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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: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of Black Hawk Avenue.

Date: 1880 

Description: Cover of a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company fair circular (catalog). The cover is illustrated with a lake and mountain scene and includes the text "Man...

Date: 1899-02-15 

Description: The Wisconsin State Assembly in session in the second Wisconsin State Capitol, with observers looking on from the gallery.

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...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.

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: 1898-07-10 

Description: Syl sits outside on a porch with three other well-dressed family members of varying ages, each representing a generation in the family. Carl Schmidt is the...

Date: 1841 before

Description: A head and shoulders portrait of William Henry Harrison, 9th President of the United States, 1841. Born in Virginia on February 9, 1773, he was the first...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Two small girls dressed in ruffles and bows sit on a woven carpet outside in the sun.

Date: 1880 

Description: Stereograph of the Artesian Well near the intersection of Wisconsin and Minnesota (later renamed Wacouta) Streets. The following is printed on the backside...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1845 

Description: This map hows lot and block numbers, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan. The map...

Date: 1898-05-28 

Description: Seated, posed group portrait at the annual meeting, outdoors at the semi-centennial celebration in Sherman's Grove. Identified from left: John Eckles, Ed....

Photograph

Big Mill

Date: 1889-05-30 

Description: View of the Chippewa Lumber and Boom Company's Big Mill beyond the Wagon Bridge over the Chippewa River.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family of four stands in the distance next to a horse and carriage. Behind them is a barn with cupola and weather vane and a white frame house.

Photograph

Inch School

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Students and teachers pose in front of Inch School.

Date: 1880 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Jefferson on the Rock River.

Map or Atlas

Prairie du Chien

Date: 1838 

Description: This map is a development plat that shows street names, numbered blocks and lots, and small farm lot owners. Included on the right of the map is a large a...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Jule (in overalls) and Joe Hubert. Both men are holding cigars and wear tilted hats in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1896 

Description: Group portrait of the Brodhead Mandolin Club. The men are wearing suits and neckties, and all the women wear long white dresses. There are mandolins, as we...

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