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Manistee Ship

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The screw passenger and freight vessel, Manistee. Faint typing on picture describes the loss of the Manistee on November 16, 1883. The ship <...

Date: 1887 

Description: St. Gabriel's Roman Catholic Church.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A boy and a girl are standing with a lamb in an open field. The girl is holding a bottle for feeding the lamb. Both children wear plaid clothing and the gi...

Photograph

Milwaukee Exchange

Date: 1883 

Description: Women switchboard operators at the sole Milwaukee telephone exchange.

Date: 1885 

Description: Illustration of medicine man Jes´ akkid´ bending over an ill person, removing disease from his/her body.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Wisconsin National Guard First Light Battery A from Milwaukee at Camp Douglas. A team of horses pulls a small wagon. There are trees and bluffs in the back...

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Deer Hunters' Camp

Date: 1885 

Description: Deer hunters' camp in Northern Wisconsin. Image includes six hunters and their dogs posed in front of their cabin with hanging deer carcasses.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the "Dell Queen" entering the Narrows via Devil's Elbow as Hattie and Nellie Bennett look on from an overlook on the shoreline.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of a sailboat in Excursion Cave, on Hemlock Island of the Apostle Islands. A man can be seen sitting in the boat.

Date: 1880 

Description: Engraved portrait of J. Wesley Carhart of Racine, Methodist minister, physician, and inventor of a steam-powered automobile in 1871. Although impractical,...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Juvenile Coronet Band of Alma, Wisconsin, with boy holding instruments. Arnold Gesell is third from right...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Photograph of a watercolor painting by F.W. Heine of fellow artist Franz Rohrbeck. Rohrbeck is painting a study of a figure for the Jerusalem panorama (c...

Date: 1887 

Description: This late 19th century map shows the lake region around Oconomowoc in Waukesha County and eastern Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Cities and villages, roads,...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: From the cover of a descriptive brochure in the Historical Society's Library pamphlet collection, this drawing depicts the large hotel grounds on Lake Mono...

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Reverse side of chromolithograph card listing the advantages of the Columbia Chilled Plow. Includes black text over an illustration in red ink of a plow. M...

Date: 1887 

Description: "Kearsarge and Alabama: Hauling Down the Flag." A color lithograph published by L. Prang & Co. of Boston.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: This blueprint map shows proposed railroad tracks between Carroll Street and Wisconsin Avenue along Lake Monona.

Date: 1881 

Description: Engraved invitation to the reception and promenade concert held in celebration of the election of President James A. Garfield (left) and Vice President Che...

Date: 1884-06-05 

Description: Engraved portraits of candidates for the Republican Presidential Nomination. Robert T. Lincoln, General William T. Sherman, General Joseph Roswell Hawley,...

Date: 1884 

Description: Sanborn-Perris fire insurance map for city of Menasha.

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