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Senior High School

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Workers pose on scaffolding in front of the Senior High School during construction. A child and man with a bicycle are on the lower left side underneath th...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A man with his back turned poses on a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder in a field. On his left are four females including a woman, one younger woman, and...

Photograph

Samuel Barber Home

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Samuel Barber's frame house with porch along front with carpenter's lace and trim at roof line. There are farm buildings in the background. Samuel Barber...

Date: 1896-05 

Description: The office of Historical Society Librarian Isaac Bradley in the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Bradley, who joined the Society staff in 1...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Side view of a man on a McCormick grain binder. Two men stand in front of the horses, and in the background is a Presbyterian church. The church has elabor...

Date: 1879 

Description: Features a color illustration of a man using a horse-drawn sulky rake.

Date: 1892 

Description: Third page of calendar for May and June, 1892. Features two illustrations: the top one of a man using a team of horses to pull a Buckeye harvesting machine...

Photograph

Farm Boys on Horses

Date: 1894-05-27 

Description: Farm boys watering horses. Two of the young men are seated on horseback while a third stands near them.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View towards front entrance of the partially constructed Senior High School. A man is walking up a board into the open doorway of the school. A horse is st...

Date: 1896-05 

Description: Minnie Oakley and Florence Baker Hayes (reaching for a book), two Historical Society librarians, during the period when the Society was housed in the South...

Date: 1884 

Description: Stereograph of three-story brick building on a dirt road.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A group of men working in a field with farm buildings in the background. A man wearing a wide brimmed hat stands on top of a large pile of hay holding a fa...

Date: 1882-09 

Description: An original colored lithograph advertising the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, and Omaha Railway, also "Known as The Royal Route." The poster features the...

Date: 1892 

Description: Portrait of Daniel Steele Durrie (1819-1892), American librarian. Durrie served as the librarian for the State Historical Society of Wisconsin (now the Wi...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Elevated view of factory workers entering the Oakley Avenue gate of the McCormick Reaper Works. The men are filing in from the street, passing railroad box...

Date: 1875 

Description: Flyer advertising the McCormick Harvester, also called a binder. Features a small illustration of the machine in use in a field, surrounded by testimonial...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Reuben Gold Thwaites, secretary of the State Historical Society, at his desk in the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Thwaites succeeded Lym...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A group of men uses a McCormick wire grain binder led by two horses to harvest a field crop. A horse-drawn carriage is in the background. The original capt...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Includes an illustration of a well-dressed farmer operating a...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: George "Uncle Riley" Thompson and his wife and children pose on their farm. The family are, from left to right: Bessie, mother Julia holding Rosie, Mamie (...

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