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Date: 1884-07-10 

Description: Three men in matching hats pose with a photograph and a sign in support of Grover Cleveland.

Map or Atlas

Geneva Wisconsin

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: This map of Geneva shows lots and acreages, reserved land, and public squares. Streets and Lake Geneva are labeled. The map includes manuscript annotations...

Map or Atlas

Dane County Courthouse

Date: 1889 

Description: Dane County Courthouse, begun in the fall of 1883 and finished in the spring of 1886. The cost, including equipment, was a little over $180,000.


James Duane Doty

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Salted paper photoprint of James Duane Doty, territorial governor of Wisconsin 1841-44.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Two men, one of whom is Halver Skavlem, and a woman, Gunil Skavlem, are posed in a yard. One man reads the "Western Rural", a newspaper dated August 14, 18...

Date: 1896 

Description: Norwegian language Board of Immigration publication promoting Wisconsin.

Date: 1897 

Description: Handbill advertising McCormick Harvesting Machines in German. Features an illustration of a grain binder in use.


Steamer Minnieta

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The sternwheel excursion, Minnieta, on the Chippewa River, Wisconsin, in the 1870's.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card advertising the hemlock barn industry in northern Wisconsin. The card features an elevated view of a tannery. Caption: THE HEMLOCK BARK...


Crow Indians

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Crow Indians.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: McCormick Self-Rake reaper in front of a fence or wall in a factory(?) yard.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: An A.L. Dahl photograph, one of "Two different side views of the Suspension Bridge," from the series "Niagara Falls and Suspension Bridge" as mentioned in...

Date: 1865 

Description: Plan of Camp Randall.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Two lumbermen posed with saw and fallen tree, cutting pine into manageable sizes for hauling.

Date: 1842 ca.

Description: Large volume rare book entitled "United States Exploring Expedition". During the years 1838-1842 and under the command of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N. An Atlas o...

Map or Atlas

Lake Geneva

Date: 1891 

Description: Foldout map of Lake Geneva.

Date: 1892 

Description: Photographic print of an engraved image showing a robed missionary standing in a birch bark canoe paddled by four Native Americans and another man who appe...


Asa Gray, Botanist

Date: 1864 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Asa Gray (1810-1888), American botanist. His most popular botanical publication, "Gray's Manual", remains a standar...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Methodist Church.


Ada Bass in Hammock

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada Bass reading a book while lying in a hammock.

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