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Date: 1895 after

Description: View of a statue and fountain in a grassy park depicting a boy selling a newspaper. Installed in 1895 and funded by Colonel William L. Brown, the statue c...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A group of men in suits, presumably foremen or supervisors, and several men in work clothes, are in a grain field. Most of the men in suits are either seat...

Photograph

William R. Smith

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William R. Smith. He was born at the "Trappe," Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, in August of 1787. He came to Wisconsin in...

Date: 1899-02 

Description: Portrait (Front) of Meshekigishig or Mezhukigizhik (Sky Striking The Earth) or (Sky Touching Ground) in partial native dress with headdress and ornaments a...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Elevated view of ornate carriage and animal cage with tents and people looking on at the annual Wisconsin State Fair held at Camp Randall.

Photograph

Major Tot

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite of Major Tot standing on a prop column and wall next to a man of average height in front of a painted backdrop. Both men are holding canes....

Photograph

Portrait of Nawat

Date: 1898-12 

Description: Portrait (Front) of Nawat (Left Hand) in native dress with Benjamin Harrison peace medal and holding cane. Part of Algonquian and S. Arapaho Tribes.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Everetta Bass holds her brother, Cary (Edward C.) Bass in a doorway. On the reverse, in Dr. Bass's handwriting, "Here is a pugilistic grin for you, on the...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: A view of the town as it appeared following the fire of 1894.

Photograph

D. Jones

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of D. Jones. He was born in Dutchess County, New York, on February 14, 1788. Jones came to what was then the Territory of Mi...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Quite possibly this is the "General view in the camp" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Light Guard"...

Photograph

Fort Shelby

Date: 1814 

Description: Fort Shelby built in 1814 and named for the Governor of Kentucky, was surrendered to British forces later in 1814 and renamed Fort McKay. Pictured here is...

Date: 1863-07 

Description: Photograph of a monochrome painting of "Old Abe" the bald eagle mascot of the Eighth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, and his regiment color guard....

Date: 1872 

Description: Allegedly the earliest known view of St. Mary's Institute, which later became St. Mary's College. One-half of a stereograph.

Date: 1888 

Description: Men working in Horlick's stone quarry. Teams of horses pull wagons. There is a steam pump at right. A man in a hat and coat, possibly William Horlick, stan...

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Ezra S. Carr, geologist and California State Superintendent. He held chemistry professorships at various institution...

Date: 1860 

Description: Oval portrait of Wisconsin Senate Clerks. Standing in back is J.H. Warren. Seated from left to right are J.B. Selby, Mr. Wright, Willard Merrill, G.M. Powe...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A family is gathered around a table with dishes on top. To the right a man holds a violin and to his right a boy sights down the barrel of a gun. The house...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: "The Grand Regatta, at Devil's Lake, June 21st & 22nd, 1877." A stereograph showing spectators gathered behind the starter's cannon on Devil's Lake.

Date: 1898 

Description: Archway erected at State and Mifflin Streets to celebrate Admiral George Dewey's victory over the Spanish fleet at Manila Bay during the Spanish-American W...

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