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Date: 1860 after

Description: Cotton plant within a decorative frame. The caption below reads "The Cotton Plant — King of the South". Black ink on beige envelope, image appears on the l...

Date: 1886-08-07 before

Description: Menu from the midsummer dinner of the Thirteen Club, with the seal of the club on the front cover: the legend, "Morituri te salutamus" ("We who are about t...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Chicago Traveling Club, trip #8, to Twin Lakes, Wisconsin. The campers are seated at a long table preparing to eat an outdoor meal.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Boy mowing the lawn in front of an elaborate Victorian frame house, probably the residence of W.R. O'Hearn located at Tenth and Harrison Streets. The house...

Photograph

Farmhouse on Stilts

Date: 1894-06-07 

Description: Exterior view of an Illinois farmhouse on stilts above the Saline River. A woman poses on the porch. Wood beams are shoring up the sides of the house, and...

Date: 1892 

Description: Formerly the Richter, Schubert and Dick office building. Seven-story building with a rounded corner next to the alleyway. The word Merrill is above one e...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: One of "Three different views of the World's Fair at Philadelphia" mentioned in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." On the stereograph itself is...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Mosaic in the north lobby floor of the Wisconsin Historical Society. This is the printer's mark of the Elzivirs printers in Amsterdam, 1620.

Date: 1852 

Description: Landscape featuring a rural city center with a prominent courthouse surrounded by fields and woods. Rolling erosion-softened mountains rise in the backgro...

Date: 1890 

Description: Two cyclists ride their bicycles past curious on-lookers.

Date: 1873 after

Description: Ellsworth Block on North Pinckney Street between East Washington and East Mifflin Streets as seen from the Capitol Park. Visible storefronts include the D...

Photograph

George H. Preble

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Captain George Henry Preble. Starting in 1861 Preble commanded the gunboat Katahdin, serving with Rear Admiral...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: In the foreground a small group of men and women stand surrounded by the debres from a tornado. Storm damaged houses and relief workers are visible in the...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: This 1898 map of Ashland County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, landownership, roads, railroads, swamp...

Date: 1873 

Description: Poster entitled "Reformers Of 1873" with depictions of Governor William R. Taylor, Lt. Governor Charles D. Parker, Secretary Peter Doyle, Treasurer Ferdina...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Everetta and Cary Bass on sleigh in front of the Bass family home, 207 Clay Street.

Date: 1864-09-17 

Description: A political cartoon of President Abraham Lincoln holding a tiny General George McClellan in the palm of his hand. McClellan is carrying a spade. Lincoln is...

Date: 1861 

Description: 1861 Racine and Mississippi Railroad Pass belonging to Jackson Kemper.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Side view of a man on a McCormick grain binder. Two men stand in front of the horses, and in the background is a Presbyterian church. The church has elabor...

Photograph

Buildings in Alma

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View of Alma.

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