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Date: 1899 

Description: An unknown man is standing and feeding chickens in a farm yard. A barn is in the background on the left.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with young girl holding a doll. She and her doll are both wearing a dress. The girl has her hair in a snood. A verse appears below, "S...

Date: 1899-06 

Description: Clarance Hable stands in his yard holding a rifle, wearing a ruffled shirt.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereoview. Probably the Presbyterian Mission School grounds on the Chippewa Indian reservation. Two boys and a dog standing in foreground of photograph, s...

Date: 1852 

Description: Landscape view of Fort Snelling, Minnesota Territory from a nearby hill showing the Fort, the Mississippi river, the countryside, farm buildings and tipis....

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A man operating a horse-drawn corn binder is obscured by a single row of corn stalks in a field.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: View of the McCormick display at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago (World's Fair of 1893). The exhibit features several full size and scale model...

Photograph

Little Chute Tavern

Date: 1898-06 

Description: What is believed to be the oldest tavern in Little Chute, built in 1850's. It was later known as Mrs. Benoit's home.

Date: 1898 

Description: Shows landownership, buildings, and railroads. Lake Mendota and Lake Wingra are labelled.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Frederick Jackson Turner holding his two children, Dorothy and Jackson Allen Turner and in their Frances Street home.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Mrs. Elsie Stevens poses on a path by a lake while riding a horse. Possibly on the University of Wisconsin-Madison drive (present-day Lakeshore path).

Photograph

Sign on Fence Post

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Fence and sign that says, "Dusty Roads and Weary Willies are Strictly Forbidden."

Map or Atlas

State of Wisconsin

Date: 1853 

Description: Railroad map outlines mid and southern Wisconsin county boundaries in red, and city/town lines are provided. Other marks include lead mines, copper mines,...

Photograph

Stenographers

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Stenographers at the law firm of Winkler, Flanders, Smith, Bottum, & Vilas.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man in work clothes operates a horse-drawn mower in a patch of grass along a waterfront, while another man wearing a hat and tie looks on. Ships, a dock,...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Colonel Randall L. Gibson and 13th Georgia Regiment, painted in 1885. It was painted by Eu...

Map or Atlas

United States Map

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Map reads, "Map of the United States of America with its Territories and Districts - Including also a part of Upper and Lower Canada and Mexico". The map i...

Date: 1876 before

Description: Elevated view of building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, which is located on a hill near Lake Mendota. A winding drive leads up to the hous...

Date: 1898 

Description: Flags and posters are displayed over King Street for the fifty year celebration. One banner reads: "1848 Wisconsin 1898." Pedestrians are on the streets an...

Photograph

J.W. Chadek

Date: 1895-07-30 

Description: Poppy (Papaver somniferum) field on the farm of J.W. Chadek. Three men stand in the field. In the background more people stand among farm buildings.

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