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Barn Raising

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Group of barn raising participants posed in front of the structure in progress.

Date: 1827-07-22 

Description: Letter from Benjamin Sillman to Increase Lapham requesting information about the canal around the rapids of the Ohio River for inclusion in The Journal...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Twenty-one members of the Gullik K. Springen family, and one dog, in a farmyard with carriage, two-story stone house, wood barn and stone barn in the backg...

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Randall Wilcox's home, with fence and people standing on the front porch.

Date: 1894-06-03 

Description: Ten-year-old Fredrik, Jessie's brother William Daniel Turvill,and Reuben Gold Thwaites, have a meal at a campsite at Crooked Creek.

Date: 1886 

Description: Man leaping the chasm with feet forward, about to land.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Site of the Battle of Antietam. The bloody lane.

Date: 1854 

Description: Register of the Deed Office filed by the land surveyor and lawyer Alfred Topliff. The document includes detailed listings of city blocks. In the right hand...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Certificate appointing Lucius Fairchild as the director of the Gettysburg Battle Field Memorial Association. The certificate is decorated with oval portrai...

Photograph

Children and a Cart

Date: 1894-06-02 

Description: A group of children pose with a small cart.

Date: 1879 

Description: Drawing of a girl sitting on a barrel as a man dumps apples into a press to make cider. Two men manually operate the press at the left.

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Lathrop Residence

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: View of excavation for the Lathrop residence, home of William H. Lathrop.

Date: 1898 

Description: The replica of the Centennial Fountain in the Capitol Park, where people relax on a park bench. This view looks toward the intersection of Main and Carroll...

Date: 1894-05-24 

Description: View across water towards a bridge with several steamboats lined up on the opposite shoreline on the other side of the bridge.

Photograph

Lydia Willms

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Lydia Willms (b. 1896). She is resting her hand on a chair, and is wearing a dress, ribbons a...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil painting of a Confederate Civil War soldier on the ground holding a rifle, created as a preliminary study for the Cyclorama of the Battle of Gettysburg...

Date: 1854-07-19 

Description: This map shows the shore in 1844, 1850, and 1852, the length of and proposed additions to the pier. Relief is shown by hachures and depths are shown by sou...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: A family of eleven in the yard and on the porch, including an elderly woman holding a baby. The house is Greek Revival with a small porch and small windows...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Interior of the Rock Prairie Lutheran Church in Luther Valley. Note the model of the sailing ship hanging from the ceiling of the nave, a traditional pract...

Date: 1864-10-13 

Description: This map shows the shore line of Oct. 14 1864, city limits of water lots, and the elevation of water in Lake Michigan. Depths are shown by soundings.

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