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Date: 1859 ca.

Description: A page from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper with two sketches and a narrative of the sinking of the sidewheeler passenger, Lady Elgin, i...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Quite possibly this is the "View of Capt. L.M. Lange's Company" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Li...

Photograph

Horace L. Palmer

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Portrait of Horace Palmer with moustache and suit. A portion of his hair appears to be drawn onto the photograph.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Group of men outside tent with "The Boss" sign above door and labels on some of the fellows' shirts saying, "CTC," an abbreviation for the Chicago Travelin...

Photograph

Stake Driving Crew

Date: 1898-05-31 ca.

Description: The stake driving crew for the Sells Bros. & Forepaugh Circus. A group of men drive several stakes into the ground.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: A Celebrated Ottawa Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Fort Wayne (1827).

Date: 1899-03 

Description: Studio portrait of Chief Charkshepshutsker (Red Eagle), also known as Henry French, in partial native dress with ornaments. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Winn...

Photograph

Louis Erikson

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: A head and shoulders studio portrait of Louis Erickson, a private in Company B, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the R...

Date: 1851 

Description: Handbill or Broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Includes an illustration of the reaper in use. One man is driving the horses, anothe...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Members of the Chicago Traveling Club are encamped on the shores of Lake Mendota and are posed with their tents, guns, cooking equipment, boat, paddles, sh...

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians with ball-playing equipment, believed to be used in the game of Lacrosse. (Plate 21) "In devoting a few of the last pages of this work to some of...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: O-wan-ich-koh (also phoneticized Hoowanneka) or the Little Elk, a chief of the Ho-Chunk. This portrait depicts Little Elk as he appeared at the Treaty of P...

Date: 1899-02 

Description: Profile studio portrait of Gegwejiwebinung or Gaygwachewaybinanung (Trying To Throw) or Gayshiqonnayyash (Swift Feather), Called Red Blanket, with Headdres...

Date: 1873 

Description: Engraved image of a lock and dam at Sault St. Marie. Two men operate the sluice as ships wait on the opposite side of the lock. Another man waits with a ro...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Several employees on the doorstep of J.N. Hegeman Drugstore.

Date: 1857 

Description: Handbill containing directions for putting together and operating McCormick's "Reaping and Mowing Machine" [reaper]. Includes illustrations of the machine.

Date: 1864-10-25 

Description: The 4th Wisconsin Cavalry's camp.

Date: 1887-11 

Description: Group portrait of German painters relaxing in the studio of the American Panorama Company, during a break from painting the Jerusalem cyclorama depicting t...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Three men on shoreline of Lake Mendota, one wearing a military uniform like those worn during the 1876 Centennial Celebrations in Madison. The location app...

Date: 1896 

Description: Group portrait of the Brodhead Mandolin Club. The men are wearing suits and neckties, and all the women wear long white dresses. There are mandolins, as we...

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