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Date: 1881 

Description: This map shows railroads by operator and projected railroads. Eastern Minnesota, the upper peninsula of Michigan, northeastern Iowa, and northern Illinois...

Photograph

White River Bridge

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wiscsonsin Central's bridge over the White River, about six miles south of Ashland. The bridge was 1600 ft. long and 110 ft. above the...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Seven yarn samples from St. Paul Knitting Works, dated between April 7, 1888 and February 21, 1889, affixed to a page in an Appleton Woolen Mills sample bo...

Date: 1887-05-14 

Description: Cartoon of a three-headed hydra representing oleomargarine, threatening a farmer.

Date: 1885 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Mayville.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Baraboo with inset of Devil's Lake, the south and east sides of the commercial square, the First National Bank, and the Warren House hote...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: First and second grade children with their teacher, Miss Drinker, who was temporarily taking charge of Miss Ella Larkin's school. Taken in the front entran...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a man lying on his stomach on a raft drinking water from the river. A second man crouches on the edge of the raft while a third man is stand...

Date: 1888 

Description: Studio portrait of famed University of Wisconsin pharmacist, Edward Kremers, and several UW college friends on an outing to the Wisconsin Dells. Left to ri...

Photograph

Milwaukee Club

Date: 1889 

Description: Corner of 706 North Jefferson Street; from a booklet of collotype views published by the photographer. The building has a turret with a rounded roof. At th...

Date: 1882-09-01 

Description: View looking up towards the special train of the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railroad comprised of 24 freight cars loaded with lumber and other...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Funeral wreath of Caroline Keyser Preus, the wife of Lutheran minister Herman Amberg Preus.

Date: 1888 

Description: An original passenger notice poster distributed by the Chicago and Northwestern Railway regarding ticket purchases prior to train boarding. In this two-ton...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The schooner "S.M. Stephenson" was built in Manitowoc in 1880, weighing 511 gross tons. Its owner was A. Bigelow.

Date: 1880 

Description: Illustration of the arrival in a train station of the Maine and New Hampshire delegations to the National Republican Convention.

Date: 1888-07-04 before

Description: Exterior and interior of a menu from the Park Hotel with a deep blue striped border and perforated accent edging.

Date: 1881 after

Description: Stereograph. Memorial Hall and Post Office. The hall was dedicated on March 16, 1882. Capable of seating an audience of 500-600 for performances, the buil...

Date: 1881 

Description: Lyman Copeland Draper, portrait.

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...

Book or Pamphlet

"The Aesthetic Monkey"

Date: 1882-01 

Description: Cover image of "Harper's Weekly" captioned "The Aesthetic Monkey" and shows a monkey dressed in fine clothing, seated at a table. He is gazing at a sunflo...

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