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Photograph

A Lone Tree

Date: 1894-06-06 

Description: A view at the mouth of the Wabash River of a lone tree on what appears to be a peninsula.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Family in front of large brick rural house that has shutters, elongated basement windows and large bay window. A man sits with a hand scythe at the right.

Photograph

Shanty Boat

Date: 1894-06-07 

Description: A man is seated on the roof of his shanty boat. Another person is at a window. Shoreline with buildings in background.

Date: 1869 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of William Marriott Canby (1831-1904), American botanist and businessman. Canby involved himself in many diverse endeavo...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Family in front of large brick rural house that has shutters, elongated basement windows and large bay window. A man sits with a hand scythe at the right.

Photograph

Bascom Hall

Date: 1893 

Description: Elevated view from North Hall of main entrance to Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Photograph

Court Street

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking down Court Street in Janesville toward the west.

Date: 1895 after

Description: Drawing of the Edward Dwight Eaton Chapel at Beloit College. Note on the drawing says: "Patton & Fisher Archts, Chicago."

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View from the shore of Kenosha's North Pier and lighthouse. Waves are breaking on the shore of Lake Michigan.

Print

Secession

Date: 1860 after

Description: A knight mounted on a horse is wearing the Union shield as he battles a dragon with a sword. The dragon has the word "SECESSION" on its side. Black ink on...

Date: 1861-10-10 

Description: Recruiting poster. At the top is printed "Attention! Mechanics." Underneath is an eagle with a banner in his beak, which reads "Rally, Boys! Rally!" and "Y...

Map or Atlas

Monroe, Wis.

Date: 1871 

Description: Birds eye map of Monroe, WI, depicts street names and street locations, houses, and trees. A reference key at the bottom of the map shows the locations of...

Photograph

Bascom Hall

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Cyanotype view of the exterior of back entrance to Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The State Register newspaper office. This paper was published by Andrew Jackson Turner, father of Frederick Jackson Turner noted historian. Andrew Jackson...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Elevated view of group of men standing in front of construction site, near a newly completed building on Main Street, near the intersection of West Montell...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: View of church interior looking up the aisle towards an altar decorated with garlands, possibly for a wedding. A young man stands at the altar. Twin stov...

Date: 1871-11-25 

Description: Engraved view of Peshtigo Fire showing people trying to escape the flames by boat and on horseback. A team of cattle also seek refuge and several birds tak...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Historical Sycamore Tree, Orchard Knob in the Distance, painted in 1885. It was painted by...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View across lawn of the residence of Lucius Fairchild, in Madison. A woman is standing outdoors near the entrance. A fence surrounds the yard of the house,...

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Colonel Thomas Stephens. He was born in Devonshire, England, in May of 1815. Stephens emigrated to Wisconsin in 1836, and...

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