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Date: 1864 before

Description: Carte-de-visite full-length studio portrait of Charles David and Harrie Farwell Atwood, the sons of David Atwood of Madison, Wisconsin. They are posed on a...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Mining and lumbering provided the impetus for the development of northern Wisconsin and Ashland was ideally situated to become a leading city of the "new W...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of a chapel on the campus of Racine College with a man standing in front of it.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: The fertillity of the soil in America and Canada, especially in Wisconsin, was the attraction for most European immigrants. The vast amount of land and the...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: A book cover for "Mineral Point: A History" by George Fiedler. The cover illustration is of Shake Rag Street, a popular street for Cornish miners.

Photograph

Samuel S. Fifield

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Portrait of Samuel S. Fifield, Wisconsin Assembly Sargent-at-Arms.

Date: 1889 

Description: Front cover featuring an illustration of a man and a woman relaxing on a porch. In the background on the right a team of horses are harnessed to a Milwauke...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: View of three men standing together on the board sidewalk outside Kreuz and Curtis Shoes, 21 S. Pinckney Street. The men are wearing suits, ties and hats,...

Photograph

Juneau Park

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Statue of Leif Ericson is to the right of center in the foreground, with the figure facing the city. On the left is a hill with paths, a train station, ra...

Photograph

Rafts Below Dam

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: A fleet of rafts on the Wisconsin River below the Kilbourn dam.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: On a very hot day in August 1858 Hölzlhuber visited the farm of Jack Smith, an Irishman who had immigrated to Canada eleven years previously with his wife...

Date: 1899-02 

Description: Studio portrait (Front) of Midriff or Diaphragm in partial native dress with peace medal, headdress and ornaments. Part of Algonquian and Chippewa Tribes.

Date: 1886 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering and Company farm machinery. Features an illustration of a young woman in a wheat field surrounded by bi...

Date: 1865 after

Description: Tintype/ferrotype waist-up oval portrait of an African American man wearing a suit jacket, shirt, and partially buttoned vest.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: "View of Springfield, MO. Frmonts [sic] Army in Possesion [sic]." Several people and a horse are in the foreground, and city buildings are in...

Date: 1875-06 

Description: These manuscript drawings show the profile of the Neenah Dam, between Lake Winnebago and Little Lake Butte des Morts on the Fox River in Winnebago County,...

Drawing

Barometer Gauge

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A gauge part of a barometer.

Date: 1891-09-20 ca.

Description: Political cartoon from the Washington Post. It refers to the role of Jeremiah M. Rusk, the Secretary of Agriculture from Wisconsin, in negotiating i...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Nicoline Hegg Jacobson and her two girls stand in front of a frame house that has lathe on roof for climbing and vines growing in front of its windows. A r...

Photograph

Boys with Bicycles

Date: 1899-08 

Description: Three men stand in a field, next to their bicycles. From left to right stand Herman Reich, August Kressin, and Eddie Wendorf.

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