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John Tyler

Date: 1843 ca.

Description: John Tyler, 10th President of the United States, from 1841-1845. Tyler was the first Vice President to become President upon the death of a sitting Presid...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the coke ovens at the Lehigh Coal and Iron Company with men posing in the foreground.

Date: 1893 

Description: A game room with chairs, a pool table, a rack for cue sticks, and a table with checker board and deck of cards is available for patients' recreation at the...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad locomotive #280 at the Mineral Point depot. A group of people stand on the platform. The depot was built in 1857,...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: The sidewheel packet, "Keokuk," loaded with passengers beside a barge at a landing. The landing is filled with people and horse-drawn vehicles. The sign on...

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: 1899 

Description: Exterior view of the Dodge County Workhouse for Transients.


Bascom Hall in Snow

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Winter scene of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. There is snow on the ground and a path lined with trees.

Date: 1876 

Description: A hand-colored map on six sheets, this map of Juneau County indicates the locations of townships and sections, landowners and acreages, roads, wagon roads,...


Hops Field

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Group of men, women and children gathered in a hops field, possibly that of Paul Saavles. The women wear hoods.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a horse-drawn binder in a field while cattle graze nearby. A farmhouse, several farm buildings and a windmill can be seen in the distance...

Date: 1887 

Description: Illustration from an 1887 McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog showing a row of McCormick binders being pulled by camels. The original caption rea...

Date: 1889 

Description: Illustration of the Wisconsin State Capitol with an American flag displayed on the dome.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Northern Hospital for the Insane and its front grounds.

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1867 

Description: Map of the entire state indicates county boundaries outlined in red, cities of over 3000 inhabitants and county seats. It also marks rivers and lakes.

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of Madison landscape as seen from University Hill. The main street in the center is State Street and the building with Greek columns in the...

Date: 1853-06 

Description: This map is ink, pencil, and color on paper and shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, sold lots, streets, and the Mississippi River. Some lots are co...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The monthly horse market on East Washington Avenue between Pinckney and Webster Streets. The 125-foot-high water tower (1890-1921) and Amerika, (1889-1922)...



Date: 1883 

Description: Inside panels from advertising brochure with two color illustrations of harvesting scenes. Both show a man driving a team of two horses pulling a grain bin...

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