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Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Man harvesting grain with hand cradle in a field. There are many haystacks in the field in the background.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Main Street in Deerfield. Handwritten note: "Dear Ella: May you have a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year. M.A.E."
Description: Philp La Follette, Mary La Follette, and Robert La Follette, Jr. playing in costume in the front yard of their home. Phil wears a top hat and long coat. Ro...
Description: Part of Deerfield, Wis. -- viewed from the East. Handwritten note: "Dear Ella, Here comes the postal I am owing you. I got home Tue. eve from Brickson Bros...
Date: 1905 after
Description: Color image of courthouse with a large tree in front. View taken at an angle to the building from across the street. Horse-drawn carriages are on the roa...
Description: A man and a boy are each driving their own mower. Each mower is pulled by two horses. The young boy is waving his hat. A man on the right is riding in a b...
Description: Aerial view of the Mississippi River with log rafts.
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: Poster advertising Deering harvesting machinery. Features a woman eating cherries.
Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, post offices, and farms. On the top, bottom, and sides of map are advertise...
Date: 1902 after
Description: Hand-colored Mississippi River view with steamboat and rowboat in the river.
Description: Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr., speaking to a crowd in a Los Angeles park. This photograph was used to illustrate the brochure "La Follette on the Firi...
Description: A young man is shown riding a mule. He is transporting harvested sugar cane.
Description: Elevated view of students at the Hillside Home School performing a may pole dance while an audience looks on. Dance instruction at the school was provided...
Description: Railway passenger depot in Ashland (?), Wisconsin.
Description: The La Follette Family in a boat, probably on Lake Mendota, with Gilbert Roe, La Follette's law partner, and his wife. Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr.,...
Description: View from shoreline of Syl wearing a short cape fishing from a small pier on a lake or river. A rowboat is tied to the dock. A small stretch of beach leads...
Description: View across field towards farm workers posing while harvesting grain. Two McCormick grain binders drawn by mules are in the distance.
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of an African American child (probably a girl) wearing a white dress. Text written on the back of the photog...
Description: Demonstration of the Wright Flyer.
Description: Chromolithograph of Old Abe, Wisconsin War Eagle. The title reads, "Memorial Day in Wisconsin Schools."
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