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Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Northern Hospital for the Insane.

Date: 1848 

Description: Immigrant map.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Institutional fire fighting department at the Northern Hospital for the Insane, executing drills on the exterior of the building. Fire fighting equipment i...

Date: 1894 

Description: Cartoon on the last page of a McCormick catalog. The cartoon depicts the World's Fair field-trials in Wayne, Illinois, at which the McCormick mower prevail...

Book or Pamphlet

Runaway Slave

Date: 1837 before

Description: Image of a runaway slave with stick and satchel.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: A book cover for "Mineral Point: A History" by George Fiedler. The cover illustration is of Shake Rag Street, a popular street for Cornish miners.

Date: 1880 

Description: Alma was platted and settled in 1855, on a narrow strip of land between high bluffs and the Mississippi River. Its location made it a popular shipping cent...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Northern Hospital for the Insane and its front grounds.


John Pickering

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of John Pickering of Evansville, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is standing in a suit and holds a B-flat horn. H...

Date: 1865 

Description: Map showing the location of meteorological stations and effects that Lake Michigan has had on Wisconsin temperatures in January and July. The map shows cou...

Historical Object

Memorandum and Account Book

Date: 1845 

Description: Diary and account book kept by Nicolaus C. Duerst.


Milwaukee Street

Date: 1870 before

Description: Stereograph; looking down a wide, tree-lined dirt road. A fence is visible behind the tree line on the right.

Date: 1836 

Description: This map shows Havre Bay, a part of Maumee Bay, parts of Indian Island, Gard’s Island (Michigan), the Ottawa River, Vance River, creeks, and Ottawa Point (...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A couple with three children in yard. The woman poses with a sewing machine, the man with a table saw and lathe. The two-story frame house has a glass pane...


Brenzel Tailor Shop

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Grandpa Conrad C. Brenzel (1863-1933) who operated a tailor shop in Ironwood, Michigan. Seated on the left is Adolph Erickson. Other man unknown.


Theodore Pomeroy

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Theodore Pomeroy of Brodhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in a suit and holds a tenor horn. The...

Date: 1860 

Description: Advertisement for plows, cultivators, harrows, corn planters, mowers, rakes, sulkies and gangs.

Date: 1899-05 

Description: William and Johanna Krueger seated alongside a house near a shed. William is seated on a bench weaving a willow basket, and has a pipe in his mouth. Johann...

Date: 1838 

Description: Compiled from the latest authorities. Published by Hinman and Dutton.

Date: 1870-29 

Description: Magazine illustration of home, titled as the "Soldiers' National Asylum at Milwaukee, Wisconsin". The building is in the background, and in the foreground...

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