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Date: 1880 ca.
Description: James Dorman Davidson (1810-1882) sits in profile in a plush chair for a studio portrait in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a wide hat, suit jacket, bow...
Description: It was in this shop that Christopher Sholes, inventor of the typewriter, did much of his work on various inventions. This photograph may be as early as th...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Stereograph of five men standing on a log and a plank of wood while another man chops at the log with an axe.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Studio full-length portrait of a Ho-Chunk man with short hair posing sitting in front of a painted backdrop. Identified as John Johnson. John was a private...
Description: A view of Red Cedar (or Menomonie) River and the Knapp, Stout & Co., mills from the top of present day Meadow Hill Dr. looking Southeast.
Description: Lithographed advertising poster showing a McCormick grain binder at the Civil War battle of Gettysburg. The poster was based on a cyclorama by French artis...
Description: Elevated view of farm.
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: An original poster advertising the eleventh annual railroad picnic, taking place at Devil's Lake State Park on Saturday, July 27, 1889. In the advertiseme...
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: Photograph of a watercolor painting by F.W. Heine of fellow artist Franz Rohrbeck. Rohrbeck is painting a study of a figure for the Jerusalem panorama (c...
Description: Stereographic view of a street in the Five Points slum district.
Description: Stereograph of Kinnikinnick Falls, the north branch.
Description: Front and back cover of a catalog for harvesting machines. The cover features a color illustration of shocks of hay in a field surrounded by sun rays in th...
Description: Waist-up portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr. at the age of 29 when elected to Congress in 1884.
Description: An original colored lithograph advertising the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, and Omaha Railway, also "Known as The Royal Route." The poster features the...
Description: Shows pipes of various sizes, hydrants with hydrant pressure, valves, wells, and projected lines.
Date: 1883 before
Description: Engraved letterhead of the firm of Smith, Mendel & Co., a wholesale grocery merchant. William E. Smith was a prominent Milwaukee businessman, partner in th...
Description: Elevated view taken from the Miller Building, which is the original site of the old Milwaukee House. In the center of the foreground is what used to be ca...
Description: Stereograph of a man on the end of the raft as he prepares to pass through the water's rough rapids.
Description: The dedication service of St. Bernard's Catholic Church.
Description: Portrait of Joseph H. Osborn, a leader in cooperative and Grange movements.
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