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Date: 1867 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Madison with insets of the University, Rasdall House, Vilas House, and the Wisconsin State Capitol. View includes cattail marsh, smokesta...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Belle Case La Follette, later the wife of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., posed in a dress that her Grandmother Case spun, wove, and sewed for her.

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1860-06-03 

Description: Quarter-length profile portrait of Abraham Lincoln.

Date: 1866 

Description: Elevated view of commercial area of the city, taken after General Sherman marched through. Most of the buildings appear to be intact, but one of the build...

Date: 1865-06-28 

Description: Reverse side of a letter written and sent by Robert E. Lee from Washington College in Lexington, Kentucky to Cyrus McCormick. Lee acted as president of Was...

Date: 1869 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Thomas Bassnett (b. 1808, d. aft 1885), American meteorologist. Handwritten inscription at bottom of card reads, "Thos. Bassnet...

Date: 1867 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Green Bay and Fort Howard, Brown Co., depicts street names and street layouts, houses, trees, and the East River. A reference key at the...

Date: 1868 

Description: Features an illustration of a man using a mower with a team of two horses. Caption below reads: "Here a stump is to be passed, as you now discover, And a l...

Date: 1869 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Robert von Schlagintweit (1833-1885), German orientalist, geographer and explorer. Along with his oldest brother Hermann, Rober...

Date: 1865 

Description: Bird's-eye view of New Glarus.

Photograph

Samuel W. Smith

Date: 1862 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of 1st Lieutenant Samuel W. Smith (from Mineral Point), Company E, 30th Wisconsin Infantry.

Date: 1869 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, buildings, and marshes. The map includes insets of Franklin, Hales Corners, Bay View, Oak Cre...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty holding a Union flag with her right hand and pointing with her left. Caption below reads, "I am for Union TO A MAN!" Red and blue ink on beige...

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1864-02-09 

Description: Abraham Lincoln in one of the famous portraits known as the Brady Profiles.

Photograph

George H. Preble

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Captain George Henry Preble. Starting in 1861 Preble commanded the gunboat Katahdin, serving with Rear Admiral...

Map or Atlas

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

Date: 1867 

Description: Bird’s-eye view map. Indexed for points of interest.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Elevated view of east side of Main Street, with Langlois & Robilliard visible at 137 Main Street.

Photograph

Monona Avenue

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Stereoview of Vilas House, East Main Street at Monona Avenue.

Date: 1864-01-02 

Description: George W. Noble's discharge letter from the Union Army during the Civil War.

Print

Sons of Erin

Date: 1860 before

Description: Portrait of Michael Corcoran. Caption below reads, "SONS OF ERIN!-Let the watchword be CORCORAN! RESCUED IF LIVING, AVENGED IF DEAD!" Black ink on beige en...

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