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Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Rutherford B. Hayes, 19th President of the United States (1877-1881). Born in Delaware, Ohio on October 4, 1822, he died on January 17, 1893 in Fremont, O...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Front view of the Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute), a large stone building five stories high with a porthole windo...

Book or Pamphlet

Deering Advertising Catalog

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features an illustration of a woman and two child...

Date: 1851 after

Description: A pathway leads to Merriman Hall at Ripon College. The columned porch shelters a double door entrance and supports a second floor balcony. The middle thi...

Date: 1889 

Description: Flyer advertising the McCormick interchangeable twine and wire binder. Explains that farmers can use twine, when twine is cheapest and wire, when wire is...

Date: 1885 

Description: Broadsheet describing the opposition of numerous smaller agricultural machinery manufacturers to "...the monopoly which certain implement dealers, here in...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The First Baptist Church, pictured in the lower center area of the photograph, organized in 1847 and erected in 1854. St. Raphael's Cathedral in the backg...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Young woman in residential area, standing in a yard pushing a baby carriage with a ruffled top. On the left are houses, and in the far background a group o...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Family in front yard around two tables set for coffee, tea and perhaps some other beverage. Frame house in back has a sign for grass seed from Whitewater o...

Date: 1836 

Description: This 1836 map consists chiefly of a detailed map of the the mouth of the Sheboygan River. An inset map of the region and cross section diagrams of the pier...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A group of loggers at work in the woods with horses and a team of oxen. The men are cutting down fir trees to eventually be sold at market.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: This manuscript map is ink, pencil, and watercolor on paper and shows landownership. An approximate date can be established by the names written on the pla...

Photograph

Mrs. Nathaniel Dean

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Harriet Morrison Dean, the wife of Nathaniel Dean of Madison. Mrs. Dean was born in Dodgeville in 1829, moved to M...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The third (second in Madison), Wisconsin State Capitol that stood from 1857-1913, from a stereograph original.

Date: 1890-12-25 

Description: Portrait of Amanda Joanna McCormick Adams seated in parlor-like setting on Christmas. Mrs. Adams is seated before a framed photograph of a man on the table...

Date: 1863-09-18 

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

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two young men, Carl and Roy Linnell, stand on either side of a wooden chair supporting a mounted buck's head with antlers. They are wearing dark suit jacke...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Illustration of an early design for the 3rd Wisconsin State Capitol, the second in Madison.

Date: 1869 

Description: The Chicago & Northwestern Railroad depot. Included in the photograph is an omnibus operated by Major Throup.

Date: 1899 

Description: View of the Stockbridge Indian Mission.

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