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Slave Catchers

Date: 1849 ca.

Description: Drawing of two slave catchers pointing guns at two runaway slaves.

Photograph

Jacob Gundlach

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of Jacob Gundlach. He was born in Kuhr Hessen, Germany, and emigrated to Wisconsin in 1832. In 1851, he became one of the first se...

Photograph

William Spaulding

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William Spaulding. He was born in Bradford County, Pennsylvania on August 30, 1807. Spaulding came to Wisconsin in Novemb...

Photograph

Hugh McFarland

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Hugh McFarland. He was born in Plumbridge County, Tyrone, Ireland, on June 22, 1815. McFarland emigrated to Wisconsin in...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of four raftsmen shipping an oar in the Dells.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of a man on Main Street, created by Van Schaick or his colleague, Thomas T. McAdam.

Photograph

David Atwood

Date: 1861 

Description: Studio portrait of David Atwood.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: View from a distance of a farmer posing on a McCormick grain binder drawn by two horses in a wheat field. Two men in suits pose next to a bundle of wheat t...

Date: 1896 

Description: Cover of advertising catalog for the Frost and Wood Company, manufacturers of agricultural implements and harvesting machinery, Smith's Falls, Ontario, Can...

Photograph

Vegetable Farmer

Date: 1895 

Description: A farmer stands in his vegetable field.

Photograph

Edward Pier

Date: 1856 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Edward Pier. He was born in New Haven, Vermont on March 31, 1807, and came to Wisconsin in September of 1834. Pier was one...

Photograph

Women Astronomers

Date: 1880 ca.

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

Photograph

Young Horace Palmer

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a young Horace Palmer in uniform.

Photograph

Walter B. Gage

Date: 1856 

Description: A quarter-length oval sepia-toned portrait of Walter B. Gage.

Photograph

Charles Stewart

Date: 1861 

Description: Seated portrait of Corporal Charles Stewart (b. 1832), Company B, 8th Wisconsin Infantry, wearing the one of the grey uniforms in which Wisconsin's first e...

Date: 1879-10-18 

Description: Depiction of Edison's Electric Generator in the weekly journal of practical information, art, science, chemistry and manufactures. It is an electrical gene...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Elevated view of three women and a young girl standing at the edge of a small cliff on the shores of Lake Mendota. Various shrubs and small trees grow on t...

Date: 1871 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Champion reaper and mower manufactured by Whiteley, Fassler & Kelly. The cover features an illustration of a farme...

Date: 1889-10 

Description: South side of Ink Stand and Sugar Bowl. Hattie and John Bennett in the boat; Nellie Bennett seated beneath the tree.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Cover page of a Manny & Co. advertising circular featuring two illustrations of men using Manny's reaper and mower. The top illustration shows the reaper a...

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