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E. Pike Residence

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Back view of the E. Pike residence. The owner is thought to have been a relative of Robinson D. Pike (1838-1905), a lumber merchant and the founder of Bay...

Photograph

I.G. Merrill House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The home of I.G. Merrill on the corner of Ann Street (now called Sheridan Road) and Prairie Avenue.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three-quarter length portrait in front of a dark backdrop of Reuben Gold Thwaites sitting on a chair. He is turned to the left, and is resting his right ha...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Copy print portrait of a Ho-Chunk man, standing on the left next to a European American woman near a tent. Both are wearing Ho-Chunk regalia including larg...

Photograph

One-Room Cabin

Date:  date unknown

Description: One room wooden cabin with a shingle roof surrounded by a post fence.

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Capitol rotunda during the holiday season. A man is standing on a ladder which is on top of scaffolding to decorate the tree.

Photograph

Factory Girls

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Factory girls' “club” gathered for coffee in plant refreshment room in the Milwaukee Paper Box Co.

Date: 1943 

Description: International Harvester poster promoting "Victory Gardens" and war bonds. Features an illustration of a family working in a field while the father shakes h...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the parlor in the Denison homestead. Built in 1717, the home is a museum today. The room features a brick fireplace and mantle, a plush chair, two...

Photograph

Bath Time

Date: 1955-05-08 

Description: Boy in bath tub being bathed by mother.

Date: 1952-04-15 

Description: Living room and fireplace at UW Chancellor's House, 130 N. Prospect Avenue. Pictures throughout the house are from the university's art collection. The big...

Date: 1923 

Description: Mrs. Waggoner opens a pressure cooker on a stove in a farmhouse, possibly as part of a home canning process.

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Painting by N.C. Wyeth depicting the public demonstration of the first reaper by Cyrus Hall McCormick at Steele's Tavern, Virginia in 1831. The painting sh...

Photograph

McFarland House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The McFarland home, built about 1857 by William McFarland.

Postcard

Carnegie Library

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the front facade of the library.

Photograph

Fitzgerald's Resort

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man, a nun sit on a bench with an owl perched on the back of the bench between them. Three women stand behind them on the lawn of a resort.

Photograph

The Iron Brigade

Date: 1863-11 

Description: Civil War General John C. Starkweather, center; Lt. Colonel George B. Bingham, left; and General Rufus King, right; all of the Iron Brigade.

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Monona Bay from the railroad trestle looking southwest, close to where the railroad tracks cross North Shore Drive (now Brittingham Park) with old houses a...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Group portrait of the Olver (Oliver) family. In chairs: Alice Melissa and John Joseph; sons, from left to right standing: Louis Franklin (Frank), Willard S...

Date: 1864 

Description: A painting of the Grignon house and surrounding land and water.

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