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Date: 1878 

Description: Painters working on the cornice of one of the four octagonal towers of the Wisconsin State Capitol. Also visible is the Italianate ornamentation of the iro...

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: The right half of an albumen stereograph of the Dahl and Amundsen families in front of the Amundsen home in Lodi, Wisconsin. From left to right seated are...

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: 1893 ca.

Description: Detail of view of office of the Board of Control of Wisconsin Reformatory, Charitable and Penal Institutions located in the Wisconsin State Capitol additio...

Photograph

Beef Slough

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Man with a pole stands at the Beef Slough.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Rear view of a farmer operating a horse-drawn mower in a field. The words "E Rees Howard Farm. Newton Square Phila." have been etched into the emulsion of...

Date: 1874 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, railroads, and roads. The map was compiled by the civil engineer and city surveyor agent H.I....

Date: 1879 

Description: Flyer advertising the McCormick Harvester & Self-Binder for sale through London agents Waite, Burnell, Huggins & Co. Features an illustration of the machi...

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Advertising brochure for the Minneapolis Twine Binder. Features a 2-panel inside spread with a color illustration titled: "Minnie looks after the sheaves."...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Chronicle newspaper office, the first building on the townsite of Superior, built in 1853 by William C. Howenstine, John T. Morgan, and August Zachau.

Date: 1868 

Description: Features an illustration of a man using a mower with a team of two horses. Caption below reads: "Here a stump is to be passed, as you now discover, And a l...

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: 1892 

Description: Victor L. Berger and Frederick Heath in Berger's room on Reed Street near Greenfield Avenue. Victor Berger was a founding member of the Socialist Party of...

Photograph

Grain Stacks

Date: 1895-09-09 

Description: View across field of two men leaning against an enormous stack of grain on the farm of August Schmidt. There are many more stacks of grain leading into the...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three men are posing in front of a farmhouse with farm equipment and carriages. One man is standing in the field, another man is driving a mower, and a thi...

Photograph

Lumber Camp Group

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Archie Young and crew at Yellow River camp.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of William H. Canfield (1819-1913), a Wisconsin civil engineer and surveyor who is best known for his studies of Sauk County's nat...

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...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait of Mary Elizabeth Mears, also known as Nellie Wildwood.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of men unloading lumber off a raft. A man at the left loads lumber onto a horse-drawn wagon while a man in an apron holds the horses. There is...

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