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Date: 1871 ca.

Description: A stereograph of the town square and Main Street. The three-story building visible in the center of the photograph was operated as the National Hotel. It w...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Students and teachers sitting in front of the Blue Mounds school house.

Date: 1856 

Description: This map is ink and color on paper and mounted on cloth. The map shows lot and block numbers, streets, a railroad, and the Kickapoo River. Some lots are c...

Date: 1861-07 

Description: Etching of a battle scene during the retreat from Manassas. Originally published by Virtue & Company Publishers of New York.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer stands next to a mower pulled by two oxen in a field next to a lake.

Photograph

Jefferson Coates

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Francis Jefferson Coates of the 7th Wisconsin who earned the Medal of Honor for bravery at the Battle of Gettysburg. Sergeant Coates was so severely wounde...

Photograph

School and Church

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: School and church, from a drawing by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian traveller in this country.

Date: 1862 

Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment handbill.

Photograph

Waupun Stone Mills

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: View of Waupun Stone Mills, established in 1849, in the background. Construction of an addition is underway. People are in the foreground in front of a br...

Date: 1871 after

Description: Collage depicting multiple McCormick buildings reconstructed or built after the Chicago Fire. The caption at bottom reads, "Rebuilt Chicago. — Buildings Er...

Date: 1892 

Description: Catalog cover featuring a color illustration of a man and a woman harvesting in a field.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Elevated view of factory with lake and ships in the background. Trains, people, horses, and carriages, with a multitude of smokestacks in foreground. The f...

Date: 1842 

Description: Shooting of Charles C.P. Arndt by James Vineyard in the territorial council chamber of the legislature. This depiction of the event was created by the staf...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the town.

Date: 1867 

Description: A map showing railroad land in Chippewa Valley.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three women (Jennie Parsons Kelly, left, and Lena Eisenback Post, center, and an unidentified woman on the right) on Main Street in front of Yep Ah Sing's...

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 9). "Some sixty or seventy young men, all mounted on their wild horses, and armed with bows and lances only,...

Historical Object

Album Page with Pussy Willows

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Two photographs featuring Louise Mears (Mrs. Frank B.) Fargo holding her son Stuart are mounted on an album page decorated with hand-painted pussy willow t...

Date: 1866 

Description: Stereograph (also known as a stereoview) of woman, man and child outdoors on a farm with snow on the ground. The woman is wearing bloomers and is holding a...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: View of a soldiers' monument.

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