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Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Civil War cannon with ammunition wagon attached. The painting was created by one of a group of German panorama painters active in...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Irish couple from Londonderry in "native" Irish costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nat...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Elevated view towards the northwest across West Washington Avenue of the Congregationalist Church. Main Hall (now Bascom Hall) of the University of Wiscons...

Date: 1876-01-14 

Description: Document stating that H.H. Bennett will make annual rental payments of $232.10 to William H. Metcalf of Milwaukee for rental of his studio in Kilbourn City...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the main building of the State School for the Deaf.

Date: 1883 

Description: Two panels with color illustrations of men using grain binders in a field, each is pulled by a single horse.


Railroad Trestle

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Timber railroad trestle over a wooded valley, apparently at the final stage of construction.

Date: 1864-12-15 ca.

Description: A notification of the President's thanks and certificate of honorable service to the 160th Regiment of Ohio Volunteers. Document is signed by President Lin...


Family of Eight

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Family of eight seated in a semi-circle in yard with a stucco upright and wing house in the background.

Date: 1866 

Description: Full-length portrait of Jerusha Sturgis, standing near a chair. The wife of Samuel Davis Sturgis I and mother of Nina Dousman. Born December 1, 1827; Died...

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Fort Crawford

Date: 1821 

Description: A topographical view of the site of Fort Crawford.


S. Pettersen Family

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: S. Pettersen family around square "center" table with a checkered table cloth in a house yard. A child is seated on the ground with the family dog while an...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Lancaster with the Congregational Church to the right.

Date: 1898 

Description: Flags and posters are displayed over King Street for the fifty year celebration. One banner reads: "1848 Wisconsin 1898." Pedestrians are on the streets an...


Hillside Cemetery

Date: 1870 after

Description: A view of the gate and gatehouse at Hillside cemetery.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View of the interior running track inside the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Red Gym (Armory or Old Red).

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Group portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (sitting center), and four female friends: unknown (standing left), Susie Day (standing right), Katharine Isham (s...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: This copy of an 1834 map in the American Fur Company's papers held by the New-York Historical Society shows an outline of Chequamegon Bay and Madeline Isla...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: This map of the Bentonville, N.C., battlefield illustrates the positions of the Union and the Confederate troops, roads, rivers, vegetation, and the names...

Date: 1876-07-04 ca.

Description: Two men stand by a wagon on which is written "A.L. Dahl Landscape Photographer." The photographer stands on the left side of the view. The flag on the side...

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