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Description: A scale model of the first reaper made by Cyrus H. McCormick in 1831 sits on display along the side of a building.
Description: A Marlboro cigarette billboard advertisement looms over King Street.
Description: Cyclists turn a corner at the Jackson County Fairground racetrack. In the background, the judges' stand and grandstand are visible.
Date: date unknown
Description: Lighthouse and buildings on Devil's Island of the Apostle Islands.
Description: A view of Hanover Street, featuring storefronts, horse-drawn carriages, a public light fixture, and pedestrians. Published by the Duclos Brothers.
Description: Elizabeth Hull and Elizabeth Nisbet on Madeline Island.
Description: View uphill towards the central business district. Commercial buildings on the left include a service station and Hotel Thorp. On the right are commercial...
Description: A group of men wash their hands in water bowls set on a wooden bench outside a farmhouse. A man stands nearby while drying hands on a towel and a woman loo...
Description: A replica of a fountain from the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition that was installed in the Capitol Park near the East Wing in 1878.
Description: Employee of the Elmwood Food Shoppe making a home delivery with his International D-2 truck.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Administrative building of the State Fish Hatchery.
Description: View across felled trees towards two women standing near the porch of a damaged brick house.
Description: Stereoview of elevated view of the midway of the Chicago World's Fair from the Ferris wheel.
Date: 1973 ca.
Description: The Obey family poses for a casual outdoor portrait seated on a rock wall. (Left to right), David, Craig, Douglas and Joan. Craig is holding a basketball....
Description: View from shoreline of metal and concrete bridge across the Wisconsin River.
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Exterior view of Andreas Dahl's photographic gallery. The gallery is attached to his house.
Description: Farmer operating a McCormick-Deering corn sheller powered by a portable engine.
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Men with guns and dogs and wagons in front of a rural post office. Some men have assumed exaggerated poses, probably for humorous effect.
Description: View down Davis Street, a busy downtown area, looking East. Crowds stand on both sides of the road near storefronts.
Description: Stereoview though Skylight Cave (in the Navy Yard) of three people in a rowboat.
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