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Date: 1898-10-19 before

Description: Front cover, first illustration, and menu page for the "National Peace Jubilee Banquet tendered to The President of the United States and distinguished gue...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The harbor piers and the entrance to the Sturgeon Bay ship canal.

Photograph

A Lancaster Home

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a home in Lancaster.

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: 1886 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer in a field operating a hor...

Date: 1862-07-24 

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

Date: 1835 

Description: This hand-colored map shows the area from Michigan west to the Missouri River and Lake Winnipeg, and includes expedition routes of Stephen H. Long and Henr...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of men unloading lumber off a raft. A man at the left loads lumber onto a horse-drawn wagon while a man in an apron holds the horses. There is...

Date: 1882-02-21 

Description: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...

Date: 1880-06 

Description: Illustration of the Interstate Exposition Building,the site of the Republican National Convention.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view of a Chicago & Northwestern Railway train at a depot in an unidentified town. The railroad station is behind the train. On the right...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Two pirates, one armed with two pistols and the other with a rifle, are bringing a shackled soldier labeled "U.S." to Jefferson Davis. Davis is relaxing in...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Looking south from the capitol dome of the Wisconsin State Capitol, the view is of West Main Street bound by South Hamilton Street and Monona Avenue (now M...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Al-che-say, chief of the White Mountain Apache, and his war council.

Date: 1897 

Description: Official copy of Cyrus McCormick's 1834 reaper patent. This copy was made by the Patent Office at the request of the McCormick family.

Photograph

Hutson House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of the Hutson House, with people standing on its balcony and porch.

Date: 1897 

Description: Portrait of Jessie Turvill Thwaites, wife of the Wisconsin Historical Society Director Ruben Gold Thwaites. She is sitting sideways in a chair, and is hold...

Date: 1879-09-10 

Description: The Madison Brass Band performing at the Wisconsin State Fair at Camp Randall. The view is facing east toward the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1895-07-19 

Description: Man and dog standing in a field of spring wheat on the farm of Ferdinand Ledke. Another man is standing in the background, facing the forest.

Date: 1864 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Sir William Jackson Hooker (1785-1865), English botanist. Preceded his son, Joseph Dalton Hooker, as director of Kew Gardens....

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