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Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Advertising poster showing color illustration of pioneers on a bluff overlooking a McCormick binder harvesting grain in the valley below. The poster bears...
Date: 1883 ca.
Description: Cabinet card studio portrait of John (1836-1904) and Ethelinda (1856-1947) Johnston sitting on a decorative wall in front of a painted backdrop of trees....
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Margery Bish, the young daughter of the photographer, stands in front of a draped curtain.
Description: This 1858 map of Rock County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, property owners and res...
Description: Head and shoulders portrait drawing of Thomas Kidd, defendant in a conspiracy case related to the Oshkosh lumber strike.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of three young Ho-Chunk women, from left to right, Grace Decorra Twocrow Winneshiek Massey (MauHeHutTaWinKah), Florence Littlesoldier Walla...
Description: A number of farmers bringing large bales of cotton to market on horse-drawn carts. A building in the back has the words "Bailey, Barksdale & Co." painted o...
Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Includes an illustration of a well-dressed farmer operating a...
Description: Two men stand in the potato fields of J.C. Lewis. The man on the right is pointing with his right arm. There is a hard maple grove in the background.
Date: 1860 after
Description: Jefferson Davis seated backwards on a flying goose. He is wearing a military uniform and holds up a sword.
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Description: Two cyclists ride their bicycles past curious on-lookers.
Date: 1887-06-28 before
Description: Menu for a senior reception catered by W.H. Burleson, with a wide border of pig or demon half-faces, and in the center a figure in a kimono and sandals wit...
Date: 1849-06-13 ca.
Description: Wagon train crossing the South Platte River in Nebraska; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also...
Description: Chromolithograph card of a Spanish couple from Salamanca in "native" Salamancan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford Military Cemetery, as seen before it was restored by the United States Government.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Eleazer William's log cabin, five miles south of De Pere, overlooking the parids of the Little Bakalin on the Fox River.
Description: Chromolithograph card of two women from Japan in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.
Date: 1857 ca.
Description: Letter on stationery featuring an engraving of an exterior view of the Milwaukee House showing horse-drawn vehicles and people standing on the sidewalk in...
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of James T. Lewis. His signature appears below the image.
Description: Norwegian Sunday School Picnic at Mendota steamboat landing. Small lake steamer "Mendota" could reach speeds of up to 18 mph. The barge "Uncle Sam" was 75f...
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