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Date: 1899 

Description: Catalog for Champion binders, reapers and mowers. Features a color illustration across front and back covers. In the center are two boys standing and peeri...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of the J.S. Morris Carriage and Sleigh Factory, a two-story frame building on Franklin Street in Waupun. Carriages and men in work aprons are in front...

Date: 1876-08-12 

Description: A cartoon depicting General M.C. Butler holding a top hat, standing next to dead African Americans. There are slogans behind the bodies, including "Niggers...

Date: 1863-09-18 

Description: The first page of a letter written by Hans Heg to his wife.

Date: 1889 

Description: Druggist Junior Jones shows a customer some items from the J.N. Hegeman Pharmacy, 1218 Broadway.

Photograph

Monona Avenue

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Attorney Albert G. Zimmerman took this photograph of Monona Avenue, with Lake Monona beyond, from the roof of the Madison Capitol about 1895. Across Main...

Date: 1849-06-30 

Description: The Black Hills sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Four unidentified individuals on Stand Rock.

Date: 1863 

Description: This map illustrates the position of Fort Hindman at Arkansas Post on the Arkansas River. Depicted are the positions of Confederate defenses as well ships...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A woman driving a horse-drawn wagon along a rural lane with a man walking in front of her. In the background is a farm house and farm buildings. Although t...

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Randall Wilcox's home, with fence and people standing on the front porch.

Photograph

Satterlee Clark

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Satterlee Clark. He was born in Washington, D.C., came to Wisconsin in April of 1829, and resided in Green Lake. In 1830, h...

Photograph

Portage Railroad

Date: 1884 

Description: A group of men and boys posed around Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway locomotive # 313, a switch engine. The Fox House is in the background.

Photograph

Albert H. Hoy, M.D.

Date: 1868 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite of Dr. Albert H. Hoy, Racine physician.

Historical Object

Elizabeth Fisher Sampler

Date: 1820-04-24 

Description: Embroidered sampler bearing the stitched signature, "El Fisher April 24 1820." Elizabeth Fisher was the half-sister of Jane Fisher Rolette Dousman.

Date: 1856-12 

Description: Handbill and order form advertising reaper and mower manufactured by Cyrus Hall McCormick. This describes the gold medal awarded at the "Great French Exhib...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A husband, wife and three children are grouped around a table set for coffee. Behind them is a board fence and a frame house.

Date: 1845 

Description: Georgia Lottery ticket from 1845 authorized by the Legislature for the benefit of Fort Gained Academy.

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Washburn on Lake Superior. There is an inset of Washburn, Chequamagon and the Apostle Islands.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A family is seated around a table in front of a picket fence. Three of them hold books, a man holds a long pipe and a girl holds her hat. To the right is...

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