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Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Circus performers posed in front of the Wisconsin Historical Society, then known as the State Historical Society of Wisconsin.

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Description: An engraving based on a drawing by Alexander Simplot of the Platteville Brewery (spelled Plattville). It is an elevated perspective showing the main buildi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereograph of beehives housed in a raised open-sided shed with decorative finials at each end of the roof, scroll-style roof ridge molding, and a painted...

Print

Two Mollusks

Date: 1856 before

Description: An etching, labeled Conchology Plate III, depicts two large mollusks collected by members of the Perry expedition. They were described and named by physici...

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Description: Bouquet of seven different honey plants found in California. A guide is written on the bottom of the image: 1. Wild Horehound 2. Wild Buckwheat 3. Hybrid S...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A woman, possibly the daughter of C.R. Monroe, holding up an image of Black River Falls Main Street at the back of a traveling photographer's wagon.

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: Increase Lapham's drawings of Unio plicatus and Unio radiatum (?) from the Scioto River, Cypraea tigris (Tiger cowry), and an Atlantic...

Date: 1970 

Description: Gloria Peebles (left), animal trainer, Kay Bliss (right), assistant, and their Busy B's canine act performers (11 dogs and 2 monkeys) in front of Internati...

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Description: A large color lithograph with caption of the battle in progress.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of a "Frontier Days" Rodeo. A man rides a bucking bronco while four other men surround him. A circle of observers on horseback stand behind a barric...

Photograph

Apiary of Elias Fox

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Description: Backyard apiary of Elias Fox. Chickens are in the yard among the numbered beehives. Fox and family are posing standing in the background in front of a fenc...

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Description: Boys gathered on street to watch a parade through town.

Drawing

Unio mondonta

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a Union mondonta (or Unio soleniformis) shell. There are also two views of another shell drawn below and a drawi...

Painting

Silo Filling

Date:  date unknown

Description: Farmers work cooperatively with their horse teams on silo-filling activities early in autumn. Rows of green forage are created in the fields and carried to...

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Description: Commemorative Civil War roster of First Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Cavalry, Wisconsin Hussars Squadron "G". Depicts "Our Country as it was in 1860" with...

Photograph

Bird Nest

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Description: View of a bird (Robin) perched on its nest atop an outdoor lighting fixture.

Map or Atlas

State of Wisconsin

Date: 1931 

Description: This U.S. Geological Survey map of Wisconsin shows counties, cities and villages, lighthouses, Indian reservations, military reservations, and bird and gam...

Photograph

Horse and Wagon

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man on a horse-pulled wagon crossing a stream in Sweetwater, Tennessee, founded in 1875.

Photograph

Dousman Family

Date:  date unknown

Description: Virginia and Louis Dousman posed on east lawn holding puppies.

Date: 1914 

Description: Two children posing with their pet cockerel. The boy is holding up a piece of dried corn on the cob.

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