufactured by what was then known as C.H. McCormick & Co. Features an illustration of the reape...

Print

Little Falls

Date: 1853 

Description: Engraved image of a boat being towed through a canal at Little Falls by a team of horses. A small town is in the background.

Date: 1853 

Description: Engraved view of miners and hillside mines in the Lead Region.

Date: 1856 

Description: View along bridge of paddle boats and ships in the harbor, pedestrians, and the town in the background on the other side of the river.

Date: 1859 

Description: Flyer and order form advertising McCormick's Reaper and Mower. Features the headline "15,000 sold in the last 4 years" under an illustration of the reaper...

Date: 1858 

Description: Advertisement for Milwaukee and Mississippi Railroad. Features a woodcut of a train near the top of the page.

Date: 1850 

Description: Handbill containing directions for putting together and operating McCormick's reaper, manufactured by C.H. McCormick & Co. Headline over illustration of t...

Date: 1854 

Description: Broadside announcing the 1854 opening lecture of the Madison Institute, a private library and civic forum, on December 11, 1854, in the First Baptist Churc...

Date: 1854 

Description: A horse-drawn carriage is crossing the bridge. Right of center is the S. Ball's Candy Store.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Hobart church, built in 1839.

Date: 1858 

Description: A fire fighter stands over a fire as he trains his hose on the flames. This depicts the close proximity to the fire fire fighters were required to work be...

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with young girl holding a doll. She and her doll are both wearing a dress. The girl has her hair in a snood. A verse appears below, "S...

Date: 1858 

Description: View of the Fourth Street bridge with various buildings in the background.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Handbill for the Eagle Mower and Reaper distributed by A.G. Mott, general agent for Maryland. Includes the text "the best grass and grain harvester in use....

Date: 1855 

Description: Engraved portrait of Matthew Fontaine Maury (1806-1873) American astronomer, historian, oceanographer, meteorologist, cartographer, author, geologist, and...

Date: 1851 

Description: Handbill advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper, manufactured by C.H. McCormick & Co. Includes an illustration of the reaper in use. One man is dri...

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