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Photograph

Fort Harrison

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Civil War fortification Fort Harrison showing embrasures and parapets of casemates.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Exterior portrait of a woman, a small girl and a dog standing in front of a wooden building. A weathered Fourth of July poster is pasted on the side of the...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: 90,000 feet of pine logs floating in the storage/sorting pond at the Arpin Lumber Company sawmill. The sawmill and other buildings are in the background. O...

Book or Pamphlet

The Improved Smith Mower

Date: 1884 

Description: Front and back cover of catalog for the Improved Smith Mower, Seven (7) Foot Cut. The back cover features the number "7" and inside of the number is an ill...

Date: 1869 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Younglove, Massey & Co., manufacturers of agricultural equipment. The cover features an engraved illustration of a hors...

Date: 1872 date unknown

Description: A group of loggers poses for a photograph amongst cut logs in a snow-covered wooded area. The men to the middle of the image have their axes in hand, whil...

Date: 1881-07-28 ca.

Description: A group of men dressed in uniform gather near a fence in a shaded encampment. Several tents are visible in the background. Caption on back of stereoview re...

Date: 1896 

Description: This late 19th century map of Walworth County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, villages and post offices, roads, railroads,...

Photograph

Log Jam

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Logs move down the river, swirling with cross currents, resulting in a huge log jam.

Photograph

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Ruins of the commissary warehouse at Fort Winnebago, about 1898. Fort Winnebago was closed in 1845 and the land and buildings sold. Today, only the Surge...

Date: 1849 

Description: Hand-colored lithograph of Little Elk (Hoo-Wan-ne-ka), chief of the Ho-Chunk, as he appeared during an official visit to Washington, D.C. in 1824. This por...

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...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: This map shows the proposed railways of the Tomah & Lake St. Croix Railroad (from Tomah to Hudson) and the St. Croix & Lake Superior Railroad (from Hudson...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Portrait of Oshkosh native Helen Farnsworth Mears, age 20, at the time of the unveiling of her sculpture, "Genius of Wisconsin", on display at the southwes...

Magazine or Periodical

A Sorely Neglected Stretch

Date: 1892-05 

Description: Frank Lenz posed with his bicycle on a badly neglected stretch of road. A split-rail fence encloses a field behind Lenz.

Date: 1866 

Description: View from railroad tracks through the Allatoona Pass. One of the buildings on the left says "Grocery", and piles of lumber are stacked along the sides of t...

Photograph

Baker House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Winter view of the Baker house, the residence of James S. Baker.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Group of people posing outside of Soldiers' Orphans Home, located on Spaight Street between Paterson and Brearly Streets. The building was originally const...

Photograph

Snow in Sheboygan

Date: 1880 

Description: Winter scene of Sheboygan after a heavy snowfall. Mr. Henry C. Mueller can be seen on the top of the three-story building which he built in 1871.

Date: 1893 

Description: Three men in Arab dress pose in front of the base of an obelisk on the Midway at the World's Columbian Exposition. A gentleman in western dress also poses...

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