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Black Gown Design for "All About Eve"

Date: 1950
Description: Watercolor and gouache over graphite sketch on paper of a long black gown with a black bow at the waist designed for "All About Eve" (Twentieth Century-Fox...
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Plat of Sunset Hills

Date: June 08 1960
Description: Blueprint plat of Sunset Hills sub-division.
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Building Corderoy Road

Date: 1948
Description: Pencil drawing of men building a corderoy road in the 1860's. Used for historical display for the Wisconsin State Highway Department.
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Millet

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Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of Setaris Italica or foxtail millet and Panicum miliaceum or proso millet. There are also inset drawings of a spik...
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Mr. Dibble's Machine

Date: 1827
Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a rig designed by Mr. Orange Dibble for removing rocks and other large debris from deep canal cuts.
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A Geological Profile Extending from Utica to Knob Creek

Date: 1828
Description: Drawing by Increase Lapham showing the geological profile of the land between Utica and Knob Creek, Kentucky at a scale of 1/2 inch to a mile.
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Louisville and Portland Railroad

Date: February 15 1830
Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a railroad tunnel and railroad tracks.
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Geological Profile from the Sandusky Plains to Portsmouth

Date: December 22 1830
Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of the geological profile between the Sandusky plains and Portsmouth, Ohio.
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Process of Excavation, Lockport

Date: 1825
Description: Engraved view of several wooden cranes extracting large stones from a cut during the construction of the Erie Canal. The rig in the foreground is horse-dri...
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Deep Cutting Lockport

Date: 1825
Description: Engraved view of boats being towed by horses through the Erie Canal at Lockport Erie Canal at Lockport. The horses can be seen on a high towpath at right....
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Andy Over the Schoolhouse

Date: 1945
Description: Dunham School, standing in a grove of trees, surrounded by a fence. Seven children play "Andy-Over-the-Schoolhouse", a game in which they throw a ball over...
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Ice Skating at Dunham School

Date: 1945
Description: A group of six children play on a frozen pond on the right. The Dunham School and trees appear inside a fence on the left, and the ground is covered with s...
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Hay Into the Barn

Date: 1945
Description: A man stands on top of a full hay wagon parked in front of the closed door of a red barn. Above the man a grappling hook full of hay can be seen through th...
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Boys Playing Ice Hockey

Date: 1945
Description: Three boys play ice hockey on a frozen pond. One boy has fallen and is sitting on the ice. Snow covers the ground, with some grass peeking through. A fence...
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Milking Time

Date: 1945
Description: A man sits on a stool while hand milking a Holstein cow in a stall in a red barn. He is wearing work clothes and a hat. A golden cow and a spotted brown co...
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Dragging In the Field

Date: 1945
Description: An elevated view of a man on a tractor harrowing a field on a hillside. A road and field run along the left side and a small field and trees appear on the...
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Sleigh to School

Date: 1945
Description: Four children ride in the box of a horse-drawn sled along with four milk cans. The driver holds the reins of the two horses. One child is perched on a can....
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Threshing

Date: 1945
Description: A threshing scene in a field. One man pitches grain into a threshing machine while standing on the load of grain in the wagon pulled by two horses. A secon...
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Sledding at the Farm

Date: 1945
Description: Two boys sled down a snow covered hillside at the farm. Two leafless trees are on the right. Along the horizon is a red building on the left with a fence s...
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Mailbox at the Farm

Date: 1945
Description: Black and white sketch of a mailbox on a post in a milk can, with its flag up, next to a country road. Across the road is a tree and fence, with a field an...

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