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Coasting

Date: 1879-12-20 

Description: Engraved image of a man coasting on a high-wheel bicycle. He has his legs draped over the handlebars, and his hands on the handlebars, leaving the pedals f...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man steers a horse and carriage down a winding country road near Clarendon Pond. Village dwellings are visible across the pond.

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Man with Pipe

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A farmer smoking a pipe while standing in his field. In the background are farm buildings.

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Street Scene

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card created to advertize land in northern Wisconsin.

Caption: STREET SCENE IN MEDFORD, TAYLOR COUNTY, WISCONSIN. - This view of one of...

Date: 1865-03-04 

Description: Large crowd gathered for Lincoln's second inauguration.

Date: 1899 

Description: View through trees towards a cabin. One man holding a rifle stands in the center at the left front side of the cabin, and a group of four men sit on the ri...

Date: 1874-02-21 

Description: African American boatmen run a rapids in a small river boat.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol (the second in Madison), from Governor Farwell's Octagon House, probably early in 1862. Also visible in the downtown are...

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Samuel W. Smith

Date: 1862 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of 1st Lieutenant Samuel W. Smith (from Mineral Point), Company E, 30th Wisconsin Infantry.

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Stuffed Old Abe

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. After his death in 1881 he was stuffed, mounted, and put in the Capitol museum....

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Ball Play

Date: 1844 

Description: Large group of Indians engaged in the game of lacrosse (Plate 23). "Having in the two former illustrations and their chapters, explained to the readers the...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Picnic Point from University Drive.

Date: 1874 

Description: Halvor Nerison Hauge (1830-1906) had much to be proud of in 1874: an imposing brick house, modern harvesting equipment and a growing family. When Dahl publ...

Date: 1896-11-16 

Description: Students in front of new Montello School House on the first day school was held in the new building, November 16.

Date: 1861-07-14 

Description: Studio portrait of Halbert Eleazer Paine.

Date: 1895 

Description: Catalog featuring calendar pages. February features Lewis Miller, the father of the mowing machine, with text and a portrait. March has an illustration of...

Date: 1897 

Description: A traveling library station in the Saudvig home.

Date: 1899-03-15 

Description: Detail of the Assembly Chamber photograph focusing on the journalists seated near the front of the room. During the 19th century, coverage of Capitol news...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The first school house in DeForest is a frame, one-story building with shutters. The group posed in front consists of the woman teacher and her students. B...

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Poultry Dinner

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Henry Schildhauer home, located on West Washington Avenue. A table is set for a poultry dinner.

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