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Description: Memohead of the Buckstaff-Edwards Company of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, manufacturers of coffins and caskets and wholesale dealers in caskets and undertaking supp...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across water towards the small Geneva Lake steamer, the "Loreley," approaches the pier at Black Point. The captain stands at the wheel. There is a ca...

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: 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...

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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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The sternwheel excursion, "Sidney," loading passengers at Red Wing. The gangplank is lowered and passengers can be seen on deck and on the landing. Later n...

Date: 1962 

Description: Label for Chief Oshkosh Beer with an arrowhead-shaped shield in the center bearing the name of the brew. There is also a depiction of the brewery with Lake...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of Savannah, Illinois, depicting a small town along the shore of the Mississippi River. There is a steamboat in the foreground. Print is part of a...

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: 1910 ca.

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

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: 1951-07-21 before

Description: Luncheon menu for the S.S. Argentina, with a map of Argentina with spot illustrations for the provinces and featured products or symbols, the coat o...

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:  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: 1879-08-09 before

Description: Dinner menu from the Steamer Japan of the Lake Superior Transit Company, with a panel including a stalk of bamboo, a dragonfly, and a butterfly, and...

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: 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:  date unknown

Description: La Crosse and scenery above.

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: 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...

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