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Date: 1876 

Description: Plate V from Turnversin manual "Fahnen-Uebungen" (Flag exercises). "Different lifts both to and from standing position, including changing footsteps." Fr...

Date: 1833-08-28 

Description: Indians fighting at Fort Mackenzie (Montana).

Date: 1812 ca.

Description: Dagger from an American officer of the war of 1812. Renat was a member of the naval fleet of the Great Lakes which was under the command Oliver Hazard Perr...

Photograph

Miles Trowbridge

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Oval quarter-length portrait of Miles Trowbridge in military uniform.

Date: 1874 

Description: This hand-colored map of Wisconsin and the western portion of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, shows the township grid, railroads completed and in progress, cou...

Date: 1877 

Description: Stereograph view of Glenn's mineral spring with a group of people gathered around it.

Photograph

Inside Fort Howard

Date: 1853 after

Description: Stereograph of the interior of Fort Howard after its decommissioning in 1853.

Date: 1886 

Description: Front and back cover of a catalog for harvesting machines. The cover features a color illustration of shocks of hay in a field surrounded by sun rays in th...

Date: 1896 

Description: Color lithograph poster. An Afgan prisoner with chains on his wrists fires a cannon past a man and a woman prisoner in it while a mob gathers outside the p...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Interior of the old Post Office.

Date: 1854 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of John Lawrence Smith (1818-1883), American chemist. From 1846-1850, he worked for the Turkish government, exploring their count...

Date: 1895-09-06 

Description: View of a partially harvested pine forest nine miles southwest of Washburn. A pathway is being cut for a narrow gauge logging railroad.

Date: 1849-06-24 

Description: Original wash drawing of Fort Laramie, Wyoming (actually Fort John; see note below). Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a man on a lumber raft steering the raft through the rapids in the Wisconsin Dells.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A photographic copy of an early, full-length studio portrait of Elizabeth Farnsworth Mears (1830-1907) standing in front of a painted backdrop with column...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Gymnasium at the State School for the Deaf with floor mats, a pommel horse, rings apparatus, and racks of Indian clubs.

Date: 1864 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Leo Lesquereux, American paleobotanist. Also worked as assistant to L. Aggasiz.

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: A crowd gathers amid debris left from the aftermath of a tornado. Trees have been stripped of their limbs and bark, and houses have been flattened by the n...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: This map shows lakes, railroads, and rivers. An explanation of railroad lines with mileage in Wisconsin and total mileage for 1890 is included. Portions of...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1848 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...

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