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Date: 1879 

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

Date: 1880 

Description: Front of card with an illustration over an orange background of a man using a team of horses to pull a reaper in a field.

Photograph

River Drivers

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Crew of river drivers moving logs off of rocks below a dam probably on the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Green Bay Intelligencer Newspaper Office. This was the first newspaper published in Wisconsin. The building was on Main Street. This drawing appeared in...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Street with Gesell Photographic Studio, which is built into the side of a bluff, about 1895. His studio was on Main Street from 1877-1903. Miller and Co. L...

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: 1886-05-04 

Description: A photograph of a painting depicting the bomb exploding at police as they approach the wagon to tell the crowd to disperse from Haymarket Square. Shrapnel...

Photograph

Sacking the Rapids

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Log driving crew maneuvering logs through rapids below a dam, probably on the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1899 

Description: Catalog for Champion binders, reapers and mowers. Features a color illustration across front and back covers. In the center are two boys standing and peeri...

Date: 1884 

Description: Advertising handbill for the Osborne Self-Binding Harvester with text reading, "The Osborne Gold Medal" and "A Perfect Success in Every Field."

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Business stationery of George B. Peck, editor of Peck's Sun, a Milwaukee newspaper. Peck was well-known for his humorous column, "Peck's Bad Boy," a...

Date: 1895 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for D.M. Osborne and Company showing a "scene in the Osborne rolling mill." The Osborne company manufactured agricultural m...

Date: 1897 

Description: Handbill advertising McCormick Harvesting Machines in German. Features an illustration of a grain binder in use.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Construction workers at the site of the new city hall. William Waters, architect.

Photograph

Asa Gray, Botanist

Date: 1864 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Asa Gray (1810-1888), American botanist. His most popular botanical publication, "Gray's Manual", remains a standar...

Date: 1895 

Description: A cartoon comparing two farmer's experiences, one with McCormick machinery, and one with "ordinary" binders. The caption at the bottom reads: "He Laughs Be...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Drawing of Thomas I. Kidd

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three-quarter-length drawing of Thomas Kidd speaking and gesturing.

Photograph

J.L. Miller and Co.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Outdoor group portrait of, left to right, William F. Fuller, James L. Miller, and Albert Zimmerman standing outside their shop at 24 W. Mifflin Street. In...

Date: 1897 

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...

Date: 1869 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Thomas Potts James (1803-1882), American Botanist. Working for most of his early life as a pharmacist in Philadelphia...

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