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Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Édouard Desor (1811-1882), Swiss geologist and professor at Neuchâtel academy. He chiefly studied the structure of glaciers an...

Book or Pamphlet

Anti-Slavery Sermon Imprint

Date: 1861 

Description: Printed copy of a sermon, "The Duty of the Northern States in Relation to the Future of Slavery," delivered by Rev. William Henry Brisbane, minister of the...

Date: 1866 

Description: Full-length portrait of Jerusha Sturgis, standing near a chair. The wife of Samuel Davis Sturgis I and mother of Nina Dousman. Born December 1, 1827; Died...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: The locomotives "Christopher Adams" and "Liverpool", taken over and operated by the U.S. military during the Civil War.

Photograph

Louis LeBrun

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Full portrait of Louis LeBrun with dog at his feet. Hercules Dousman brought LeBrun from Canada as an indentured servant in 1852. After completing his in...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of the side-wheel steamship "Thomas Powell," probably in southern waters. Industrial buildings are in the background.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: View of the fort from a high vantage point.

Date: 1861 

Description: Advertisement for the Edge T. Cope & Son reaper, with views of the side and rear delivery.

Date: 1868 

Description: Engraved illustration of an elevated view of the "McCormick Reaper & Mower Works." Ships are in the background, behind the factory.

Date: 1866 

Description: Composite of photographs of members of the Wisconsin Assembly.

Photograph

Farwell Hotel

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the three-story Farwell Hotel in Lancaster.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a well-dressed young man.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: A view of the Trinity Episcopal Church, built in 1864.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cartoon of General Scott helping Jefferson Davis try on a shoe. Scott says, "Well, does that Union Shoe fit you?" And Davis replies, "Mr. Scott, this Uni...

Date: 1869-06-26 

Description: An engraving from the Billed-Magazine of the First Congregational Church.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Civil War cover featuring the first national flag of the Confederacy (Stars and Bars) and the slogan, "We are in the field, and the bars are up!" Red and b...

Date: 1860-04-23 

Description: Receipt for trees and shrubs purchased from John M. Dunlop by Hercules Dousman for gardens at Villa Louis.

Date: 1862-01-04 

Description: Engraving of the city of Superior and Lake Superior, also depicting railroad piers, Minnesota Point, and the steamboat "Star". The engraving appears on a l...

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: The Grant County Soldier's Monument was erected in 1866 and dedicated in July of 1867.

Date: 1864 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Josiah Hoopes (b. 1832, death date unknown), American botanist. In 1853, he established a tree nursery in West Chester, which i...

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