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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: 1897 ca.

Description: Five men sit on the ground in the grass playing various horned musical instruments. The corresponding caption reads, "Picnic at Winnequah." They are readin...

Date: 1891 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer working in a field with a grain binder. A young man holds a par...

Date: 1857 

Description: An actor in an Indian headdress and jewelry for performance of "Black Hawk, or Lily of the Prairie," a drama written by Mary Elizabeth Mears and presented...

Date: 1887-09 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of six men sitting around a table in military uniform in an open field. On the table are pens, an inkwell, two cigar boxes and paper...

Date: 1881 

Description: Advertising card with the heading: "To make hens lay, use Sheridan's condition powder." Features a color illustration of a man in a hen house on the left h...

Photograph

Byron Kilbourn

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Portrait of Byron Kilbourn, Milwaukee businessman.

Photograph

Stephen Nicholas

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Stephen Nicholas (1840-1901) of Chilton, Wisconsin. Stephen was a member of the Narragansett tribe. He served with Co. D, 1st...

Date: 1880 

Description: Front and back cover with gold and blue ink. On the front cover a woman representing Europa is giving a coin to another woman representing America. Other i...

Date: 1886 

Description: Stereograph of a group of men standing and sitting on raft, watching Dick Stevenson in the center dancing. Zack Dugas is at left clapping time and Jack War...

Photograph

John Johnston

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of John Johnston (1836-1904) as a young man. John was born in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He came to Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1856 and became a...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Lithographed advertising poster showing a McCormick grain binder at the Civil War battle of Gettysburg. The poster was based on a cyclorama by French artis...

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his fist in the air, speaking from the back of a wagon. He is wearing a hat and a suit without the coat. It was in part du...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The building that housed the gallery of Van Schaick and the dental offices of Edward F. Long. Over the years, the building also accommodated a newspaper of...

Date: 1875-09-10 ca.

Description: View looking west across the area once occupied by Camp Randall during the Civil War and towards the Breese Stevens farm property. The Madison Centennial...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Site of the Battle to Antietam, The Dunker Church. A group of men stand among trees on the left. Horse-drawn carriages are under trees on the right.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a scenic backdrop of four Ho-Chunk men and four Ho-Chunk women posed sitting and standing. From left to right in the back are C...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Elevated view from hill of the freight steamer "Cornucopia" loading hides at the Hammond Brothers warehouse, with Lawrence University buildings on the hill...

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...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A portrait of Abraham Lincoln above two crossed Union flags. The caption below reads, "The UNION, it must and shall be preserved." The portrait of Lincoln...

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