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George T. Spaulding

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype studio portrait in front of a painted background of George Spaulding of Brodhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seate...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: In this photograph, copied by Van Schaick from another photographer, Wild West show promoter Tom Roddy stands on the far right with his cast of performers...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal: "One of the most interesting expeditions which I have ever made in my life was a trip on a trolley railway car." Julius Movius,...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two Ho-Chunk women posed in front of a painted backdrop. The woman on the left, possibly Miss Starr, is standing and is wrapped in a Rac...

Date: 1897 after

Description: Two men escorting a fashionably dressed woman with a feathered boa obscuring part of her face. People stand in the background near a train next to the plat...

Photograph

Women Astronomers

Date: 1880 ca.

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

Photograph

Charles C. Stone

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Charles C. Stone of Brodhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds a tuba. The butto...

Photograph

Asa Gray, Botanist

Date: 1864 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Asa Gray (1810-1888), American botanist. His most popular botanical publication, "Gray's Manual", remains a standar...

Date: 1898-05-19 

Description: Two men sit in a horse-drawn wagon mired in the mud on a dirt road. Several houses are in the background, with two women standing on a porch on the left, i...

Date: 1880 

Description: Engraved portrait of J. Wesley Carhart of Racine, Methodist minister, physician, and inventor of a steam-powered automobile in 1871. Although impractical,...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Members of the Wisconsin National Guard Light Horse Squadron, Troop A standing in a row. Three women and one man, visitors to Camp Douglas, stand facing th...

Date: 1843 

Description: Portrait of Ellen Clarinda Martin Kneeland.

Photograph

Buzzard Roost, GA

Date: 1866 

Description: View across road of one man sitting on a log, and another man lying on the ground near the opposite side of the road. Debris surrounds them, and in the bac...

Photograph

Man Milking Cow

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A man sits on a stool and milks a cow outdoors near a fence. Another cow investigates the camera lens in the foreground.

Photograph

Pfeifer's Drugstore

Date: 1888 

Description: Exterior view of Charles Pfeifer's Drugstore, founded in 1858. From left to right are Charles Pfeifer, Fred Pfeifer, Mrs. Adam Heeb, Fulda Pfeifer, Mrs. Ch...

Photograph

Josh Sullivan

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Josh Sullivan of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated leaning on a drum.

Date: 1867 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of George Engelmann (1809-1884), German-American botanist. He is best known for describing the flora of the American West. Handwr...

Photograph

Wedding Photograph

Date: 1890 

Description: Head and shoulders wedding portrait of William Elwell Middleton and Clara Case Middleton.

Date: 1851 

Description: View of five soldiers in a dinghy, aside a dock, with another soldier standing on the dock. The fort is visible in the background, complete with the fortif...

Date: 1890-12-25 

Description: Portrait of Amanda Joanna McCormick Adams seated in parlor-like setting on Christmas. Mrs. Adams is seated before a framed photograph of a man on the table...

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