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Date: 1869-07-04 

Description: The Camilla, a wood-burning locomotive that belonged to the Chicago & Northwestern Railway. The locomotive is decorated for the 4th of July, 1869.

Date: 1806 

Description: Prehistoric Indian fortification on Hurricane Creek.

Date: 1869 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of William Marriott Canby (1831-1904), American botanist and businessman. Canby involved himself in many diverse endeavo...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman in "native" Tunisian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as...

Date: 1836 

Description: This map was created to accompany a congressional report shows the then Wisconsin Territory, including present-day states of Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, an...

Date: 1867 

Description: This manuscript map shows the township and range grid, towns, and sections in Dodge County, Wisconsin.

Photograph

J.A. Van Cleve

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Portrait of J.A. Van Cleve, Regent of the University of Wisconsin who helped supervise the construction of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin buildi...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp (1825-1890), seated at left, poses with his second wife, Catherine Orb Seipp (1846-1920), seated to his left, with other family...

Photograph

Railroad Trestle

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Timber railroad trestle over a wooded valley, apparently at the final stage of construction.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Auditorium at the State School for the Deaf; the stage is dressed with a 'nature' backdrop.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: This map shows wards, railroads, street cars, streets, lot and block numbers, landownership, parks, hospitals, the Sheboygan River, and Lake Michigan. War...

Date: 1873 

Description: A plat of the village of Greenleaf, Brown County, Wisconsin, showing the areas from Taintor Street to Day Street and Follett Street to Deuster Street. Inc...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A family is gathered around table for coffee with a frame house behind that has a sewing machine on its porch, and a lightning rod on the roof. A framed pi...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A folded brochure with a map of the Chicago to Saint Paul rail line through Wisconsin by way of the Chicago & North-Western and West Wisconsin Railways. T...

Date: 1862-04 

Description: Notes include: Sketch of Battle of Island #10. Sketch of Fort Pillow Tennessee. Gen. Pope had command of the land troops.

Date: 1898 

Description: The James Duane Doty residence on Doty Street (formerly Clymer Street), the first "Executive Mansion" in Madison, occupied in 1841-1844 by the Territorial...

Photograph

Wagon Train

Date: 1872 

Description: A view of a wagon train passing through the town which includes numerous covered wagons and horses, and storefronts.

Date: 1898-05-14 

Description: The first roll call of Troop L, Rough Riders. Captain Capron walks down the line, looking his men over. A crowd gathers to watch. The photograph was tak...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view. The church in the left background is the Zion Lutheran Church. The white house behind the bandstand is Captain Leahy's home (father of Admir...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Souvenir placard issued by the Kreuz & Curtis shoe store of Madison, Wisconsin, probably to commemorate the presidential election victory of Benjamin Harri...

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