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Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a McCormick grain binder pulled by two horses on a hillside.

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Death of Confederate General Arm...

Photograph

E.G. Kheeland

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of E.G. Kheeland of Monroe, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds a B-flat horn. The but...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: View down Madison Street with houses along sidewalk.

Book or Pamphlet

R. Hornsby & Sons Catalog

Date: 1884-12 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for R. Hornsby & Sons, Ltd., manufacturers of agricultural implements. The cover features a color chromolithograph illustr...

Date: 1878 

Description: Pass #497 issued for free travel during the year 1878 by the Milwaukee, Lake Shore & Western Railroad.

Date: 1871 

Description: Darlington, county seat of Lafayette County, was established in the late 1840s, but didn't thrive until the arrival of the railroad in 1856. This view show...

Date: 1895-12-11 

Description: View of the construction area of the Wisconsin Central Railway, looking southeast at Shipyard Point with workers and a team of horses.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View of the Amund Rustebakke farm. Twelve haystacks dominate the center of the image. Nearby, people stand next to a frame house, with the village of Black...

Photograph

Bay State House

Date: 1895 

Description: View down road with three houses and a barbershop lining the street. A lamp post is on the left of the image.

Date: 1895-07-31 

Description: Chas B. Howe standing in his garden, holding cabbages, beets, onions, and turnips. The garden is located on the farm of John Hass, with 1.5 acres of onions...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Confederate President Jefferson Davis with his nose caught in a bear trap (Washington) while holding a confederate/pirate flag. Caption reads, "Jeff though...

Date: 1860 

Description: Appleton's general war map of the United States,exhibiting all the points of interest with the means of communication.

Date: 1892 

Description: Topographical map of Madison and surrounding communities which include Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, Lake Waubesa and Lake Kegonsa. The red dots on the map sh...

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1895 

Description: A map of Wisconsin that shows the counties, cities, towns, rivers, and lakes of the state, the eastern most portions of Minnesota, Iowa, northern Illinois,...

Photograph

Hay Barn

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three men posing with an open-air hay barn. Two men stand in front of the barn near two horses, while one man stands on the roof of the barn.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View of crowd watching a parade. Elevated view taken from the Van Schaick studio; the same building housed the telephone exchange.

Photograph

Croquet in the Yard

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A family plays croquet in the yard of a side gable frame house with a porch. A bird cage hangs from the porch and a young girl clutches a doll. A rain barr...

Date: 1885-09-04 before

Description: Exterior and interior bill of fare from The Chequamegon, with views on the back of rock formations, waterfalls, a spot illustration of a train going over a...

Photograph

Filling a Cup

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Wisconsin National Guardsmen in full gear. One man in the foreground fills a tin cup from a spigot.

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