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McCormick Reaper Works Forge Shop

Date: 1902
Description: Men working in the forge shop of the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. In 1902 it became the McCor...
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German Free Thinkers Society

Date: 1902
Description: Members of the German-American Freie Gemeinde ("Free Thinkers") organization, posed in front of their building at Sauk City.
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Traveling Medicine Wagon

Date: 1902
Description: A traveling medicine wagon with saleswomen and vendor selling Westmore's Hair Tonic.
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"Louis Moe" Sailboat

Date: 1902
Description: Ole Christinson, Dick Hanson, Fred Hanson, and Herman Johnson, Sr., onboard sailboat "Louis Moe" along the shore of Sand Island.
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Mississippi River View

Date: 1902
Description: Hand-colored Mississippi River view with steamboat and rowboat in the river.
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McCormick Advertising Poster

Date: 1902
Description: Chromolithograph advertising poster for McCormick mowers and rakes. Features on the top half a young boy with a reaping hook/sickle and a young girl holdin...
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Ole Emerson's Lumber Camp Bunkhouse

Date: 1902
Description: Lumbermen in their bunk house at Ole Emerson's lumber camp. Several of them have pipes in their mouths and their socks are hanging to dry.
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"In Dahomey" Stars

Date: 1902
Description: George Walker, Adah Overton Walker, and Bert Williams link arms and dance the cakewalk in the first Broadway musical to be written and performed by African...
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Demolition Train

Date: 1902
Description: Elevated view of a locomotive collision at the Wisconsin State Fair. This was a much advertised spectacle.
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Goar and Stinson Log Driving Crew

Date: 1902
Description: The Goar and Stinson log driving crew on the Clam River.
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Gross Anatomy

Date: 1902
Description: Medical students dissect a cadaver at the Chicago College of Physicians and Surgeons, University of Illinois. Surnames on the students' aprons include: Cor...
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Operating Theater

Date: 1902
Description: Dr. Nicholas Senn demonstrates surgical techniques at Rush Medical College.
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International Harvester's First General Office Building

Date: 1902
Description: International Harvester's first headquarters building at 7 Monroe Street on the northwest corner of Michigan Avenue. IHC later sold the building and proper...
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Tuskegee Institute Machine Shop

Date: 1902
Description: The machine shop at the "Normal School for Negroes" or the Tuskegee Institute in action. The students are diligently working at the machinery in the shop.
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Children of Cyrus Hall McCormick, Jr.(?)

Date: 1902
Description: Three children sitting on the ground in front of a "keep off the grass" sign. The children are holding lion(?) cubs. The children may be Cyrus III (1890-19...
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Boy and Girl Posing with Milwaukee Binder in Field

Date: 1902
Description: Young girl and boy posing with a horse-drawn Milwaukee grain binder in a field. The boy is drinking from a jug.
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Rock of Gibraltar in the Richmond Memorial Park

Date: 1902
Description: Two women and a man pose atop Gibraltar Rock in Richmond Memorial Park, which was dedicated by Jens Jensen and the Wisconsin Friends in 1927 in order to co...
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Modern Locomotive

Date: 1902
Description: Depiction of the "modern" locomotive at the beginning of the 20th century.
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Breaker Boy

Date: 1902
Description: Andrew Chippa hired on with Markle & Co., miners of anthracite coal to pay off his father's debt of $54 to the company store since his father's death in th...
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Street Carnival

Date: 1902
Description: A street carnival on the Capitol Square in which two individuals perform together while suspended in the air.

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