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Date: 1865 

Description: A woodprint of women with frightened child entitled "The First Dip Into Salt Water."

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of Main Hall, present-day Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Photograph

Fox River Dam

Date: 1895-05-19 

Description: Elevated view of the dam on the Fox River at Buffalo Lake. Houses and other buildings are visible in the background.

Photograph

Luther R. Hare

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of L.R. Hare in full dress uniform in front of a painted backdrop. He was a First Lieutenant in the U.S. 7th Calvary....

Photograph

Fuller Opera House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Fuller Opera House, which later became the Parkway Theater and was razed in 1954.

Photograph

Survey Group

Date: 1895 

Description: Group of surveyors from the Agricultural Department at the University of Wisconsin posing on the back platform of their railroad car 404, "the Palace Car."...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A rare "risque" (for the time) design. A row of soldiers look away from their officer at a young lady as she lifts her skirts to step over a puddle, exposi...

Photograph

Flint Corn

Date: 1895-09-05 

Description: A man is driving a McCormick harvester with a team of horses, cutting and binding a crop of flint ("Indian") corn, on the farm of S.D.D. Newton, five miles...

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1868 

Description: This map of the entire state shows county boundaries outlined in red, cities of over 3000 inhabitants and county seats. It also marks rivers, lakes, railro...

Map or Atlas

State of Wisconsin

Date: 1850 

Description: This detailed map outlines mid and southern WI county boundaries in bright color, and city/town lines are provided. Other marks include lead mines, copper...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View of the Koshkonong Hotel (later the Lakehouse Inn), a stone and brick hotel with lots of windows, a parapet roof and a small structure on roof, on Mapl...

Date: 1868 

Description: This map shows land ownership by name, lots, roads, railroads, and part of the Fox River. The map includes an explanation and table of witnesses to the cor...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operating a horse-drawn mower enters a gate in a split-rail fence. A dirt road leads off into the distance. There are also several wooden farm bui...

Date: 1886 

Description: Stereograph of Ashley Bennett ("Cookie")who volunteered his services during the float, and the cook Mike Lane, on the Arpin fleet of lumber rafts.

Photograph

William Pitt Lynde

Date: 1866 

Description: Portrait of William Pitt Lynde at the Wisconsin Assembly in 1866. Ten years later he introduced legislation for women's suffrage to U.S. Congress. In the...

Date: 1885 after

Description: Stereograph view of Memorial Hall at Beloit College.

Date: 1888-07-04 before

Description: Exterior and interior of a menu from the Park Hotel with a deep blue striped border and perforated accent edging.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The Historical Society's early library and painting collections on display in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. This photograph was taken about 1880 befor...

Map or Atlas

State of Wisconsin

Date: 1853 

Description: Railroad map outlines mid and southern Wisconsin county boundaries in red, and city/town lines are provided. Other marks include lead mines, copper mines,...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A stereograph of a statue of Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson.

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