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Description: Diploma of honorable mention presented to Stephen M. Babcock by the Board of Lady Managers of the Columbian Exposition. The document honors Babcock's inven...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: A man, woman, mother-in-law, and three children pose in the yard in front of a clapboard frame house. The young girl in the middle is holding a doll, and a...
Description: Group portrait of the Hable and Krueger families posing in the yard in front of a house. Two of the men are using newspapers. Featured are Julius Hable, Mr...
Description: A man stands on a sled pulled by a team of two horses that is carrying logs on a snow-covered road. Moving away from the log-carrying sled is an empty egg-...
Date: 1860 after
Description: Jefferson Davis (J.D.) and General Beauregard (Gen. B) are carried by two running devils, the "Imps of Old Nick".
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Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Automatic Corn Reaper, most likely on display at the London Exhibition of 1862. A sign above the reaper suggests that the reaper may be "Russell's."
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Color lithograph of Ben Hur and the Egyptian woman Iras embracing. Across the top banner in caps is "Klaw and Erlanger's stupendous production," underneath...
Description: Elevated view of stockyard outside a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company dealership in Copenhagen, Denmark. The yard is filled with boxes containing McCor...
Date: 1886-07-03 after
Description: Hand-colored postcard of the interior of the Schlitz Palm Garden. Located on N. 3rd Street, south of W. Wisconsin Avenue, the Schlitz Palm Garden opened on...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: A drawing depicts the city of Madison.
Description: Image drawn by Franz Hölzlhuber of early Milwaukee settlement with a horse-drawn carriage, as well as industry and a railroad. The text on the image reads:...
Description: Large knife presented to John F. Potter by the Republicans of Missouri, 1860.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Middleton with an inset of a school house.
Date: 1882 ca.
Description: A studio portrait of Annie Blowsnake Thundercloud (WaConChaSkaWinKah), posed standing in front of a painted backdrop. She is wearing many necklaces, and ot...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: View of Baraboo high school with a large group of students standing around it.
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: Exterior of First Congregational Church in winter.
Description: Possibly an A.L. Dahl photograph, one of "Two different views of the Falls from Canada side," from the series "Niagara Falls and Suspension Bridge" as ment...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Joe Thunderking Lowe (King of Thunder) (WauKonJahHunkKah), seated, wears Ho-Chunk-style bandolier bags across his chest, an Indian trade blanket on his lap...
Date: 1892-02-22 before
Description: Back cover, front cover, and menu page for the Old Settlers' Club of Milwaukee County annual banquet. The back page includes an illustration of a monument...
Description: Fred and Annie Brown's living room, 121 East Gilman Street. The photograph was made before the house had electricity, so the lights pictured are gas light...
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