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Date: 1845 

Description: Two holiday cards with European Robins. Robins are a symbol of Christmas in Great Britain. Caption reads: "A merry christmas". Chromolithograph. Images and...

Date: 1922 

Description: Elevated view across water of a stone building next to an earthen dam on the La Crosse River. There is an archway on the side of the building at the river...

Date: 1845 

Description: Two holiday cards with European Robins. Robins are a symbol of Christmas in Great Britain. Caption reads: "A merry christmas". Chromolithograph. Images an...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Janesville Public Library. There are several display cases filled with taxidermy, including a pelican, and coral. There is a deer head...

Date: 1961 

Description: Front and back cover spread of Bird Mortality in the Dutch Elm Disease Program. The front cover has a drawing of a bird on a branch and impressions...

Date: ????-09-07 date unknown

Description: One-page dinner menu for L'Etoile Restaurant and Café, with a handwritten menu listing and illustrations of encircled five-point interlaced stars, birds, b...

Print

Cardinal

Date:  ca.

Description: The cardinal, or redbird is a finch found throughout the Americas. Its defining features include bright red plumage, a musical song, and a pointed crest o...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Janesville Public Library. The library opened in 1903 and was funded by Andrew Carnegie at $30,000 and Eldred at $10,000. The reverse...

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Description: Letterhead of the Racine Wire Cloth Works (previously named Chas. Goehner's Wire Works) of Racine, Wisconsin, a manufacturer of wire cloth and wire goods,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a stained glass window erected in 1920 in honor of the women of Plymouth Plantation. On the center panel, a ship is in the bay while a man and wom...

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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...

The Extinction of a Species

Read about how the species of passenger pigeons became extinct. Follow links to short essays on the topic and view a collection of images.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertising card produced by William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features a color illustration of dogs fighting over a tu...

Date:  ca.

Description: Yellow Bellied Broad Tail is a variety of parakeet.

Print

You Are Lost

Date: 1860 after

Description: Uncle Sam, labeled "NORTH", holds a Union flag out to a man who has fallen off of a dock loaded with provisions. The dock has cannons along its front and a...

Photograph

Fitzgerald's Resort

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man, a nun sit on a bench with an owl perched on the back of the bench between them. Three women stand behind them on the lawn of a resort.

Date: 1930 before

Description: Holiday postcard with two birds perched on an ice coated horseshoe hanging on a snow-covered tree branch. Several houses and hills are visible in the backg...

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Description: Interior view of the South Milwaukee Public Library. A sign on a table reads: "Story Hour Saturday 11 A.M." There is a large, brick fireplace along the far...

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: Young boy inspecting a robin's nest on the engine of a Farmall H tractor. Original caption reads: "Spring-time on the farm. Even though his father uses thi...

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.

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