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Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Chester A. Arthur, the 21st President of the United States. Arthur was born on October 5, 1829 in Fairfield, Vermont, and di...

Photograph

Layton House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: 2504 Forest Home Avenue. This hotel was situated on what was originally a plank road between Milwaukee and Muskego. It was designed after the Federal style...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of James T. Lewis. Lewis was Wisconsin's 9th governor and one of the four governors of Wisconsin during the war.

Date: 1884-09-01 

Description: Poster advertising the need for workers to pick cranberries for the Wisconsin Cranberry Company.

Date: 1883-11 

Description: The ruins of the unfinished South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol after its collapse while still under construction.

Date: 1889 

Description: Druggist Junior Jones shows a customer some items from the J.N. Hegeman Pharmacy, 1218 Broadway.

Date: 1886 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer in a field operating a hor...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of a woman in Ho-Chunk regalia wrapped in a blanket, with a child on her back. The child wears a fur hat, and They are posed...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: View of Main Street business district. Horses and buggies on street. Some business signs read: "American and Norsk Store", "Furniture", "L....re & Son, Dry...

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: This pictorial bird's-eye-view map shows buildings, streets, and railroads. Included are illustrations and an index to points of interest. The bottom of th...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a Presbyterian parsonage.

Date: 1882-02-03 before

Description: Cover and interior menu for "M. Le General Fairchild" in shadowed blackletter with the intertwined initials "M" and "P" and the head of a goat above. Gold-...

Photograph

William S. Hamilton

Date: 1880 

Description: Photograph from an original painting of Colonel William (Billy) Stephen Hamilton, M. Smith Photography in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Son of Revolutionary War hero...

Date: 1884 

Description: "Cottage" sewing room at the Wisconsin Industrial School for girls, depicting a class of young girls handling fabrics, sewing, and working with sewing mach...

Photograph

Meggett Residence

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Meggett residence at the corner of Jones and River Streets.

Photograph

Milwaukee Exchange

Date: 1883 

Description: Women switchboard operators at the sole Milwaukee telephone exchange.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Two tone lithograph of a pile of Lake Superior whitefish and trout on the lakeshore with a man and boat in the background.

Date: 1889 

Description: Interior pages of the pamplet, with illustrations for the letter "H" and "I."

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr. at the age of 29 when elected to Congress in 1884.

Drawing

House on River

Date: 1885-08-31 

Description: Pencil on paper drawing of large house on hill above river, with rowboat and boathouse. The house has three stories, four chimneys, mansard roof, and long...

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