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Date: 1895 ca.

Description: This color lithograph poster shows a man in blackface with a giant rooster standing behind him looking over his shoulder. In the lower left corner, the act...

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Wheatland

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Wheatland estate, the 22-acre residence of James Buchanan, was built in 1828 by William Jenkins.

Date: 1898 

Description: Wisconsin Central Railway locomotive no. 221, the first "big engine" on the Wisconsin Central. Built by the Brooks Locomotive Works in 1898, and later ren...

Date: 1896 

Description: Section 4 of 12, this bicycle road map features Wisconsin bicycle routes in the counties of Iowa, Grant, and La Fayette.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two men stand at Hein's Lumber Camp atop a load of logs on a sled to which is hitched four horses, claimed to be the largest load of logs ever hauled by fo...

Date: 1897 

Description: This 1897 map of Winnebago County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, landownership and acreages, rural re...

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Chemistry Class

Date: 1898 

Description: Students in a chemistry class at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school, operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Date: 1896 

Description: A portion of John B. Heim's map of the Water Works System of Madison showing the size of the third Wisconsin Capitol (228' x 226') in comparison with the C...

Photograph

Krueger Siblings

Date: 1899-07 

Description: Portrait of six Krueger brothers and sisters.

Date: 1896 

Description: A building, probably a residence, at Fox Lake, Illinois.

Date: 1897-04-18 

Description: Schooner Charles N. Ryan wrecked in a storm north of Ludington, Michigan on April 18, 1897. Possibly a photograph of the crew being rescued by the L...

Date: 1891 

Description: This map of La Crosse shows eighteen city wards in red, railroads, cemeteries, fair grounds, labeled streets, islands, and the Mississippi River. The left...

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Alice at a Piano

Date: 1899-07 

Description: Alice at a piano in a room with chairs and a table.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A young Ferdinand Hotz sits behind a large desk in his Chicago office. There is an art print and a framed collection of moths and butterflies on the wall b...

Date: 1898-12 

Description: Portrait (Front) of Scabby Bull or Black Crow in native dress and holding pipe. Part of Algonquian and Arapaho Tribes.

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Kipp Residence

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Kipp residence with a woman in the front yard reclining in a hammock.

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman from Boulogne-sur-mer, France in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View from water of boats docked near houses on Jones Island. To the right two flags are strung up flagpoles near a building with a covered porch, perhaps a...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Shows pipes of various sizes, hydrants with hydrant pressure, valves, wells, and projected lines. Differs from earlier versions by inclusion of Wingra Park...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of a mission house, erected between 1862 and 1873.

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