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Storm Snapshots

Date: 1917 

Description: A page of snapshots showing scenes at sea during a storm. Part of a scrapbook of photographs from Stevenson's service in World War I.

Date: 1911-07-15 

Description: Christening ceremony for the S.S. Harvester. The ship was built for the Wisconsin Steel Company, a subsidiary of International Harvester. The 545-fo...

Date: 1945-04 

Description: The sunrise aboard the USS "Relief" in the China Sea. The mast and bow of the ship are pointed eastward, into the fog and towards the rising sun.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View of ships moored in the harbor. Text on the ship on the right side of the photograph reads "Brookline" and the barge next to the ship is loaded with ra...

Photograph

Returning Soldier

Date:  

Description: A returning soldier hugs a woman on the dock, who is probably his girlfriend or wife. A military (naval?) ship is visible in the background.

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Unloading Iron Ore

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A view of an iron ore ship unloading. Several workers can be seen on board the ship. Writing on photograph reads: "Unloading Iron Ore At Sparrows Point, MD...

Date: 1874 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Chippewa Falls.

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: The cover from the 1926 schedule lists the ports of call for the Goodrich fleet and features a drawing of the "Alabama".

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: "Zenya" boat, owned by the Hull family, docked next to a Coast Guard vessel in La Pointe.

Date: 1938 

Description: A giraffe sticks its head out of an opening in a wooden box carried on the bed of an International D-40 as the animal is transported from New York to Calif...

Date: 1942-06 

Description: Sailors aboard the United Fruit Company's S.S. "Santa Marta", practice lifeboat drills in the Caribbean. All men are wearing life jackets, and two of the m...

Date: 1939-01 

Description: Holocaust survivor Susanne Hafner Goldfarb as a young girl, on deck of the S.S. Conte Bianco Mano, en route to Shanghai.

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene from Drake Expedition near Rio de la Plata, Brazil, ca. 1578.

Date: 1913-09-07 before

Description: One-page menu printed on a wide silk ribbon to commemorate the victory of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry at the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the steamer ship "Islander" leaving Mackinac Island. Writing on ship reads: "Islander" "Arnold Line" and "St. Ignace Mackinac Island" (bottom part...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An ice-covered car ferry, possibly docking in a harbor.

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Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down a busy Bermuda street featuring shops and horse-drawn carriages. A large ship is docked at left.

Date: 1908-09-17 before

Description: Dinner menu for the S.S. Marquette, with people in a rowboat near a larger ship, with windmills in the distance on shore. The image is signed "Heuss...

Date: 1885-09-04 before

Description: Exterior and interior bill of fare from The Chequamegon, with views on the back of rock formations, waterfalls, a spot illustration of a train going over a...

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved bird's-eye view illustration of the "McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's Works," including railroad cars, smoke from smokestacks and factory wo...

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