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Photograph

Koehler Family in a Garden

Date: September 04 1895
Description: Julius Koehler family in their garden in front of their newly built frame home. The original Koehler farm was destroyed by forest fire in July of 1894, evi...
Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1886
Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company annual catalog cover featuring an illustration of a woman carrying a sheaf of wheat. Below the text reads: "Harvesting...
Painting

Ruth DeYoung Kohler

Date: 1960
Description: Portrait of Ruth DeYoung Kohler.
Painting

Pocahontas

Date: 1832
Description: Portrait of Pocahontas.
Photograph

Hosiery Display Window

Date: June 18 1952
Description: A hosiery window display with mannequins at Hills Store, 202 State Street. A sign in the window reads: "Fruit-of-the-Loom Nationally Famous Nylons, 99 cent...
Print

Fauerbach's Brewery Sign

Date: 1884
Description: A sign for Fauerbach's Brewery depicting a young woman and the brewery.
Photograph

Valentine Flower Window Display

Date: February 12 1941
Description: Valentine floral display window at University Floral Company, 747 University Avenue. Owned by Dea McVicar and his son Angus McVicar.
Photograph

Interior of University Floral Company

Date: November 13 1926
Description: Interior view of University Floral Company, 747 University Avenue, displaying flowers, potted plants, baskets, and wreaths.
Photograph

Agnes Moorehead as a Child

Date: 1903
Description: Agnes Moorehead is shown at about 4 years of age. She wears a white dress stands beside a flowering bush.
Poster

Osborne Harvesting Machinery Advertising Poster

Date: 1915
Description: Advertising poster for Osborne brand farm implements with six color illustrations. The largest is of a portrait of a woman holding flowers. The other color...
Poster

Gammon and Deering Advertising Poster

Date: 1876
Description: Color chromolithograph illustration advertising poster for the Marsh Harvester, produced by Gammon and Deering Company. Printed by Charles Shober & Co., Ch...
Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: January 1901
Description: Lithograph cover illustration in a mosaic styled design for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog of a woman holding a miniature McCormick grain...
Photograph

Rose Garden Gazebo

Date: 1917
Description: Log-constructed gazebo and person on bridge in rose garden.
Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1884
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing a "reaper used by ancient Gauls, First Century." The "reaper" is frame...
Photograph

Hommel House Garden

Date: July 25 1929
Description: Robert Hommel house in Shorewood Hills, with a rear formal garden with bird bath.
Poster

McCormick Advertising Poster

Date: 1902
Description: Chromolithograph advertising poster for McCormick mowers and rakes. Features on the top half a young boy with a reaping hook/sickle and a young girl holdin...
Photograph

Buckhorn Cheese Company

Date: 
Description: Exterior view of the Buckhorn Cheese Company plant. A sign painted on the exterior of the building reads: "Take One Home."
Photograph

Shore Scene at Washington Island

Date: August 24 1964
Description: Shore scene at end of Main Road showing studio and small boats at low water.
Photograph

Tiedeman-Jankowshi Wedding

Date: April 25 1942
Description: Portrait of bride Arlene Tiedeman and groom Edward Jankowski, U.W. and Green Bay football star, and Lorraine Tiedeman, bride's maid and Charles Pasch, best...
Photograph

Twin Infants in Coffins

Date: 1886
Description: Studio portrait of deceased twin infants in coffins. They are Robert and Janet Fitzpatrick, born July 5, 1885, died April 20, 1886, children of Robert and...

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