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Date: 1857 

Description: Draft newspaper editorial, "Our Railroad Prospects", written by former governor Leonard J. Farwell.

Date: 1835 

Description: Portrait of O-hay-wa-nim-ce-kee (Yellow Thunder) a Chippeway (Ojibwa) chief painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Fond du Lac (1826).

Date: 1860 after

Description: "Cain" standing in foreground of battlefield attracting the smoke of secession, as the Union smoke goes into the air. "Cain" refers to the Marshall of Poli...

Date: 1866 

Description: The ruins of Columbia after Sherman passed through, with damaged buildings, free-standing columns, and a pile of rubble. Plate 55

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: This is a plat map of Sheboygan showing the Sheboygan River and Lake Michigan. Streets are labeled and plats are numbered in quadrants. Some points of inte...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman in "native" Japanese costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as...

Date: 1898-12 

Description: Portrait (Front) of Scabby Bull or Black Crow in native dress and holding pipe. Part of Algonquian and Arapaho Tribes.

Photograph

Kravig/Kravik Boys

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of the Kravig/Kravik sons, one seated and one standing.

Photograph

Christmas Tree

Date: 1899-12 

Description: Christmas tree in the home of Edward Petersen decorated with a wide assortment of ornaments and tinsel garland. It is standing on a low table in front of a...

Book or Pamphlet

Deering Advertising Catalog

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Back cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features a color illustration of a young boy...

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1856 

Description: This map shows the entire state of Wisconsin with counties, cities and rivers. It includes an inset of the layout of the streets of Milwaukee and a chart w...

Date: 1837 

Description: This map shows planned military posts/depots, barracks, rivers, lakes, roads, existing forts, and land assigned to various Indian tribes. Arkansas, Illino...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Composite layout combining family portraits with local views. Probably the family of Gerhard Gesell in Alma.

Date: 1894-11 

Description: Advertisement for the 1895 model of the Telegram Sanger Racer by the Telegram Cycle Manufacturing Company of Milwaukee. Features a drawing of the 1895 mode...

Date: 1852 

Description: Quarter-length engraving portrait of Thomas Jefferson painted by G. Stuart and engraved by J.C. Buttre. From "The History of Democracy in the United States...

Photograph

Jairus Fairchild

Date: 1862 before

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Jairus Cassius Fairchild (1801-1862), the first mayor of the city Madison (1856). Fairchild was also the father of L...

Date: 1890 

Description: This map of Superior shows labeled streets, railroads, docks, city wards, and the state line. Relief is shown by hachures. Below the title reads: "Bedford...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Line drawing of first paper mill in Neenah, Wisconsin, built in 1865-66 and called the Neenah Paper Mill; it was run by a stock copany composed of Nathan C...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Portrait of reunion banquet of the Army of the Potomac in New York City.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Cattle, horses and people are in the barnyard of the Tollef Gjermundsen farm. Behind them is a barn with a stone foundation and two cupolas.

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