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Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Portrait of Wisconsin Governor Harrison Ludington.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A mother, Lady Liberty, sleeps in a four poster bed. She is wearing a liberty cap. The canopy on the bed is made of Union flags. A girl, representing the s...

Date: 1894 

Description: Color lithograph illustration on the back cover of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows an American Revolutionary War battle scene. Also...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithographic view of Four Legs Village at the outlet of Lake Winnebago. There are is a person in a canoe on the river and a large tree in the foreground. S...

Photograph

Manistee Ship

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The screw passenger and freight vessel, Manistee. Faint typing on picture describes the loss of the Manistee on November 16, 1883. The ship <...

Date: 1873 

Description: Poster entitled "Reformers Of 1873" with depictions of Governor William R. Taylor, Lt. Governor Charles D. Parker, Secretary Peter Doyle, Treasurer Ferdina...

Photograph

Oil Wells

Date: 1894-05-12 

Description: Oil wells in front of a tree-covered landscape, with a man working.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: An engraving from a daguerreotype of Ulysses S. Grant.

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of a seated woman in a long-sleeve printed dress and shoulder-length side curls, holding a sleeping baby on her lap with her righ...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A boy and a girl are standing with a lamb in an open field. The girl is holding a bottle for feeding the lamb. Both children wear plaid clothing and the gi...

Date: 1898-12 

Description: Studio portrait of Oto man, James Whitewater. Part of Siouan and Otoe Tribes.

Date: 1890 after

Description: Quarter-length vignetted formal portrait of Thomas Aquinas O'Dea, wearing a suit, vest and necktie. He was born September 11th, 1869 and died March 9th, 19...

Photograph

Milwaukee Exchange

Date: 1883 

Description: Women switchboard operators at the sole Milwaukee telephone exchange.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Wisconsin National Guard First Light Battery A from Milwaukee at Camp Douglas. A team of horses pulls a small wagon. There are trees and bluffs in the back...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Encampment of the Piekann Indians.

Photograph

Operator's Shanty

Date: 1894-05-12 

Description: Exterior view of a rundown oil worker's shanty, with a chair near the doorway.

Date: 1865-04 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Bodtker often photographed Old Abe and on this occasion attempte...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A family of thirteen is grouped around a table upon which are many books. A fern leaf is displayed spread out on the white dress of a young woman at the ri...

Photograph

Deer Hunters' Camp

Date: 1885 

Description: Deer hunters' camp in Northern Wisconsin. Image includes six hunters and their dogs posed in front of their cabin with hanging deer carcasses.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Brewery workers, posed in front of stacked beer barrels. Pictured (2nd row, far right) is Louis Schreiber (1861-1923) who immigrated to Wisconsin from Bava...

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