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Date: 1897 

Description: View from shoreline of excursion boat docked in a wooded area. From left to right: Mary ??, Elizabeth Layton, Grace Hayman, Henry Wallis (owner of the Fren...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The foundry of the E.P. Allis Works.

Date: 1873 

Description: Portion of Winnebago County map showing Lake Winneconne and the Wolf River.

Date: 1862-11 

Description: List of supplies issued to Cordelia Harvey for her soldiers' hospital.

Date: 1852-09 

Description: Engraved view of the collision of the Atlantic and the Ogdensburg on Lake Erie.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Crude parody of a coat of arms for the Confederacy. The border on the right, bottom and left is a rattlesnake. The top is a ribbon with the text "OH! "LET...

Date: 1866 

Description: The ruins of Columbia after Sherman passed through, with damaged buildings, free-standing columns, and a pile of rubble. Plate 55

Photograph

Elderly Man Fishing

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view over water towards an elderly man using a long pole to fish from a steep rock ledge on the opposite shoreline.

Date: 1863 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of John Gould Anthony (1804-1877), head of the Conchology department at the Museum of Comparative Zoology from 1863 until his deat...

Photograph

Mississippi River

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Mississippi River stereograph with a St. Jacob's Oil building in the distance.

Date: 1896 

Description: Studio portrait of Lenore Harrison Cawker holding a parrot on her hand.

Photograph

Locomotive No. 539

Date: 1882 

Description: View across railroad tracks of two men posing near the right side of locomotive no. 539 on another set of railroad tracks. The locomotive was built by the...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Studio portrait, carte-de-visite, of Judith Kilburn, later wife of Moses Farnum.

Date: 1894-05-08 

Description: A man transports nitroglycerin in a boat which has a red danger flag at the bow (unseen against the dark background).

Date: 1861 

Description: View of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. South Hall is in the foreground with several residences an...

Date: 1860 

Description: Advertisement for plows, cultivators, harrows, corn planters, mowers, rakes, sulkies and gangs.

Photograph

Rice Lake

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Rice Lake.

Date: 1874 after

Description: This map shows townships and sections, post offices, roads, and railroads. The left margin reads: "For sale at Cushing Land Agency, St. Croix Falls, Wis. 4...

Photograph

Capitol Fence

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Winter scene with the snow-covered pathway and trees around the Capitol Park. A wooden fence ran along the inside of the path and a hitching rail for hors...

Date: 1849-06-30 

Description: The Red Hills 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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