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Description: A drawing of Milton Academy.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William P. Ruggles. He was born in Barre, Massachusetts, in February of 1807. Ruggles came to Wisconsin on July 3, 1836,...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Church with snow on the roof.
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Poster with decorative border and text of the Emancipation Proclamation by Abraham Lincoln.
Description: Columbian Exposition; on board the caravel "Santa Maria", looking aft.
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Forked dirt road with a split rail fence in between.
Description: Topeka, Kansas, when the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers came marching through the town on their way to Fort Riley, May 1863. Watercolor by John Gaddis of E Com...
Date: 1892 ca.
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two young Ho-Chunk women posed sitting on either side of a prop stone wall and prop wood fence. They are...
Description: Railroad map outlines mid and southern Wisconsin county boundaries in red, and city/town lines are provided. Other marks include lead mines, copper mines,...
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Knut Knudesen family in yard of large brick house with shuttered windows, stone foundation and trellis at porch.
Date: 1836 ca.
Description: This is a cadastral map and shows proposed lot and block numbers for a paper city on the banks of the Rock River. Also shown are two public squares and som...
Description: Tintype of a model gun intended to accompany a patent application. The five-barreled gun, invented by William Bradford, is mounted on wheels.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of A.S. Bennett. He was born in Vermont on March 23, 1818, and came to Wisconsin on May 4, 1834.
Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Brooks' Brigade Moving to the Fr...
Description: Studio portrait of Carl Schurz wearing suit and spectacles.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Drawing of an early locomotive that the Milwaukee and Mississippi Railroad rebuilt to run on the M.& M. R.R. line (which was later absorbed into the Chicag...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute).
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Excelsior harvesting machinery manufactured by Hoover and Gamble. Features a color illustration of a boy and girl in a...
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Drawn around 1855, this map shows the placement of railroad tracks in southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois connecting Milwaukee, Prairie du Chien, Gale...
Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Frank A. Haskell, who was a Colonel in the 36th Regiment of Wisconsin's Volunteer Infantry.
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