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Spooner Home

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of the Spooner residence on the south corner of Wilson and Carroll Streets. This was the home of John C., Phil H., and Roger Spooner. There are severa...

Date: 1814 

Description: Scale: about 43 miles to 1 in. Boundaries colored.

Date: 1863-09-18 

Description: The first page of a letter written by Hans Heg to his wife.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A blue border with white stars, each named for the states in the Union and the Confederacy. Inside on the right the word "UNION" appears, the top of the le...

Photograph

J. Gillet Knapp

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of J. Gillet Knapp. He was born in New Lebanon, New York, on September 22, 1805. He came to Green Bay, Wisconsin, on November...

Date: 1885-08-18 

Description: Wisconsin Governor Jeremiah M. Rusk and his staff at the funeral of General Ulysses S. Grant in New York City. Present with Rusk, 5th from the left, and i...

Date: 1889 

Description: Druggist Junior Jones shows a customer some items from the J.N. Hegeman Pharmacy, 1218 Broadway.

Date: 1883 

Description: Lithographed advertising card for the Oliver Chilled Plow Works commemorating the new year, 1884. The card features two color illustrations within a gold f...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Family (three men, three women), in yard with frame house, that has a wood bench and hanging plants on porch. There are vines along sides of front door and...

Date: 1851 after

Description: A view of the chapel. Made of brick, the arched windows and flying buttresses lend the building a Gothic Revival look. All windows that are visible are sta...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man operates a McCormick grain binder pulled by two horses. The original caption reads, "This machine represents the modern harvester by which grain is a...

Photograph

Wisconsin Building

Date: 1893 

Description: The Wisconsin Building at the Chicago World's Fair (Columbian Exposition).

Date: 1821 

Description: Engraving depicting the Schoolcraft expedition crossing the Ontonagon River to investigate a copper boulder.

Date: 1887-09 before

Description: Front and back covers for the Ninth International Medical Congress banquet, with a female figure draped in a gown with stars and stripes, a head wrap with...

Photograph

Steamer Minnieta

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The sternwheel excursion, Minnieta, on the Chippewa River, Wisconsin, in the 1870's.

Date: 1893 

Description: Award certificate presented to the Appleton Woolen Mills at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. The company won a bronze medal at the Fair for its paper makers...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereoview of Big Manitou Falls on the Black River. This waterfall reportedly was called "Gitchee Monido" by the Ojibwa, which means "Falls of the Great Sp...

Book or Pamphlet

"The Soldier Bird"

Date: 1865 

Description: Title page of "The Soldier Bird!" — History of "Old Abe" the live war eagle.

Date: 1898 

Description: People on a boat dock watch a boat landing as part of the Ojibwa-Pillager Battle at Sugar Point on Bear Island.

Photograph

Soldiers Monument

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Women congregate near "The Victorious Charge," a monument to Soldiers who fought in the Civil War located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median betwe...

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