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Koehler Family in a Garden

Date: September 04 1895
Description: Julius Koehler family in their garden in front of their newly built frame home. The original Koehler farm was destroyed by forest fire in July of 1894, evi...
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...

Ruth DeYoung Kohler

Date: 1960
Description: Portrait of Ruth DeYoung Kohler.


Date: 1832
Description: Portrait of Pocahontas.

Fauerbach's Brewery Sign

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

Valentine Flower Window Display

Date: February 12 1941
Description: Valentine floral display window at University Floral Company, 747 University Avenue. Owned by Dea McVicar and his son Angus McVicar.

Interior of University Floral Company

Date: November 13 1926
Description: Interior view of University Floral Company, 747 University Avenue, displaying flowers, potted plants, baskets, and wreaths.

Agnes Moorehead as a Child

Date: 1903
Description: Agnes Moorehead is shown at about 4 years of age. She wears a white dress stands beside a flowering bush.

Osborne Harvesting Machinery Advertising Poster

Date: 1915
Description: Advertising poster for Osborne brand farm implements with six color illustrations. The largest is of a portrait of a woman holding flowers. The other color...

Gammon and Deering Advertising Poster

Date: 1876
Description: Color chromolithograph illustration advertising poster for the Marsh Harvester, produced by Gammon and Deering Company. Printed by Charles Shober & Co., Ch...

Rose Garden Gazebo

Date: 1917
Description: Log-constructed gazebo and person on bridge in rose garden.
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...

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...

Buckhorn Cheese Company

Description: Exterior view of the Buckhorn Cheese Company plant. A sign painted on the exterior of the building reads: "Take One Home."

Shore Scene at Washington Island

Date: August 24 1964
Description: Shore scene at end of Main Road showing studio and small boats at low water.

Twin Infants in Coffins

Date: 1886
Description: Studio portrait of deceased twin infants in coffins. They are Robert and Janet Fitzpatrick, born July 5, 1885, died April 20, 1886, children of Robert and...

Silver Presentation Delegation and Wives

Date: October 26 1945
Description: The official delegation party with their wives at the ceremony of silver service presentation aboard the USS "Wisconsin". Seated left to right are Judge Ro...

Osborne Harvesting Machinery Poster

Date: 1913
Description: Russian advertising poster for International Harvester's Osborne line of farm equipment. Includes a large illustration of a woman and young girl with a dog...

Malcolm E. Willey Residence from Street

Date: August 1963
Description: Exterior of the of the Malcolm E. Willey residence showing the entrance steps and a portion of the carport. A black car is parked in front of the carport....

Mowing the Lawn

Date: May 28 1987
Description: A Parks Department employee pushes a mower up a steep hill to keep Buchner Park maintained.

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