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Wilkins 19: Fording Laramie Creek

Date: May 27 1849
Description: The wagon train crossing Laramie Creek in Wyoming.
Photograph

Horse-Drawn Fire Wagon

Date: 1910
Description: Horse-drawn fire wagon going down a cobblestone street in Milwaukee. The fact that automobiles also appear in the picture suggest that the transition to mo...
Photograph

Brewery Wagons Delivering Beer

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Description: Brewery wagons loaded with beer barrels in foreground of the Potosi Brewery.
Photograph

Monthly Market Fair

Date: 1908
Description: Elevated view of farmer's wagons, teams, and pedestrian traffic crowd Princeton's main street for the monthly market fair. Some snow is on the ground and a...
Photograph

Robert M. La Follette, Sr. Speaking from Wagon

Date: 1897
Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., campaigning in Cumberland. La Follette led the reform faction in Wisconsin's Republican party and in 1900, he was elected gover...
Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1909
Description: Main Street looking south.
Photograph

Circus People with Fish

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Description: A crew of people from the circus, possibly Ringling Brothers, Barnum, and Bailey, holding up their catch after a fishing trip.
Photograph

Robert M. La Follette, Sr. Speaking from Wagon

Date: 1897
Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., speaking to a crowd from back of a wagon. This image is one of a series of views of his appearance at a fair in Cumberland, Wi...
Photograph

Robert M. La Follette, Sr. Speaking from Wagon

Date: 1897
Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his fist in the air, speaking from the back of a wagon. He is wearing a hat and a suit without the coat. It was in part du...
Poster

McCormick "Westward" Advertising Poster

Date: 1886
Description: Advertising poster showing color illustration of pioneers on a bluff overlooking a McCormick binder harvesting grain in the valley below. The poster bears...
Photograph

Indian Supply Wagon Train

Date: 1880
Description: Indian Supply Wagon Train in Ute Pass.
Painting

Eben Peck Cabin

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Description: The Eben Peck cabin, the first house in Madison, Wisconsin, was built in June, 1837.
Painting

Eben Peck Cabin

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Description: Eben Peck Cabin painted by an unknown artist. This is not the original painting done by Mrs. E.E. Bailey.
Photograph

Fauerbach Brewery

Date: 1885
Description: Exterior view of Fauerbach's Brewery at 651-53 Williamson Street.
Photograph

The Union House Tavern

Date: 1900
Description: The Union House Tavern, known as Schulkamp's Corner Saloon, 2601 East Washington Avenue at Milwaukee Street. A group of men are standing on the porch holdi...
Photograph

Kennedy Dairy Wagons

Date: 1926
Description: A line of Kennedy Dairy horse-drawn wagons with drivers posing beside them. For Quaker Oats Farm.
Photograph

Robert M. La Follette, Sr. Speaking from Wagon

Date: 1897
Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his fist in the air, speaking from the back of a wagon. It was in part due to his vigorous speaking style that La Follette...
Photograph

Worksheds at Walden

Date: 1941
Description: Worksheds filled with stacked logs and wagons at "Walden," the estate of Cyrus McCormick, Jr.
Photograph

Rockdale Creamery

Date: 1900
Description: Men and boys with wagonloads of milk at the Rockdale Creamery.
Print

The Peck Cabin

Date: June 1837
Description: Lithograph from a painting by Mrs. E.E. Bailey showing the Peck cabin, the first house in Madison. In addition to the cabin, the lithograph includes a cove...

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