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Brass Band

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Brass band musicians in uniform pose with their instruments.

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Cary Bass

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: A cabinet card studio portrait of Edward Cary Bass, son of Dr. Edward A. Bass.

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait Adeline Irwin (Mrs. William S.) Strong was the daughter of Robert Irwin. Her first husband, David Blish, died in the 1847 fire on th...

Date: 1899 

Description: The only known visual documentation of the Senate Chamber in the third Wisconsin Capitol. It was probably more colorful than it appears here. In 1869 a rep...

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Family Portrait

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A family group of 19 people pose in front of their house. The photographer's umbrella can be seen at the top of the frame.

Date: 1853 

Description: Group of Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) Indians in a long house (ciproke). Some of the men are displaying animal pelts. There is a bucket and a small barrel at the e...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Elevated view of large crowd gathered to witness the dedication ceremony for the University of Wisconsin-Madison gymnasium.

Date: 1875 

Description: Halvor Skavlem (middle?), Gunil Olmstead Skavlem and a friend stand near the fence in front of Skavlem's frame home, with an unidentified man reading on th...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family sits around a table with a cloth, vases and other objects on it. The man on the left is wearing a top hat and a flower in his lapel. The two women...

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Moccasin

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Early carte-de-visite of a Ho-Chunk man identified as Moccasin. The backdrop indicates the photograph came from Charles Van Schaick’s studio, but it may ha...

Date: 1833 

Description: Portrait of Black Hawk (Mac-Cut-I-Mish-E-Ca-Cu-Cac) painted from life.

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: A family is grouped around a table, including a man with a top hat, two dolls on the ground between two small girls and a woman holding a closed fan. Behin...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick holding a top hat (1809-1884), by Matthew Brady. McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Eighteenth Annual National Encampment of Grand Army of the Republic in Minneapolis, Minnesota in July 1884.

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Store and Saloon

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view from across road of men gathered outside a store and saloon. Most of the men hold a glass of beer as though toasting. Two teams of horses are...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man operates a horse-drawn mower on the grounds of an estate. A pond with lily pads and a gazebo appear in the foreground of the image, and a house is in...

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Logger

Date: 1894-06-04 

Description: A logger poses next to a team of horses pulling a load of logs.

Date: 1899-02-15 

Description: Elevated view of legislators in the Assembly Chamber of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View across road towards the exterior of a brick elementary school in northern Wisconsin. A large group of children and adults pose from within the schooly...

Date: 1864 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Leo Lesquereux, American paleobotanist. Also worked as assistant to L. Aggasiz.

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