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Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows roads, railroads, lakes, and land ownership by name. Also included are illustrations of select business and residences, business directories...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Crossing a river on the way to Vermillion Lake in the early 1880's, before the building of any railroads in that part of the country. The teams were part o...

Date: 1895 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Albion line of mowers and reapers manufactured by Harrison, McGregor and Company, Ltd., Leigh, Lanchashire, England...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Six young women are posed on a ladder in a woods. There is a young girl in front of them. A woman and a young girl are standing off to the side.

Date: 1862-04-05 

Description: Group of Confederate prisoners of war assembled in prison barracks.

Date: 1896-07-28 

Description: Outdoor portrait of Mr. Olin sitting on a horse on a lawn near the shoreline of a lake. The far shoreline is in the background. Near the shoreline on the r...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Portrait of Abraham Lincoln in an oval frame filled with white stars. He is surrounded by four Union flags. A liberty cap appears above the portrait. Two r...

Date: 1858 

Description: Original sketch drawn by Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth in 1858 at Madison, Wisconsin, and presented to N.B. Van Slyke. Col. Ellsworth commanded the 1st Zouaves a...

Date: 1895-09-05 

Description: View across road of the log buildings and farm home of August Krueger. Two women and three men stand near the fence along the road. One of the men holds a...

Date: 1862 

Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment handbill.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: This map shows a line of proposed construction for defending the north side of the canal against inundation from the Wisconsin River and location of Fort W...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cat, labeled "MISSOURI", tasting soup from a steaming kettle over a wood fire. The kettle is labeled "SECESSION SOUP". The cat is wearing a vest, apron a...

Date: 1880-06 

Description: Illustration of the Interstate Exposition Building,the site of the Republican National Convention.

Date: 1864 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Daniel C. Eaton (1834-1895), American Botanist. In 1864 (the year of this photograph), Eaton became a professor of bo...

Photograph

Clara Seipp

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: A standing, full-length studio portrait of Clara Seipp, a daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is dressed in a dress and coat with hat, muff and gl...

Photograph

Grant Campaign

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Ulysses S. Grant loyalist demonstrates his strength in a display showing various sized potatoes with politicians names attached. The opposition is depicted...

Photograph

Forest House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The Forest House, a hotel, restaurant and stage office. It was operated by Mr. and Mrs. Chas. A. Dingle and was located on the corner of Third and Forest S...

Date: 1844-10 ca.

Description: A variant of a wood engraving dated October, 1844. Incorporated as the villiage of Southport in 1841 (so-named because it was the southern-most natural har...

Date: 1893-08 

Description: View of the main room of the Woman's Library in the Woman's Building at the World's Columbian Exposition.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Advertising poster featuring color illustration of a crowd gathered around a Deering grain binder and mower at the Columbian Exposition in Chicago.

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