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Date: 1876 

Description: Color chromolithograph illustration advertising poster for the Marsh Harvester, produced by Gammon and Deering Company. Printed by Charles Shober & Co., Ch...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Young woman and man, a Mr. Lyman Sinclair, sitting on a log against a tree. The man is smiling and resting one elbow on his knee, while running his hand th...

Photograph

Christmas Tree

Date: 1899-12 

Description: Christmas tree in the home of Edward Petersen decorated with a wide assortment of ornaments and tinsel garland. It is standing on a low table in front of a...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: View of Picnic Point on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The peninsula juts into Lake Mendota. The far shoreline can be seen in the distance.

Date: 1851 

Description: Synopsis of Indian Hieroglyphics. Pictographs 71-140, including birds, human figures, plants, animals and other symbols.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Little Lake Butte Des Morts just north of Lake Winnebago where Governor Lewis Cass of Michigan, and Thomas McKenney, head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: 90,000 feet of pine logs floating in the storage/sorting pond at the Arpin Lumber Company sawmill. The sawmill and other buildings are in the background. O...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Group portrait of the Olver (Oliver) family. In chairs: Alice Melissa and John Joseph; sons, from left to right standing: Louis Franklin (Frank), Willard S...

Photograph

Picnic Point

Date: 1898-11-24 

Description: Elevated view from the top of Main Hall (later Bascom Hall) of Picnic Point on Lake Mendota from the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1820 

Description: Narrative Journal of Travels from Detroit Northwest through the Great chain of American Lakes to the sources of the Mississippi River in the year 1820. Ill...

Photograph

Raft of Lumber

Date: 1887 

Description: A raft of lumber which has been floated down the Wisconsin River to be broken up and sold. Two men stand on the raft, each near lumber stacked on a cart, o...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Mr. Henry and Mrs. Ella Hoffman with unidentified couple under a grape arbor.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of Black Hawk Avenue.

Date: 1895 

Description: A man stands in a field in Ashland County, almost dwarfed by grain plants.

Photograph

National Hotel

Date: 1852 

Description: View of people riding in a horse-drawn sleigh in front of the National Hotel in a snowstorm. The National Hotel was owned by Major E.B. Dean. It was origin...

Date: 1874 before

Description: View towards Lake Monona (David Atwood House in foreground, Monona Avenue and Doty Street).

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Junction of the Yellowstone River and the Missouri River.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: View over water of Science Hall and the Chemical Laboratory on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, as seen from a boat in Lake Mendota. Part of a b...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking down at wagons and crowd gathering for McCormick Day parade. "McCormick Day" was a promotional device sponsored by the McCormick Harv...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Brick house with well-landscaped property and unusual board fence. A.L. Dahl's photographic wagon is in the right foreground.

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