.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a man posed sitting in a stuffed chair and a woman standing, with arm on his shoulder, facing him with he...

Date: 1899 

Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a field of grain with a man harvesting by hand at an "1801"...

Photograph

John Johnston

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of John Johnston (1836-1904) as a young man. John was born in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He came to Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1856 and became a...

Date: 1898 

Description: Group of twelve people, including Nina Dousman, gathered around a table outdoors, with a fountain spouting water in the background. Four people play cards...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Abraham Schmocker, a "hermit" who lived in "Stumptown" near Alma, seated on a bench outside his log cabin, holding a kitty. He was a Swiss immigrant, arriv...

Photograph

Residential Street

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Residential street, North Broadway at Cass Street.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A group of men uses a McCormick wire grain binder led by two horses to harvest a field crop. A horse-drawn carriage is in the background. The original capt...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a Ho-Chunk man, woman, and girl, all posed standing. They are identified as David Goodvillage...

Date: 1899-12-05 

Description: Group portrait of family and guests at A.E. Proudfit's silver wedding anniversary party, which took place at the Morris residence.

Date: 1860 after

Description: This envelope has a blue "L" shaped bar tipped clockwise. It is filled with white stars and next to each star is the initial of all of the states, Union an...

Date: 1875 

Description: Flyer advertising the McCormick Harvester featuring a small illustration of the machine at work in the field, followed by testimonials. This model appears...

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: A man wearing a hat stands among piles of rubble left in the wake of a tornado. A number of men are working in the large piles of debris, which includes lu...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: This map is ink on tracing cloth and shows the Black River, French Slough, Little French Slough, the southern portion of North La Crosse, the Milwaukee & S...

Date: 1897 

Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, Lake Michigan, and selected buildings. Also included are indexes to streets,...

Date: 1873 

Description: This 1873 map shows Clark County, Wisconsin, as well as the portion of Taylor County that was then part of Clark. The township and range grid, sections, ra...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Farm scene of foreman watching five farm hands reaping grain with cradles as children, women and field hands help gather it into bundles.

Photograph

Old Home Building

Date: 1892 

Description: Exterior of Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Date: 1842 ca.

Description: Large volume rare book entitled "United States Exploring Expedition". During the years 1838-1842 and under the command of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N. An Atlas o...

Date: 1891 

Description: Sanborn-Perris fire insurance maps for city of Menasha.

Drawing

Octagon House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Drawing of the Octagon House with a horse and carriage in the foreground.

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