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Date: 1890 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering and Company, manufacturers of harvesting machinery. The color illustration features six young children...

Date: 1896 

Description: Drawing comparing Methodist revivals to gatherings of howling monkeys.

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: This map shows the entire state with railroad routes shown in red, blue, orange, green, brown, pink, green, and black. Also labeled are counties, cities, t...

Date: 1899-11-12 

Description: Aunt Helen and Mrs. Quill stand in front of a backdrop near a fence. They are both wearing military style uniforms including hats. The woman on the right a...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A group of five men stand and sit around a McCormick grain binder.

Date: 1895 

Description: Looking down North Grand street, which appears to be the main street of Glidden, Wisconsin.

Date: 1898-06-09 

Description: Cover art for Leslie's Weekly depicting Uncle Sam peering through a magnifying glass at the Philippine Islands on a globe. The caption is "Guess I'l...

Date: 1898 

Description: Winter scene looking down snow-covered Wisconsin Avenue to the third Wisconsin State Capitol. There are two horse-drawn sleighs, each with one passenger, o...

Date: 1892 

Description: This map shows water pipes, hydrants, stop cocks, check valves, fire cysterns, and manholes. Also shown are block numbers, streets, railroads, parks, cemet...

Photograph

Haying Crew

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Haying crew posing in a field among the haystacks. One man in the middle is holding a very young foal, and another man sits on a horse-drawn hay rake. A fa...

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Abe Eaton

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card showing the abundance of oats in northern Wisconsin. The image depicts Abe Eaton holding a rake in his tall fields. His hat rests on the s...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a couple from Ceylon [now Sri Lanka] in "native" Ceylonese costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of...

Photograph

Music Hall

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A view of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus including Music Hall and the bottom of Bascom Hill. Langdon Street is in the foreground; a streetcar i...

Photograph

Bodenius House

Date: 1898 before

Description: Two young girls wearing hats and dresses are leaning on a planter in the yard, two women are on the porch, and a man is sitting in a horse-drawn carriage....

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Pear's Soap

Date: 1899-09-20 

Description: Advertisement for Pear's Soap featuring an illustration of an admiral washing his hands. Text reads: "The first step toward lightening the white man's burd...

Date: 1896-11-01 

Description: Canal Street less than a year before a fire swept through and destroyed many of these buildings on March 22, 1897, resulting in a loss of about $45,000. P...

Date: 1899 

Description: Outdoor portrait of August Krueger, left, and August Hable, right. The men, who met while Krueger worked on the great lakes, hold hats and newspapers in Ha...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a horse-drawn binder in a field while cattle graze nearby. A farmhouse, several farm buildings and a windmill can be seen in the distance...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view. The church in the left background is the Zion Lutheran Church. The white house behind the bandstand is Captain Leahy's home (father of Admir...

Date: 1897 

Description: This 1897 map of Sawyer County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range system, sections, roads, farm houses, camps, school houses, dams, bridges, Indian r...

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