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Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A frame church is enclosed in board fencing. Lombardy poplars line the fence.

Date: 1860 after

Description: The word "UNION" with a bow underneath. The letters of "UNION" are blue with white stars on top and red stripes on the bottom. The first "N" is backwards....

Date: 1884 

Description: Portrait of Mathilde Franziska Anneke seated, surrounded by flowers and plants.

Photograph

Leonard W. Weeks

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Leonard W. Weeks. He was born in Caledonia County, Vermont, on November 18, 1805, and moved to Wisconsin in the spring of 1...

Date: 1887 

Description: "Kearsarge and Alabama: Hauling Down the Flag." A color lithograph published by L. Prang & Co. of Boston.

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1886 

Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company annual catalog cover featuring an illustration of a woman carrying a sheaf of wheat. Below the text reads: "Harvesting...

Date: 1896-09 ca.

Description: Four unidentified men posed standing in front of office buildings. Sign in the window of the American Express Company Office shows a horse and advertises t...

Date: 1858 

Description: A pencil sketch of the Jacob Miller home.

Date: 1852 

Description: Devil's Lake from shore flanked by steep tree-covered hillsides. A small solitary rowboat floats near the distant shore.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man sporting a beard and wide-brimmed straw (?) hat operates a mower pulled by two horses in a field. The field is on hilly terrain. A dirt road and spli...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertising greeting card which reads "Handsome Christmas Card in Every package of Lion Coffee, November 5 to Christmas Day." The card depicts Santa Claus...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Office of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company at 212 Market St. Two men and a boy stand outside the office on one side while three men sit on the oth...

Date: 1873 

Description: A hand colored map of Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan shows the counties, cities, villages, rivers, lakes, railroads, and steamboat routes in these stat...

Date: 1865 

Description: This map of Maryland and Virginia shows railroads, rivers, cities and towns, and the positions of Confederate troops and defenses in Virginia in 1861.

Date: 1838 ca.

Description: Ox-drawn cart in which Mr. and Mrs. Salmon Upson traveled from Connecticut in 1838.

Photograph

East Water Street

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Elevated stereoview of East Water Street showing City Hall.

Date: 1897-08-28 

Description: Receipt for trees and shrubs purchased from Commercial Nurseries of Council Bluffs, Iowa, by Nina Dousman for gardens at Villa Louis.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Shows pipes of various sizes, hydrants with hydrant pressure, valves, wells, projected lines, and suction pipes. Differs from earlier versions by inclusion...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Architectural drawing of the north elevation of the Chicago residence of Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family. The drawing was produced by the architectural...

Photograph

Dr. War Eagle

Date: 1898 

Description: Dr. War Eagle shoots at a target using a bow and arrow at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition and Indian Congress.

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