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Description: View of St. John's Catherdral with the original tower.
Description: Color plat map of Sun Prairie.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954) as a young adult, posing next to a plush upholstered chair while holding a folded hand fan. She has...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Messersmith. He was born in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in 1790. Messersmith came to Wisconsin in May of 1827, and r...
Date: 1874 before
Description: View across Lake Mendota toward Bascom Hall from 2-16 Langdon Street.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Byron Kilbourn.
Date: 1892 ca.
Description: George "Uncle Riley" Thompson and his wife and children pose on their farm. The family are, from left to right: Bessie, mother Julia holding Rosie, Mamie (...
Date: 1860 after
Description: A cartoon of General Scott helping Jefferson Davis try on a shoe. Scott says, "Well, does that Union Shoe fit you?" And Davis replies, "Mr. Scott, this Uni...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Remarkable Hills on Upper Missouri River (view 14).
Description: Chromolithograph card of two women from Japan in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.
Description: Stereograph of woman, man and child outdoors on a farm with snow on the ground. The woman is wearing bloomers and is holding a bucket in the process of doi...
Date: 1892-02-22 before
Description: Back cover, front cover, and menu page for the Old Settlers' Club of Milwaukee County annual banquet. The back page includes an illustration of a monument...
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...
Description: Three men drag their canoe through a strong current.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Cha-co-to, a Pottawatomie (Potawatomi) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Massinnewa, Indiana (1827).
Description: Ticket for the quarterly twenty dollar drawing of the Louisiana State Lottery Company.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Fred and Annie Brown's living room, 121 East Gilman Street. The photograph was made before the house had electricity, so the lights pictured are gas light...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Special open streetcar called the MARGUERITE, with elaborate lighting, decorations, movable chairs and other features.
Description: Pacific Springs, Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). Wi...
Date: 1886-07-03 after
Description: An interior view of the Schlitz Palm Garden, which was located on North 3rd Street, south of West Wisconsin Avenue. This image includes a drawing of a wait...
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