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Photograph

Cream Wagon

Date: 1895-07-09 

Description: Man driving a cream wagon pulled by a team of horses and loaded with dairy products.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Train at the Kilbourn City (now known as Wisconsin Dells) railroad depot, with a crowd of people on the platform.

Date: 1843 

Description: Exterior of two-story wood building. A horse is tied to the post at the right, and a cart stands in front of the building. A couple is walking on the boa...

Date: 1881 

Description: Back page of a four-page brochure. Features an illustration of a man using a horse-drawn harvester in a field.

Date: 1862-12-17 

Description: Illustration depicting a battle. In the foreground injured soldiers are gathered on and around the porch and yard of a house. In the background are columns...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Women and children visit soldiers at Camp Harvey. A long building with other people on a long porch is in the background.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the McCormick Combined Reaping and Self-Binding Machines, as manufactured by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company [or possibly C.H. a...

Date: 1876 

Description: Color chromolithograph illustration advertising poster for the Marsh Harvester, produced by Gammon and Deering Company. Printed by Charles Shober & Co., Ch...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Seifert's watercolor is fairly large, measuring 27" wide by 21" high, and provides a detailed depiction of a nineteenth century Wisconsin farm. The small s...

Photograph

Street Parade Rig

Date: 1870 

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...

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.

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1884 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing a "reaper used by ancient Gauls, First Century." The "reaper" is frame...

Photograph

Charcoal Kilns

Date: 1895-09-27 

Description: Elevated view of men and horses standing atop the platform used to load wood into charcoal kilns, also known as pits. These kilns convert cord wood into ch...

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...

Book or Pamphlet

Deering Advertising Catalog

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Back cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features a color illustration of a young boy...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: People are sitting in a horse-drawn wagon and standing next to farm machinery, including a dump rake and a hay mower. A barn is behind them.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Site of the Battle to Antietam, The Dunker Church. A group of men stand among trees on the left. Horse-drawn carriages are under trees on the right.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: A boy and a man hold up small white pine trees while workers plant them at Alexander Lake's nursery. In the background are horses and wagons. A farm buildi...

Photograph

Pinckney Street

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View overlooking Pinckney Street on the Square with the American Hotel in the background.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a large crowd gathered on a dirt road in front of a strip of commercial buildings to celebrate the arrival of a McCormick agricultural equ...

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