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Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Two men are in the foreground on top of a stone fence looking onto fields with haystacks and wheat and animals. The Tollef Gjermundsen farmstead is in the...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Clover fields with a frame house and barn. In the far distance are two other farmsteads.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin State Fish Hatchery (aka Nevin Fish Hatchery, 3911 Fish Hatchery Rd). A salt-box house with an additional wing stands next t...

Photograph

Women Astronomers

Date: 1880 ca.

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

Date: 1860-04 ca.

Description: Holzlhuber took the railway to Lake Horicon where he was taken in by the small community that had developed. "They were their own builders of houses and sh...

Photograph

Asa Gray, Botanist

Date: 1864 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Asa Gray (1810-1888), American botanist. His most popular botanical publication, "Gray's Manual", remains a standar...

Date: 1898-05-19 

Description: Two men sit in a horse-drawn wagon mired in the mud on a dirt road. Several houses are in the background, with two women standing on a porch on the left, i...

Photograph

Wade House

Date: 1858 

Description: Ambrotype of the Wade House, a carriage inn located in Greenbush, also showing a section of the original plank road in the foreground.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Members of the Wisconsin National Guard Light Horse Squadron, Troop A standing in a row. Three women and one man, visitors to Camp Douglas, stand facing th...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family is in the yard around a table. A baby sits in a high chair and a man and woman are seated on a loveseat. Behind them is a frame house with an orga...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Image of Louis Wigfall on the body of an Indian with tomahawk in hand. The captions reads, "WIGFALL on his promised descent on Washington." This is a barb...

Date: 1843 

Description: Portrait of Ellen Clarinda Martin Kneeland.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: The interior of a Norwegian-American Lutheran Church decorated with garlands and religious admonitions in Norwegian.

Date: 1858-08 ca.

Description: The farm of Jack Smith, an Irishman who immigrated to Canada with his wife and three sons. There they worked to cultivate a huge complex of land.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Two men in the foreground are pointing across a harvested field to a farmstead in the distance.

Date: 1871 

Description: View of first house built in Dodge City. The sod building has a lumpy roof, window openings and a door. The surrounding landscape is barren.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Strang House, also called "Mormon house", where "King" Strang lived and died, and where he published the Voree Herald.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Seven people are grouped around an impressive two-story home with a fan window at the attic gable and a porch with carpenters lace and latticework. A horse...

Date: 1890-12-25 

Description: Portrait of Amanda Joanna McCormick Adams seated in parlor-like setting on Christmas. Mrs. Adams is seated before a framed photograph of a man on the table...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Two men are posed amid tobacco plants. Behind the men are a windmill and barn. In the center background a woman and a child stand near tall stacks of hay....

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