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Date: 1855 

Description: Map of Milwaukee, Waukesha, Racine, and Kenosha Counties with part of Walworth County showing townships, waterways, railroads, plank roads, prairies, meado...

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph. Elevated view looking roughly south, the foreground overlooks a residential neighborhood. On the far shoreline, smoke clouds spew out from lar...

Photograph

Court House Square

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Court House Square in Lancaster.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of the young Andreas Larsen Dahl taken in Christiania (now Oslo), Norway, before he immigrated to the United States in 1869. Dahl was born...

Date: 1833 

Description: Map of part of the military road from Fort Crawford to Fort Howard. "Recorded on pages 668.669 Book B." Surveyed by Lieut. Center. Scale: 2 miles = 1 inch.

Date: 1883 

Description: Menu for a reception and banquet for "Hon. Alexander Mitchell by the Citizens of Milwaukee on his return from his European Trip." At the top is a silk ribb...

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: 1898 

Description: Crowd around fountain at Wisconsin State Capitol for a 50-year celebration. There are decorations hanging from the fountain, and flower arrangements are ar...

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: Advertising handbill for reapers designed by A.J. Cook and manufactured by Hatch and Whitely of Springfield in Clark County, Ohio.

Date: 1892 

Description: Another view of Captain Alex McDougall's whaleback steamer in the shipyard of the American Steel Barge Company.

Date: 1885 after

Description: Stereograph view of Beloit College Chapel with congregation posed outside.

Photograph

Syl at Reservoir

Date: 1899-05-28 

Description: View down gravel path towards Syl seated on a bench along the edge of a reservoir on a hill. There is a brick building, perhaps a pumphouse, built over the...

Date: 1865-06-28 ca.

Description: The Great Fair held at Milwaukee for the benefit of the Wisconsin Soldiers Home. The 130x130 foot building was constructed especially for the ten-day fair....

Photograph

William H. Seward

Date: 1860-09-12 

Description: William H. Seward, U.S. Senator from New York and Secretary of State, photographed by Fuller in Madison during a Presidential campaign stop in Madison in 1...

Date: 1871-07-01 

Description: Railroad surveying party in camp somewhere north of Green Bay. The men were surveyors for the Chicago & Northwestern railroad extension.

Date: 1846 ca.

Description: This map shows the plotting of the various townships in Wisconsin, both those that had been surveyed and some outlines for those which have not. A note in...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Stereoview from Spaight Street neighborhood looking toward Capitol and Bascom Hall.

Map or Atlas

City of Milwaukee

Date: 1889 

Description: BirdÂ’s-eye-view map. Published in the Milwaukee Sentinel: Wednesday morning, August 28, 1889 for the 23rd Nationla Encampments of the GAR, August 27th to 3...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View of the Koshkonong Hotel (later the Lakehouse Inn), a stone and brick hotel with lots of windows, a parapet roof and a small structure on roof, on Mapl...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A grinning African American man runs towards and mocks Jefferson Davis, who stands with his head and wrists locked in stocks. Caption below reads, "Ha! Ha!...

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