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Costume Party

Date:  

Description: Group of Caucasian individuals dressed up as African Americans, in blackface and eating watermelon.

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Toledo Scale

Date: 1928-05-20 

Description: A man weighs a bucket on an old scale at the Evans Creamery.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a monument to Stonewall Jackson (1824-1863), American Civil War Confederate General. The memorial, erected in 1888, stands in a wooded area, surro...

Date: 1942 

Description: S.E. Foster, manager of International Harvester's Little Rock branch house, stands beside the branch honor roll of enlisted International Harvester men. Al...

Date: 1934-09-21 

Description: Interior of Harper Battery Service, located at 124 West Main Street. There is a man standing with his foot on the running board of an automobile, holding a...

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Mrs. Elston

Date: 1941 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Mrs. Laura Elston, wife of Henry Elston of Muscoda.

Date: 1912 

Description: The farm's hired hand John (played by Owen Moore) carefully approaches Betty the cook (Florence Lawrence) who has fallen asleep while peeling a potato in a...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier holding a bridle that was created by one of the German panorama painters active in Milwaukee during the 188...

Date: 1876 

Description: Color chromolithograph illustration advertising poster for the Marsh Harvester, produced by Gammon and Deering Company. Printed by Charles Shober & Co., Ch...

Date: 1916 

Description: General line catalog color illustration of a Sterling Pennsylvania boot end box farm wagon. Wagon parts are also illustrated around the central image and e...

Date: 1928 

Description: Side view color illustration of a John Deere farm tractor with a caption reading, "Dependable - Economical - Durable."

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Reed Residence

Date: 1867 

Description: The home of Curtis Reed.

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Portrait of a Boy

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a boy, possibly Cyrus McCormick, Jr., with his arms crossed on a table. He is wearing a decorated jacket and necktie.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Young woman and man, a Mr. Lyman Sinclair, sitting on a log against a tree. The man is smiling and resting one elbow on his knee, while running his hand th...

Date: 1900 

Description: Accordion fold advertising card from Adriance, Platt & Company, manufacturers of Buckeye and Triumph farm machinery. Features illustrations on both sides o...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a Ho-Chunk man with long hair posing sitting. He is wearing a suit jacket and vest. Possibly Car...

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Walking Land Dredge

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Mobile “walking” land dredge. A few men in work clothes stand posing at the front of the dredge, and four other men wearing suits pose in the suspended dre...

Date: 2008 

Description: Alexander C. Eschweiler, a well-known architect in Milwaukee, designed this exotic station for the Wadhams Oil and Grease Company of Milwaukee in 1926.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Black and white photograph looking west along James Street, with pedestrians, a horse-drawn carriage, and an automobile. City Hall is on the rear right.

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Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior of Yerkes Observatory.

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