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Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Cover of a brochure advertising the Turner Simplicity Farm Tractor. The cover features a photograph of a man using the tractor along with the caption, "Tur...
Description: Friends Homer Graber and Gilbert May of Mineral Point, show their baby beef calves that won the grand champion and reserve champion titles at the Livestock...
Description: Full-length publicity photograph of Valeska Surrat.
Valeska Surrat, standing beside a mirror, wears a crinoline dress decorated with artificial grapes....
Description: Display window at J.C. Penney & Company, 17-19 East Main Street, featuring cowboy "Tom Mix, of Radio, Safety Rules to All Straight Shooters" for Wisconsin...
Description: Barefoot boy sitting on a bar and feeding a fawn with a bottle. There is a Schlitz sign on the wall behind the bar and a handwritten sign listing Pabst, Sc...
Description: Group portrait of World War I draftees dressed in suits, posing in front of the Court House.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Stereograph of photographer Henry Hamilton Bennett pulling an oar on a Wisconsin raft.
Description: Men work in a sawmill powered by International T-20 and PD-40 power units owned by Andrew Hedstrom.
Description: This antique Dixie gas pump is on the LeRoy and Mary Priesgen property at N7502 Doyle Road. They have lived here since 1960.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Mrs. Rossing's millinery shop. Left to right: Mrs. Rossing, Viola Rossing, Anna Davis and the trimmer.
Description: Nathaniel Smith and Ernest Morgan enter the St. Francisville courthouse to vote. Three white men are sitting on a porch railing outside of the courthouse.
Date: 1866 ca.
Description: Vinnie Ream posing in her studio in Washington, beside her bust of Lincoln which had been brought from the White House after the assassination.
Description: Wisconsin Attorney General Vernon Thomson campaigning in Green Bay as the Republican gubernatorial candidate. Thomson was successful, defeating Democrat Wi...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View of the Montello granite quarry grounds shows piles of granite paving blocks. In the background, a team of horses pulls a wagon under an elevated narro...
Description: At Theresa Station, Shirley Widmer and Kake Koll inspect a Wisconsin Central railroad cart, which had been restored by railroad buff Dean Kedinger. The sta...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Two Ho-Chunk girls wrapped in Racine Woolen Mills shawls walk with a young boy down Water Street downtown. The Journal sign is visible behind them and ther...
Description: Factory workers weigh and pack binder twine, possibly at the McCormick Twine Mill. Original caption reads: "Weighing, sacking and bale lashing binder twine...
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Lieutenant Colonel P.S. Morris, Commanding Officer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in heavy fur clothing, laying in a sled with a horse harnessed and ready...
Description: Outdoor portrait in front of a building of two men standing in the snow with a decoratively carved winter hearse complete with curtains. The driver and the...
Description: Howard Sechrest, of Howard Welding & Machine Co., wears goggles and welds in the boiler at the Loraine Hotel.
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