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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...
Photograph

Leaping the Chasm

Date: 1886
Description: Ashley Bennett, son of photographer H.H. Bennett, is captured in mid-air as he jumps to Stand Rock.
Photograph

Rafts Below Dam

Date: 1886
Description: A fleet of rafts on the Wisconsin River below the Kilbourn dam.
Photograph

St. Croix Log Jam

Date: 1886
Description: Log jam on the St. Croix River at the Head of the Dalles. The jam was about five miles long, and 50,000,000 board feet of white pine was piled up.
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...
Poster

Battle of Gettysburg Advertising Poster

Date: 1886
Description: Color lithographed color advertising poster showing a McCormick grain binder at the Civil War battle of Gettysburg. The poster was based on a cyclorama by...
Map or Atlas

A Bird's-Eye View of the City of Ashland, Wis. County Seat of Ashland Co.

Date: 1886
Description: Bird's-eye view of Ashland, on the shores of Lake Superior, with insets of The Apostle Islands Chequamagon Bay & Ashland, and Distances from Ashland.
Map or Atlas

State of Wisconsin

Date: 1886
Description: This map shows U.S. land offices, completed railroads, railroad land grant limits, lakes, rivers, and Indian reservations. Communities, lakes, and rivers a...
Photograph

Raftsman's Series No. 1403: The Fleet Just Below The Dam In The Dells

Date: 1886
Description: Stereograph view of several groups of men on rafts loaded with felled trees.
Photograph

Raftsman's Series No. 1425 : Handspiking Off A Bar. A Heavy Lift

Date: 1886
Description: Stereograph of a group of men standing knee deep in water using handspikes probably in an attempt to dislodge a lumber raft from a sandbar or from the shor...
Photograph

Raftsman's Series No. 1432 : Running The Kilbourn Dam, On Board The Raft

Date: 1886
Description: Stereograph of a man on a lumber raft steering the raft through the rapids in the Wisconsin Dells. Caption at bottom: The Camera's Story of Raftman's Life...
Photograph

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...
Map or Atlas

Kaukauna, Outagamie County

Date: 1886
Description: Bird's-eye map of Kaukauna.
Photograph

Logging Crew Posed in Camp

Date: 1886
Description: Logging crew posed in front of the buildings of D Sulivan's logging camp near Antigo, Wisconsin.
Photograph

First Streetcars in Wisconsin

Date: 1886
Description: First electric street railway service in Wisconsin.
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye View of Bayfield

Date: 1886
Description: Bird's-eye view of Bayfield, county seat of Bayfield County. On the lower left side is an inset for Bayfield and the Apostle Islands.
Photograph

Raft Fleet Below Dam

Date: 1886
Description: A fleet of rafts on the Wisconsin River below the Kilbourn dam.
Photograph

Raftsman's Series Unnumbered : Working a Spanish Windlass

Date: 1886
Description: Stereograph view of five men on a raft working a Spanish windlass.
Photograph

Man Leaping to Stand Rock

Date: 1886
Description: Man leaping the chasm with feet forward, about to land.
Photograph

Raftsman's Series No. 1400: The Pilot

Date: 1886
Description: Stereograph view of Archie Young, pilot and logging camp foreman for the Arpin Lumber company holding the rudder. A second man, Zack Dugas, a cousin is in...

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