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Date: 1870-03 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Professor Edward Tuckerman (1817-1886), American botanist and artist. Appointed professor of botany at Amherst Colleg...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Three men sitting in front of log building at Big Bay Beach on Madeline Island.

Date: 1851 

Description: Back side of direction sheet, featuring two illustrations of men using the machine in a field. The top illustration has the title: "This cut represents the...

Date: 1898 

Description: Captain Joseph Black Eagle (Waubli Sapa), Sioux, with a man and a woman at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition and Indian Congress.

Date: 1862-09-17 

Description: Proclamation of amnesty by Confederate Major General Loring, offering "Christian charity" to citizens who have been armed by the Union if they surrender th...

Date: 1898 

Description: Outdoor portrait of Rose Loomis, of Sullivan, Ohio, wearing a dress and seated in a rocking chair in a garden.

Date: 1868 

Description: This map of the state of Wisconsin was created in 1868 and later used by Increase Lapham to trace an outbreak of tornadoes going across the state in May of...

Date: 1833 ca.

Description: Township/section map showing Rodolf land and nearby neighbors.

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee from the south lakeshore.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Interior view of the H. Schildhauer home at 13 North Webster Street. The photograph looks into a living area with a large, wood-burning furnace and several...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family sits in a front yard at a table with a picket fence in front of them and a wood frame house with shutters behind. Clothes are hanging in the backg...

Book or Pamphlet

Deering Catalog Illustration

Date: 1888 

Description: Back cover of an advertising catalog for grass cutting machinery manufactured by William Deering and Company. Features an illustration of small children an...

Date: 1890 

Description: Pages 16 and 17 of midwife Mary Gerrard's journal in which she recorded names and birth dates of infants she delivered.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Francis Godfroy, a celebrated Miami chief who was half French and half Miami. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty...

Date: 1878 

Description: The dome of the third Wisconsin State Capitol, which was constructed entirely of iron and glass, as it appeared in 1878. The dome was painted white which s...

Date: 1898 

Description: The Genealogical Alcove in the Historical Society's quarters in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Although the Society had only moved into these rooms in...

Date: 1888 

Description: Map of Milwaukee "Compiled under the direction of the J.V. DUPRE ABSTRACT CO., from Dupre’s 1/4-Sectn’l Atlas of Milwaukee, by G. Steinhagen, C.E." Contain...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Drawing of a two-story school house. A bell tower is on the roof, a tree and a lamp post and fence are next to the road.

Date: 1893-04 

Description: Launching Captain Abe McDougall's whaleback boat, "Christopher Columbus," from the American Steel Barge Company dock.

Photograph

Robert Aiken

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Robert Aiken. He was born in Alleghany County, Pennsylvania, on December 25, 1816. Aiken came to Grant County, Wisconsin in...

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