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Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Born August 1, 1861, Samuel Sturgis was the younger brother of Nina Sturgis Dousman. He attended West Point Military Academy and had a distinguished career...

Date: 1883 

Description: Back cover of catalog featuring a color illustration of miniature elves or fairies cavorting in a three-tiered stack of wheat shocks. One stands at the top...

Date: 1899-06-30 

Description: View of the horse barn. A man is driving a horse and buggy at the College of Agriculture on the University of Wisconsin campus. Two horses on standing on t...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a Ho-Chunk woman posed standing on the left wearing rings and file bracelets, and wrapped in a plaid shaw...

Photograph

Snow Covered Street

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Winter scene of North Broadway at Cass Street, De Pere, Wisconsin. Streets are snow covered.

Date: 1871 

Description: Weather map depicting the great cyclonic storm that prevailed the day of the Peshtigo and Chicago fires.

Photograph

Leinenkugel Brewery

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Buildings and grounds of the Leinenkugel Brewery. There are beer wagons in the yard, chickens along a wooden walkway, and men on a horse-drawn wagon near a...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Mr. Edward Schildhauer relaxes in a rocking chair with his feet on a desk. He is reading a newspaper.

Photograph

George S. Willis

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of George S. Willis. He was born in Winfield, Herkimer County, New York. Willis came to Wisconsin in January of 1836 and res...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Stordock family within fenced yard playing croquet with frame house behind. There is a woodpile and small frame structure behind the house.

Date: 1899 

Description: Third Wisconsin State Capitol, the second in Madison, as seen from East Washington Avenue.

Photograph

Wills Old House

Date: 1899-12 

Description: View of the old Will homestead. The home retains the original Pommer Fachwerk.

Date: 1880 

Description: Front and back of 4-panel brochure. Features an illustration of the factory on the front cover. On the inside a 2-page spread features a color illustration...

Date: 1890 

Description: This map of Superior shows city wards, bays, docks, some businesses and points of interest. Relief is shown by hachures. The back of the map features a typ...

Date: 1890 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering and Company, manufacturers of harvesting machinery. The color illustration features six young children...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Presbyterian Church, built in 1857, the first church building in Eau Claire. From a lithograph in the margin of an early map.

Date: 1899 

Description: Grandma Martha (Goetsch) Buelke posed in front of her farmyard with favorite cow.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: The Thor Brye family is posed in front of a fence in the yard. The women wear decorative scarves around their necks and one holds a stereoscope. The frame...

Date: 1886-08-06 ca.

Description: A certificate from the Grand Army of the Republic, announcing that Lucius Fairchild on August 6, 1886 was elected Commander in Chief of the 20th annual Nat...

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin

Date: 1847 

Description: Shows parts of northeastern Iowa County, northwestern Dane County, and the extreme southern part of Sauk County "shewing the position of the British Temper...

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