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Description: Workers use a rail car mounted crane to load pilings onto a barge. Bluffs are visible in the distance.
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...
Description: C.H. Anderson uses a lathe at the City of Jacksonville Garage.
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...
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...
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...
Description: N.M. Ulsch, assistant superintendent and bookkeeper, sits at a desk in the Street Cleaning Department of the City of Jacksonville offices.
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...
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...
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.
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...
Description: Lincoln Beachey, the best known aviator of the exhibition era, performed in Wisconsin with his Curtiss Pusher airplane on numerous occasions. This postcar...
Description: J.H. De Fee, shop foreman, and W.R. Thomas, superintendent, sit behind a desk at the City of Jacksonville Garage.
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...
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...
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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