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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Sunlight shining through a cloud, illuminating the water below.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a grain binder pulled by two horses in a field. His switch is drawn. Farm buildings are in the distance.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: A group of young men and women posed before the tents of a hunting and fishing camp.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick Jr. (1859-1936). Mr. McCormick was the oldest son of inventor and industrialist Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). He was p...

Date: 1873 

Description: Detail from atlas of the home of H.M. Curtis who settled in 1840.

Date: 1889 

Description: Souvenir Booklet made for the opening night of August 19, 1889. Half of the image is the opera house, and the other half is a brief summary and descriptio...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Bascom Hill and lower campus vicinity from the roof of the Wisconsin Historical Society, which was then under construction. A large group...

Date: 1858 

Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machine. Features illustrations of the machine in use in the field and alone....

Date: 1899-07-16 

Description: Bennett family on beach at High Rock. Ashley and Helen are in the boat, Miriam and Ruth are standing on the beach, and Mrs. Bennett is sitting on the beach...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A horse named Reaper Boy in a stable. Photographed at the residence of Dr. Blake (probably Samuel M.).

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Fourth Ward School

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Side view of Fourth Ward School, surrounded by wooden fence.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: In his journal Hölzlhuber described his departure from Milwaukee. "I spent the last night from May 3rd to 4th, 1860, upon the ocean steamer Milwaukee

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The Historical Society's early library and painting collections on display in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. This photograph was taken about 1880 befor...

Date: 1883 

Description: Catalog cover for reapers and mowers. Features an illustration of a reaper at the bottom, and in the background a landscape scene with trees and a farm bui...

Date: 1836 

Description: This map of Belmont includes notarization from the justice of the peace of Iowa County, May 15, 1836, acknowledging John Atchison as proprietor of Belmont...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: A family is grouped around a table set for coffee in a yard and on the porch of a house in a grove. House has "rounded rock" foundation and brackets.

Date: 1898 

Description: This map shows the contour depths of Delavan Lake and the Lauderdale Lakes in Walworth County, Wisconsin, and includes nine cross sections of the lakes. Ro...

Date: 1866 

Description: Barren and battered trees on the Resacca battlefield. There is a house in a valley in the distance. Plate 21

Photograph

Union Depot

Date: 1885 

Description: Elevated view of Reed Street from the corner of South Water Street. This depot served the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul, the Wisconsin Central, and the...

Date: 1878 

Description: This 1878 map of Vernon County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, sections, towns, cities and villages, land ownership and acreages, roads, rai...

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