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Men and Wagon

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of people posed with a wagon from which several dead prairie-chickens are hanging. One man sits in the wagon with a dog. Seven men stand around the w...

Print

Kingfisher

Date:  ca.

Description: The kingfisher, from the Alcedinidae family is noted for its crested head, bright colors, and long, sharp bill. Most species feed on fish by diving and gr...

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Description: Holiday card with doves of peace holding flags from various countries over a metallic gold background. The Christmas star is overhead. The text on the insi...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: View of the Stone Walls on the Upper Missouri River. Includes herd of bighorn sheep.

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Description: Young boy holding a great horned owl with its wings outspread. This photograph is a part of a book with photographs and typed text titled "Nature Lovers Pa...

Photograph

Henry Vilas Zoo

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Two young girls looking at the birdcages at the Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo).

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card of a Cupid with red, curly hair, dressed in pink, holding two white birds. His wings are blue and his arrow quiver is shaped like a he...

Date: 1981-10 

Description: All pheasants raised by the Theresa Rod and Gun Club wear blinders. Pheasants raised in captivity tend to peck each other so blinders are used to prevent t...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty is standing on the body of a fallen soldier. She has a sword in her right hand and is holding the Union flag in her left hand. The words "THE...

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Description: A studio portrait of a mounted peacock with its tail spread in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1865-04 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Bodtker often photographed Old Abe and on this occasion attempte...

Date: 1892 

Description: Fourth page of calendar for July and August, 1892. Features an illustration of a man using a team of horses to pull a Buckeye harvesting machine in a field...

Date: 1918 

Description: Holiday card with the American Eagle, gripping lightening bolts, ribbons and holly in his talons. In the background are clouds and a map of the United Stat...

Date:  date unknown

Description: On the far left a man and woman are posed sitting in a buggy pulled by a single horse. Next to them is a man posed sitting in a buggy pulled by a team of h...

Date: 1971-03 ca.

Description: Poster for a "Grateful Dead" concert held on March 21, 1971 (3/21/71), at the New Expo Convention Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. "The Return of Spring" conc...

Date: 1882-08-24 before

Description: Front cover and menu page from Kaye's Park House, with a lakeside view of the hotel, a paddlewheel steamboat, people in rowboats or standing by a Kaye's Pa...

Date: 1890-08-09 after

Description: One-page menu from the R.M.S.S. Magdalena of the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company, with a parrot and a cockatiel perched on a branch above the compan...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis hanging by a noose in a tree with a serpent wrapped around it. The "SOUTHERN EAGLE" flies in the background. Captions below read "JEFF. DAV...

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: This pictorial map of Wisconsin with historical text highlights the history of the state and identifies places of interest, Indian villages, missions, trad...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Old Abe, the eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Infantry, posed on a cannon with the third Wisconsin State Capitol in the background. From 1864 until his de...

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