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Date: 1884 

Description: Chromolithograph of two young girls and a young boy holding the bottom of a banner featuring Miller's New Model Vibrating Thresher.

Date: 1890 

Description: Color plat map of Sun Prairie.

Photograph

Print Shop

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Lithograph from Plate 12 in "Prang's Aids for Object Teaching-Trades & Occupations."

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Walker Castle, 1862-1893, 900 block East Gorham Street, and surrounding trees. Caption on the print reads, "The Old Castle"

Date: 1860-04 ca.

Description: Holzlhuber took the railway to Lake Horicon where he was taken in by the small community that had developed. "They were their own builders of houses and sh...

Photograph

Public Order No. 1

Date: 1862-08-31 

Description: Photograph of a printed broadside, Public Order No. 1., issued by The Committee of Safety. The first order appears to be addressing some kind of dangerous...

Date: 1860-04-23 

Description: Receipt for trees and shrubs purchased from John M. Dunlop by Hercules Dousman for gardens at Villa Louis.

Date: 1869 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Thomas Bassnett (b. 1808, d. aft 1885), American meteorologist. Handwritten inscription at bottom of card reads, "Thos. Bassnet...

Print

Burton House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Burton House, (also referred to as the Ridge House by Edna Ferber in her novel, "Come and Get It") with horse-drawn carriages in the foreground.

Photograph

Marquette's Well

Date: 1889 

Description: Cross marking the area of "Marquette's well."

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: The sidewheel packet, "Keokuk", loaded with passengers beside a barge at a landing. Landing is filled with people and horse pulled vehicles. Sign on side o...

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...

Date: 1892 

Description: Bird's-eye view of West Bend, looking west. Milwaukee River flows across image just below center, with fairgrounds at bottom right and Maple street at top...

Photograph

Central Avenue

Date: 1880 

Description: View along Central Avenue. There are a number of commercial buildings with false fronts. Groups of people stand near the road on the left and right.

Photograph

Fire Company Wagon

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: The first ladder wagon of Capitol Hook and Ladder Company #1 posed at the corner of Pinckney and Main streets to show off the length of the wagon and the 4...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of people, horses, and wagons gathered in the center of Fountain City to celebrate McCormick Day. Scherer's Hotel is at left. The event was o...

Photograph

Men in an Office

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two men in a small office, probably a railroad station. On the right is a map on the wall, and below it is a Herring Hall Marvin safe.

Date: 1893 

Description: Sinks, tubs, and cylindrical washing machines on pulleys make up the laundry facilities at the Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Heal...

Date: 1855 

Description: This 1855 map of Wisconsin depicts counties, creeks, rivers, lakes, railroads completed, railroads in progress, common roads and the Menomonee Reservation.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: A family is posed in the yard of a farmhouse. A child sits in a baby buggy. Farm buildings, farm implements, wagons and people are in the background.

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