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Date: 1881 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Saint Paul harvester and cord binder, manufactured by the Saint Paul Harvester Works. The cover features a chromol...

Date: 1898-02-22 before

Description: Front and back covers and menu page for the 29th annual banquet of the Old Settlers Club of Milwaukee County. Front cover includes a circular portrait of c...

Date: 1872 after

Description: A view of the facade and side of the First Methodist Church. All visible windows are made of stained glass and the highly ornate steeple is partially obsc...

Photograph

German Pharmacist

Date: 1889 

Description: A pharmacist stands behind the sales counter at the Pharmacie Werner in Boulay, France. At the time, Boulay was part of Germany.

Date: 1855 before

Description: Portrait of Madame Thérèse Schindler (1774-1855), an early resident of Mackinac Island.

Photograph

Young Old Abe

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite of Old Abe, the Wisconsin war eagle on a perch. The adolescent bird still has partially brown head feathers. The card appears to have a s...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: This map shows piers, streets, the Manitowoc River and shore lines of 1856, 1869, 1873 and 1874. The top margin reads; "Soundings taken 1974." Written in i...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Rock County Court House.

Date: 1878-03-09 

Description: Illustration by N.A. Greenback of ice-skaters and iceboats featuring the new Poughkeepsie design of pivoting runners. A key at the bottom of the image iden...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Two women and a man posed in the garden path of an L-shaped Greek Revival frame house. The front and back doors are open, revealing a breezeway straight th...

Date: 1886 

Description: The Killbourne residence, the home of E. B. Kilbourne, 927 Superior Avenue.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman in "native" Japanese costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as...

Drawing

Astor Building

Date: 1830 

Description: A view of the Astor building.

Photograph

John B. Du Bay

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of John B. Du Bay. He was born in Green Bay in 1810, and resided in Portage City. In the 1830's, he established a trading post nor...

Date: 1862-08-29 

Description: A letter written by President Abraham Lincoln to Major General McClellan, written at the time of the Second Battle of Bull Run at Manassas, VA.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Elderly woman sitting in a rocking chair knitting in front of a window.

Date: 1882 

Description: "The Battle of the Reapers. The McCormick on the War Path!" Advertisement for McCormick Harvesting Machines reporting field trial victories.

Date: 1899-07-30 

Description: View across pond of Syl at Soldiers Home with aunt Helen standing on a landing near a boat and a flagpole. There is a large group of people gathered around...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Piece of rope with one end tied in the form of a noose, depicting a skull. Caption below reads, "End of Secession". Blue ink, image on right side of envelo...

Photograph

Sacking the Rapids

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Log driving crew maneuvering logs through rapids below a dam, probably on the Wisconsin River.

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