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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...
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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...
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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...
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Probable Site of Cadotte's House

Date: 1897
Description: Dirt trail passing log shack that was probably the home of Michael and Madeline Cadotte, La Pointe.
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Lone Rock

Date: 1897
Description: A view of Lone Rock from below, with a canoe on the left-hand side.
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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...
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Mary Ellen Nevin and her Sister

Date: 1897
Description: Interior of the kitchen at 12 North Broom Street, the residence of James and Mary Ellen Nevin, showing Mrs. Nevin and her sister cooking. James Nevin was...
Print

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1897
Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a steam powered sailing ship named "Progress" with a McCorm...
Painting

Three Civil War Colonels

Date: 1897
Description: A painting of the three colonels of the 26th North Carolina Regiment. John R. Lane (born July 4, 1835), Harry King Burgwyn (born October 3, 1841), Zebulon...
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View From Wisconsin State Capitol Dome Looking West

Date: 1897
Description: A view from the capitol looking west up State Street toward the University of Wisconsin-Madison with the Holy Redeemer Church, Holy Redeemer School, Red Gy...
Book or Pamphlet

Plano Manufacturing Company Catalog

Date: 1897
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Plano Manufacturing Company, manufacturers of grain binders, mowers, headers, reapers, and hay rakes. The cover fea...
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Assembly Speaker's Desk

Date: 1897
Description: Assembly Speaker's desk, showing an unidentified woman, probably a tourist, standing by the Speaker's chair. In front of the Speaker's desk are the clerks'...
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Wisconsin State Capitol Interior — Thwaites' Office

Date: 1897
Description: Reuben Gold Thwaites, secretary of the State Historical Society, at his desk in the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Thwaites succeeded Lym...
Poster

McCormick "Ship of Progress" Advertising Poster

Date: 1897
Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. Includes color illustrations of a grain binder, mower, reaper and a large steam powered sa...
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Minnesota Point Light House

Date: 1897
Description: Long view of the Minnesota Point lighthouse, built at the entrance to Superior Harbor. It is allegedly the first lighthouse at the head of Lake Superior.
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Plank Sidewalk and Woodpiles

Date: 1897
Description: Plank sidewalk and woodpiles.
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William Tennant with Prosthetic Legs

Date: 1897
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of William Tennant, standing with short pants that reveal his prosthetic legs. He holds a newspaper in his...
Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Harvesting Machine Company Catalogue

Date: 1897
Description: Back cover of a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog with a color illustration of a horse-drawn grain binder, a mower, and a corn binder on the ope...
Photograph

Henry Kendall College Football Team

Date: 1897
Description: Group portrait of the 1897 Henry Kendall College football team, holders of the championship in Indian Territory. The players are Creek, Cherokee, Choctaw,...
Map or Atlas

Glendale Plat Map

Date: 1897
Description: Plat Map of Glendale Township in Monroe County.

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