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Date: 1895 ca.
Description: The Lyon-Simmons house, 1013 Lake Avenue, the early home of William P. Lyon, now owned by J.B. Simmons, who remodeled it.
Description: Elevated view of Wisconsin Central freight cars in a rural storage yard near Manitowoc.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: A group of men in robes standing on a rock are facing to the left, perhaps in prayer. Behind and below them is a crowd gathered in front of a high stone wa...
Description: View of businesses located on the south end of Main Street including The Hotel Erving, a shoe store, Utter Drug Company, a dentist, Graham Awning Co., and...
Description: Elevated view of Bascom Hill and lower campus vicinity from the roof of the Wisconsin Historical Society, which was then under construction. A large group...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Portrait of Elizabeth Barnard Brown.
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Stereograph of a Native American boy, a Ute Indian, seated in a small tree. There is a piece of pottery hanging from a branch of the tree and a tepee is in...
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Mr. Edward Schildhauer relaxes in a rocking chair with his feet on a desk. He is reading a newspaper.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: One of "Three different views of the World's Fair at Philadelphia" mentioned in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." On the stereograph itself is...
Date: 1829 ca.
Description: Watercolor miniature of Isaac Winnesheek, Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Chief.
Description: Etching of a battle scene during the retreat from Manassas. Originally published by Virtue & Company Publishers of New York.
Description: View on the Ohio River of a skiff with a small paddle wheel at the stern. There are three men aboard the boat.
Description: A hand-drawn map of the Clinch and Powell's Valleys, including the Cumberland Mountains, Powell's Mountains and Clinch Mountains.
Description: This 1898 map shows the township and range system, sections, cities and villages, railroads, vacant land, land sold by the Wisconsin Central Railroad, incl...
Description: A carriage and a family stand in front of a picket fence in front of an unpainted Greek Revival frame house. Attached to the house is a storefront. Althou...
Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company flyer describing field trial victory. The headline proclaims: "The McCormick Invincible and Ever Triumphant!"
Description: Wisconsin was considered part of Michigan Territory until 1836, a year before Michigan entered statehood. Drawn four years before Wisconsin entered stateho...
Description: Pencil on tracing paper. Rough sketch of Milwaukee. Left top corner reads: "From Map of northern part of Illinois and the surveyed part of Wisconsin Territ...
Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of an advertisement for farm land in northern Wisconsin. This card advertises the abundance of clover crop with an image...
Date: 1873 after
Description: Slightly elevated view of a large, multi-generational Norwegian family and friends gathered for a picnic celebration. In the foreground are picnic baskets...
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