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Civil War Reunion

Date: 1890 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the reunion of the 21st Wisconsin Infantry at the Soldier's Home.

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Toddler in Cloak

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Margery Bish, the toddler daughter of the photographer, stands on a dirt road wearing a hooded cloak.

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Music Hall

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: View across Bascom Hill of the Music Hall and Library on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

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William Krueger

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Outdoor waist-up portrait of William Krueger. Behind him is a vine growing on the side of a building.

Date: 1896 

Description: Profile view of a passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whi...

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; On board the caravel "Santa Maria".

Date: 1878 

Description: This map shows ward boundaries in red, as well as counties, communities, rivers, lakes, Lake Michigan, and Lake Superior. The bottom left corner includes a...

Date: 1814-09-20 

Description: First newspaper printing of "The Star Spangled Banner". Printed six days after the Battle of Fort McHenry, where Frances Scott Key wrote the poem that woul...

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Lumber Rafts

Date: 1890 

Description: Elevated view of men working on lumber rafts on the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Family posed at gate of farm, with farm buildings in the background. Two men stand with a horse-drawn cart on the right.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: American flags drape the walls of a large empty hall prepared with one thousand place settings for soldiers returning from the Spanish-American War.

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Ferris Wheel

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View of a large, stone residence with the first Ferris Wheel in the distance.

Date: 1865-07-14 

Description: The first page of a letter written by E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, to Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis, in gratitude for the governor's thanks for cari...

Date: 1852 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Dr. Daniel Derendorf. Quarter-length portrait, facing forward. He is wearing a suit, cravat, and stand collar, with sideburns,...

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Western Hotel

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Interior of the Western Hotel.

Date: 1836-09-20 

Description: This map is ink and watercolor on paper and is an unnamed plat. Green Bay is labeled and the plat is labeled "Section 22." One road is labeled "Road to Nav...

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Bicycling Outing

Date: 1896-10-04 

Description: View down sidewalk of a group of men and women standing near a large brick building. Bicycles are leaning against the curb and the side of the building. Th...

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Maria Best Pabst

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Maria Best Pabst (1842-1906). She is wearing a dress with leg of mutton sleeves and ornate embroidery. The daughter of su...

Date: 1896 

Description: Studio portrait of Lenore Harrison Cawker holding a parrot on her hand.

Date: 1875-05 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Hannah (Barber) Billinghurst (1832-1900) of Horicon. Hannah was the wife of lawyer Charles Billinghurst (1818-1865), who served...

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