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Date: 1860 after
Description: An elephant carries the Union flag with the words "THE CONSTITUTION LIBERTY AND LAWS!!" on it and wears another Union flag on its back. The elephant's fron...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: A view of the town of Minocqua.
Description: A freed slave with a hoe in his left hand and his right hand on his hip. Caption at the top reads, "Massa can't have dis chile, dat's what's de matter". Ca...
Date: 1879 ca.
Description: Victorian mansion at 123 S. Madison Street, built in 1870 and owned in 1875 by Samuel Chamberlain. It's mansard roof and iron trim help make the house an...
Description: From left to right, head and shoulder portraits of Major Clarke, General George McClellan, Major Van Vliet, and General Barry. Each man has his name below....
Description: A grinning African American man wears a tattered version of Uncle Sam's costume as he dances and sings.
The caption below reads,
"I'm glad I'm not in Dix...
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: Family in yard around table with coffee cups and plants. The frame house in the background has a sewing machine on the porch, wood trim at top of front and...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: View from across the road of a picket fence, a garden with an arched trellis and a couple on the porch of a frame house. The house has wood trim on the por...
Description: This map of the City of La Crosse is a plat of Pike & Co's Addition. The map shows street names, block and lot numbers, the South La Crosee River, and the...
Description: During the War of 1812, the only battle fought in Wisconsin was in Prairie du Chien, in 1814. Made fifty-six years later, this birds eye drawing depicts th...
Description: A circus traveling on the road has three cages, the first and second are flying the Confederate flag. A stone at the side of the road says "TO BOSTON". "T...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Andrew Proudfit house at the corner of Fairchild Street and West Washington Avenue. The steeple and neighboring triangular window belong to the First Bapti...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereoview of the Dalles and the Saint Croix River with man in the foreground.
Description: A view of a tree-lined residential street with houses partially visible on the left.
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: A large multi-generational family in front yard vegetable garden with wood frame house with shutters and decor on porch in background.
Date: 1897 after
Description: Men pushing and pulling two carts, one with a barrel, around a street corner.
Description: The back page of a letter to Electa Candy.
Description: The family of the Reverend John N. Fjeld (1818-1888) sits at a table in front of their wood frame house near the Vermont Lutheran Church. His wife Gunhild,...
Date: 1882-02-03 before
Description: Cover and interior menu for "M. Le General Fairchild" in shadowed blackletter with the intertwined initials "M" and "P" and the head of a goat above. Gold-...
Description: Document written by Ebenezer Brigham listing events at Fort Blue Mounds.
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