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Whiting House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of the Whiting House with its large harbor and boats.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Elevated stereoview of the William H. Metcalf residence at the corner of Cass Street and Juneau Avenue. Trees line the street and sidewalk along the perime...

Photograph

Interior Stairway

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: An interior view of the Henry Schildhauer residence on West Washington Avenue. Henry Schildhauer was the Chief Department of Revenue Collector. A curved, w...

Photograph

Passenger Pigeon

Date: 1896 

Description: A passenger pigeon on a perch. The passenger pigeon is now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whit...

Date: 1860 after

Description: "Cain" standing in foreground of battlefield attracting the smoke of secession, as the Union smoke goes into the air. "Cain" refers to the Marshall of Poli...

Date: 1892 

Description: This map shows water pipes, hydrants, stop cocks, check valves, fire cysterns, and manholes. Also shown are block numbers, streets, railroads, parks, cemet...

Photograph

4th Maine Battery

Date: 1864-04-20 

Description: The 4th Maine artillery battery posed in front of a large building.

Date: 1854 

Description: This map shows surveyed counties in blue, yellow, and pink, railroads, plank roads and mines. Lake Michigan, the Mississippi River, other rivers and lakes,...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of an unidentified man standing and resting his arm on the back of an upholstered chair...

Date: 1844 

Description: Ceremonial Indian dance (Plate 8). "All tribes have their medicine songs particular for the hunting of each animal they choose to go in pursuit of, and by...

Date: 1821 

Description: Plan of the settlement of Green Bay.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operating a horse-drawn mower enters a path leading to a brick farmhouse. The image contains architectural details, including decorative brickwork...

Date: 1864 

Description: (U.S. 39th Cong. 1stt Sess. Report of Chief engineer) The legend in the upper left corner contains a brief resume of each day's action while the map sho...

Date: 1833 

Description: Portrait of Black Hawk (Mac-Cut-I-Mish-E-Ca-Cu-Cac) painted from life.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Man operating a McCormick wire binder driven by two horses through a field.

Date: 1897 

Description: Original title reads, "Bathers assemble [swimmers in Lake Monona]." Women and men, wearing suits, hats, and long dresses, are standing near the lake shorel...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute)

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: An outdoor open-air Lexington market in Baltimore, MD. Fruit and produce stalls can be seen on on either side of the picture and in the background a large...

Date: 1849-08-03 

Description: Bear or Soda Springs along Bear River in Idaho; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Librarian Daniel S. Durrie seated in the two-story high gallery that the Historical Society occupied in the old South Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol f...

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