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Women Astronomers

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Maria Mitchell, first woman astronomer in the United States at Vassar College.

Photograph

Pine Hollow

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: A view of Pine Hollow looking south. Ferry bluff is visible in the distance. Family group at edge of field; girl sitting on the rock is Everetta Bass. The...

Date: 1889-03-30 

Description: Bird's-eye view from Bascom Hill of Madison, with vignettes of the Wisconsin State Capitol, Lake Monona, and the Capitol Park.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: As late as 1840 this house was the only one in Milwaukee; all around were Native Americans that came to trade with Solomon Juneau, a fur trader. The owner...

Date: 1878 

Description: This 1878 map of Vernon County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, sections, towns, cities and villages, land ownership and acreages, roads, rai...

Date: 1890 

Description: Portion of a plat map of the "West Part of the City of Madison".

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Caption on reverse side of stereoview reads, "Governmental buildings, Wisconsin Conservatory of Music and Hospital over Lake Mendota-looking from Capitol P...

Date: 1881 

Description: Engraved invitation to the reception and promenade concert held in celebration of the election of President James A. Garfield (left) and Vice President Che...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Men building a culvert on the Milwaukee, Lake Shore & Westerm railway. In the background both horses and oxen teams are being used.

Date: 1890-05-18 before

Description: Front and back sides of the Hotel Barker menu, with a painting of a windmill in an embossed crescent moon shape. Printed in brown ink with reddish highligh...

Date: 1852 ca.

Description: This map shows plat of three towns, sections, local streets, the Grand Chute Island, and part of the Fox River. The map includes 1 inset map: "Diagram of C...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Man lying on the grass along a tree-lined drive that leads to a frame house in background. Rural house, country estate.

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: The Newhall House,one of the most magnificent hotels in the United States, opened on August 10, 1856. Amid smaller houses and establishments the hotel was...

Date: 1895 

Description: A cartoon comparing two farmer's experiences, one with McCormick machinery, and one with "ordinary" binders. The caption at the bottom reads: "He Laughs Be...

Date: 1897 

Description: Honani's daughter and her child, educated at Keam's Canyon School. There is sweet corn drying on the front of the house.

Photograph

River View

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: River view near Brunet Falls.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: The Kimball and Lowell Hardware Store located on the corner of Franklin and Milwaukee Streets.

Date: 1876-03 

Description: The first locomotive for the Pine River & Stevens Point ralroad, which was purchased in 1875, being hauled overland from Lone Rock to Richland Center while...

Date: 1863 

Description: The Twenty-First Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry posing on Lookout Mountain. (From right to left) Fred W. Borcherdt of Manitowoc, Wisconsin; acting Adjutant...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Boy on garden path holding bunny rabbit with family in front of frame house with shuttered windows and latticework trim above porch.

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