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Thompson House

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The William Thompson family on the porch roof of their substantial brick bracket style house with shutters and with latticework at its foundation. A girl o...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: The Reverend Peter Andreas Rasmussen (1829-1898), his wife Ragnhild Holland Rasmussen, and their eight children sit around a table in the yard of their hou...

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George S. Willis

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of George S. Willis. He was born in Winfield, Herkimer County, New York. Willis came to Wisconsin in January of 1836 and res...

Date: 1895-09-04 

Description: Men display produce, a large cabbage and a bushel of potatoes, while standing in the gardens of the Thayer farm. Cabbage, onion, currant, and raspberry pla...

Date: 1871 

Description: Weather map depicting the great cyclonic storm that prevailed the day of the Peshtigo and Chicago fires.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Composite layout of Gesell family portraits displayed with peacock feathers photographed in a studio.

Date: 1882-09 

Description: An original colored lithograph advertising the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, and Omaha Railway, also "Known as The Royal Route." The poster features the...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: View of the S.L Sheldon Company Warehouse and Office. Outside of the building, there is a bustling street filled with pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles....

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Haying Crew

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Haying crew posing in a field among the haystacks. One man in the middle is holding a very young foal, and another man sits on a horse-drawn hay rake. A fa...

Date: 1864-08 

Description: Soldiers relax around the Army Post Office at the quarters of the Chief Ambulance Officer, Ninth Army Corps.

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Grace Hayman Fowle

Date: 1893-02 

Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Grace Hayman Fowle. She is wearing gloves, and a fur-trimmed cloak over a flower printed and ruffled dress. Grace was the...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Civil War soldier aiming a rifle, as seen from the rear. The study was created as part of the work of a group of German panorama a...

Date: 1884 

Description: Portrait of Mathilde Franziska Anneke seated, surrounded by flowers and plants.

Date: 1861-10-31 

Description: Commemorative roster of Company G of the 12th regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry.

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McFarland House

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Date: 1880 

Description: Illustration of the arrival in a train station of the Maine and New Hampshire delegations to the National Republican Convention.

Date: 1876-02-07 

Description: Carte-de-visite Centennial portrait "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment, by J.M. Fowler, sold by J.O. Barrett in Philadelphia, Pennsylvan...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Man and woman seated on an overgrown hillside. The woman has ferns on her lap and is holding an umbrella. Inscribed on reverse of original mount: "B.D.L. a...

Date: 1860 

Description: A survey map of Wisconsin, southeastern Minnesota, and northern Iowa, showing the status of surveys, rivers, and lakes. The map also shows the locations of...

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Death of Lieutenant A.H. Cushing...

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