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Poster

Testing the First Reaping Machine

Date: 1883
Description: Advertising lithograph depicting the first public demonstration of a mechanical reaper by Cyrus Hall McCormick at Steeles Tavern, Virginia, in 1831. The sc...
Photograph

Carrie Lane

Date: 1883
Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Carrie Lane Chapman Catt when she was still single and a teacher in Mason City, Iowa.
Print

Tonyawatha Spring Hotel

Date: 1883
Description: Tonyawatha Spring Hotel from a descriptive brochure. The hotel opened in 1879 and was destroyed by fire on July 31, 1895.
Poster

Deering Grain Binder Advertising Poster

Date: 1883
Description: Color chromolithograph illustration for the Deering All-Steel Binder with steel bundle carrier, produced by William Deering & Co. Includes an illustration...
Photograph

Milwaukee Exchange

Date: 1883
Description: Women switchboard operators at the sole Milwaukee telephone exchange.
Photograph

Wisconsin State Capitol (Third) Construction Disaster

Date: 1883
Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol after the unfinished South Wing collapsed on November 8, 1883. Defective workmanship and shoddy construction materials ca...
Print

Washerwomen of Etretat

Date: 1883
Description: Engraving of a woman carrying a bundle of clothing and standing with her back to the sea. Behind her other women are in the process of doing wash in the wa...
Print

Oliver Chilled Plow Works Advertisement

Date: 1883
Description: Lithographed advertising card for the Oliver Chilled Plow Works commemorating the new year, 1884. The card features two color illustrations within a gold f...
Book or Pamphlet

Empire Mower, Reaper & Twine Binder Catalog

Date: 1883
Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for J.F. Seiberling, manufacturer of agricultural equipment, featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a horse-dr...
Book or Pamphlet

St. Paul Harvester Works Catalog

Date: 1883
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the St. Paul harvester and Appleby cord binder manufactured by the St. Paul Harvester Works. The cover features a black...
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye View of Merrill

Date: 1883
Description: Bird's-eye view of Merrill.
Map or Atlas

Racine, Wis., County Seat of Racine Co.

Date: 1883
Description: Bird's-eye map of Racine looking south west, with insets of points of interest.
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye View of Superior

Date: 1883
Description: Bird's-eye map of Superior, county seat of Douglas County, on the shores of Lake Superior, with insets of points of interest.
Map or Atlas

Manitowoc, Wisconsin Birdseye Map

Date: 1883
Description: Bird's-eye map of Manitowoc.
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye View of Marshfield, Wis.

Date: 1883
Description: Bird's-eye map of Marshfield, with one vignette.
Map or Atlas

Prairie du Sac. Sauk County, Wisconsin. Looking North West

Date: 1883
Description: Bird's-eye map of Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin with an inset of Clifton.
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye View of Sauk City, Wis.

Date: 1883
Description: Bird's-eye map of Sauk City.
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye View of Stoughton

Date: 1883
Description: Bird's-eye map of Stoughton.
Photograph

View of Men Posing at Entrance to 508 State Street

Date: 1883
Description: View from street of John Hess and Froderick Schmitz and a horse on the sidewalk in front of the entrance to 508 State Street, the Hess and Schmitz Livery B...
Photograph

Alma, Wisconsin

Date: 1883
Description: Man waving his hat in foreground with Alma, Wisconsin, visible in background across the Mississippi River.

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