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Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of a well-dressed young man.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Quarter-length oval-framed portrait of John Bascom at the age of 28.

Date: 1860 after

Description: General Scott holds Jefferson Davis off the ground by the throat, Davis' hat and sword falling to the ground. Text above reads, "Jeff in a tight place, he...

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Beware

Date: 1860 after

Description: The American Eagle is holding a banner with the word "BEWARE" on it in his beak. He is gripping a federal shield with a Union flag draped over it with his...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: 90,000 feet of pine logs floating in the storage/sorting pond at the Arpin Lumber Company sawmill. The sawmill and other buildings are in the background. O...

Drawing

Milwaukee River

Date: 1874 

Description: Milwaukee River near the Milwaukee settlement. People are depicted doing work in boats along the shore. Original is a pen and ink drawing, presumably made...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A man operating a horse-drawn corn binder is obscured by a single row of corn stalks in a field.

Photograph

John McArthur

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Vignetted portrait of Brigadier General John McArthur. At the start of the Civil War he was a colonel of an Illinois volunteer regiment, but after the Batt...

Drawing

Racine College

Date: 1858 

Description: College at Racine.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Several employees on the doorstep of J.N. Hegeman Drugstore.

Photograph

Charles C. Stone

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Charles C. Stone of Brodhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds a tuba. The butto...

Date: 1863-07-04 

Description: The surrender of Confederate troops after the battle of Vicksburg. Watercolor by Private John Gaddis of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Company E. ...

Date: 1893 

Description: Front of advertising card featuring a color illustration of two men, each using a team of horses in a field to pull harvesting machines.

Photograph

Raft of Lumber

Date: 1887 

Description: A raft of lumber which has been floated down the Wisconsin River to be broken up and sold. Two men stand on the raft, each near lumber stacked on a cart, o...

Date: 1883 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for J.F. Seiberling, manufacturer of agricultural equipment, featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a horse-dr...

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You Are Lost

Date: 1860 after

Description: Uncle Sam, labeled "NORTH", holds a Union flag out to a man who has fallen off of a dock loaded with provisions. The dock has cannons along its front and a...

Photograph

Opera House

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Opera house with a man high up on a telephone pole in front of the building.

Date: 1896-09-20 

Description: Group of men, and a young boy, standing in the small front yard of a house at a bicycling outing. A woman stands in an open doorway at the top of the steps...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a man in "native" Bosnian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as a s...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card showing the tall oat that grow in northern Wisconsin. The image depicts three men standing in a tall oat field. The caption reads, "THE...

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