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Date: 1871 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of the Chicago fire of October 8, 1871. The hand-colored lithograph was published by Currier and Ives.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: This late 19th century map by Increase Lapham shows the lake region around Oconomowoc in Waukesha County and eastern Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Cities an...
Description: A handheld fan made of wood and cloth. This fan depicts the event it was made to commemorate the 1878 Exposition Universelle held in Paris, France. The f...
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: The Christian Keyser Preus family posed in the yard of the Spring Prairie parsonage with horse-drawn vehicles, and ducks. Behind them is a rural frame hous...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: "St. Anthony Falls" photographed during the "Norwegian Lutheran Synod held at Minneapolis, Minn., 1875," as listed in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopi...
Description: Studio portrait of Ernest Albert Garlington in uniform. He was a medal of honor winner.
Description: Atlas map of Janesville township.
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: Front view of the Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute), a large stone building five stories high with a porthole windo...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Platteville.
Description: Four people stand in the yard of a frame house which has a porch with pediment, and a flanking lean-to addition. A stove pipe is sticking out of the lean-t...
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: Distant view of the town from a hill with houses, garden plots, businesses and churches.
Description: View from Southeast shore of Lake Monona across a cornfield, perhaps on the farm of Thomas Williamson.
Description: Students and teachers sitting in front of the Blue Mounds school house.
Description: A cartoon entitled "The Latest Illustration of Our Humane Indian Policy" depicting an imprisoned, injured Native American man who has been served "boiled s...
Description: Mrs. Robert B. (Alice Russell Hobbins) Porter posing for a waist-up formal portrait. She is wearing a light-colored lace dress with a lace headpiece. She i...
Description: Elevated view from Capitol Park of Madison City Hall with clock tower, 2 West Mifflin Street. Lake Mendota is in the far background.
Description: Exterior view of the Turner house, which was erected by John Turner to house railroad men and construction officers.
Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental health Institute) is seen in the distance in this long view from across cornfields.
Description: Relief shown by hachures. Shows land ownership by name, wards, railroads, mills, dams, city limits, Chippewa River, and Half Moon Lake. Includes index of m...
Description: A written request for membership for Charles H. Klippert and Philip Kuhles into the College of Pharmacy in New York.
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