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Date: 1868 

Description: George W. Hall, Jr., noted Evansville, Wisconsin, circus performer, as a young boy, holding a snake and wearing copper-toed boots.

Date: 1866 

Description: A dirt road passes through the battlefield, with fortifications on the sides. It is a lightly forested area. A horse and buggy are among some trees in the...

Date: 1893 

Description: Front of advertising card featuring a color illustration of two men, each using a team of horses in a field to pull harvesting machines.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Advertising card produced by Warder, Mitchell and Company, manufacturers of the Champion line of agricultural machinery. Features a color illustration of a...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

"New York Journal" Dinosaur Article

Date: 1898-12-11 

Description: An article entitled "Most Colossal Animal Ever On Earth Just Found Out West", about the discovery of brontosaurus remains. The article includes illustratio...

Date: 1865-03 

Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment, 1865 or 1870. Popular cards sold in great quantities as benefit items ($9 per 100), so great was this...

Photograph

Hotel Juneau

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Necedah, Wisconsin. 1895-1899. Hotel Juneau with several people on front porch and balcony. On the middle balcony appear (the sequence is ambiguous) : Sila...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: The Sjur Starkson Reque home. From left to right, seated, are Martha Reque, Mari Reque Lee, Brita Reque Quale, Nels Lee and Ole Quale. Standing are Anna Ma...

Photograph

Women on Horses

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Family in yard with two women on horses, one man with rifle and one man with hoe. Stone house behind with frame building in background and windmill at side...

Date: 1895-09-03 

Description: The Fred Judas family poses with their second crop of red clover, three miles south of Medford. With their rakes and mower, they are converting the red clo...

Date: 1897 

Description: An advertisement designed with images of three hand fans decorated with scenes of farmers using McCormick farming machinery. A ribbon across the bottom car...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Family seated in yard with woman holding parasol and large stone house with frame addition, and a wooden porch roof. There is a barn and animals in the bac...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Abraham Schmocker, a "hermit" who lived in "Stumptown" near Alma, seated on a bench outside his log cabin, holding a kitty. He was a Swiss immigrant, arriv...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Herds of bison and elk on the Upper Missouri River.

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...

Photograph

Forest and Rabbit

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton sits in a wicker rocking chair holding a rabbit. There is a plant on a small stand on the left.

Date: 1875 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Eagle Mowing and Reaping Machine Company featuring an engraved illustration of a farmer riding a horse-drawn mower...

Date: 1896 

Description: Tree-lined State Street from Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Traffic on State Street includes a well-dressed gentlemen on horseb...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking east toward Lake Michigan from a bluff, long since graded into a slope, at about 6th Street between Wisconsin Avenue a...

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