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Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A standing full-length cabinet card portrait of William Conrad Seipp, the oldest son of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. He rests his left forearm on an ornate...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Main Street, with its dirt, ruts, cows (and presumably manure), but wide enough for easy hitching of wagons and teams.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Patriotic image of a sailor holding the Union flag in his left hand and a sword in his right. His left foot rests on an anchor. The caption below reads, "T...

Date: 1897-09-25 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of Thomas Turvill, William Turvill and Anna McConnell. They are sitting on the ground with a dog in front of the Turvill family home...

Painting

Eleazer Williams

Date: 1832 

Description: Portrait of Eleazer Williams.

Date: 1892 

Description: Head and shoulders semi-profile studio portrait of Blanchard Harper.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Mo-wan-za, or the Little Wolf, a Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, taken at the Treaty of Massinnewa (1827)...

Photograph

Emma Seipp

Date: 1892-05 

Description: A full-length standing cabinet card portrait of Emma Sibylla Seipp (1868-1942), eldest child of Conrad Seipp with his second wife, Catherine Orb Seipp. She...

Date: 1878 

Description: Engraving of Ocatagon House, the residence of Mrs. Eliza Richards. Several trees dot the landscape and other buildings can be seen in the distance at right...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty stands on a globe of the world. She is wearing a stars and stripes dress and has a sword over her right shoulder. She is pointing forward with...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Dr. Edward A. Bass reading the newspaper while seated next to his daughter, Everetta.

Date: 1899 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of eight members of the Thwaites family. Three of the women are sitting, and one has a young boy sitting in her lap. Two men, a woma...

Date: 1887-10-14 before

Description: One-page menu for the visit of President Grover Cleveland to Memphis, with a woman with an upswept hairstyle and a choker, wearing a low-necked Delftware-p...

Date: 1880 

Description: Front of card with an illustration over an orange background of a man using a team of horses to pull a reaper in a field.

Photograph

Josiah A. Noonan

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Josiah A. Noonan. He was born in Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York. Noonan came to Wisconsin in November of 1836. H...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A dirt road leads to Dr. Blake's (probably Samuel M.) frame house in Lodi or Prairie du Sac. A family is under a tree near a wooden fence. On the right is...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Two women and a man posed in the garden path of an L-shaped Greek Revival frame house. The front and back doors are open, revealing a breezeway straight th...

Date: 1854 

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Rosellah Smith (Donnel) Bowman. Mrs, Bowman was married to Samuel Hunter Donnel, architect, from 1854 to 1860. Samuel and Rose...

Date: 1864 

Description: One of the Confederate defenses around the city, with a cannon and earthworks in the foreground. Tents are in the background among trees. Plate 41

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a scene near the site of the Gettysburg battlefield. Two men sit in a wagon in the center of the image.

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