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Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Mining and lumbering provided the impetus for the development of northern Wisconsin and Ashland was ideally situated to become a leading city of the "new W...
Description: Chromolithograph card of a group of people from "Zululand" in "native" costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations,...
Description: Published in James Smith Buck's, "Pioneer History of Milwaukee". Lake Michigan is on the right, with three rivers that combine at different points and reac...
Description: Several men, some of whom may be railroad workers, posed in front of a Minnesota and St. Paul wood-burning engine at a train crossing. The town post offic...
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of William S. Sullivant (1803-1873), Ohio naturalist. Sullivant was one of the leading bryologists in the United States, focusing...
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: A family is gathered around a table loaded with books and potted plants. Children sit on soap boxes in front, including a girl with a doll. The frame house...
Description: The back view of a farmer reaching over a fence. He stands next to wrecked farming machinery, and the words, "Which Side Of The Fence Are You On?" Other te...
Description: View of the exterior of the Pharmacie Werner in Boulay/Bolchen, France. This region was part of Germany in 1889.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: The rear view of the Ceylon Building, which was from the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was later purchased by J.J. Mitchell, moved...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Dr. Edward A. Bass reading the newspaper while seated next to his daughter, Everetta.
Description: A cartoon entitled "The Latest Illustration of Our Humane Indian Policy" depicting an imprisoned, injured Native American man who has been served "boiled s...
Description: A color map of Kentucky with insets showing Lexington, the Falls of Ohio, and the Ohio River.
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: The Eric Christiansen Farness family stands in front of a three-story frame house with front projection. A wooden fence is in the foreground and clothes ar...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Marinette, with insets.
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of John Torrey (1796-1863), American botanist. Worked as New York state botanist from 1836. Handwritten inscription at...
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Automatic Corn Reaper, most likely on display at the London Exhibition of 1862. A sign above the reaper suggests that the reaper may be "Russell's."
Description: View of St. John's Catherdral with the original tower.
Description: The launching of the screw passenger and freight vessel, "Petoskey," on April 20, 1888 at Burger and Burger Builders, Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
Description: A large group of men pose on the wooden framework of a barn that they are building.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Portrait of James Garland Sturgis in his West Point(?) cadet uniform. Born January 24, 1854; son of Samuel Davis Sturgis I and younger brother of Nina Stu...
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