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Date: 1899 

Description: An interior view of the Halle Steensland house at 315 North Carroll Street, showing the lavishly decorated parlor. There is a piano on the right, and a tig...

Photograph

Raft Construction

Date: 1865 

Description: Raft construction on the water.

Date: 1866 

Description: A large fountain with statues. Two (Union?) soldiers are on the far side. Plate 78937

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: View of Carroll College.

Date: 1897-08-28 

Description: Receipt for trees and shrubs purchased from Commercial Nurseries of Council Bluffs, Iowa, by Nina Dousman for gardens at Villa Louis.

Date: 1881 

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Ethelinda Marie (Thorsen) Johnston (1856-1947) in her wedding gown. She was married in Milwau...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Ada Bass sitting in a rocking chair reading, while her daughter Everetta is sweeping the front porch of the family home.

Photograph

Family around Fence

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Family in front of fence with picket gate; lady with open parasol, and boy sitting on top of fence with men behind. There is a frame house obscured by pine...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: One of the eight female figures purchased from the Chicago firm Gould Brothers and Dribblee to be used on the gate posts of the Wisconsin State Capitol fen...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Sketch of John Muir's clock design.The built clock was a combination of scythes, wheels and arrows. A rough bough of burr oak was set upon a base incrusted...

Historical Object

Map Sampler

Date: 1809 

Description: Embroidered sampler of a map of the United States.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Cabinet card of Ethelinda (Thorsen) Johnston (1856-1947), wife of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, wearing a printed silk dress an...

Photograph

The Empire Mill

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Empire Mill.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Oblique view from the Mississippi River. Two young women are in a rowboat near the shoreline, and two young men are fishing in the river. Alma at the foot...

Photograph

Daniel Baxter

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Daniel Baxter. He was born in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, and came to Wisconsin in 1836.

Photograph

Wharf Boat

Date: 1894-06-02 

Description: Men pose in front of a docked wharf boat.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton, dressed in a fur coat and a bonnet, holds the handle of a doll buggy. The buggy carries a dog dressed in a stocking cap and sweater, as w...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A child's brown leather shoes.

Date: 1880 

Description: Charcoal portrait of George Baxter Burrows. A Wisconsin State Senator (1878-1882) and real estate broker, he willed his twelve-acre Lake Mendota frontage e...

Date: 1849 

Description: Published a year after Wisconsin entered statehood, this map shows the counties and towns in existence at the time - mainly in southern/southeastern Wiscon...

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