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Date: 1856 

Description: Illustration of northern and southern celestial hemispheres as seen in Black's General Atlas of the World.

Date: 1898 

Description: People on a boat dock watch a boat landing as part of the Ojibwa-Pillager Battle at Sugar Point on Bear Island.

Date: 1879 

Description: A map of Wisconsin showing counties, county seats, cities over 3,000 inhabitants, Lake Michigan steamship routes, railroads completed and projected, rivers...

Date: 1897 

Description: An advertisement designed with images of three hand fans decorated with scenes of farmers using McCormick farming machinery. A ribbon across the bottom car...

Date: 1889-08-28 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee, drawn from sketches and photographs for the "Milwaukee Daily Sentinel", with insets of Schlitz Park and the Pabst Brewing Com...

Photograph

Grist Mill

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Wind powered stone grist mill. Two men stand on a wood balcony near the open doorway of the windmill.

Date: 1867 

Description: Engraving of portraits of Generals in the Union Army during the Civil War. U.S. Grant is in the center, with H.W. Halleck on his left, and clockwise from t...

Photograph

Central Avenue

Date: 1880 

Description: View along Central Avenue. There are a number of commercial buildings with false fronts. Groups of people stand near the road on the left and right.

Photograph

Robert E. Lee

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of General Robert E. Lee.

Photograph

Chippewa Falls

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Chippewa Falls during the winter.

Photograph

Erik Larsen

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Waist-up seated studio portrait of Erick Larsen [as written on Regimental and Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20 “Red Books” and in the Roster of Wisconsin Volun...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Birds-eye view of a Wisconsin Civil War regiment on parade in Fond du Lac, as drawn by Louis Kurz from the Marr Street Methodist Church. The regiment canno...

Date: 1870 date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Main Street and shops. Business signs read: "D.C. Hay & Co." "M. Tiffany" "Boot & Shoe Shop" "Bakery" and "West & Son." A residential area...

Date: 1882 

Description: Building housing the very first central electric light station for distribution of incandescent lighting.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A group seated around a table in the yard drinking coffee. Pastor Even Johnson Homme (1843-1903), the founder of the Wittenberg Orphan's Home, is on the le...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Valentine card with a girl framed with a metallic gold harp decorated with ribbons, hearts and flowers. She is wearing a white dress and has flowers in her...

Date: 1856 

Description: "....At Grand Chute stood the young settlement of Appleton. Although only a few years old, it already boasted a college, named, as was the village itself,...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Water tower, looking east on East Washington Avenue from the Capitol Square.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Interior of the State School for the Blind, perhaps a study or room for recreation. Included in the room are several tables with small models, a piano, and...

Date: 1899 

Description: View across Bascom Hill of Music Hall and Library on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

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