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Date: 1899-01-27 before

Description: Front cover of the menu for the "Fest-Mahl zur Feier des Geburtstages" given to Wilhelm II in Frankfurt, with a brown leather medallion embossed with a hea...

Photograph

Layton House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: 2504 Forest Home Avenue. This hotel was situated on what was originally a plank road between Milwaukee and Muskego. It was designed after the Federal style...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Quite possibly this is the "View of the Dining Tent" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Light Guard"...

Date: 1844 

Description: Mandan Indians engaged in archery competition (Plate 24). "The meeting represented here is something like that of an Archery Club in the civilized world, b...

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: 1897 ca.

Description: Three men, identified from left to right as Mr. Schildhauer, Mr. Parker, and Mr. Potter, at the Internal Revenue Office. The men are gathered around a larg...

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Clam Camp

Date: 1888 

Description: Elevated view of clam camp with tents, clam shell debris, and wooden buildings. A bluff rises up behind the buildings.

Photograph

Filling a Cup

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Wisconsin National Guardsmen in full gear. One man in the foreground fills a tin cup from a spigot.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Jim Short steering a raft riding the rough waters of the river.

Date: 1844 

Description: A portrayal of the effects of contact with whites on the Assiniboine chief, Wi-Jun-Jon. (Plate 25). "In offering this illustration to the reader, I am repr...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Elevated view from hill of Clinton, now Rockdale. Three men are in the middle distance, looking east across Koshonong Creek towards a mill dam, bridge and...

Date: 1861-10-14 

Description: Engraving of Old Abe, mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Civil War Voluntary Infantry, displayed for a crowd. The eagle bearer holds Old Abe's staff perch while t...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Wisconsin National Guardsmen standing in two rows for inspection. There are trees and bluffs in the background.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: A head and shoulders portrait of Martin Van Buren, the 8th President of the United States from 1837-1841. Born on December 5, 1782 in Columbia, New York,...

Date: 1863-07 

Description: Stereograph of the farmhouse of Abram Bryant, a free black man who lived near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. An African American man is standing near the porch...

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: 1861-04-23 

Description: Recruiting poster for the "Patriots of St. Croix" to "take up arms".

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Billy Shane, a Shawnee Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Massinnewa (1827). Fought for the Americans and...

Drawing

Hamburg Landing

Date: 1862-05 

Description: "Hamburg Landing, 4 miles below Pittsburg Landing, Commisary [sic] Depot of Gen. Hallek's Army." An encampment with soldiers along the river with a...

Photograph

River Baptism

Date: 1888 

Description: A baptism in a river in southern Wisconsin.

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