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Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Portrait of Andrew Jackson from a daguerreotype.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: People seated in a small steamboat tied at a pier on a lake. A flag flies from the bow and there is a two-story frame house on the shore. This photograph m...

Date: 1860 after

Description: An aunt, Mary, finds two boys, Johnny and Joe, fighting. One boy is an obvious loser. The text below reads: "Mary. Why, Johnny, what have you been doing?...

Photograph

Elderly Man Fishing

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view over water towards an elderly man using a long pole to fish from a steep rock ledge on the opposite shoreline.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A large group of children are seated at a long table loaded with desserts. The boys sit on the left and girls on the right. Many are clutching what appear...

Photograph

Men with Oxen

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Sod-breaking plow with five yoke of oxen.

Date: 1896 

Description: Illustration from the Freethinkers Pictorial Text Book of a woman climbing a steep, rocky slope to a sign that reads "Come Up Higher / The Free Thou...

Date: 1887-10-07 

Description: Military parade on Main Street honoring President Grover Cleveland's visit to Madison. Soldiers of the University Battalion are marching on West Main Stree...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Nebraska Winnebago John Littlewalker. John is wearing two Ho-Chunk beaded bandolier bags across his chest, indicating his wealth and his status as an eligi...

Photograph

Carpenters at Work

Date: 1874 

Description: Photographic reproduction of a lithograph showing carpenters erecting houses.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Chicago Traveling Club, trip #8, to Twin Lakes, Wisconsin. The campers are seated at a long table preparing to eat an outdoor meal.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A wooden fence with widely spaced pickets is in the foreground. Behind it is a family in the yard of a frame house that has vines covering its windows, nic...

Date: 1894 

Description: Catalog cover featuring illustrations along with the text: "The Foreign Commisioners Visit the Northwest, and Learn Why Bonanza Farming Pays." At the top i...

Date: 1821 

Description: Engraving depicting the Schoolcraft expedition crossing the Ontonagon River to investigate a copper boulder.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Family in yard around table, with mother holding baby and doll. There is a doll carriage on the ground, and a long plank walkway leads to a brick house wit...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Old Abe, Wisconsin War Eagle, perched on a stars and stripe shield near a cannon at the Wisconsin State Capitol. There is a flag in the background.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Informal group portrait outdoors of elderly woman with two young children. “Laura, Elizabeth, and Aunt Ellen Richardson.”

Photograph

Two Girls in a Boat

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two girls in a boat at the shoreline of the Black River.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a young Ho-Chunk man, William Hindsley (Hensley) (CooNooChoNeeNikKah). He is holding a pipe tomahawk and is wearing bandolie...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Elevated view of wedding party outdoors on the lawn at the Norway Grove Lutheran Church. Horses and carriages are in the background.

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