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Date: 1897 

Description: Outdoor quarter-length portrait of Thomas Turvill sitting in a chair. He is resting his head on his right hand.

Date: 1895 

Description: Large group of farm adults and children, probably of German extraction, of one or more families, gathered under fruit trees at the edge of a cornfield, pre...

Date: 1897 

Description: Two maps that show cemeteries, schools, engine houses, railroads, street railways, wards, roads, parks, block numbers, and Lake Michigan. One map has wards...

Date: 1888 

Description: Advertising brochure for the Reeves Extension Oscillating Straw Stacker, with testimonial clippings. Features a color illustration top center, showing a ma...

Date: 1846 ca.

Description: This map shows rivers, lakes, and towns in states west of the Mississippi River. Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, and Green Bay are labeled. Some areas are ou...

Date: 1851 

Description: "Good Testimony, Read, Read!", a broadside issued by citizens of Milwaukee in support of the gubernatorial candidacy of the Whig candidate, Leonard J. Farw...

Date: 1851 

Description: Owen Geological Map of Wisconsin.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: "Mineral spring pavilion with visitors taking the waters." Seven adults, including a man in a top hat, five children and a woman are posed in a gazebo buil...

Date: 1885 

Description: Broadsheet describing the opposition of numerous smaller agricultural machinery manufacturers to "...the monopoly which certain implement dealers, here in...

Date: 1872 

Description: Employees of the West Wisconsin Railway stand in a line in front of Engine No. 12. From left to right are E.S. Graves (auditor's office clerk), A.H. Baldwi...

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Ink on tracing paper map of Green Bay, Wisconsin and nearby areas, Lake Winnebago, Fox and Wolf Rivers, and the junctions of the Mississippi and Wisconsin...

Date: 1892-05-03 

Description: Tree planting ceremony on the Wooded Island during construction of the Columbian Exposition in Jackson Park. Standing to the left of the tree wrapped with...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: The Herman Amberg Preus family and visitors, all in hats, are playing croquet in their yard. One child is on a rocking horse and another is by a baby carri...

Photograph

Joseph Smith

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Joseph Smith of Evansville, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated wearing a suit and holds a tenor horn.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: She-sheba, or the Little Duck, a celebrated Winnebgo (Ho-Chunk) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Gre...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Black and white engraving showing landscape with Fort Pierre and Indian tipis along the Missouri River.

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Family seated in yard around set table drinking coffee. Behind them is an upright and wing stone house with a frame addition and latticework and board fenc...

Date: 1898-06 

Description: The Fox River seen from the hill behind the Catholic Church and looking toward the combined locks. Also seen in the distance is a paper mill.

Photograph

Milton Academy

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: In 1844 Joseph Goodrich founded Milton Academy and built the first gravel and mortar building in the town. (Note that the Milton House is often called the...

Print

Two Mollusks

Date: 1856 before

Description: An etching, labeled Conchology Plate III, depicts two large mollusks collected by members of the Perry expedition. They were described and named by physici...

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