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Lumber Camp Employees and Lumber

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Description: Wisconsin Land & Lumber Company Camp 15. Lumberjacks posed atop a sled load of logs, scaled at 13,562 board feet of lumber.
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First Attempt

Date: 1887
Description: Scrapbook page containing a cyanotype and albumen print of a picket fence and the caption: "First Attempt;" 1887, What's the Matter? "Light struck."
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Trials and Tribulations of Amateur Photography

Date: 1887
Description: Scrapbook page containing a cyanotype print and an albumen print looking toward Lake Michigan.
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An Old Historical Landmark

Date: 1888
Description: Cyanotype image with the caption "An old historical landmark" -- 1888 -- "The last log house in Frankfort" -- Burned June 1889.
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Ottawa Indian Camp

Date: 1889
Description: Beach fishing camp showing several people around a fire drying fish with a tent in the background. Captioned: Ottawa Fishing Camp -- On the Island at Fran...
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Pictured Rocks, Lake Superior

Date: 1821
Description: Engraving of the Pictured Rocks shoreline viewed from Lake Superior.
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Mass of Native Copper on the Ontonagon River

Date: 1821
Description: Engraving depicting the Schoolcraft expedition crossing the Ontonagon River to investigate a copper boulder.
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Lumber Schooners

Date: 1898
Description: View of a wind bound fleet of lumber schooners, including the Vega and the Ottawa. This image was copied form a photo in the collections of the Milwaukee P...
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Ferry at Frankfort

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Description: The screw ferry, Ann Arbor No. 7, at Frankfort. Later named Viking, then Viking I.
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The "Milwaukee" Sidewheel

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Description: The sidewheel passenger and freight, Milwaukee, at Dewey Hill, Grand Haven, Michigan, at the Detroit, Grand Haven and Milwaukee Railway depot.
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The Tashmoo

Date: 1905
Description: The sidewheel excursion, Tashmoo.
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The Wilfred Sykes at the Ore Dock

Date: 1960
Description: The screw bulk freighter, Wilfred Sykes at L.S. and I. Ore Dock in Marquette, Michigan about 1960. Lake shore and trees in the foreground.
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"The Pharmacopeia Comes of Age" Painting

Date: February 1956
Description: Photograph of a painting titled "The Pharmacopeia Comes of Age" by the artist Robert Thom. The painting depicts a scene from 1880. Pictured are the notable...
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"The Founding of the United States Pharmacopeia" Painting

Date: 1957
Description: Photograph of a completed painting by artist Robert Thom titled "The Founding of the United States Pharmacopeia". The painting depicts a scene from the fir...
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Painting "The Founding of the U.S. Pharmacopeia"

Date: 1957
Description: Artist Robert Thom is seen here working on one of his paintings, this one titled "The Founding of the United States Pharmacopeia".
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"The Founding of the U.S. Pharmacopeia" Painting

Date: 1957
Description: The artist Robert Thom pauses to pose with his new painting, "The Forming of the United States Pharmacopeia," which depicts the inaugural delegates to the...
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International 1700 Loadstar

Date: 1964
Description: International 1700 Loadstar truck owned by George Miesel and Son, wholesale grocers, delivering daily foodstuffs to restaurants and institutional customers...
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Busy B's Dog Circus and International 1200D Truck

Date: 1970
Description: Gloria Peebles (left), animal trainer, Kay Bliss (right), assistant, and their Busy B's canine act performers (11 dogs and 2 monkeys) in front of Internati...
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Busy B's Dog and Monkey Act

Date: 1970
Description: Gloria Peebles' Busy B's animal act featuring a monkey in a rabbit costume pushing a wheelbarrow while a dog looks on through the window of the playhouse.
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International Model 1310 Ambulance

Date: 1973
Description: International Model 1310 ambulance at midday in the downtown area.

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