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Women Astronomers

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Maria Mitchell, first woman astronomer in the United States at Vassar College.

Photograph

Aunt Jen's Room

Date: 1898 

Description: Interior view of Aunt Jen's room at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright....

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A Yankee-built Greek Revival frame house from the 1840s. The small dark rectangular plaque above the door is a Madison Mutual Insurance Company sign that...

Photograph

Stephen Nicholas

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Stephen Nicholas (1840-1901) of Chilton, Wisconsin. Stephen was a member of the Narragansett tribe. He served with Co. D, 1st...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A group of men working in a field with farm buildings in the background. A man wearing a wide brimmed hat stands on top of a large pile of hay holding a fa...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Confederate soldier wearing a whiskey barrel with a cork helmet. On the barrel appears the text, "RGG", "C.S.A. WHISKEY", "J.X.D." Caption below reads, "A...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Stereograph of exterior of Main Hall (now Bascom Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Captain R. Cobb and Retreat of 9th Kentucky Battery, painted in 1885. It was painted by Eu...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Engraving entitled "Tomb of Washington--Mount Vernon".

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A family stands on the porch of small frame house with wing additions. A well is on the far left with farm buildings in the background.

Date: 1897 

Description: Dirt road with a few homes on each side of the lane.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: H.A. Prensor and J.A. Ottesen and their families leaving the home of R. Daniel Rickelsen in Lodi.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of the Tower of Phasealis on the day of Jesus' crucifixion.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton, dressed in a fur coat and a bonnet, holds the handle of a doll buggy. The buggy carries a dog dressed in a stocking cap and sweater, as w...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two young Ho-Chunk men posed in front of a painted backdrop. They are both wearing suits and ties. The unidentified man sitting on the l...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Family (three men, three women), in yard with frame house, that has a wood bench and hanging plants on porch. There are vines along sides of front door and...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: The Ludemann's [also spelled Lueddemann] farm was cultivated in the early 1850s, and was known as a restaurant where one could get good bread, wine, milk,...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Double house with people on its front porch.

Date: 1865 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Charles C. Parry (1823-1890), American Botanist. Parry is most famous for his botanical research in the southern Ro...

Photograph

Doty Home

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View of Governor James Duane Doty's home with two children standing in front. The Doty home was the first brick house in Wisconsin. The materials were tra...

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