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Date: 1865 ca.

Description: The remains of President Lincoln lying in state in Monument Square and Pavilion. Lincoln's body was on its way from Washington, D.C. to Springfield, Illino...

Date: 1877 

Description: Map of northern Wisconsin showing the lands owned by Cornell University (shaded portions) in 1877. The map depicts the lakes, river systems, towns, and th...

Book or Pamphlet

Historic Waterways

Date: 1888 

Description: Front cover of Reuben Gold Thwaites' Historic Waterways, with an image of a man and a woman paddling a rowboat on a river.


Green Bay Residence

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior of home and lawn on a summer day, with a forest in the background and a picket fence in the foreground. The house has a lookout on the roof.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Chippewa Indian Sugar Camp. Plate 61, preceding p. 199, vol. I, The Indian Tribes of the United States, ed. Francis S. Drake, 1884. From the earlier editio...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Camp Randall, with the old stadium in the foreground and the Wisconsin State Capitol in the background.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of five men standing on a log and a plank of wood while another man chops at the log with an axe.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk man posed standing and a Ho-Chunk woman posed sitting in front of a painted backdrop and a tree stump. They are i...

Date: 1895 

Description: Color lithograph poster depicting a scene from the play "Darkest Russia" showing two bound captives at the feet of Imperial soldiers reacting to the arriva...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Two panels from a 10-page advertising brochure for Fuller & Johnson Mfg. Co., Ltd., featuring illustrations of the Bonanza Riding Cultivator, and the Bonan...

Date: 1886-07-03 after

Description: Hand-colored postcard of the interior of the Schlitz Palm Garden. Located on N. 3rd Street, south of W. Wisconsin Avenue, the Schlitz Palm Garden opened on...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: The Hatleberg family playing croquet in front of their stone upright and wing house, two miles east of DeForest near the present day intersection of Muelle...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Chester A. Arthur, the 21st President of the United States. Arthur was born on October 5, 1829 in Fairfield, Vermont, and di...

Date: 1834 

Description: This map shows the locations of Indian tribes, and lands sold and ceded, as well as roads, forts, and rivers. Lands in the Great Plains are covered, and Ar...

Date: 1896 

Description: This 1896 map shows the township and range system, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, vacant land and land sold by the Wisconsin Central Rail...

Date: 1886-09 

Description: This map shows buildings with dimensions, as well as lot and block corners. Ink on tracing cloth. Oriented with north to the lower right.

Date: 1867-09-21 

Description: Illustration of four men shooting at a thick flock of wild pigeons. Hunting dogs are gathered around them in the field, which has a number of dead birds.

Date: 1895 

Description: A group of purebred Hampshire Down ewes stand in a field of rapeseed. In the background behind fences are more fields, and a group of horses grazing. There...

Date: 1857-07-17 

Description: A stock certificate of the Watertown and Madison Railroad Company, one share #85, issued to Darwin Clark for the sum of $50.00. This was signed by the rail...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: A man rigs a rope around a log on a lumber raft.

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