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Description: Elevated view of Ceresco taken from Seward's hill.
Description: Leonard J. Farwell (1819-1889), Madison businessman-promoter and Wisconsin's only Whig governor (1852-1854). When this salted paper portrait was taken, Fa...
Description: Portrait of Republican Louis P. Harvey, while he was Wisconsin secretary of state (1860-1861). Harvey became governor in January, 1862, but drowned in the...
Date: 1860 after
Description: A hot air balloon labeled "SECESSION" bursts and drops men and soldiers out of the gondola towards the ground below. The gondola has crossbones on it and t...
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: A family of five is posed around a large frame house with carpenter's lace on its porch, a fan window in the gable end, half windows on the attic story on...
Description: This map shows townships, landownership, roads, railroads, and swampland in Jefferson County. There is an inset maps showing the towns of: Watertown, Jeffe...
Date: 1868 before
Description: View up Wisconsin Avenue showing City Hall with the Post Office to the right. Also visible is the Presbyterian Church.
Description: Waist-up portrait of Abraham Lincoln.
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Sally Blair Fairchild, the wife of Jairus Fairchild, the first mayor of Madison, and the mother of Lucius, Cassius, Charles Fairchild, and Sarah Fairchild...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: This map of Superior is oriented with north to the upper left. Relief is shown by hachures and water depths are shown by soundings. Lake Superior and bays...
Date: 1867 after
Description: A view of the commons building at Ripon College, partially obscured by trees.
Description: A youthful looking Zouave soldier has a knife in his right hand and the Union flag in his left. A battlefield with explosions is behind him.
The verse bel...
Description: Seated portrait of Olympia Brown.
Description: Diary entries for July 7 and 8, 1863 written by Emilie Quiner while caring for Union soldiers in Memphis, Tennessee.
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of George Engelmann (1809-1884), German-American botanist. He is best known for describing the flora of the American West. Handwr...
Description: A map of Wisconsin showing cities, counties, major roads, railroads, and bodies of water.
Description: A clearing in some trees with an animal skull where Union General McPherson died.
Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment poster.
Date: 1862 before
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Jairus Cassius Fairchild (1801-1862), the first mayor of the city Madison (1856). Fairchild was also the father of L...
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Emil Wallber house with four people standing near the entrance. Wallber was the mayor of Milwaukee from 1884-1888. The location of the...
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