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Date: 1882 

Description: Bird's-eye views of various sections of Milwaukee.

Date: 1872 after

Description: A view of the facade and side of the First Methodist Church. All visible windows are made of stained glass and the highly ornate steeple is partially obsc...

Map or Atlas

Fond du Lac Map 4/4

Date: 1857 

Description: Quarter section of a map of the city of Fond du Lac featuring an illustration of the Lewis House.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Winter scene with Andrew Dahl on a horse-drawn sleigh.

Date: 1881-07-28 ca.

Description: A group of men dressed in uniform gather near a fence in a shaded encampment. Several tents are visible in the background. Caption on back of stereoview re...

Print

Unite Or Die

Date: 1860 after

Description: A snake with 15 segments, SC, Ca, Mi, Ala, N.C, Tex, De, Md, Va, Fla, Ark, Ten, Ke and Mo. Snake has the Confederate flag and a palm tree behind it. In bol...

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: An illustration of the Capital House, from the 1858-1859 Madison City Directory. The first-class hotel opened in 1853, was later bought by L.B. Vilas and c...

Date: 1870 

Description: Although the first European settlement in Jefferson was in 1836, the Village of Jefferson was first incorporated as a city in 1878. Made eight years earlie...

Photograph

Bushel of Potatoes

Date: 1895-09-26 

Description: A pile of potatoes, weighing one hundred and seventy-four pounds, sits next to an overturned bushel basket on the potato field of Henry Kuepper. Stumps and...

Photograph

German Pharmacist

Date: 1889 

Description: A pharmacist stands behind the sales counter at the Pharmacie Werner in Boulay, France. At the time, Boulay was part of Germany.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Several adults, two children and a dog enjoying a pond at Bracken Brae, the country home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker. Hilda...

Photograph

Walker High School

Date: 1898 

Description: Walker High School, located near the intersection of Washington Avenue and West Ninth Street. View looking northwest.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: This is a plat map of Sheboygan showing the Sheboygan River and Lake Michigan. Streets are labeled and plats are numbered in quadrants. Some points of inte...

Photograph

Fort Harrison

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Civil War fortification Fort Harrison showing embrasures and parapets of casemates.

Date: 1898-01-13 

Description: Elevated view of State Historical Society of Wisconsin, under construction, showing the first floor of building, with Music Hall in the background.

Date: 1812 

Description: A contract, written by Joseph Grubb regarding work and boarding for Samuel Marshall, which is signed by Grubb.

Date: 1864-09-17 

Description: A political cartoon of President Abraham Lincoln holding a tiny General George McClellan in the palm of his hand. McClellan is carrying a spade. Lincoln is...

Date: 1898 

Description: A map of Iron County, Wisconsin, shows vacant Wisconsin Central Rail Road lands, settlers houses, land sold by Wisconsin Central R.R., schools, churches, s...

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Ball Play

Date: 1844 

Description: Large group of Indians engaged in the game of lacrosse (Plate 23). "Having in the two former illustrations and their chapters, explained to the readers the...

Date: 1863 

Description: Includes index to public buildings, churches, schools. Inset: Glidden & Lockwood’s addition. Gives names of some property owners.

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