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Date: 1836 

Description: This map show plat of the city, local streets, block numbers, section lines, and canals. The map includes reference text: "Surveyor's office, Brown County...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of four men sitting by and lying in wooden a-frame shaped "bunks" on the Cook Float. Mike Lane , the Cook, nearest man is just crawling out of...

Date: 1892 

Description: Color lithograph poster. The caption running across the top is "Frank Sanger's Company supporting John F. Sheridan." The image shows Sheridan, cross-dresse...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereographic exterior view of the Murray-Kearney house.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Advertisement card that reads: "The Kirby. It Mows! It Reaps! It Rakes!" Includes a photograph that has been pasted onto the card of a man using the Kirby.

Photograph

Courthouse

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of the courthouse.

Date: 1844 

Description: A portrayal of the effects of contact with whites on the Assiniboine chief, Wi-Jun-Jon. (Plate 25). "In offering this illustration to the reader, I am repr...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A rare "risque" (for the time) design. A row of soldiers look away from their officer at a young lady as she lifts her skirts to step over a puddle, exposi...

Date: 1883 

Description: Cabinet card of John (1836-1904) and Ethelinda (1856-1947) Johnston sitting on a decorative wall in front of a painted backdrop of trees. John, a successf...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Section drawing of the rotunda of the third Wisconsin State Capitol (second in Madison) by Stephen V. Shipman. August Kutzbock and Samuel H. Donnel were th...

Photograph

Farmer's Harvest

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Farmer standing in a field between two large piles of root vegetables. Possibly on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus experimental farm.

Date: 1896 

Description: Front cover and interior of banquet menu for Mexican President Porfirio Diaz, to celebrate the construction of a drainage canal between Lake Texcoco and La...

Photograph

J.A. Van Cleve

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Portrait of J.A. Van Cleve, Regent of the University of Wisconsin who helped supervise the construction of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin buildi...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with the image of a woman sitting on a cushioned wooden bench, gazing at her wedding ring. She is wearing a long blue dress. A gray ce...

Date: 1886-05-04 

Description: Lumber yard with boxcars and factory buildings in the back. Made while factory was under protection of the State Militia during the first general labor str...

Photograph

Two Doves Houseboat

Date: 1894-05-07 

Description: View of a houseboat named "Two Doves" on the Ohio River.

Date: 1875 before

Description: Stereograph. Looking northwest. Designed by Edward Townsend Mix, the building is said to be Wisconsin's premier example of the Victorian Gothic style of ar...

Date: 1888 

Description: Ticket for the quarterly twenty dollar drawing of the Louisiana State Lottery Company.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Map of the lands in the vicinity of the West Wisconsin Railway route between St. Paul and Chicago, extending from St. Paul, Minnesota southeast to the Wisc...

Date: 1870 after

Description: A view of tombstones and a housing structure at Hillside Cemetery and Park. A pond surrounded by vegetation stands in the foreground.

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