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Date: 1854-05 

Description: This yellow and black wood block print broadside ties England and France's declaration of war against Russia during the Crimean War into a war against high...

Date: 1885 

Description: A view of what is now known as Bascom Hill including Main Hall (Bascom Hall), North Hall, Music Hall, Science Hall, South Hall, Washburn Observatory and Wo...


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.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Men on shoreline are returning logs with horses, which have been stranded on a sandbar, to the main channel of the Mississippi River. Beef Slough Company w...

Date: 1887 

Description: Engraving of Pittsburg Landing taken from a photograph a few days after the Battle of Shiloh (Tennessee), which occurred on April 6-7, 1862. The image sho...

Date: 1886 

Description: The Killbourne residence, the home of E. B. Kilbourne, 927 Superior Avenue.

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; Administration Building in Jackson Park, viewed from 64th Street; foreground: a crowd of men gathered near Pass Gate.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A large group of men are snagging sturgeon from a bridge over the Wolf River. A sturgeon is hanging from a line. More men are sitting on a bridge support,...

Date: 1888 

Description: Members of the Kilbourn Broom Brigade on the "Alexander Mitchell" steamboat in the Dells. Members of the group include: Minnie Smith, Mary Sterlie, Ruth Ma...

Date: 1814 

Description: Etching depicting the burning of Washington, D.C. by the British during the War of 1812. In the foreground are a number of soldiers moving toward the Capit...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The J. H. Kelby house, on Wisconsin and 8th Streets.

Date: 1892 

Description: Photographic print of an engraved image showing a robed missionary standing in a birch bark canoe paddled by four Native Americans and another man who appe...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Group of Wisconsin National Guardmen standing on a platform, possibly at the Union Depot in Camp Douglas.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Two men on raft putting in a twister. Rock wall in background.


Bicycling Outing

Date: 1896-10-04 

Description: View down sidewalk of a group of men and women standing near a large brick building. Bicycles are leaning against the curb and the side of the building. Th...



Date: 1892 

Description: Group of men staging an accident. Two men stand nearby watching as three other men pose on the wheels of an overturned vehicle.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Advertising poster for the Dodge improved combined self raking reaper and mower featuring a color illustration of a well-dressed farmer on the machine pull...


Market Square

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Polish immigrants in Market Square with horse-drawn lumber sledges and hay wagons. Commercial buildings are in the background. A sign on o...


Loading Hay

Date: 1898-08 

Description: August and Alexander Krueger loading hay with pitchforks onto a wagon with a two-horse team attached. August stands on top of the wagon while Alexander sta...

Date: 1896-08-27 

Description: View from rocky shoreline of Turvill's new sailboat tied to a dock. A women is standing on the narrow wooden dock. A man is standing in the sailboat, with...

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