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Date: 1878 

Description: A hand-colored, cloth mounted, sectional map of Wisconsin and the western portion of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, showing the township grid, railroads, town...

Date: 1881 

Description: A brochure with a map of Wisconsin that also includes information (in English, German, Norwegian, and Swedish) pertaining to the state, such as its timber...

Print

Secession

Date: 1860 after

Description: A hot air balloon labeled "SECESSION" bursts and drops men and soldiers out of the gondola towards the ground below. The gondola has crossbones on it and t...

Date: 1854 

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of Oryzopsis asperifolia or Mountain Rice (Rough-Leaved Rice Grass).

Photograph

S.C. Thomas House

Date: 1898 

Description: The home of S.C. Thomas.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder in a field. Several bundles of grain can be seen in the distance.

Photograph

Observatory Hill

Date: 1898 

Description: View of Observatory Hill, Observatory Hall, the Agriculture Campus and Lake Mendota on the University of Wisconsin-Madison Campus.

Date: 1879 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Champion line of reapers and mowers manufactured by Warder, Mitchell, and Company. The cover features a color illu...

Date: 1888 

Description: View of scene at J.N. Hegeman Drugstore, 1218 Broadway Street, New York. John Ferris hands a prescription written on a piece of paper to the errand boy. Fr...

Date: 1874 before

Description: Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1895 

Description: Everetta Bass bending over and holding a basket on a hill by the mill pond (Montello Lake). The far shoreline of the lake is in the background.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the upper Mississippi River. The text on the photograph reads, "From Whitney's Gallery, St. Paul, Minn."

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View across water towards where brothers John and August Lindstrom had a pop factory at 409 N. Blair Street during the 1870s and 1880s. They lived above th...

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Engraved carte-de-visite portrait of General Ulysses S. Grant and his family.

Photograph

Louise Noyes

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Louise Noyes, sister of William B. Noyes. The portrait is a half figure, seated subject looking directly front, right elbow re...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Hölzlhuber journeyed from Chicago to Louisville, Kentucky, and from there took a train south to Cave City, from which passengers boarded a stagecoach for t...

Photograph

R.L. Joiner

Date: 1890 

Description: Portrait of R.L. Joiner from a composite of images of the Wisconsin Senate.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty holding a Union flag with her right hand and pointing with her left. Caption below reads, "I am for Union TO A MAN!" Red and blue ink on beige...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Congregational Church, also called the "old brown church", built in 1853 and burned in 1893. It was on the site of the present City Hall. The white house...

Date: 1857 

Description: This map show city plats including the name and number of the plats as well as some land ownership. Some of the plats have manuscript annotations outlined...

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