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Date: 1867 after

Description: A view of the entrance and side of Bartlett Hall at Ripon College, partially obscured by trees. Decorative stone, wood, and brickwork all ornament the sur...

Date: 1869-10 ca.

Description: The second Wisconsin State Capitol dome under construction, showing the workmen and the equipment they used to hoist construction materials into place.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Three men standing at entrance of residence used as headquarters when S.G. Swain, (on left), was in charge of fortifications at Fort McPherson. All three m...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Elevated wintertime view of the intersection of South Carroll and West Main Streets, showing the First Baptist Church constructed in 1854, the wooden fence...

Photograph

Ripon College

Date: 1867 after

Description: A view of a campus building at Ripon College, taken from a green space. A stone commemorative marker is visible to the right.

Date: 1864 

Description: General John H. King's headquarters while troops under his command occupied the site in 1864-1865. General King did not participate in the Battle of Lookou...

Photograph

St. Mary Academy

Date: 1864 after

Description: A view of a gazebo, porch, and benches on the campus of St. Mary Academy. The lawn overlooks the Iowa Bluffs near the Mississippi River.

Date: 1867 after

Description: A view of the commons building at Ripon College, partially obscured by trees.

Photograph

Emil Wallber House

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Emil Wallber house with four people standing near the entrance. Wallber was the mayor of Milwaukee from 1884-1888. The location of the...

Photograph

Libby Prison

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A heavily retouched photographic view of Libby Prison. This view shows tents and three tenement (loft style) buildings.

Date: 1868 

Description: This 1868 birds-eye view depicts the buildings, streets, railroad, vegetation and topography of Columbus, Wisconsin. The high school, cemetery, railroad de...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty is standing on the body of a fallen soldier. She has a sword in her right hand and is holding the Union flag in her left hand. The words "THE...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Image of the Wisconsin State Capitol mounted on a decorative card by the photographer J.F. Bodtker. The text on the back of the card reads: From J.F. Bodt...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Diploma awarded to fire fighter James Richard Cummings for his service to Madison in 1869. The diploma is illustrated with scenes of fire fighting heroics,...

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: The Third Wisconsin State Capitol before the completion of the dome. After all four wings of the Third Capitol were completed, the second Capitol was demo...

Date: 1862-04 before

Description: Hand-tinted stationery showing the Capitol in Washington, D.C. in 1862. The blue tint on the dome may have been intended to represent the unfinished natur...

Date: 1861 after

Description: The First Universalist Church, built in 1861.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane designed by Stephen V. Shipman (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

Date: 1860 after

Description: Winfield Scott and William Seward stand in the boxing ring in which Lincoln fought Davis. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye drawing of New Glarus.

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