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Photograph

Split Rail Fences

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Split rail fences surround a farm house, a barn, a log structure and haystacks. The photograph is taken across a field.

Photograph

Jane Jennings

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Jane Jennings, a Civil War nurse. She was raised in rural Green County, Wisconsin, and when her brother Guilford Jen...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: This late 19th century map shows sections, state lands, Barre Center P.O. (now Barre Mills), railroads, topography, and streams and wetlands in the Town of...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of the the many buildings in Eau Claire's lower east side.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Long Tail lighthouse, built in 1859.

Date: 1868 

Description: George W. Hall, Jr., noted Evansville, Wisconsin, circus performer, as a young boy, holding a snake and wearing copper-toed boots.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man in coveralls operates a horse-drawn mower on the grounds of a large estate or park. Several benches appear on the perimeter of the grounds.

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Lady Liberty, holding a Union flag with a liberty cap on the pole is leaning on the Illinois state seal, with a Confederate flag under her foot. The t...

Date: 1885 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Madison, State Capital of Wisconsin, County Seat of Dane County, with inset of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Cyanotype print of the Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street, and its surrounding yard.

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: George Ellis stands beside an experimental automobile, possibly in the basement of John F. Steward. Both men worked for the Deering Harvester Company befor...

Date: 1882 

Description: Cover of a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog with an illustration of a mower in a field.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Family stands at board fence, with a horse and carriage on the road in front of a two-story frame house.

Photograph

Chequamegon Hotel

Date: 1888 

Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel, built by the Wisconsin Central railroad interests and opened in 1877. It faced the bay and had a long series of steps leadi...

Date: 1865-07-14 

Description: The second page of a letter written by E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, to Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis, in gratitude for the governor's thanks for car...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Mrs. George Adams wearing white dress and large picture necklace. George Adams was the Sheriff of Jackson County.

Date: 1876-03 

Description: Advertising circular written on Appleton Woolen Mills letterhead. In 1876 the Appleton Woolen Mills were operated by Hutchinson & Co. Appleton Woolen Mi...

Photograph

The Iron Brigade

Date: 1862 

Description: Company I, 7th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, at Upton's Hill near Germantown, Virginia. The 7th was one of three Wisconsin regiments that was par...

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...

Photograph

Durkee House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The Durkee House built by Charles Durkee in 1843.

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