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Date: 1887 

Description: Color illustration of a "McCormick Steel Harvester and Binder" from an advertising folder. Printed by Gies and Company, Buffalo.

Date: 1877 

Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin showing counties, township gridlines, river systems, and railroad routes throughout the state. The map also includes porti...

Date: 1866 

Description: The ruins of a church in Columbia after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War. Plate 54

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Large group, posed at a distance, in a cemetery, probably in Hixton or Schlecterville.

Date: 1813 

Description: Eastern half of the United States. Scale: 2.5 inches = 250 miles.

Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1880 

Description: West Water Street seen from Grand Avenue.

Date: 1893-04 

Description: Captain Abe McDougall's whaleback boat, docked at the American Steel Barge Company.

Date: 1860 after

Description: An image of the Union flag with tassels and a liberty cap on the top of the pole. Below is the verse, "Down with the Traitor's Serpent flag! Death to th...

Date: 1849-05 ca.

Description: Deserted Pawnee village in Nebraska. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon...

Photograph

Henry E. Knapp

Date: 1858-12 

Description: Ninth plate ferrotype/tintype of Henry E. Knapp, seated on a balloon-back chair, left forearm resting on cloth-covered table, right hand in lap. He is wear...

Painting

Civil War Cannon

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Civil War cannon with a soldier in the background and the sketched outline of another soldier in firing position. Although unsigne...

Date: 1878 

Description: Engraved view of a house surrounded by gardens, an evergreen shelter belt and ornamental hedges.

Date: 1886 

Description: Group portrait of a group of German panorama painters on a scaffolding in their Milwaukee studio, with The Atlanta Cyclorama as a backdrop. Included in the...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Students gather in the schoolyard at the Wisconsin Industrial School for Boys. Several school buildings are seen in the background.

Date: 1899-02-15 

Description: Elevated view of legislators in the Assembly Chamber of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1881 

Description: Stereographic view of a street in the “Five Points” slum district.

Photograph

George S. Willis

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of George S. Willis. He was born in Winfield, Herkimer County, New York. Willis came to Wisconsin in January of 1836 and res...

Photograph

Soldiers Monument

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Women congregate near "The Victorious Charge," a monument to Soldiers who fought in the Civil War located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median betwe...

Postcard

Pabst Residence

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Home with large yard with many trees and a fountain on the right. A smokestack is in the distant background. On the sidewalk are pedestrians, and on the r...

Date: 1829 

Description: Map of lead mines operating in Wisconsin.

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