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Date: 1878 

Description: Painters working on the cornice of one of the four octagonal towers of the Wisconsin State Capitol. Also visible is the Italianate ornamentation of the iro...

Photograph

Van Niel Shrine

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A shrine put up by J.H. Van Niel, who came over with Fr. Van den Broek. Destroyed about 1895.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card created to advertize land in northern Wisconsin.

Caption: STREET SCENE IN MEDFORD, TAYLOR COUNTY, WISCONSIN. - This view of one of...

Date: 1899 

Description: View of the Stockbridge Indian Mission.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The City of Madison, Federal Post Office, at the corner of Wisconsin and Mifflin Streets. The cornerstone was laid on May 27, 1869. The building was demoli...

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of Milwaukee Harbor with large sailboats on the water. In the minimalist depiction the sandy shoreline with short plant growth sweeps aroun...

Date: 1885 

Description: Partial removal of railroad bridge over Rock River. A train is on a section not being removed in order to transport men and materials.

Date: 1862 

Description: This map of the Battle of Shiloh shows relief by hachures, vegetation, drainage, houses, fields, fences, mills, and roads and is color coded to show the mo...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A winter scene showing the courthouse, schoolhouse, and Congregational Church, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.

Date: 1860 

Description: Image drawn by Franz H√∂lzlhuber of early Milwaukee settlement with a horse-drawn carriage, as well as industry and a railroad. The text on the image reads:...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Map shows townships, post offices, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. The sections are in pink, green, blue, and yellow. Counties, towns, and lakes...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: A hand-colored map showing portions of present-day Iron and Vilas counties north of the Manitowish River as part of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The W...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Political Cartoon Comparing Platforms

Date: 1884 

Description: Political cartoon comparing the Democratic Platform with the Republican Platform. The cartoon (Democratic) on the left depicts a poor family wearing rags i...

Photograph

Kresge Corner

Date: 1879 

Description: The S.S. Kresge Company building at 25-27 East Main Street. Several businesses, including Rowley & Co., a general store, and S. Klauber dry goods, are in t...

Date: 1878 

Description: Elevated view of several buildings making up the Sheboygan Falls Tannery, which was owned by proprietor C.S. Weisse. Weisse is at the far right, standing w...

Date: 1855-05-21 

Description: This plat map shows lots, the Kickapoo River, and the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1888 

Description: Elevated view of a railroad station and yards.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: The hardware store opened and run by Joseph Rumenopp located on the corner of Central Avenue and East Second Street. The store was later sold to J.J. Willi...

Date: 1876 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Middleton with an inset of a school house.

Date: 1887-02-26 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, and the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior.

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