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Date: 1911-03 

Description: Workers use a rail car mounted crane to load pilings onto a barge. Bluffs are visible in the distance.

Date: 1911-03 

Description: A gasoline-powered launch tows a barge loaded with log pilings on the Wisconsin River to the Prairie du Sac dam site. Workmen drive the launch and guide t...

Photograph

Man Using Lathe

Date: 1935-04-09 

Description: C.H. Anderson uses a lathe at the City of Jacksonville Garage.

Date: 1955-01 

Description: Construction work on the mezzanine shelving in the old Library Periodical Room. The old shelving was reconfigured, beams installed, and an small office cr...

Date: 1911-04 

Description: Workmen pose on a steam-powered pile driver at work at the north end of the slough on the Wisconsin River. The railroad was extended from the village to t...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Reproduction of a carte-de-visite portrait of Theodatus Garlick (1805-1884), American surgeon and sculptor. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, Garlick was one of th...

Photograph

Selling Peaches

Date: 1923 

Description: A customer offers payment for fruit to a woman sitting at a small desk inside an orchard shed. Multiple rows of bushel baskets filled with peaches are line...

Date: 1935-04-09 

Description: N.M. Ulsch, assistant superintendent and bookkeeper, sits at a desk in the Street Cleaning Department of the City of Jacksonville offices.

Date: 1862 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite of Robert Kennicott (1835-1866), American Naturalist. After 1853 he worked for Spencer Fullerton Baird at the Smithsonian Insti...

Photograph

Bootleg Days

Date: 1933-08-23 

Description: Elevated view of six customers celebrating Bootleg Days at Arthur Janik's tavern "The Balcony Inn" at Lincoln and 33rd Streets. Arthur Janik was the propri...

Photograph

Men in an Office

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two men in a small office, probably a railroad station. On the right is a map on the wall, and below it is a Herring Hall Marvin safe.

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Construction work in the Historical Society Library Reading Room in preparation for installing linoleum floor tiles.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Indians thresh the first wheat at the Sac and Fox Agency in Iowa.

Date: 1969-07-01 

Description: The original caption reads: "Under a Banyan tree by the village well, neighboring farmers look over a farm tractor, first India-made one they have seen. Th...

Postcard

Lincoln Beachey

Date: 1912-09-25 

Description: Lincoln Beachey, the best known aviator of the exhibition era, performed in Wisconsin with his Curtiss Pusher airplane on numerous occasions. This postcar...

Date: 1935-04-09 

Description: J.H. De Fee, shop foreman, and W.R. Thomas, superintendent, sit behind a desk at the City of Jacksonville Garage.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1921 

Description: Main Street, where two young girls walk on the sidewalk, and a horse and carriage and two cars are parked in the street. There is a townhouse complex on th...

Photograph

Hotel Loraine Bar

Date: 1934-08-23 

Description: Art deco style bar in the Hotel Loraine at 119-125 West Washington Avenue, with an art deco cigarette machine. The bartender stands at his post behind the...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Technicians stand and sit in the paint(?) laboratory at the McCormick Reaper Works factory. Tables equipped with burners, beakers and other supplies stand...

Date: 1939 

Description: A man is standing at the open door on the driver's side of an International D-30 Special Dealers truck parked outside of an International Harvester agricul...

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