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Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye drawing of New Glarus.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Men in wagons posed in front of a rural post office. They brandish guns, whiskey bottles and possibly a harmonica with humorous intent.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Helen and Wanda Muir, daughters of John Muir.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of William Tennant in front of same painted backdrop. He was a newspaper and magazine agent in Black River Falls, Wisconsin, who lost both...

Date: 1867 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Spencer Fullerton Baird (1823-1887), American ornithologist and ichthylogist. In 1838, Baird met John James Audubon, after whic...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A distant view of Clinton, now Rockdale. Three men are in the middle distance, looking east across Koshonong Creek towards a mill dam, bridge and carding m...

Photograph

J.H. Smalley

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of J.H. Smalley. He was born in Hyde Park, Lamoil County, Vermont in 1816, and came to Wisconsin in 1835. He moved to Green Bay in 1...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Large family group, and dog around table that has large books on it. There is a frame house with a sway in the roof, and a well in the background. A little...

Date: 1884-06-05 before

Description: Die-cut elongated octagonal menu for the 7th annual banquet of the Merchants Association at The Plankinton. On the cover is an oval portrait of a deer with...

Photograph

Sawmill

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph image of a sawmill.

Date: 1896-08-29 

Description: Cover of Harper's Weekly, with a pro-William McKinley Presidential cartoon depicting McKinley as a soldier in 1861 and William Jennings Bryan as an...

Photograph

Miletus Knight

Date: 1877 

Description: Portrait of Miletus Knight taken from a composite photograph of officers, clerks and employees of the Wisconsin Assembly.

Date: 1869-02-20 

Description: Engraved image of a man riding an ice velocipede, a bicycle-like vehicle with a studded front wheel and back blades. In the background is an iceboat.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: People stand on a sidewalk and porch in front of a frame store. Farm machinery is on the side of the store.

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Dr. Bushnell B. Cary.

Photograph

Springer Family

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: The Springer family sits in their yard around a table. A patterned shawl is on the back of a chair, and a girl has a scarf around her neck. A woman holds a...

Date: 1898 

Description: Chippewa (Ojibwa) men with canoes at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition and Indian Congress.

Date: 1862-07-24 

Description: Poster calling for the recruitment of volunteers from Grant County for the Union Army during the Civil War.

Book or Pamphlet

Runaway Slave

Date: 1837 before

Description: Image of a runaway slave with stick and satchel.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Extended family of fourteen posed in their best clothes outside a home. Older woman seated in rocking chair, with men, women, girls, boy and baby.

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