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Date: 1860 

Description: Image drawn by Franz H√∂lzlhuber of early Milwaukee settlement with a horse-drawn carriage, as well as industry and a railroad. The text on the image reads:...

Photograph

The "Prairie Bird"

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Union gunboat "Prairie Bird," a small rear-wheel steamship.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Two men pose on a boat docked at the Askew Steamboat Landing on Lake Monona off South Carroll Street. The old Governor Harvey residence is in the backgroun...

Photograph

Old Mill Site

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A tall smokestack stands beside the Yahara River where it flows out of Lake Mendota. Remnants of the foundation and supports of Farwell's Madison Mills are...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithographic view of a man in a canoe on Big-Foot's Lake (modern day Lake Geneva) with a small settlement on a bluff overlooking the lake. A group of birds...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithograhic view of the residence of John Kinzie on the bank of the Chicago River at the mouth of Lake Michigan. The residence consists of a house with a f...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Family posed at gate of farm, with farm buildings in the background. Two men stand with a horse-drawn cart on the right.

Photograph

Logger

Date: 1894-06-04 

Description: A logger poses next to a team of horses pulling a load of logs.

Date: 1879 

Description: Lithograph of voyageurs making a portage from an article on "The Honorable Hudson Bay Company" from Harpers Monthly in 1879.

Date: 1882-08-24 before

Description: Front cover and menu page from Kaye's Park House, with a lakeside view of the hotel, a paddlewheel steamboat, people in rowboats or standing by a Kaye's Pa...

Photograph

Alexander Mitchell

Date: 1883-07-14 

Description: Elevated view from shoreline of the steamboat Alexander Mitchell docked at the edge of the river. Captain Dave and passengers are posing on board. B...

Date: 1885 

Description: Chromolithograph advertising poster produced for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing a McCormick binder stored in a shed in the middle of the...

Photograph

Three Young People

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Snapshot of a young man with two young women chatting on Wisconsin Street. The scene is near the Grand Avenue bridge which appears in the background.

Book or Pamphlet

The Gun Boat Fleet

Date: 1862-04-05 ca.

Description: Engraved illustration for the story titled: "The Fight at Island No. 10". The view from the deck of a boat looks out at the approaching gun boats coming do...

Photograph

River and Bridge

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a town with a railroad bridge crossing over a river. Several individuals are visible crossing the bridge. Sign near bridge says: "Willow R...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Advertising poster showing color illustration of pioneers on a bluff overlooking a McCormick binder harvesting grain in the valley below. The poster bears...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Axtell House building, with a storefront next to it advertising "Clothing Hats Caps Sailors Outfits". A bridge is on the left and a man...

Date: 1897 after

Description: A group of men carrying lunch boxes are walking away from a steam engine train, which is near another train and power lines.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: This is the second Herman Amberg Preus Spring Prairie parsonage. Four men in the foreground pose with rake and tools. One man sights along a shotgun. Othe...

Date: 1894-05-30 

Description: A houseboat on the Ohio River. A man stands on the deck of the boat on the right.

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