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John Muir's Clock Design

Date: 1863
Description: Sketch of John Muir's clock design.The built clock was a combination of scythes, wheels and arrows. A rough bough of burr oak was set upon a base incrusted...

McCormick Mower Illustration

Date: 1874
Description: Illustration of a man operating a McCormick mower pulled by a team horses, under the headline "To-Hjulet Mower."

Ames-Angier Family Tree

Description: Drawing of Ames-Angier family tree of North Easton, Massachusetts, 1560-1937.

Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1951
Description: Wisconsin Avenue at Sixth Street, looking east from near the front of the Milwaukee Public Library (left foreground). Taken at night; lighted clocks read 9...

John E. Davie's Commission

Date: January 30 1865
Description: John E. Davie's commission as 2nd lieutenant in the 21st Wisconsin Infantry, Company K.

Wisconsin Senate

Date: 1967
Description: Seating arrangement of members of the senate 78th Legislature of The State of Wisconsin 1967.

"How Madison Women Hold Their Likker"

Description: Cartoon sketch of a man and woman at the bar. The man, leaning towards the woman, is smiling out of the corner of his mouth and holding a cocktail in a tum...

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