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Date: 1862 ca.

Description: A composite of three views showing the siege of New Ulm on August 19 during the Indian Massacre of 1862. The lower left view depicts wagons and horses on...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View looking south across Bascom Hill. Constructed between 1850-1855, South Hall was originally used as a dormitory for both faculty and students.

Date: 1886 

Description: Man leaping the chasm with feet forward, about to land.

Photograph

Graduating Class

Date: 1894 

Description: Eight men and women of a graduating class sit outdoors holding their diplomas. They are seated on the steps of the photographer's home at 131 East Montello...

Date: 1852-03-31 

Description: Surveyors map showing the Root River and Lake Michigan.

Date: 1856 

Description: Political cartoon for Presidential Campaign that is Pro-Fremont, anti-Buchanan. John C. Fremont, Republican, and his wife Jessie Benton Fremont, are shown...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Full-length military portrait of Harlow Milton Waller. The portrait is hand-tinted.

Photograph

Union High School

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Front view of Union High School with several people and a bicycle in the foreground.

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Grace May Hall, as a five-year-old circus child, with a large show python coiled at her feet and a smaller show snake around her neck.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Oval studio portrait of Christine Gesell, the photographer's wife, and son Arnold Gesell. Caption on reverse reads "1/2 yr - 1 yr."

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View across wooden platform of a brick high school on a hill surrounded by a fence. The school has a mansard roof and what appears to be a bell tower above...

Photograph

Log House and Cliff

Date: 1894-05-15 

Description: Exterior view of a log house at the base of a cliff. A man and a boy pose in front of the house.

Photograph

Indian Dance

Date: 1898 

Description: The opening dance of the Trans-Mississippi Exposition and Indian Congress.

Photograph

College Avenue

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: College Avenue looking west from the corner of Morrison Street. The building on the left is the Adkins Building, at the right is the Johnston House. This w...

Date: 1864 

Description: View from shoreline of tall trestle bridge on the railroad line crossing the river at Whiteside. Two men sit on logs in the river on the left. More men sit...

Photograph

Cary and Lois

Date: 1895-07-04 

Description: The photographer's son Edward Cary Bass (right) on his first birthday, with Lois. They are sitting on a fur blanket among rocks. Taken at a picnic on Court...

Date: 1898-07-30 ca.

Description: A cannon at Soldiers Home adorned with American flags near a sign reading "Keep off the grass."

Date: 1872 

Description: Catalog cover for "The Advance Mower" featuring a color illustration of a man sitting on the mower pulled by a team of two horses through a field, with the...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A Zouave fireman spraying a person in bed clothes in the face with a fire hose. Smoke is billowing in the background. Caption below reads, "A Fireman Zouav...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Male students at the State School for the Deaf practice woodworking in one of the school's shops.

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