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Description: People stand among the rubble of Ward S. Williams Co.'s stone block building after a tornado.
Description: A rowboat full of passengers floats alongside a ferry, which travels between Rabbit Hash, Kentucky, and Rising Sun, Indiana. On the side of the ferry are s...
Description: Nine men arrive at Fort William by canoe. Fort William, also called Kaministiguia, was the Hudson's Bay fur trading post.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Ebenezer Childs. He was born in the town of Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts on April 3, 1798. Childs arrived in Gr...
Description: Engraving of the McCormick Reaper Works as it appeared in 1847. The factory was located on the north bank of the Chicago River, east of the Michigan Avenue...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel.
Description: Masthead of Racine, Wisconsin temperance publication The Old Oaken Bucket and Sons of Temperance Organ. The masthead features a bucolic scene at the...
Description: Crowd around fountain at Wisconsin State Capitol for a 50-year celebration. There are decorations hanging from the fountain, and flower arrangements are ar...
Date: 1878 after
Description: A view of the Native American male dormitory, called "Wigwam." The structure has three floors, each with a balcony. A smaller building sits next to it o...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Stereoview of the ruins after the fire of April 28, 1875.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: William McFarland's second wife, Sela Nelson McFarland, sitting with her infant son Joseph.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Edward Alpheus Bass.
Date: 1860 after
Description: A clergyman stands at the pulpit with a bible on it, behind him stands the devil. Each has one hand on the open bible. The number 3 appears in the upper le...
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Pen-now-we-ta, a Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at Fort Wayne (1827).
Description: (U.S. 39th Cong. 1stt Sess. Report of Chief engineer)
The legend in the upper left corner contains a brief resume of each day's action while the map sho...
Date: 1899-06-12 after
Description: A man works to clear debris in the aftermath of a tornado. Other men, women and children are gathered nearby.
Date: 1848 ca.
Description: Photographic reprint of a daguerreotype of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor in 1831 of the first commer...
Description: Inside front cover and first page of Nathan Myrick's 1841-1842 account book showing his purchase of supplies at Prairie du Chien for the establishment of h...
Description: Childhood portrait of Raymond Hitchcock and his two sisters. Hitchcock would become a well-known actor and producer on Broadway and a player in silent film...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Interior view of the Hausmann Brewery Bar with spittoons on the floor. A sign behind the bar reads: "No intoxicating drinks sold to minors". Patrons and ba...
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