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Date: 1872 ca.

Description: A mother, father, four children and two babies in yard with a frame house behind, in a heavily wooded area.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: View of a mission house, erected between 1862 and 1873.

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Shadomo

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Tintype (ferrotype) portrait of Shadomo, or Dirty Pelican, a Chippewa (Ojibwa) from the Odanah Reservation near Ashland.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Rendering of the library reading room in the State Historical Society, now the Wisconsin Historical Society. This was the final, accepted design by Ferry a...

Photograph

Christmas at Church

Date: 1899-12 

Description: Interior view of a church with large Christmas trees on either side of the Neo-Gothic altar. Between the trees is an arched sign proclaiming, in German, "G...

Date: 1889 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for John H. Grout and Company, manufacturers of agricultural implements, Grimsby, Ontario, Canada. Features an illustration...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Portrait of James Garland Sturgis in his West Point(?) cadet uniform. Born January 24, 1854; son of Samuel Davis Sturgis I and younger brother of Nina Stu...

Photograph

John Slothower

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Slothower. He was born in Pennsylvania and came to Wisconsin in 1836. He resided in Stevens Point, and was 45 years...

Date: 1868 after

Description: The river steamer Chippewa drawn up alongside shore on the West Eau Claire Levee. The steamer was built by Captain E.E. Heerman at La Crosse in 1866...

Photograph

City Hospital

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: View across street of City Hospital.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Right side view of Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway locomotive engine no. 632.

Date: 1860 

Description: 1860 Presidential Democratic ticket headed by John C. Breckenridge (it should be spelled Breckinridge), and the vice-president, Joseph Lane, that was distr...

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Madison City Hall

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Elevated view from Capitol Park of Madison City Hall with clock tower, 2 West Mifflin Street. Lake Mendota is in the far background.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: East Blue Mounds Lutheran Church, built in 1868. The church was formerly the Norsk Evangelisk Lutheranisk Kirke.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: A view inside the Monona Lake Assembly Pavilion showing people gathered listening to speakers. Behind the speakers, a large banner is displayed. It is deco...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Advertisement card that reads: "The Kirby. It Mows! It Reaps! It Rakes!" Includes a photograph that has been pasted onto the card of a man using the Kirby.

Photograph

Mary C. and Grandpa

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An elderly man stands in a room holding a small girl. Caption on negative reads, "Mary C. and Grandpa."

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An interior view of a sitting room, most likely Dankoler's. There is a high-backed, upholstered, carved wood settee next to a framed picture resting on an...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Back cover of an advertising catalog for Osborne harvesting machinery, featuring a color illustration of a man operating a horse-drawn corn binder.

Date: 1891 

Description: Dr. Otto L. and Emma Sibylla Seipp Schmidt pose for a vignetted head and shoulders portrait around the time of their marriage. Otto wears a suit and tie. E...

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