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Date: 1820 

Description: Narrative Journal of Travels through the northwestern regions of the United States, extending from Detroit through the great chain of American lakes to the...

Photograph

High School

Date: 1882 after

Description: Teachers and students pose in front of the public school.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Originally printed in the Centennial Records of the Women of Wisconsin on page 37. It illustrates the large houses and the surrounding bustling road. The h...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Two panels from a 10-page advertising brochure for Fuller & Johnson Mfg. Co., Ltd., featuring illustrations of the Bonanza Riding Cultivator, and the Bonan...

Photograph

Chamber of Commerce

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Chamber of Commerce at the corner of Broadway and Michigan Streets. Western Union Telegraph is housed within the building.

Date: 1887-02-26 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, and the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior.

Photograph

Cedar Street

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Cedar Street, north side.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: F.D. Eyerley crouches down to give his daughter a kiss. A bicycle is propped against a wooden fence which runs the perimeter of the front yard of the West...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Frank Lloyd Wright as a young child. The photograph was made in McGregor, Iowa, where Wright's father briefly served a Baptist congregation as minister af...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Eleazer William's log cabin, five miles south of De Pere, overlooking the parids of the Little Bakalin on the Fox River.

Date: 1865-03-04 

Description: Large crowd gathered for Lincoln's second inauguration.

Date: 1827-07-22 

Description: Letter from Benjamin Sillman to Increase Lapham requesting information about the canal around the rapids of the Ohio River for inclusion in The Journal...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two young Ho-Chunk men posed standing in front of a painted backdrop. The man on the left is wearing streamers over his shoulders and ho...

Photograph

Saint Clara Academy

Date: 1846 after

Description: A view of the college and surrounding green space at Saint Clara Academy. Saint Clara Academy moved to River Forest, Illinois in 1922, and since 1970 has g...

Photograph

Leaping the Chasm

Date: 1886 

Description: Ashley Bennett, son of photographer H.H. Bennett, jumping to Stand Rock, caught in midair by the instantaneous shutter.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company dealership operated by general agent J.G. Coleman. Built in 1898, with a frontage on Blount Street of 40 feet and 116...

Date: 1872 

Description: A series of four hand-colored, geological maps of Wisconsin. Starting from the top of the page, the first map is of a section along the line of the 4th pri...

Date: 1869 

Description: Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway locomotive no. 40, called the L.B. Rock, at the Chestnut Street yards. The mast of a ship is visible in the background, and...

Date: 1849-07-10 

Description: Independence Rock (the perceived midway point on the Oregon Trail),Wyoming, with two wagons unhitched at the base of the rock; sketched by Wilkins on his 1...

Date: 1881 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Saint Paul harvester and cord binder, manufactured by the Saint Paul Harvester Works. The cover features a chromol...

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