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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying three photographs. In one photograph Barbara Ellen Joy, camp owner and co-director, cooks over a large grill are...

Date: 1856-12 

Description: Handbill and order form advertising reaper and mower manufactured by Cyrus Hall McCormick. This describes the gold medal awarded at the "Great French Exhib...

Book or Pamphlet

Fromm Brochure

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Description: Interior page from a Fromm Brothers brochure giving information about caring for your fur. The page shows a photograph of a seated woman wearing a fur and...

Date: 1876 

Description: Detailed topographic map of the Gettysburg battlefield created thirteen years after the battle. This map shows day three of the battle. The map shows drain...

Print

Volunteers!

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Description: Civil War recruitment poster for the Union Volunteers.

Date: 1871 

Description: This map of Wisconsin and surrounding states depicts the township survey grid and identifies counties, named towns, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, rai...

Date: 1864 

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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the Soldiers' Monument in front of the Waukesha Public Library, in the center of Cutler Park.

Photograph

Engineers Honored

Date: 1961-04-07 

Description: Two men pose holding plaques. The original caption states, "Happy winners, Arthur Behling, Milwaukee, left, and G. D. Simonds, Clintonville, display award...

Date: 1898 

Description: The circulation desk and study area in the Historical Society's library in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. This photograph taken by periodical librarian...

Date: 1929-07-12 

Description: Cameraman filming a farmer on a McCormick-Deering Farmall Regular tractor with attached cultivator as three men look on.

Date: 1860 after

Description: From left to right, head and shoulder portraits of Major Clarke, General George McClellan, Major Van Vliet, and General Barry. Each man has his name below....

Date: 1961-10-17 ca.

Description: Governor Gaylord Nelson with local civic leaders at the dedication of a portion of Interstate Highway I-90. Congressman Robert Kastenmeier stands at the r...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: This map of La Crosse is ink and pencil on paper and shows lot and block numbers, as well as buildings. An inscription on the bottom of the map reads: "Tim...

Photograph

Refuse Pile

Date: 1926-03 

Description: A refuse pile consisting of glass, a broken basket, bottles, cans, and other items behind a farmhouse. A crumbling foundation can be seen in the background...

Date: 1949-02-08 

Description: Miss Gladys S. Stillman, judge of the "Wisconsin State Journal's" dessert recipe contest, exhibiting utensils used in baking nationality dishes. Also in th...

Date: 1910 

Description: Interior view of the Green Bay Public Library. The library was built in 1903 at a cost of $12,000 by H.A. Foeller, Architects. Note on photograph reads: "I...

Date: 1946-08-15 

Description: Mrs. Robert (?) Nelson, librarian, at the Wisconsin State Historical Library, standing before a case containing a rare collection, and looking at a copy of...

Date: 1946-01-22 

Description: Fire fighters taking five different driving safety tests administered by Wisconsin Motor Vehicle Safety Department employees in Fire Station #1, 18 South W...

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Description: Two men and two women reading in a parlor, possibly J.R. Ogden and wife, and Grace Ogden and Carl (?).

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