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Date: 1885 ca.

Description: A young woman displays her shell necklace, silver bracelets, and earrings.

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin School Lands

Date: 1889 

Description: Eight diagrams that describe the topography and vegetation of school sections in the towns of Clear Creek and Ludington in Eau Claire County; Sigel in Chip...

Date: 1886 

Description: The first electric street railway in Wisconsin.

Photograph

Carrie Lane

Date: 1884 

Description: Studio portrait of Carrie Lane Chapman Catt when she was single in Mason City, Iowa. She was first a teacher and then became Superintendent of Schools ther...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Chippewa Falls with a park and river in the foreground.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of three Confederate Civil War soldiers drinking from and holding canteens. The painting is the work of one of the German panorama arti...

Date: 1881-03-04 

Description: View from the corner of 7th Street after the "big snow" of 1881.

Drawing

University Hall

Date: 1885-08-30 

Description: Pencil on paper drawing of large building set on hill with row of trees on left, and single tree on right. Central building has four stories below high dom...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of a small child sitting in a chair.

Date: 1887 

Description: This 1887 map of Price County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range system, sections, railroads, vacant land and land sold by the Wisconsin Central Rail...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: A room at Rockford College with a table and chair, and several stringed instruments.

Photograph

Post Office

Date: 1880 before

Description: Stereograph. Elevated view of corner of Milwaukee and Wisconsin Streets. Three-story white building with several chimneys. A horse and cart are on the rig...

Date: 1885 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Madison, State Capital of Wisconsin, County Seat of Dane County, with inset of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Cyanotype print of the Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street, and its surrounding yard.

Date: 1882 

Description: Cover of a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog with an illustration of a mower in a field.

Photograph

Chequamegon Hotel

Date: 1888 

Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel, built by the Wisconsin Central railroad interests and opened in 1877. It faced the bay and had a long series of steps leadi...

Painting

Civil War Cannon

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Civil War cannon with a soldier in the background and the sketched outline of another soldier in firing position. Although unsigne...

Date: 1884 

Description: Chromolithograph of two young girls and a young boy holding the bottom of a banner featuring Miller's New Model Vibrating Thresher.

Print

Burton House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Burton House, (also referred to as the Ridge House by Edna Ferber in her novel, "Come and Get It") with horse-drawn carriages in the foreground.

Photograph

Marquette's Well

Date: 1889 

Description: Cross marking the area of "Marquette's well."

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