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Ezra Carr

Date: 1860 before

Description: Ezra S. Carr (1819-1894), one of the first members of the University of Wisconsin faculty as well as a member of the board of regents.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: This map shows Union and Confederate lines on May 5th, 6th, and 7th, 1864. The lower left corner includes a key of symbols for batteries, turnpikes, plank...

Date: 1855 

Description: This map is ink, pencil, and color on paper and shows property owners, a cemetery, farms, hotels, roads, a dike and on the back are additional notes. Notes...

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George T. Spaulding

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype studio portrait in front of a painted background of George Spaulding of Brodhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seate...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder in a field. A group of people, including two adults and four children, look on. The female children...

Date: 1891-10 

Description: This blueprint map shows land ownership and buildings. Text below the title reads: "The La Crosse Heights include the ridge of land with the spurs projecti...

Date: 1864 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Josiah Hoopes (b. 1832, death date unknown), American botanist. In 1853, he established a tree nursery in West Chester, which i...

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Olaf Berglund

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Olof Berglund of Darlington, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds a tenor horn. The...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View from a hillside of either a house or factory on the Fox River.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Side view of two men using a McCormick twine self-binding harvester lead by three horses. The original photograph caption reads, "This machine represents t...

Date: 1897 

Description: Outdoor portrait of Mary Turvill McConnell.

Date: 1869 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Edward Hitchcock (1793-1864), American educator and geologist. Hitchcock served as the third president of Amherst College from...

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Sinclair Residence

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Calvin Sinclair residence.

Date: 1862-04-24 

Description: Watercolor view of Manhattan, Kansas, from the bluff westward. The watercolor portrays the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers on their way to Fort Riley, on April...

Date: 1861-10 

Description: Three-Quarter length portrait of Charles W. Gulliford, Company B, 12th Wisconsin Infantry, with musket. Photograph was taken at Camp Randall.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Diploma awarded to fire fighter James Richard Cummings for his service to Madison in 1869. The diploma is illustrated with scenes of fire fighting heroics,...

Date: 1899-07-16 

Description: Bennett family on beach at High Rock. Ashley and Helen are in the boat, Miriam and Ruth are standing on the beach, and Mrs. Bennett is sitting on the beach...

Date: 1890 

Description: This map features township outlines, railroads, roads, post offices, and landownership for La Crosse County. Various communities appear in yellow, green, a...

Date: 1864 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Joshua Hoopes (1788-1874), American Botanist. An infant at the time of the Wyoming Indian massacre, his mother strapped him on...

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Jacob Brant

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Jacob Brant of Brodhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform next to a bass drum and holds a...

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