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Dan Rice Home

Date: 1895 

Description: A view of the two-story Girard, Pennsylvania home of Dan Rice (1/23/1823 – 2/22/1900), entertainer and circus performer widely regarded as "America's most...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family is seated around a table upon which are books and flowers. Behind them is a frame house with a person sitting on its porch.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a mower pulled by two horses towards a farmstead. A farmhouse, barn, and outbuildings, one with a cupola, are visible in the distance.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio full-length portrait in front of Van Schaick's gazebo backdrop of a Ho-Chunk man, dressed in period clothes, standing next to a prop stone wall drap...

Photograph

Gymnasium Interior

Date: 1895 

Description: Elevated view of interior of gymnasium at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Three men stand in the room, facing the viewer. Various gymnastic and weight equ...

Date: 1896 

Description: A gathering of iceboats and their captains on Lake Mendota.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: The locomotives "Christopher Adams" and "Liverpool", taken over and operated by the U.S. military during the Civil War.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal: "One of the most interesting expeditions which I have ever made in my life was a trip on a trolley railway car." Julius Movius,...

Date: 1874 

Description: Illustration of a man operating a McCormick mower pulled by a team horses, under the headline "To-Hjulet Mower."

Photograph

Col. John Johnston

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype, waist-up seated portrait of Col. John Johnston. Johnston is pictured here as an elderly man, however he is remembered in Wiscons...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Portrait of an African American man in a shirt, unbuttoned vest and jacket and a striped bow tie.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Courtyard at Cliff House, a resort hotel built shortly after 1872 when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. The house has a stone first floor, a balcony on ea...

Date: 1853 

Description: Formal quarter-length daguerreotype portrait of Governor William Barstow.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Com-no-sa-qua, a Pottowattomie (Potawatomi) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, was drawn at the Treaty of Missinnewa (1827).

Date: 1895-09 

Description: A lone man poses with haystacks in northern Wisconsin.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A man is standing in front of a fence in the foreground. Two other men are in the middle ground; one is standing and one is on a horse. Onon Bjorn Dahle's...

Date: 1827 ca.

Description: Nah-shaw-a-gaa, or the White Dog's Son, a Pottawatomie (Potawatomi) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Gr...

Date: 1879-12-20 

Description: Engraved image of a man falling off of a high-wheel bicycle. Two people in the background are watching the accident.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A large group of Brewery workers posing outside of Gund's Brewery in La Crosse. In the front of the group two men are seated at a table with a large stein...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man in coveralls operates a horse-drawn mower on the grounds of a large estate or park. Several benches appear on the perimeter of the grounds.

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