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Date: 1876-07 ca.

Description: A camping party rests at the top of a bluff at Devil's Lake State Park.

Date: 1894 

Description: Christmas tree on a tabletop display in a living room, possibly in the home of Frederick King Conover. There are toys on the table and a small chair with m...

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking east toward Lake Michigan from a bluff, long since graded into a slope, at about 6th Street between Wisconsin Avenue a...

Date: 1859 

Description: This plat map is pen on paper and shows numbered blocks and lots, local streets, and section lines. Also included is text on survey certifications. The to...

Photograph

Civil War Soldiers

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: The men in this tintype image were among 500 soldiers taken prisoner at Brentwood on March 25, 1863 and sent to Richmond. They were exchanged for Confedera...

Date: 1849-06-30 ca.

Description: The Black Hills sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).

Date: 1889-04 

Description: Sheet 1 of a Sanborn map of a portion of Mineral Point.

Photograph

Carroll College

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Carroll College, with groups of men and women standing outside of the building.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: From left to right are Emma Bigbear (WaConChaZeeWinKah) , Emma Annie Funmaker Lowe (ENooGreHeReKah), and Lilly Winneshiek (WaConChaWinKah).

Photograph

The Eyerley Family

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: F.D. Eyerley sits with his wife and his daughter on the front stoop of their home on West Johnson Street. They are reading from a book. A small, wicker roc...

Date: 1893-08-30 

Description: Local actors portray a Japanese wedding. The photographer's wife, Ada Bass, had a leading role in the production.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Tobacco field in foreground, with haystacks, barn with cupola, nad house with people standing in front of it. Other small wood farm buildings are in the ba...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a man posed sitting in a chair at a table with books on top, possibly Janus (James) Bruce Cartter, 1815-1897. He is posed in front of a...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Family seated in yard around set table drinking coffee. Behind them is an upright and wing stone house with a frame addition and latticework and board fenc...

Photograph

Dousman Warehouse

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Dousman Warehouse, East Water Street. Originally located on the wharf parallel with the river. Built 1839, and occupied by Dousman until about 1855.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Jule (in overalls) and Joe Hubert. Both men are holding cigars and wear tilted hats in front of a painted backdrop.

Print

Union Rally

Date: 1864-09-10 

Description: Civil War handbill promoting Union recruitment.

Date: 1897-05-05 

Description: Elevated view of Wisconsin Central freight cars in a rural storage yard near Manitowoc.

Date: 1896-09 ca.

Description: Four unidentified men posed standing in front of office buildings. Sign in the window of the American Express Company Office shows a horse and advertises t...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: The map reads: "Compiled under the direction of the J.V. DUPRE ABSTRACT CO. from Dupre’s 1/4 Sectn’l Atlas of Milwaukee, by G. Steinhagen, C.E." The map co...

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