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Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Two men with an International Harvester Model F (or 31) truck piled high with household items. The truck was operated by Clark's Dray-Storage and Long Dist...

Date: 1932-04-09 

Description: An International Model C-30 school bus passing through gates in a stone wall. Cannons stand on either side of the gate opening, and there is a plaque about...

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Description: A canoe rests on carpenter horses in front of a log pile and frame house.

Date: 1912-10 

Description: A race car driver wearing a "Buick shirt" watches as his crew works on his vehicle. In the background, another car is passing the grandstand.

Photograph

A View of the Road

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view of a tree-lined road with house on the right side. Utility lines run the length of the road. Printed in the bottom left corner: "Published by Red W...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of the Locust Street business district. Writing on building on far left of photograph reads "City Hall." Signs on right side of the street read: "Elec...

Date: 1927 

Description: Group portrait of family sitting on a bench in the foreground in front of a guest cottage. One boy sits on a porch railing behind the group. There is an au...

Photograph

Sailboat in Harbor

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Description: Several people stand aboard a sailboat sailing in the harbor. Another smaller boat is appears to be tied to the sailboat.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Numerous horse-drawn carriages parked outside the C.B. & Q. Depot. The Columbia Hotel is visible in background. Text on top of the building reads "W. J. Sh...

Historical Essay

Land Speculation and Cities

How Real Estate Owners Created Wisconsin

Discover how land owners promoted their towns and villages for settlers and created the cities you know today.

Date: 1914 

Description: This map shows Sheboygan in 1914. The top of the map has the date of "NOV 17 1916" stamped in red ink. The map shows numbered plots and labeled streets, an...

Photograph

Croix Works

Date: 1923-05-28 

Description: Elevated view of the buildings of International Harvester's Croix Works (factory) and the accompanying transport railway. Croix was located in France.

Photograph

Spaulding House

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across lawn towards four women and a man walking on the grounds in front of the Spaulding House. On the right near the house are two horses, and on th...

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Description: In the soft underside of war
The home point is to be home again with honor
without quite understanding why

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: An elevated view of the town and river.

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Description: Milwaukee, south from Mitchell Block. View shows rooftops and building fronts. Ships and bridge in background on the right.

Photograph

Pabst Theatre

Date: 1935 after

Description: Exterior of theatre on corner of Wells and Water Streets. There is a billboard for Kools (cigarettes) on the side. Streetcar tracks and parked cars are in...

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Description: Aerial view of the southeast, with West Broadway and the South Beltline running through the image. Also shows Nob Hill restaurant, the Toki family farm an...

Map or Atlas

Kenosha, Wisconsin

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows land ownership by name, local streets, wards, buildings, parks, a cemetery, and part of Lake Michigan. Depths are shown by soundings and nor...

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Description: Billhead of Island Woolen Mills of Baraboo, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of M.J. Drown's Island Woolen Mills building, people loading a horse-drawn...

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