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Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Scene from Golden Ingots at the College of Mount Saint Vincent, founded by the Sisters of Charity of New York in 1847. Costumed students act outdoors in a...


Jacob Brant

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Jacob Brant of Brodhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform next to a bass drum and holds a...

Date: 1860 

Description: Image drawn by Franz H√∂lzlhuber of early Milwaukee settlement with a horse-drawn carriage, as well as industry and a railroad. The text on the image reads:...


John P. Arndt

Date: 1856 

Description: Painted portrait of John Arndt resting his hands on a cane.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The Mineral Springs Hotel and train depot.


Pruecius Putnam

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Pruecius Putnam. He was born in Andover, Windsor County, Vermont, on September 25, 1813. Putnam came to Wisconsin on Novemb...

Date: 1877 

Description: Detail of Franz Anton Neuhauser from a composite photograph of the Wisconsin Assembly.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A soldier stands on the left with his gun and bayonet. A sailor stands on the right holding a banner that reads, "THE UNION MUST & SHALL BE PRESERVED". In...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Family behind picket fence sits at a table with a man leaning on tree and one man standing on porch of frame house; house has nicely cut work above front d...

Date: 1882-02-21 

Description: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...


Chief Oshkosh

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Waist-up pen and ink drawing of Chief Oshkosh. He is wearing a top hat wrapped with a ribbon. He wears a suitcoat, bowtie, beaded neckpouch and a blanket w...

Date: 1886 

Description: Participants, spectators, and the competition grounds of the Western Rifle Association Tournament.


Adna Wooster

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Adna Wooster of Racine.

Date: 1883 

Description: Lithographed advertising card for the Oliver Chilled Plow Works commemorating the new year, 1884. The card features two color illustrations within a gold f...

Date: 1861-04-20 ca.

Description: Elevated stereograph view of the Great Union Meeting at the New York City Union Square.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Kee-me-one, or Rain, a Chippeway (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at Fond du Lac (1827).

Date: 1879-09-10 

Description: The Madison Brass Band performing at the Wisconsin State Fair at Camp Randall. The view is facing east toward the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1862 

Description: Officers of Company I, 7th Wisconsin Infantry: (left to right) Lt. Joseph N.P. Bird, Captain George H. Walther, and Lt. Christopher Lefler. Their Black ser...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Luther College dining hall interior. A large group of male students are seated in the hall which has arched windows and walls.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Three men sitting in front of log building at Big Bay Beach on Madeline Island.

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