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Fishing Early in the Morning

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Description: Lawrence Martin and Will Hotchkiss fishing off a pier early in the morning.
Painting

Wisconsin Heights Battlefield

Date: 1856
Description: Painting by S.M. Brookes of the Wisconsin Heights Battlefield.
Painting

Bad Axe Battleground

Date: 1856
Description: This landscape painting by Samuel Marsden Brookes and Thomas H. Stevenson depicts a broad view of the confluence of Bad Axe and Mississippi Rivers; site of...
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Sailing

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Description: Three sailboats on Lake Winnebago, U50 (Eskimo), U7 and J7. Crew members are on the boats. The water is choppy and the sky is cloudy. In the background are...
Painting

Sunset from Lake Monona

Date: 1881
Description: Sunset from Lake Monona.
Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Line Catalog Cover

Date: 1907
Description: Front cover of "McCormick Line" farm implement catalog, showing a piece of rope with the title written on it in red and green, against a blue, cloudy sky.
Print

Moonlight scene on the Mississippi River, Excursion Steamer "J.S."

Date: 1906
Description: The sternwheel excursion, "J.S." in the moonlight on the Mississippi River taken in 1906.
Drawing

Queen's Bluff below Trempealeau

Date: 1872
Description: The sidewheel packet, Red Wing, in the Mississippi River near Queen's Bluff below Trempealeau, Wisconsin.
Photograph

Farmer on McCormick-Deering Farmall H Tractor with Plow

Date: 1941
Description: Wayne Pattison working the fields of his two-hundred and eighty acre farm with a Farmall H tractor and a McCormick-Deering No. 7 disc plow. In the backgrou...
Photograph

Clouds

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Description: This is one of many cloud photographs that the photographer used to "print in" or double expose into a photograph to enhance his landscape images.
Photograph

Farmall M Tractor and Disc Harrow

Date: 1949
Description: Color photograph of a farmer with a straw hat working a field using a Farmall M tractor with disc harrow against a bright blue sky strewn with fluffy white...
Photograph

Street Corner

Date: July 05 1965
Description: Street corner with gasoline station, 7-Up sign in front of restaurant next door, and several storefronts across the street.
Photograph

Wooded Hillside Early Morning

Date: July 1965
Description: Wooded hillside in early morning fog, in the Spring Green-Dodgeville area.
Poster

Stripper-Harvesters Advertising Poster

Date: 1925
Description: Advertising poster for the International stripper-harvester showing a field of grain and the silhouette of a horse-drawn machine against the backdrop of a...
Photograph

Contoured Cornfield after Harvest

Date: October 03 1960
Description: A contoured cornfield after harvest, with a distant landscape.
Print

Skywriting Advertisement for Cigarettes

Date: 1923
Description: Advertisement for Lucky Strike cigarettes that shows the product name being written as a smoke trail above New York City. The campaign was devised for the...
Photograph

Experimental Combine Harvesting Grain

Date: 1939
Description: Elevated view of men harvesting grain with a McCormick-Deering 12 foot experimental combine (harvester-thresher) pulled by a Farmall M tractor. There is a...
Photograph

Refueling

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Description: A KC-97 of the 126th Refueling Squadron, Wisconsin Air National Guard, refueling an F-84 fighter over eastern Wisconsin.
Print

Wisners Tiger — The King of Rakes

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Description: Chromolithograph advertisement for Wisner's Tiger Sulky Hay Rake, featuring a color illustration of a woman riding a hay dump rake pulled by a tiger. They...
Photograph

Helicopters in the Delta Region

Date: June 1962
Description: Distant view of U.S helicopters over the Delta Region of South Vietnam taken by Dickey Chapelle, a freelance photographer from Milwaukee.

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