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Date: 1821 

Description: Engraving of the Pictured Rocks shoreline viewed from Lake Superior.

Date: 1865 

Description: Reproduction of a carte-de-visite portrait of Manning Ferguson Force (1824-1899), U.S. Army Commander. Force led the 20th Ohio Volunteer Infantry in the Un...

Photograph

Edwin L. Buttrick

Date: 1863-03-10 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Lieutenant Colonel Edwin L. Buttrick, 24th Wisconsin Infantry, standing in full uniform with sword on left side.

Date: 1862 

Description: Large group of Union soldiers, possibly including Lieutenant D.G. Hudson, at Camp Douglas in Chicago, Illinois.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Early view of the house built by Madison's first mayor, Jairus C. Fairchild, at 302 South Wisconsin Avenue (renamed Monona Avenue in 1877)at West Wilson St...

Photograph

Steamer Minnieta

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The sternwheel excursion, Minnieta, on the Chippewa River, Wisconsin, in the 1870's.

Date: 1870 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Hudson, with insets of Court House and Public School.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Long view of 10 members of a family in a large fenced yard. Behind them is a substantial two-story bracket style frame house with a widow's walk at the top...

Photograph

Thompson House

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The William Thompson family on the porch roof of their substantial brick bracket style house with shutters and with latticework at its foundation. A girl o...

Photograph

People on Horses

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Carriage in front of picket fence with people on horses and on porch of large brick house that has trim on porch top and three chimneys; house has 1868 dat...

Photograph

Hillside Cemetery

Date: 1870 after

Description: A view of the gate and gatehouse at Hillside cemetery.

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company featuring a color illustration of a well-dressed farmer riding a binder pulled by two horse...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Two women and a man posed in the garden path of an L-shaped Greek Revival frame house. The front and back doors are open, revealing a breezeway straight th...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family dressed in their finest clothes sits around a table with glassware on it. The man on the left wears a top hat at a jaunty angle. Behind them is a...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis hanging by a noose in a tree with a serpent wrapped around it. The "SOUTHERN EAGLE" flies in the background. Captions below read "JEFF. DAV...

Date: 1849 

Description: Portrait of wife and daughter of Austin E. Quinney, chief of the Stockbridge nation.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Family of eight seated in a semi-circle in a yard with a stucco upright and wing house in the background.

Photograph

City of Madison

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the city of Madison, seen from atop Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1883 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the St. Paul harvester and Appleby cord binder manufactured by the St. Paul Harvester Works. The cover features a black...

Date: 1835-03-07 

Description: A letter to J.D. Beers & Co., written by David Hubbard.

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