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Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a group of men standing knee deep in water using handspikes probably in an attempt to dislodge a lumber raft from a sandbar or from the shor...

Date: 1878 

Description: Painters working on the cornice of one of the four octagonal towers of the Wisconsin State Capitol. Also visible is the Italianate ornamentation of the iro...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The State Register newspaper office. This paper was published by Andrew Jackson Turner, father of Frederick Jackson Turner noted historian. Andrew Jackson...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: The Nekoosa-Edwards Paper company. Established about 1896 by John Edwards.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Interior view of Washington and Lee University chapel showing tomb of Robert E. Lee. Portraits hang on the wall around an arch leading to the tomb.

Date: 1833 

Description: Increase Lapham's plan for the canal terminus on Portsmouth Point at the confluence of the Scioto and Ohio Rivers.

Drawing

Henry Dodge

Date: 1834 

Description: Full-length illustration of Henry Dodge in frontiersman attire. He is holding a hat, a gun, and has a sword on his belt.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Remarkable Hills on Upper Missouri River (view 14).

Date: 1893-08-30 

Description: Local actors portray a Japanese wedding. The photographer's wife, Ada Bass, had a leading role in the production.

Photograph

Stuffed Old Abe

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. After his death in 1881 he was stuffed, mounted, and put in the Capitol museum....

Photograph

Saloon

Date: 1897 

Description: Saloon owned by Tom Emerson. Poster advertises a fair in Black River Falls on September 7, 8, 9, and 10, 1897.

Photograph

Ripe Pumpkin Field

Date: 1895-09-27 

Description: In the cornfield of Jas. E. Seed, a number of large, yellow "Yankee" pumpkins ripen on vines. A man is crouched in the field, holding a pumpkin in his arms...

Date: 1898 

Description: A view of the Nekoosa-Edwards Paper Company mill. Established about 1896 by John Edwards.

Photograph

Capitol Park

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The expanded third Wisconsin State Capitol photographed at a time of the year when the trees in the park did not obstruct the view. As a result, the curvil...

Photograph

Ripon College Map

Date: 1873 

Description: The Ripon College street plan.

Date: 1893-12 

Description: Portion of a Rambler Bicycle advertisement showing a Roman style female statue holding up a bicycle.

Date: 1849-05-02 

Description: The ferry landing in Weston, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oreg...

Photograph

Family of Eight

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Family of eight seated in a semi-circle in yard with a stucco upright and wing house in the background.

Photograph

Hops Field

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Group of men, women and children gathered in a hops field, possibly that of Paul Saavles. The women wear hoods.

Photograph

Miletus Knight

Date: 1877 

Description: Portrait of Miletus Knight taken from a composite photograph of officers, clerks and employees of the Wisconsin Assembly.

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