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Date: 1899 ca.

Description: McCormick automatic self-rake reaper built in 1858 and patented by McClintock Young. Original caption reads: "This machine embodies the improvement of subs...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Map is pen and pencil on paper. The map shows roads, creeks, and the Chequamegon Bay. The map is undated and prepared sometime between the establishment of...

Date: 1895 

Description: A man stands in a field in Ashland County, almost dwarfed by grain plants.

Date: 1857 

Description: An actor in an Indian headdress and jewelry for performance of "Black Hawk, or Lily of the Prairie," a drama written by Mary Elizabeth Mears and presented...

Photograph

L.F. Kellogg House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the L.F. Kellogg houes at the intersection of State and Dayton Streets. Visible on the porch are Julia Kellogg and "Grandma" Adams.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: First block of West Main Street. A portion of South Hamilton Street is at the right of the image. The original railroad causeway is at the upper right.

Date: 1867 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Peter Engelmann (1823-1874), Wisconsin educator and naturalist. Engelman founded the German-English Academy in Milwau...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol as it appeared during the early 1870s. Close scrutiny of the entrance (whether it is the north or south entrance cannot b...

Book or Pamphlet

Jarius Cassius Fairchild

Date: 1862 before

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Jairus Cassius Fairchild, Madison's first mayor.

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1864-02-09 

Description: Abraham Lincoln in one of the famous portraits known as the Brady Profiles.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family poses in a wooded yard. One man holds a wooden flute. Behind them is a Greek Revival house with a Madison Mutual insurance sign over the door.

Date: 1876 

Description: Bird's-eye view of La Crosse.

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Abraham Lincoln standing.

Date: 1823 

Description: "Map of the country embracing the route of the expedition of 1823 commanded by Major S.H. Long".

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of the J. Schadauer Cigar Facotory at 216 State Street. In front of the factory, a mother and children stand.

Date: 1877-06 ca.

Description: Men seated outside during the Eastern District Norwegian Synod held at Immanuel Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church in Winchester, Wisconsin. Winnebago C...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Francis Godfroy, a celebrated Miami chief who was half French and half Miami. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Map shows St. Croix, Wisconsin and a small portion of Taylor's Falls, Minnesota. Map reads: "The Lands shaded show the Mill & Riparian Reservation & unplat...

Date: 1898-07-01 

Description: Illustration of Theodore Roosevelt and the Rough Riders at San Juan Hill.

Date: 1851 

Description: Map exhaustively marks the townships, County Towns and villages of Wisconsin. It also shows rivers, canals, railroads, and plank roads. Each county's popul...

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