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Doty House

Date: 1898 

Description: The Doty House on Doty Street (formerly Clymer Street), the first "Executive Mansion" in Madison, occupied in 1841-1844 by Territorial Governor James Duane...

Date: 1899-12 

Description: Studio portrait of Wogewashonewahe (Gray Stone), called Robert McGlashen, in native dress with peace medal and holding bow and arrow. Part of Siouan (Sioux...

Date: 1855-02 

Description: Engraved image from Harper's New Monthly Magazine showing people riding in a stagecoach pulled by two horses.

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee from Bay View.

Date: 1886 before

Description: Stereograph. Located on Oneida Street, the opera house is three stories tall, and located across the street from a pharmacy (the Rx sign is hanging above t...

Photograph

Big Mill

Date: 1889-05-30 

Description: View of the Chippewa Lumber and Boom Company's Big Mill beyond the Wagon Bridge over the Chippewa River.

Date: 1872 after

Description: A view of the Rice Lake Lumber Company Mill, taken from a high vantage point. A formation of logs sits in the river while piles of finished boards sit in...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: This plat of Vanceburg Cemetery, Town of Sheridan, Dunn County, Wisconsin, likely dates from the 1880s and "is intended for the correction of names of peop...

Date: 1862 

Description: "Camp Casey near Fairfax Seminary, Virginia 1st Brigade, Casey's Division". Handcolored lithograph of site of Camp Casey.

Date: 1844 

Description: Buffalo chasing hunter with rifle on horseback (Plate 12). "The wounded and chafed bull often turns upon its assailant, and runs him back, over the whole g...

Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1875 before

Description: Stereoview of East Water Street and Michigan.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Young woman on a driftwood stump, standing at the shoreline with what is probably Lake Michigan behind her. She is wearing a long skirt and a blouse, with...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment. Popular cards sold in great quantities as benefit items ($9 per 100), so great was this bird's fame. ...

Date: 1886 

Description: Page from an 1886 McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog showing early harvesting technology. One drawing depicts a farmer in India harvesting grain...

Photograph

Syl with Spade

Date: 1899-10-08 

Description: Syl leaning on a spade outside in a yard. There is a fence and a house in the background.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: View of a soldiers' monument.

Photograph

Weighing Pig Lead

Date: 1866-05 

Description: Engraved view of two men in a train locomotive observing the weighing of pig lead. Several bars of lead are stacked near the scale.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Main Street in Cedarburg. Includes text which reads: "Cedarburg, Wis., in the year 1850, showing Main Street as it appeared at that time. The photograph w...

Date: 1889 

Description: View of the exterior of the Pharmacie Werner in Boulay/Bolchen, France. This region was part of Germany in 1889.

Date: 1864-10-13 ca.

Description: Colorfully decorated letter received in the office of Wisconsin Governor James Lewis from Isaac Joiner of the Veterans Reserve Corps stationed in Alexandri...

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