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Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Exterior view of one of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger machine shops. The building was built in 1886 on the corner of South First Street and East Oregon...
Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Confederate Prisoners and Explos...
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: Slightly elevated view of farmyard with carriages, buggies and people. There is a wedding party in the front left corner.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Newspaper engraving of the building at Randolph and Dearborn Streets that served as the McCormick General Office from 1879 to 1885. An American flag flies...
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: People in farmyard on horse-drawn wagon with surrounding people standing or on horseback. Barn in background is wood frame with diagonal boards. Note als...
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company featuring color illustration of grain binders drawn by camels in a field. The caption reads...
Description: Family standing and on horseback in field with farmstead in background.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Elevated view of parade, looking down a broad street. It has been suggested but not verified that this view is in Superior, Wis.
Date: 1879 ca.
Description: Front page of 4-page advertisement with an illustration featuring a man using a team of horses to pull a grain drill in a field.
Date: 1882 ca.
Description: Inside spread of brochure featuring two color illustrations. The one on the left features the Improved No. 1. Combined Reaper & Mower. The right illustrati...
Description: Bird's-eye view drawing of the grounds of Villa Louis, the estate of the fur trading Dousman family. After the death of H. Louis Dousman's mother in 1882,...
Date: 1892-08-17 ca.
Description: Elevated view of a crowd gathered at the intersection of First and Main Streets to watch a bandwagon and animal cage pass in a circus parade. Probably the...
Description: Color illustration of a "McCormick Steel Harvester and Binder" from an advertising folder. Printed by Gies and Company, Buffalo.
Description: West Water Street seen from Grand Avenue.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Home with large yard with many trees and a fountain on the right. A smokestack is in the distant background. On the sidewalk are pedestrians, and on the r...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. This is a well in En-rogel.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Elevated view of east side of Main Street, with Raymond & Jones Hardware visible at 112 Main Street.
Description: First electric street railway service in Wisconsin.
Date: 1892 ca.
Description: The Lappin block, Ed. Carpenter, proprietor. Businesses on this block include: Bort, Baily & Co., Dry Goods and Carpets; A.F. Hall & Co., "The Reliable Jew...
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Men with guns and dogs and wagons in front of a rural post office. Some men have assumed exaggerated poses, probably for humorous effect.
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