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Date: 1897 

Description: Poster addressed to "sophomore cowards" declaring "give us canes or give us death!" and signed by the Executive Committee of '97.

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Gustav Willms

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Gustav Willms (c. 1854-1917) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was a cigar manufacturer.

Date: 1895-09-06 

Description: View of a partially harvested pine forest nine miles southwest of Washburn. A pathway is being cut for a narrow gauge logging railroad.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Union General George McClellan seated on a rearing horse. His saber is drawn and held over his head. A military camp appears in the background. Black ink o...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Family stands at board fence, with a horse and carriage on the road in front of a two-story frame house.

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Poultry Dinner

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Henry Schildhauer home, located on West Washington Avenue. A table is set for a poultry dinner.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman in "native" Hungarian costume, posing with a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as a...

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Traveling Junk Boat

Date: 1894-05-06 

Description: View of a traveling junk boat near the shoreline on the Youghiogheny River. There is a bridge in the background.

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William H. Noland

Date: 1876-07-04 

Description: Studio portrait of "Professor" William H. Noland in costume as leader of the Mock Parade, or "Horribles". He was a fiddler, chiropodist, public functionary...

Date: 1861-10-31 

Description: Commemorative roster of Company G of the 12th regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Springfield Township, Dane County (Section 22) corner of Fischer Road and Highway 12, Wi. Abraham C. Martin, a farmer and dairyman with his family in fron...

Date: 1805-01-11 

Description: Four map illustrations showing the political subdivisions of the Northwest Territory from 1805 through 1834.

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: 1830 after

Description: This plat map is pen-and-ink on tracing paper and shows a paper city planned in the late 1830's located on the shore of Swan Lake, Columbia County, Wiscons...

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk woman posed sitting in front of a painted backdrop wearing several necklaces, earrings, a striped skirt.In her lap she is hol...

Date: 1896-04-03 

Description: View down dirt road towards Madison from Elmside. There is a horse and buggy on the side of the road near the shoreline, with a woman wearing a veil sittin...

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Mason Street

Date: 1889 

Description: Looking down street toward Lake Michigan, which is visible at the end of the road. The dirt street is lined with trees and houses. On the right stands a...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with three die cut pieces. The middle piece is a sleigh pulled by one horse. There are three children in the sleigh; one boy isdriving...

Date: 1881 

Description: Front of advertising card featuring a color illustration of a man and young boy outside during winter. The man is using a Lightning Hay knife to cut the ha...

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Street Parade Rig

Date: 1870 

Description: Street parade rig, apparently to agitate against delays in construction of a railroad to connect Manitowoc to the west. In the background is a store owned...

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