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Date: 1883 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Merrill.

Photograph

Schlitz Palm Garden

Date: 1886-07-03 after

Description: The east side of the Schlitz Palm Garden at N. 3rd Street, south of W. Wisconsin Avenue. The Schlitz Palm Garden opened on July 3, 1886 and was one of the...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of photographer Henry Hamilton Bennett pulling an oar on a Wisconsin raft.

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin showing counties, cities, villages, railroads, lakes, and rivers in the state. The map also includes the eastern portions o...

Date: 1882 

Description: Bird's-eye views of various sections of Milwaukee.

Date: 1886-05-04 

Description: Lumber yard with boxcars and factory buildings in the back. Made while factory was under protection of the State Militia during the first general labor str...

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin Map

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: A detailed, hand-colored map of Wisconsin and the western portion of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, which also includes an inset of Isle Royale in Lake Superi...

Date: 1887 

Description: Scrapbook page containing a cyanotype print and an albumen print looking toward Lake Michigan.

Date: 1884 

Description: Cover art for a pamphlet advertising The Apostle Islands and Lake Superior. The upper half of the artwork depicts a sunset view of Lake Superior, and the b...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Samuel Davis Sturgis, father of Nina Dousman. Born July 11, 1822 and died July 28, 1889. Samuel Sturgis graduated from West Point in the class of 1846 and...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of five men standing on a log while another man chops at the log with an axe.

Date: 1888 

Description: Guest ticket to the Republican National Convention held in Chicago at the partially completed Auditorium Building. The Auditorium is one of the best known...

Date: 1885 

Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin that also includes eastern Minnesota and Iowa, northern Illinois, and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan showing the counties,...

Date: 1882 

Description: Back cover of catalog with an illustration of two men using horse-drawn agricultural machinery in fields, while a group of Native American Indians look on....

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Engraving of an elevated view of Science Hall, Chemical Laboratory and Machine Shop on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1885 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Oconomowoc.

Date: 1886 

Description: Participants at the Western Rifle Association Tournament in Wapello, Iowa. Many of the men are holding guns. A farmhouse and farm buildings are in the ba...

Date: 1885 

Description: Broadsheet describing a pledge made by agricultural machinery manufacturers to compete fairly with one another, and not try to break up competitors' sales....

Date: 1887 

Description: This map shows landownership, lot and block numbers, wards, cemeteries, and the high school. The map has been removed from Page’s Atlas of Jefferson County...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Political Cartoon Comparing Platforms

Date: 1884 

Description: Political cartoon comparing the Democratic Platform with the Republican Platform. The cartoon (Democratic) on the left depicts a poor family wearing rags i...

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