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Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1868 

Description: Prepared for the State Board of Emigration in 1868, this map shows county boundaries, some cities, and completed and projected railroads.

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Abraham Lincoln standing.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of young Lieutenant Colonel Arthur MacArthur Jr., F & S, 24th Wisconsin Infantry, posing in a Civil War uniform next to a chair.

Photograph

Summer Kitchen

Date: 1898-08 

Description: Summer kitchen at the Turville family farmhouse.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: On the right a mailman is standing with his horse and cart. The cart is labeled 'RFD Route No.1' and 'U.S. Mail'. Members of his family, one boy and one gi...

Date: 1814 

Description: Map of the Upper Territories of the United States.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: "Rev. J.A. Ottesen, family and family group on the veranda" from Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." First row left to right: Mrs. Ottesen, Fro...

Photograph

Two Girls in a Boat

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two girls in a boat at the shoreline of the Black River.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Elevated view across open space with an oval track, looking towards Science Hall at the end of Langdon Street on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus...

Date: 1835 

Description: These maps of the towns of Westport, Madison, and Blooming Grove, Dane County, Wisconsin, show sections, roads, trails, lakes and streams, and wetlands fro...

Print

Black Hawk

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Portrait of the Sauk chief Black Hawk (center). The individual on the left is The Winnebago Prophet, the person on the right is Black Hawk's son. Hand-colo...

Date: 1860 

Description: Harriet Douglas Whetten (b.1822). Whetten was a volunteer nurse during the Civil War. She served on hospital ships out of New York and Philadelphia from 18...

Date: 1888-05 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite of Amanda Joanna McCormick Adams (Mrs. Hugh).

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Houses by a stream in Zermatt, Switzerland. A woman is doing laundry (?) in the foreground.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Piano and organ wagon in front of frame house. Piano and organ man on his wagon with boy leading horse and three men standing near wagon, women in front o...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1845 

Description: This map hows lot and block numbers, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan. The map...

Date: 1886 

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration used in a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Includes illustrations of a horse-drawn hay rake and a hay...

Photograph

Apaches

Date: 1898 

Description: Apaches at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition and Indian Congress.

Photograph

Adna Wooster

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Adna Wooster of Racine.

Date: 1849-06-18 ca.

Description: An Indian Burial in a tree; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail)....

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