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Description: "Capture of an unprotected female, or the close up of the Rebellion." Photograph card of a cartoon concerning Jefferson Davis' flight across Georgia in wo...
Date: 1865-01-30 before
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Chester Dewey (1784-1867), American Congregational minister, educator, and scientist. Served as Rochester University's first p...
Description: Full-length studio portrait of young George Hawthorne Scidmore standing with his hand on a newel post, and holding a hat in his other hand.
Description: A map of the Verona Township, which is a section of a larger Dane County map.
Description: Engraving from a painting of John Adams.
Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of Reverend Samuel Eaton posed with his hands on the back of a chair.
Description: The third in a series of three maps of the Virginia Peninsua. This map details the area from Harrison's Landing west to Richmond and shows troop positions...
Description: This map shows the location of county boundaries, cities, rivers, lakes, grant railroads, wagon roads, land office locations, iron, copper and lead deposit...
Date: 1865 after
Description: The first Eau Claire House built in 1856. It burned down in 1875.
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Albert Emmerson, a sergeant in Company C, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform and holding a revolver across his chest. The...
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: A Quaker bonnet made from the Union flag. It is unlikely that any practicing Quaker would have anything to do with a "Union bonnet" because of their belief...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Harriet Morrison Dean, the wife of Nathaniel Dean of Madison. Mrs. Dean was born in Dodgeville in 1829, moved to M...
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Diploma awarded to fire fighter James Richard Cummings for his service to Madison in 1869. The diploma is illustrated with scenes of fire fighting heroics,...
Description: Cover of an advertising booklet for John H. Manny's Single Mower. It features an illustration of men using the mower, surrounded by informative text.
Description: Color lithograph of International Exhibition building, originated by the Society of Arts, at the suggestion of Henry Cole. View of the front of the buildin...
Description: Studio portrait of Catharine Eaton. She is wearing a dress and is seated in a chair with her arm resting on a table.
Description: Three adults and two children are standing on the porch of a small stone octagon building. The location is unknown. A man in a horse-drawn buggy is waiting...
Description: McCormick self-rake reaper as manufactured in the 1860s. The reaper is sitting in the yard of the McCormick Reaper Works (factory). Original caption reads...
Description: Pre-Civil War portrait of Lucius Fairchild wearing a hat.
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Standing portrait of Edward M. Bartlett, lieutenant colonel of the 30th Wisconsin, taken during the regiment's assignment at Camp Randall, 1862-1864.
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