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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Construction work in the streets outside the offices of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company located at 212 Market Street. Two horse-drawn wagons and s...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: The house built by Charles A. Grignon between 1837 and 1839 for Mary Meade, his Pennsylvania bride. Mrs. Grignon and her family are standing in front of th...

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Main Street on the corner of Washington Street shops.

Date: 1880-11-20 

Description: The United States presidential election of 1880 was largely seen as a referendum on the Republicans' relaxation of Reconstruction efforts in the southern s...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Cabinet card of a full-length studio portrait of Mrs. Alexander Mitchell standing in front of a painted backdrop. She is wearing a floor-length dark colore...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: 40 H.P. experimental tractor. Original caption reads, "40 H.P., Built in 1896."

Date: 1889-03-05 

Description: Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954) dressed as a bridesmaid for the wedding of her brother Cyrus McCormick, Jr. (1859-1936) to Harriet Hammond (1862-1921)....

Date: 1855-12-02 

Description: The Capital House bill of fare for Sunday, December 2, 1855. Proprietors were Nelson & Russell.

Date: 1898-06-09 

Description: Cover art for Leslie's Weekly depicting Uncle Sam peering through a magnifying glass at the Philippine Islands on a globe. The caption is "Guess I'l...

Date: 1885-06-23 before

Description: Menu card and satin overlay with the intertwined initials "M" and "A" for the Eighth Annual Banquet of the Merchants Association at Plankinton House. The f...

Date: 1859 

Description: The fairgrounds in Milwaukee, the year when Abraham Lincoln spoke. This fair grounds were located at the Brockway Grounds near Twelfth and Spring streets....

Date: 1864 

Description: Confederate defenses surrounding the city. A tripod style configuration of rifles with a bag and canteen hanging from it is in the foreground. Plate 43

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Benjamin Walker Castle in the 900 block of East Gorham Street on the shore of Lake Mendota, built by Englishman Benjamin Walker in 1862-1863.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Possibly an A.L. Dahl photograph, one of "Two different views of the Falls from Canada side," from the series "Niagara Falls and Suspension Bridge" as ment...

Date: 1863-09 ca.

Description: Proclamation made by the Episcopal Clergy of Philadelphia protesting the statement made by John Henry Hopkins, Bishop of the Diocese of Vermont, supporting...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of an unidentified Ho-Chunk man with long hair posed sitting with his legs crossed, and wearing a suit, band...

Photograph

Old Abe on a Plank

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Old Abe is perched on a plank of wood with the American flag painted on it. The portrait is...

Date: 1876 

Description: Engraving of the first Science Hall at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: August Krueger with group of sailors(?).

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Children pose on a board sidewalk in front of a schoolhouse in New London. The boys are wearing short pants, leggings, and caps, and the girls skirts and d...

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