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Date: 1867 

Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machine. Features labeled drawings of the machine set up as a reaper and as a...

Date: 1888-08-24 

Description: The George A. Whiting Paper Mill after a fire on August 24, 1888. Sixteen men were killed by the explosion of a bleacher; the bleacher exploded as the nigh...

Date: 1862-04-06 

Description: A hand-drawn map of the Battle of Shiloh, Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee. Additional Notes include "Reserve Artillery", "Hospital", "Owl Creek", and "Snake C...

Date: 1899-11-14 before

Description: Front and back covers of the first dinner of the Six O'Clock Club held at the Park Hotel, with a map on the back cover of the southern tip of Africa, with...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Two images of Jefferson Davis within a rope forming a figure eight. At the top, Davis is standing proudly in a uniform holding a sword. The skull and cross...

Date: 1851 

Description: Two pictographs: Pictograph C., Okundekund, and his Band of Ontonagon, Michigan, and Pictograph D., Kakake-Ogwunaosh, and his Band of the Head of the Wisc...

Date: 1890 

Description: View in winter from Lake Mendota of skaters near shoreline of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Science Hall and the Chemical Laboratory building...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Formal studio portrait of Belle Case La Follette wearing a black lace dress. This photograph was taken about 1885, the year in which her husband, Robert M....

Date: 1856-12 

Description: Handbill and order form advertising reaper and mower manufactured by Cyrus Hall McCormick. This describes the gold medal awarded at the "Great French Exhib...

Date: 1894 

Description: Illustration of Obed Hussey's reaper of 1833 drawn by horses in a field.

Date: 1874 

Description: Birds-eye view of Appleton Wisconsin. In the foreground are people fishing, strolling, and looking over the canal towards the Fox River. Streets and buildi...

Photograph

Luther R. Hare

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of L.R. Hare in full dress uniform in front of a painted backdrop. He was a First Lieutenant in the U.S. 7th Calvary....

Photograph

Faries House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Faries home, built in 1858.

Photograph

Music Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View across Park Street of Music Hall and Library on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Chadbourne Hall is on the left.

Photograph

Axtell House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Axtell House, located at Walker's point on the corner of S. Water and Ferry Streets. There are pedestrians on the bridge over the river.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three men are posing in front of a farmhouse with farm equipment and carriages. One man is standing in the field, another man is driving a mower, and a thi...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Fond du Lac, "drawn after nature," with a parade of soldiers marching down the street.

Photograph

John M. Harrell

Date: 1865-06 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Confederate Lieutenant Colonel John Harrell of Harrell's Battalion in the Arkansas Cavalry.

Date: 1854 

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype portrait of Charles Foster of Monroe, Wisconsin, in suit, vest, tie and stand collar. Hand-coloring on cheeks.

Date: 1897 

Description: Back cover of a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog with a color illustration of a horse-drawn grain binder, a mower, and a corn binder on the ope...

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