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Date:  date unknown

Description: A fleet of steamboats used by General Joseph Bailey of the Fourth Wisconsin Cavalry constructing a bridge across the Atchafalaya passage of General Banks'...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of the mouth of the Wisconsin River from a scenic overlook depicting a steamboat in the distance. Print is part of a series collected in Lewis' "Da...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Cotton King disk harrows. Includes an illustration of a steamboat and cotton plants.

Date: 1903-10-30 before

Description: One-page menu with a detachable postcard at the top, with a profile image of the steamer Washington of the Norfolk & Washington Steamboat Company, a...

Date:  

Description: View along shoreline of the sternwheel excursion, J.S., getting ready to leave for Winona. A crowd is watching from the landing. A crane on the fron...

Date: 1926-09-05 before

Description: Dinner menu for the Hotel Witter, with menu listing, flap, front, and back of self-folding mailer, and tipped-in photographic views of the dining room and...

Date: 1930 

Description: Cover from schedule showing passengers relaxing on the deck of a screw-driven passenger/freight vessel.

Date: 1861 

Description: Lithograph illustration of downtown Chicago near the Rush Street bridge (a "swing bridge"). The McCormick Reaper Works and other factory buildings are on t...

Date: 1862-01-04 

Description: Engraving of the city of Superior and Lake Superior, also depicting railroad piers, Minnesota Point, and the steamboat "Star". The engraving appears on a l...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Letterpress print of McCormick's Harvester and Self Binder (wire binder). The grain binder is operated by a man seated on the machine and pulled by two hor...

Date: 1901-03-21 before

Description: Supper menu from the S.S. Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse of the Norddeutscher Lloyd shipping company, Bremen, with an illustration of people on the top d...

Date: 1887 

Description: Engraving of Pittsburg Landing taken from a photograph a few days after the Battle of Shiloh (Tennessee), which occurred on April 6-7, 1862. The image sho...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: The sternwheel excursion, "J.S." in the moonlight on the Mississippi River taken in 1906.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lithographed drawing of the mouth of the St. Croix River depicting a sailing barge and steamboat in the distance. Print is part of a series collected in Le...

Date: 1860-09-22 

Description: Sketch from the "New York Illustrated News" of the sinking of the sidewheel passenger, "Lady Elgin". She was struck and sunk by the "Augusta" on Lake Michi...

Date: 1857 

Description: George W. Dawson, an African-American passenger from the steamer Central America swims to a piece of debris to which several men are clinging after...

Date: 1895 

Description: Drawing of the lake steamer, Michigan with another vessel in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The sidewheel excursion, Saint Paul, underway. In the background is the Alton Bridge. Later named Senator.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The sternwheel excursion, Sidney, on the Mississippi River at New Orleans. All three decks are full of passengers. Later named "Washington."

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Description: Letterhead of the William Rahr Sons' Company of Manitowoc, Wisconsin, "Maltsters and Roasters", with an elevated view of the company building on one side o...

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