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Milwaukee, Lake Shore & Western Railroad

Date: 1884
Description: View across water of a Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad locomotive (No #33) pulling a pay car across a trestle over the Fox River. Several large...
Photograph

Carrie Lane

Date: 1884
Description: Studio portrait of Carrie Lane Chapman Catt when she was single in Mason City, Iowa. She was first a teacher and then became Superintendent of Schools ther...
Print

Fauerbach's Brewery Sign

Date: 1884
Description: A sign for Fauerbach's Brewery depicting a young woman and the brewery.
Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1884
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing a "reaper used by ancient Gauls, First Century." The "reaper" is frame...
Photograph

Frederick Jackson Turner

Date: 1884
Description: Portrait, head and shoulders of Frederick Jackson Turner, historian, scholar, and writer. As a freshman at the University of Wisconsin.
Painting

Cyrus Hall McCormick

Date: 1884
Description: Color portrait of inventor and industrialist Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884), possibly by Lawton S. Parker.
Photograph

Cyrus Hall McCormick and his Wife Nettie

Date: 1884
Description: Portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884) with his wife Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923). McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor in 1831...
Book or Pamphlet

Ball Play on the Prairie

Date: 1884
Description: Native Americans playing a lacrosse-like game of ball.
Book or Pamphlet

Guarding the Cornfields

Date: 1884
Description: Indian women standing on platforms make noise to scare birds from the cornfield.
Book or Pamphlet

Gathering Wild Rice

Date: 1884
Description: Three women in a canoe harvest wild rice.
Book or Pamphlet

Winnebago Wigwam

Date: 1884
Description: Indians standing and sitting near wigwams. Four wigwam frames are covered, with the one on the right uncovered, with a campfire inside. In the distance are...
Photograph

Abraham Lincoln and Union Commanders

Date: 1884
Description: This composite portrait of David G. Farragut, William T. Sherman, George H. Thomas, Abraham Lincoln, George G. Meade, Ulysses S. Grant, Joseph Hooker, Phil...
Drawing

Wisconsin State Capitol (Third) Dome Elevation

Date: 1884
Description: Drawing by architect Stephen Vaughn Shipman of the dome for the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Wisconsin selected Shipman's design for the dome because of...
Photograph

Confederate Commanders

Date: 1884
Description: A composite of Civil War Confederate Commanders, this is one of the first known examples of a composite photograph and of the use of photography in adverti...
Photograph

"Cottage" Sewing Room

Date: 1884
Description: "Cottage" sewing room at the Wisconsin Industrial School for girls, depicting a class of young girls handling fabrics, sewing, and working with sewing mach...
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye View of Delavan

Date: 1884
Description: Bird's-eye map of Delavan with inset of the State Institute for Deaf and Dumb.
Book or Pamphlet

Empire Mower, Reaper and Twine Binder Catalog

Date: 1884
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for J.F. Seiberling, manufacturer of agricultural equipment, featuring an engraving of boys marching under a benner of "Vic...
Book or Pamphlet

Artesian Stock Farm

Date: 1884
Description: Bird's-eye view drawing of the grounds of Villa Louis, the estate of the fur trading Dousman family. After the death of H. Louis Dousman's mother in 1882,...
Photograph

Portage Railroad

Date: 1884
Description: A group of men and boys posed around Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway locomotive # 313, a switch engine. The Fox House is in the background.
Photograph

Soldier's Monument

Date: 1884
Description: Proposed Soldier's Monument illustration (erected in 1884) printed on a certificate of membership to the Racine Soldiers Monument Association.

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