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Date: 1898 

Description: View from frozen Lake Mendota of boathouse on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) is behind the boathouse. Two ice...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Sixth plate ferrotype/tintype of an unidentified soldier from the 13th Wisconsin Infantry. Hand-coloring on cheeks and gold details on buttons of military...

Date: 1861-11-26 

Description: Front of printed handbill concerning an offer of amnesty to local rebels. Annotations by Colonel C.R. Jennison appear on back.

Date: 1876 before

Description: Elevated view of building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, which is located on a hill near Lake Mendota. A winding drive leads up to the hous...

Date: 1838 

Description: Portrait.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Three men standing at entrance of residence used as headquarters when S.G. Swain, (on left), was in charge of fortifications at Fort McPherson. All three m...

Date: 1874 

Description: This map of Wisconsin shows cities, counties, railroads already completed and railroads projected, and geological makeup of the land such as lakes.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with young girl holding a doll. She and her doll are both wearing a dress. The girl has her hair in a snood. A verse appears below, "S...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: This map shows the location of planned blocks and lot numbers, street names, and docks along the Fox River and canal.

Photograph

Millet Field

Date: 1895-07-30 

Description: Two men stand in a field of millet owned by Henry Higgins.

Photograph

Farm of Henry Hoff

Date: 1895 

Description: View from field of home and farm of Henry Hoff. Men and women stand on the porch of the large brick house. Beyond the house is a small log barn, dwarfed by...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Family seated in yard, with woman holding parasol. Large stone house is in the background, with frame addition, wooden porch roof and closed basement shutt...

Date: 1896 

Description: View of W.E. Duncan's coal docks.

Date: 1898 

Description: View over fence of two men sitting in their horse-drawn wagon that appears to be stuck in the mud on a rutted dirt road. A buggy has just passed them in th...

Photograph

Jenckes House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Jenckes house, home of Dr. J.L. Jenckes, physician and surgeon.

Date: 1862-06-06 

Description: "Colonel Ellet's Rams approaching the city of Memphis, Tennessee, to demand its surrender." Sketch of a cityscape in the background, the river with numero...

Date: 1880 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Eau Claire.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Diagram depicting the alphabet in sign language.

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Exterior view from street of Rand & Roemer Hardware Co. and Henry Hinrich's Drug Store. Also visible are Rand & Roemer Ship Chandlery (nautical supply), Ra...

Photograph

Ripe Pumpkin Field

Date: 1895-09-27 

Description: In the cornfield of Jas. E. Seed, a number of large, yellow "Yankee" pumpkins ripen on vines. A man is crouched in the field, holding a pumpkin in his arms...

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