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Date: 1850 ca.

Description: A hand-colored map showing portions of present-day Iron and Vilas counties north of the Manitowish River as part of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The W...

Photograph

Fox River Dam

Date: 1895-05-19 

Description: Elevated view of the dam on the Fox River at Buffalo Lake. Houses and other buildings are visible in the background.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of two Swedish women in "native" Swedish costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set cr...

Date: 1873 

Description: A hand colored map of Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan shows the counties, cities, villages, rivers, lakes, railroads, and steamboat routes in these stat...

Photograph

Ingram Residence

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Ingram residence in winter, home of the wealthy lumberman O.H. Ingram.

Date: 1858 

Description: Advertisement for the Madison Water Cure and Electro-Hydrogienic Institute, formerly the Lakeside Water-Cure.

Date: 1832 

Description: Mandan Indian standing before an idol.

Date: 1836 

Description: This manuscript shows the 1835 survey of the road corresponding approximately to a portion of County Trunk A in the Town of Scott, Brown County, Wisconsin....

Map or Atlas

Brodhead, Wis.

Date: 1871 

Description: Birds eye map of Brodhead, WI depicts street names and street locations, houses, and trees. A reference key at the bottom of the map shows the locations of...

Date: 1882-02-21 

Description: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...

Historical Object

McCormick Agency Sign

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Tin sign used to identify a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company dealership or agency. Includes a portrait of Cyrus McCormick and illustrations of a "harve...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Group of tourists and crew members on the bow deck of the DELL QUEEN, an excursion boat that operated on the Wisconsin River at Wisconsin Dells.

Date: 1894 

Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a chromolithograph illustration of a woman holding a tree branch.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty is holding a wreath in her left hand and a Union flag in her right hand. A federal (bald) eagle and a cannon appear behind her. A verse that a...

Date: 1841 ca.

Description: Page from Nathan Myrick's account book showing transactions with Native Americans.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with three layers. The bottom layer is a pink and white card with embossed floral designs. The middle layer (not visible) is a country...

Date: 1862-03-13 

Description: View down railroad tracks of the gunboat "Cinncinati" guarding Union approaches to Cairo on the Ohio River.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Flom Hotel or American House, located at 323 East Main Street at the corner of South Hancock Street, existed from 1865 to 1925. Attached to the buildin...

Photograph

Log Jam

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Logs move down the river, swirling with cross currents, resulting in a huge log jam.

Date: 1894-05-08 

Description: House in West Virginia on the edge of a steep hill with a Pennsylvania/West Virginia boundary line running through the garden on the left side of the house...

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