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Date: 1886-07-20 

Description: Group of people posing in the rail yard of the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, & Omaha Railway.

Date: 1883 

Description: Horse pulling a wagon in front of the telephone building. There are many telephone poles and wires along the street.

Photograph

View of Town

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A view of Oshkosh.

Date: 1883 

Description: Inside spread of advertising brochure for Patterson and Brothers, manufacturers of agricultural equipment, Patterson, Ontario, Canada. Features a chromolit...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: A logging crew of the Upham Lumber Company, together with the company's locomotive, "Old Vanderbilt," formerly the Wisconsin Central Railroad's Engine No #...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of the Wisconsin River shoreline showing lumber rafts "tied up over Sunday."

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Born August 1, 1861, Samuel Sturgis was the younger brother of Nina Sturgis Dousman. He attended West Point Military Academy and had a distinguished career...

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: A group portrait of students at the 2nd Ward School. The students are posing in front of the building, with girls in the front (straw hats on laps), boys i...

Date: 1888 

Description: This is a reproduction of a map originally published in 1829 by R.W. Chandler, a pioneer settler of Galena. It is based on an earlier map by surveyor Luciu...

Date: 1885-09-01 

Description: Pencil on paper; Elevated view of building on street corner with horse-drawn delivery wagon in front. Tall trees line the two streets. Building is two st...

Book or Pamphlet

Historic Waterways

Date: 1888 

Description: Front cover of Reuben Gold Thwaites' Historic Waterways, with an image of a man and a woman paddling a rowboat on a river.

Date: 1886 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer in a field operating a hor...

Date: 1881-07-28 ca.

Description: A group of men dressed in uniform gather near a fence in a shaded encampment. Several tents are visible in the background. Caption on back of stereoview re...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Front of advertising card featuring an illustration of a man woken up by a horse, on whose side is written: "Nightmare." Text above and below reads: "Why d...

Photograph

The Elephant Hotel

Date: 1882 after

Description: A view of the left side of the Elephant Hotel, constructed in the shape of an elephant with small windows punctuating the side and a covered open-air obser...

Book or Pamphlet

Deering Catalog Illustration

Date: 1889 

Description: Back cover illustration for a William Deering and Company catalog showing a woman and three children examining a paper with the title "The Deering All-Stee...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Studio full-length portrait of a Ho-Chunk man with short hair posing sitting in front of a painted backdrop. Identified as John Johnson. John was a private...

Photograph

Edward A. Bass

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Edward A. Bass wearing a shirt with winged collar and a necktie.

Date: 1882 

Description: This map is ink on cardboard and shows the location of military forts over the course of years. Also shown are points of interest, streets, the Mississippi...

Photograph

Knapp House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The F.M. Knapp residence, northwest corner of Main and 10th Streets. A man is standing and leaning on a tree on the terrace.

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