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Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Halle Steensland, his wife Sophia, their five children and a large crowd are posed around and on the family home, later located at 733 Lakewood Boulevard,...

Date: 1877-04-12 

Description: Document granting a parcel of land to the Wisconsin Railroad Farm Mortgage Land Company signed by Secretary of State, Peter Doyle. The document bears the o...

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: 1896 ca.

Description: View over water of Science Hall and the Chemical Laboratory on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, as seen from a boat in Lake Mendota. Part of a b...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The state seal of Wisconsin appears in the upper left corner. To the right reads: "Head Quarters 18th Reg. Wis. Vol, Camp Trowbridge, Milwaukee" On t...

Date: 1844 ca.

Description: Group portrait of North American Indians. Portraits of the O-Jib-Be-Ways, and individual portraits, one smoking a pipe. Symbols corresponding to individual...

Date: 1891 

Description: Julia, the cook, on the rolling machine pulled by a team of horses wearing fly-nets. She is wearing a full-length dress and holding a whip in her right han...

Print

James Monroe

Date: 1861 

Description: Portrait engraving of James Monroe from a painting by Alonzo Chappel.

Date: 1855 before

Description: Portrait of Madame Thérèse Schindler (1774-1855), an early resident of Mackinac Island.

Photograph

Chelsea View

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Chelsea including railroad tracks and car.

Photograph

Ripon College

Date: 1851 after

Description: A view of a campus green space at Ripon College. A commemorative stone marker stands in the foreground with text that reads, "Rendezvous 1st Wis. Cav. Aug...

Date: 1890 

Description: Advertising poster for Champion brand agricultural machines, manufactured by Warder, Bushnell and Glessner Company. The main illustration depicts a salesma...

Photograph

Young Old Abe

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite of Old Abe, the Wisconsin war eagle on a perch. The adolescent bird still has partially brown head feathers. The card appears to have a s...

Date: 1872 date unknown

Description: A group of loggers poses for a photograph amongst cut logs in a snow-covered wooded area. The men to the middle of the image have their axes in hand, whil...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: This map shows piers, streets, the Manitowoc River and shore lines of 1856, 1869, 1873 and 1874. The top margin reads; "Soundings taken 1974." Written in i...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a Spanish couple from Valencia in "national" Valencian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: General store and post office. Hans Johsnon, Newport's founder, is shown on the porch. The post office was established on October 17, 1882, with Johnson...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Rock County Court House.

Painting

Tshusick

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Portrait of Tshusick, an Chippewa (Ojibwa) woman, that appeared in Volume I of The History of Indian Tribes by Thomas McKenney and James Hall.

Date: 1897 

Description: Back cover of catalog with red background, text and decorative frames in gold ink, and an illustration in black ink of a man riding a Janesville Rotary Dis...

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