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Photograph

Depot and Train

Date: 1911 

Description: View looking down between railroad tracks towards the depot with an oncoming freight train on a third track on the far left. A group of people are standing...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Reaper, grain binder and mower in a yard outside the McCormick Reaper Works.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: "Rev. J.A. Ottesen, family and family group on the veranda" from Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." First row left to right: Mrs. Ottesen, Fro...

Date: 1904 

Description: Logs floating down the river beneath the bridge on the Chippewa River. On the far shoreline are billboards. One advertises for "J.R. Sharp Hardware." Men a...

Photograph

Family Camping

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A Native American (possibly Ho-Chunk) family rests at their campsite under a large tree. There is a bucket suspended over a small campfire.

Photograph

Gurney's Inn

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the living room at Gurney's Inn, built in 1926 by W. J. and Maude Gurney. The room is filled with furniture that surrounds a fireplace on the...

Date: 1918-08-29 ca.

Description: U.S. soldiers standing in a street with military trucks parked along a curb near the McCormick Works. The truck bodies were likely built under military con...

Date: 1942 

Description: Exterior view of the storefront of an International Harvester dealership with a truck parked in front. On the left is a chain-link fence, with a sign in th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A Karabis Tavern employee wearing a paper hat and white coat fills Tom & Jerry batter containers in a kitchen or preparation area.

Photograph

Business Section

Date: 1929 

Description: View across street of a cash store on the left with a handcart near the door and automobiles parked at the curb. A gas pump is on the corner. In the backgr...

Date: 1942 

Description: Slightly elevated view of a customer at the service counter of an International Harvester dealership. A bin of oil filters, McCormick-Deering hammer mills,...

Date: 1939-12-14 

Description: Page 1 of detailed blueprints for the suspension footbridge in Copper Falls State Park.

Photograph

Else Heine

Date:  date unknown

Description: A portrait of Else Heine, a nurse.

Date: 1943 

Description: Composer Aaron Copeland sits at a Steinway piano while watching the viewer of a Moviola editor in a production still for "The North Star."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Framed woman's portrait surrounded by funeral wreaths and flower arrangements, with painted studio backdrop. A is cross on the left, with an arrangement sp...

Date: 1919 

Description: In a scene still for the silent drama "Behind the Door," American Merchant Marine Captain Oscar Krug (played by Hobart Bosworth) holds a straight razor in...

Date: 1947-04-23 

Description: Portrait of Patricia Vollrath and Henry "Hank" Wolf, both of Sheboygan, who reigned as king and queen of the University of Wisconsin Military Ball. Miss Vo...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The business card of Waukesha photographer Warren O'Brien, a pioneer in aerial photography in Wisconsin. The illustration shows him sitting on the wing of...

Date: 2008 

Description: The 400 Cass Street gas station was first constructed in 1928 and later became a Pure Oil station, when it was reopened by Henry Ott, in 1937.

Date: 1914-11 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Horace Manchester Brown, Milwaukee physician and surgeon.

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