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Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Men in wagons posed in front of a rural post office. They brandish guns, whiskey bottles and possibly a harmonica with humorous intent.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of William Tennant in front of same painted backdrop. He was a newspaper and magazine agent in Black River Falls, Wisconsin, who lost both...

Date: 1867 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Spencer Fullerton Baird (1823-1887), American ornithologist and ichthylogist. In 1838, Baird met John James Audubon, after whic...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A distant view of Clinton, now Rockdale. Three men are in the middle distance, looking east across Koshonong Creek towards a mill dam, bridge and carding m...

Photograph

J.H. Smalley

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of J.H. Smalley. He was born in Hyde Park, Lamoil County, Vermont in 1816, and came to Wisconsin in 1835. He moved to Green Bay in 1...

Date: 1896-08-29 

Description: Cover of Harper's Weekly, with a pro-William McKinley Presidential cartoon depicting McKinley as a soldier in 1861 and William Jennings Bryan as an...

Date: 1869-02-20 

Description: Engraved image of a man riding an ice velocipede, a bicycle-like vehicle with a studded front wheel and back blades. In the background is an iceboat.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: People stand on a sidewalk and porch in front of a frame store. Farm machinery is on the side of the store.

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Dr. Bushnell B. Cary.

Photograph

Springer Family

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: The Springer family sits in their yard around a table. A patterned shawl is on the back of a chair, and a girl has a scarf around her neck. A woman holds a...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Extended family of fourteen posed in their best clothes outside a home. Older woman seated in rocking chair, with men, women, girls, boy and baby.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a boy wearing a suit jacket, necktie, vest, and trousers. He is holding a hat while posing next to a table. Possibly Leander Hamilton Mc...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Waa-pa-laa, or the Playing Fox, the Prince of the Fox Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at Prairie du Chien (1825).

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of the J.S. Morris Carriage and Sleigh Factory, a two-story frame building on Franklin Street in Waupun. Carriages and men in work aprons are in front...

Date: 1870 

Description: A copy of Mr.and Mrs. August Krueger's wedding photograph by Alexander Krueger.

Book or Pamphlet

Deering Catalog Illustration

Date: 1889 

Description: Back cover illustration for a William Deering and Company catalog showing a woman and three children examining a paper with the title "The Deering All-Stee...

Photograph

Satterlee Clark

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Satterlee Clark. He was born in Washington, D.C., came to Wisconsin in April of 1829, and resided in Green Lake. In 1830, h...

Photograph

Kravig Boys

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of the Kravig sons, one seated and one standing.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Demolished brick building.

Photograph

P. Langlais Farm

Date: 1895-07-31 

Description: Three men standing in the cornfields at P. Langlais's farm.

In "Northern Wisconsin: A Hand-Book for the Homeseeker" (1896), this photograph is captioned...

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