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Date: 1884 after

Description: Subheading states the center building to be the oldest house in Milwaukee, and built by Matthias Stein in January 1838. The home is only two stories tall,...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A rooster with a Union flag, representing the Union army, is facing a chicken (with what appears to be ostrich legs) with a piracy flag, which is supposed...

Date: 1878 

Description: Front and back of advertising card for the New Gale Chilled Plow. On the front is a color illustration of a man sitting at the base of a tree pulling the t...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Uncle Sam and General Winfield Scott discuss what to do with a Secession snake. Uncle Sam sits in a chair which is tipped back and his foot is resting on a...

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Woodruff's Battery, Culps Hill i...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a Native American man, a Ute Indian, seated with a dog.

Photograph

Cows on the Beach

Date: 1894-06-10 

Description: View of cows on the beach on the Illinois shore.

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Field Hospital on the Right of C...

Photograph

Union Depot

Date: 1885 

Description: Elevated view of Reed Street from the corner of South Water Street. This depot served the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul, the Wisconsin Central, and the...

Date: 1893 

Description: Illustrated inset in a Plan Manufacturing Company advertisement depicting a "Plano" rooster chasing a "competitor" rooster. The text reads, "The Light Runn...

Photograph

Lumber Camp Group

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Archie Young and crew at Yellow River camp.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A chicken with most of its feathers missing is wearing a hat and a sword. Below is the caption, "A Confederated Chicken after the Cock of the Walk, (Uncle...

Date: 1887 

Description: Cover of advertising catalog for the Excelsior line of harvesting machines manufactured by Hoover and Gamble. Features an illustration title: "Napoleon cro...

Date: 1842 ca.

Description: Large volume rare book entitled "United States Exploring Expedition". During the years 1838-1842 and under the command of Charles Wilkes,U.S.N. An Atlas of...

Date: 1893 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. At the center is a portrait of Cyrus McCormick inside an egg shape with...

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...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A replication of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Depicted is the Damascus Road, the site where Saint Paul is believed to have converted to Christianity.

Date: 1865-04-29 

Description: Illustrations on the "National Police Gazette" front page depicting various events regarding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

Photograph

Raft of Lumber

Date: 1887 

Description: A raft of lumber which has been floated down the Wisconsin River to be broken up and sold. Two men stand on the raft, each near lumber stacked on a cart, o...

Date: 1889 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of ten men standing behind a team of two horses in the snow. Standing directly behind the horses in front of the sled loaded with lo...

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