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Photograph

Women Astronomers

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Maria Mitchell, first woman astronomer in the United States at Vassar College.

Photograph

Pine Hollow

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: A view of Pine Hollow looking south. Ferry bluff is visible in the distance. Family group at edge of field; girl sitting on the rock is Everetta Bass. The...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Men building a culvert on the Milwaukee, Lake Shore & Westerm railway. In the background both horses and oxen teams are being used.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Man lying on the grass along a tree-lined drive that leads to a frame house in background. Rural house, country estate.

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: The Newhall House,one of the most magnificent hotels in the United States, opened on August 10, 1856. Amid smaller houses and establishments the hotel was...

Date: 1895 

Description: A cartoon comparing two farmer's experiences, one with McCormick machinery, and one with "ordinary" binders. The caption at the bottom reads: "He Laughs Be...

Date: 1876-03 

Description: The first locomotive for the Pine River & Stevens Point ralroad, which was purchased in 1875, being hauled overland from Lone Rock to Richland Center while...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Boy on garden path holding bunny rabbit with family in front of frame house with shuttered windows and latticework trim above porch.

Date: 1872 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Professor W.W. Daniels, University of Wisconsin geologist. Daniels worked as one of Increase Lapham's assistants during the Wis...

Date: 1887-05-19 

Description: Fire fighters stand with steam fire engine in front of fire station at National Soldiers Home.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of several men working at dusk, knee deep in water attending to the raft.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of A.L. Dahl's brother, Nels.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a man with a wheelbarrow standing amid vast stacks of cut wood in the yard of a pulp mill.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The sternwheel packet, "Arkansas," loaded with gunny sacks of wheat taken between 1872 and 1878. Men are unloading barrels and gunny sacks on a gangplank t...

Date: 1881 

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Ethelinda Marie (Thorsen) Johnston (1856-1947) in her wedding gown. She was married in Milwau...

Book or Pamphlet

Columbian Calendar Cover

Date: 1892 

Description: Columbian calendar cover featuring Christopher Columbus, in honor of the anniversary of the four hundredth year of the discovery of America by Columbus (qu...

Date: 1865 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of John Torrey (1796-1863), American botanist. Worked as New York state botanist from 1836. Handwritten inscription at...

Date: 1838 ca.

Description: Ox-drawn cart in which Mr. and Mrs. Salmon Upson traveled from Connecticut in 1838.

Print

James Monroe

Date: 1861 

Description: Portrait engraving of James Monroe from a painting by Alonzo Chappel.

Photograph

Child on Scale

Date: 1897 after

Description: A young girl in a coat and hat standing on a scale that is chained to a post.

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