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Date: 1868 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Portage, with insets of the Court House and the Public School.

Date: 1898 

Description: Winter scene looking down snow-covered Wisconsin Avenue to the third Wisconsin State Capitol. There are two horse-drawn sleighs, each with one passenger, o...

Date: 1891 

Description: Exterior view of the West Superior Hotel. There are pedestrians, a street car, and people riding in horse-drawn carriages on the street in front of the hot...

Date: 1880 

Description: Holiday card. In the center are 4 choir girls singing, holding hymnals, and one girl playing the violin. They are all wearing white robes. In the backgroun...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Lady Liberty, holding a Union flag with a liberty cap on the pole is leaning on the Wisconsin state seal, with a Confederate flag under her foot. The...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Perry Lutheran Church parsonage, home of the Reverend Jacobson and family. Included in the view is a rocking chair, peacock feathers i...

Drawing

St. Mary's Park

Date: 1885-08-07 

Description: House on rock outcropping. The house has two chimneys and is two stories high with porch at left, three windows on first story, one visible on second story...

Photograph

The "Red Wing"

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The sternwheel packet, "Red Wing," at a landing on the upper Mississippi River between 1870 and 1882.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Probably D.W. Bronson and family. A mounting block cut from a tree stump is in left foreground with carriage and saddle height steps. The family poses in f...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a center image of a woman and a cherub leaning on an ornamental stone wall. A column with an ornate top appears to the right. The...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A two-story gallery of the Historical Society in the Wisconsin State Capitol, with captured Confederate army flags on display. This photograph was taken in...

Date: 1862 

Description: This map of the southeastern United States shows forts and battlefields, railroads, rivers, and cities and towns. Dates of admission and secession of the s...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: This map of the battlefield on the North Anna River at Hanover Junction illustrates the Union positions in blue and Confederate positions in red. Roads, ra...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Long Tail Point Lighthouse and an old house.

Date: 1860 

Description: Civil War handbill that reads: "Charleston Mercury Extra...The Union Is Dissolved!"

Date: 1881 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Peshtigo.

Date: 1865 

Description: In 1865, the last year of the Civil War, southeastern and southern Wisconsin had the greatest population density in the state. Drawn that year, this map sh...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: View of the McCormick display at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago (World's Fair of 1893). The exhibit features several full size and scale model...

Date: 1861 

Description: A general map of Pennsylvania, Virginia, New Jersey and Delaware. Insets include maps of New Orleans, Baltimore, St. Louis, Charleston, Savannah, Washingto...

Date: 1821-07-03 

Description: Two pages of a letter written by Thomas Forsyth.

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