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Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Daniel C. Eaton (1834-1895), American Botanist. In 1864 (the year of this photograph), Eaton became a professor of bo...
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Laurits Esmark (1806-1884), Norwegian Zoologist. Esmark served as a professor of Zoology at Christiania University in...
Description: Jane Lloyd Jones (also known as Aunt Jen), co-owner of the Hillside Home School, an early progressive school in Wisconsin.
Date: 1869-01-23 ca.
Description: Second Ward School with a teacher and students in the schoolyard.
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Alexander Kerr (1828-1919), Scottish-born Professor of Greek at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Appointed to his...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Male and female students read and practice math at the State School for the Deaf as a teacher looks on from the head of the class.
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Oliver Marcy (1820-1899), American educator and natural scientist. In 1862, he became professor and chair of the natural histor...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: A large class stands outside a school. Front row, left to right: Stella Nuzum, unknown, unknown, unknown, Mabel Devlin, Mary Devlin, unknown, Alice Odekirk...
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: "Professor R. B. Anderson, his Family & Visitors." Seated outdoors left to right around a table are Mrs. R.B. Anderson, H. Herlofson, Professor Rasmus B. A...
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Edward Hitchcock (1793-1864), American educator and geologist. Hitchcock served as the third president of Amherst College from...
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: The Mazomanie School, later the high school. A large group of students and teachers stand in front of the two-story brick building with octagonal cupola a...
Date: 1867 ca.
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of B.K. Emerson (1837-1928), professor of Minerology and Geology at Amherst College. Handwritten inscription at the bottom reads,...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: Students and teachers sitting in front of the Blue Mounds school house.
Description: Portraits of several New York College of Pharmacy faculty members from 1886: W. DeF Day, P.W. Bedford, C.F. Chandler, C.W. Parsons, Joseph Schrenk.
Description: Ellen Lloyd Jones (also known as Aunt Nell), co-founder of the Hillside Home School, an early progressive school in Wisconsin.
Description: Lodi School was a three-story brick Romanesque building with a small cupola, built in 1868. The school burned on March 28, 1878. It was rebuilt by December...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Students and teachers pose in front of Inch School.
Description: Back cover of an advertising catalog for D.M. Osborne and Company showing a schoolmaster in front of men from many nations. Includes the caption "all natio...
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Professor Davenport Fisher (1832-1911), Milwaukee chemist. After earning his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Heidelberg Unive...
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