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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...
Description: Full-length illustration of Henry Dodge in frontiersman attire. He is holding a hat, a gun, and has a sword on his belt.
Description: Thomas Bigford (in cap, on left) and another official swearing-in two Native American Civil War recruits. Thomas Bigford (1815-1890) of Taycheedah, Wiscons...
Description: Portrait of the Chippewa Chief Shing-gaa-ba-w'sin (Figure'd Stone) drawn at the Treaty of Fond du Lac by J.O. Lewis.
Date: 1878 after
Description: Elevated view of the women's marching band from John Wanamaker Commercial Institute performing, with children walking beside them and standing on the side...
Description: The ruins of a church in Columbia after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Two young men, Carl and Roy Linnell, stand on either side of a wooden chair supporting a mounted buck's head with antlers. They are wearing dark suit jacke...
Description: This map shows the railroads in southern Wisconsin and their connections with points in Iowa and Illinois. An inset map shows rail connections between sout...
Description: An etching showing the landscape and vegetation around the Rio Grande.
Description: Home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, at 645 Franklin Place, also know as "The Lion House." Home is set back from the road, wit...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: View of the Spooner residence on the south corner of Wilson and Carroll Streets. This residence was home to John C., Phil H. and Roger Spooner. On the porc...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Republican ticket for Harrison Ludington for governor, Henry L. Eaton for Lieutenant-Governor, Hans B. Warner for Secretary of State, Henry Baetz for State...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Little Norway Church, with graveyard, located south of Black River Falls.
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of a stuffed bald eagle, purportedly, Old Abe. There is a flag at the left and at the bottom is written "The Eagel[sic] of The Ei...
Date: 1845 ca.
Description: Illustration of Chippewa and Sioux Indians battling each other at the Brule River. Wood engraving from Armstrong, "Early Life Among The Indians".
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: This map shows plat of town, local streets, numbered blocks and lots, proposed city park, Murray’s addition, and part of Lake Michigan. Also includes a tab...
Description: "....The third view was twelve miles farther up the river [from De Pere], at Rapid Croche, on the border of the present Brown and Outagamie counties. It is...
Description: This map is paint and ink on board with relief shown pictorially. The map was planned by Alfred Ames, drawn by one daughter and painted by another daughter...
Description: This map shows planned military posts/depots, barracks, rivers, lakes, roads, existing forts, and land assigned to various Indian tribes. Arkansas, Illino...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of L.R. Hare in full dress uniform in front of a painted backdrop. He was a First Lieutenant in the U.S. 7th Calvary....
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