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Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Big Manitou Falls on the Black River. This waterfall reportedly was called "Gitchee Monido" by the Ojibwa, which means "Falls of the Great Spirit."
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: Spectators watching a rowing shells race on Devil's Lake.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: The expansive grounds of the Tonyawatha Spring Hotel on Lake Monona, view from the hotel. Located in Blooming Grove Township, the hotel was opened in 1879....
Date: 1899-06-12 after
Description: Side view of a group of people looking at the debris left by a tornado from a covered horse-drawn carriage. In the foreground the roof of a houselies on th...
Description: Prospectus for the Madison Female Seminary, then operated by Joseph C. Pickard.
Description: This blue line print map shows completed and proposed dams, completed and proposed shore protections, and completed spurs. The map covers river between Lon...
Date: 1849-05 ca.
Description: The vast prairies in Missouri; an oxen-pulled wagon is visible. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trai...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Luther Swift Dixon at age 40.
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Three people are in a carriage in the foreground with a barn and house surrounded by trees in the center. A tree-lined lane and extensive fencing runs thro...
Date: 1874 before
Description: General Simeon Mills. He was born in Norfolk in Litchfield County, Connecticut, in 1810, and came to Wisconsin in the spring of 1836. Simeon Mills was the...
Description: An illustrated article in Godey's Ladies Book regarding "triumph of surgery" to improve one's facial features.
Description: Ada Bass sitting in a rocking chair reading, while her daughter Everetta is sweeping the front porch of the family home.
Description: Advertising card for William Deering & Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a man showing "The Deering Binder, carefully studied and...
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Waist-up studio portrait of a young woman in Norwegian costume.
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Buckeye mowers, table rakes, droppers, and grain binders manufactured by Aultman, Miller & Company.
Description: Register of the Deed Office filed by the land surveyor and lawyer Alfred Topliff. The document includes detailed listings of city blocks. In the right hand...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: View across water of a tugboat pulling a sailboat towards Milwaukee on Lake Michigan.
Description: Jacob Gasser family standing in front of farmhouse at Tower Rock Farm.
Description: Group portrait of the members of the 11th Wisconsin Volunteers, and some family members, posed on the steps of what appears to be the old Milwaukee County...
Date: 1879 ca.
Description: A group of men pose in the yard of the Tonyawatha House, later the Tonyawatha Spring Hotel with paddles and carpentry tools. The hotel is a frame bracket s...
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