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Painting

Marquette and Joliet

Date: 1921
Description: Painted scene of an Indian guide paddling, Jacques Marquette, a Jesuit missionary standing, and Louis Joliet, a fur trader paddling, in a canoe exploring t...
Photograph

Fauerbach Brewery Tavern

Date: April 07 1933
Description: Slightly elevated view of crowd in the Fauerbach Brewery tavern at 651 Williamson Street, with men and women drinking and toasting and celebrating the end...
Drawing

Barman — Pete

Date: 1932
Description: Pete bartending at Club Simplon.
Drawing

Barman — Bill

Date: 1932
Description: Bill bartending at Jack and Charlie's.
Photograph

Logging Crew

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Description: A Knapp, Stout & Company crew with J. Bracklin (in fur coat), logging superintendent.
Photograph

Skiing near Greenbush

Date: 1951
Description: Winter scene with skiers getting ready to push off with bundled-up observers looking on.
Photograph

Flying Tea Party

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Description: A tea party on an airplane, a publicity stunt conceived by Harry Bruno to promote his Cleveland-area airline, Aeromarine Airlines. By taking local reporter...
Photograph

Coed Model at Train Station

Date: August 13 1940
Description: Manchester's Department Store coed model, wearing a fur jacket, hat and purse, posing on the steps of a passenger train with two pieces of luggage on the g...
Photograph

Model at Train Station

Date: August 13 1940
Description: Manchesters Department Store model, wearing fur jacket hat and purse, posing with the conductor holding her luggage on the steps of a passenger train car.
Photograph

Dressed for a Night Out

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Description: A young woman wearing a formal gown and mink stole looks at a portrait of a woman while sitting on a couch, as if waiting to go out for the evening.
Print

A Woman of Prince William's Sound

Date: 1784
Description: Plate 47. Portrait from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.
Photograph

International Bus

Date: November 09 1926
Description: Laura Stewart and her Jazz Pirates pose alongside an International bus. The bus features windows with curtains and luggage rack(?) on top. There is a monum...
Photograph

Wilma Gesell in Feathered Hat

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Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Wilma Gesell in a feathered hat, fur stole and muff.
Photograph

World War II Bond Sale

Date: December 16 1944
Description: Three women buying war bonds at Manchester's Department Store while two clerks ring up the sale. The three women are all wearing fur coats, as it is a spec...
Photograph

Chief Little Black Hawk

Date: 1895
Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of George Blackhawk (WonkShiekChoNeeKah), sitting, and an unidentified man who is standing and w...
Photograph

Nez Perce Indians

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Description: A Nez Perce man and woman.
Photograph

Women Ice Skating

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Description: Three women wearing large hats ice skating together on a pond.
Print

Christmas Greetings

Date: 1910
Description: Holiday postcard with a young woman driving an open automobile with Santa Claus in the back, who is holding gifts in his left hand. He is wearing a red sui...
Photograph

Madison's First Car

Date: 1902
Description: Mr. and Mrs. Albert G. Zimmerman in their locomobile steamer in 1902. Zimmerman purchased the car in 1901 and claimed it was the first permanent automobil...
Photograph

Woman and Child - Nunivak

Date: 1930
Description: Portrait of a Nunivak woman and child.

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