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Mathilde Anneke

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Description: Photograph from a drawing of a portrait of Mathilde Anneke. Script below the portrait reads: "about 25-years-old."
Photograph

Mrs. Grover Cleveland

Date: 1887
Description: Formal portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Frances Folsom Cleveland, wife of President Grover Cleveland, during his first term.
Photograph

Susan B. Anthony with Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Date: 1891
Description: Portrait of Susan B. Anthony (standing), with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, five years after completion of their three-volume work entitled "History of Woman Suf...
Photograph

Laying Asphalt

Date: July 07 1988
Description: A worker wipes his brow as he spreads asphalt on a driveway on a hot summer day.
Print

Andrew Jackson

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Description: Portrait engraving of Andrew Jackson with small inset of his home, The Hermitage, near Nashville, Tennessee.
Photograph

Bullheaded Bovine

Date: August 13 1970
Description: A boy tries to convince a Hereford to walk down a ramp at the fairgrounds.
Photograph

Frisbee Catch

Date: March 28 1980
Description: A frisbee is backlit by the sun as a boy reaches out to catch it.
Photograph

Friendly Persuasion

Date: August 06 1987
Description: Two women coax a stubborn calf at the State Fair.
Photograph

Tired Kitten

Date: June 03 1963
Description: Nancy Krahn dressed as a kitten relaxes after dance practice.
Photograph

Buttered Corn

Date: September 30 1959
Description: A boy eating buttered corn on the cob at a Golden Spike Day party.
Photograph

The Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus and Flooded Road

Date: May 30 1908
Description: The Great Wallace Shows, horses and wagons, were flooded out by a sudden cloudburst.
Photograph

Susan B. Anthony

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Description: A portrait of an elderly Susan B. Anthony. She is known primarily for her leadership in the women's rights movement, but was also an activist for other soc...
Print

George Washington

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Description: Portrait engraving of George Washington.
Magazine or Periodical

The Woods on Fire

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Description: Illustration of a man driving a horse-drawn wagon out of burning woodland.
Print

The Reprimand

Date: 1842
Description: An engraving depicting a woman reprimanding a young woman, while a young man looks in at a window in the background.
Print

The Favored Captive

Date: 1844
Description: A young woman looks out her arched window with a bird cage hanging outdoors.
Print

The Love Token

Date: 1845
Description: Illustration of a young couple romancing by a well as another young woman watches from behind.
Painting

The Post-Mistress

Date: 1850
Description: Two post office employees look on as a third looks into an envelope.
Painting

The Peddler

Date: 1841
Description: Women showing fabric to two men.
Photograph

Vegetable Display, Milwaukee County 4-H Fair

Date: July 24 1983
Description: Tammy Meiller, 16, of the Blue Eagles 4-H Club, looks over a display of vegetables in the Milwaukee County 4-H Fair at the Mayfair Mall Shopping Center.

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