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Description: Wash drawing of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Hollman, who were early settlers in Platteville, Wisconsin.
Date: 1899-06-12 after
Description: A hooded woman sitting on the remnants of a house. As the amount of debris and barren landscape can attest, the area around her had been leveled by a torna...
Date: 1882 ca.
Description: Front of advertising card featuring a color illustration of a group of men looking at a man sitting on a Plano harvester and twine binder in front of an Ag...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Caption reads, "Sam D. Conant at cottage." A woman sits on the boardwalk and looks at the child.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954) and an unidentified young woman. Anita sits on a "well" and the friend sits on a swing in front of a...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: In his journal Hölzlhuber described his departure from Milwaukee. "I spent the last night from May 3rd to 4th, 1860, upon the ocean steamer Milwaukee
Description: A man works to clear debris in the aftermath of a tornado. Other men, women and children are gathered nearby.
Description: Outdoor group portrait of the reunion of the 21st Wisconsin Infantry at the Soldier's Home.
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: A woman stands with a parasol in front of a crude picket fence in front of a Greek Revival Frame House. There is a baby buggy on the porch.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Advertising poster showing color illustration of pioneers on a bluff overlooking a McCormick binder harvesting grain in the valley below. The poster bears...
Date: 1883 ca.
Description: Cabinet card studio portrait of John (1836-1904) and Ethelinda (1856-1947) Johnston sitting on a decorative wall in front of a painted backdrop of trees....
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of three young Ho-Chunk women, from left to right, Grace Decorra Twocrow Winneshiek Massey (MauHeHutTaWinKah), Florence Littlesoldier Walla...
Description: Chromolithograph card of a Spanish couple from Salamanca in "native" Salamancan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...
Description: Chromolithograph card of two women from Japan in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.
Description: Advertising card featuring an illustration of a man doffing his hat to a woman who is standing on a path holding an umbrella. Above their heads is a large...
Date: 1899-06-12 ca.
Description: A crowd gathers amid debris left from the aftermath of a tornado. Trees have been stripped of their limbs and bark, and houses have been flattened by the n...
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: Portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954) wearing a formal gown and carrying a fan. Anita's hair is powdered, and she stands by a screen with what se...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Dacota Woman and Assiniboin girl.
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Mr. and Mrs. Chas Joss and Mrs. Van Dyke sit on a residential porch. A planter of ivy is in front of a narrow window on the left, and the porch has decorat...
Description: Slightly elevated view of the members of the United States Pharmacopeial Convention and their families standing for a portrait at Mount Vernon.
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