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Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Street level view of a dirt road through a country town with pedestrians looking on, a horse-drawn carriage approaching and the facades of a few brick and...

Date: 1872 

Description: View of Milwaukee, looking southwest toward the county courthouse while it was under construction.

Date: 1856 

Description: Political cartoon for Presidential Campaign that is Pro-Fremont, anti-Buchanan. John C. Fremont, Republican, and his wife Jessie Benton Fremont, are shown...

Photograph

Lake Geneva Pier

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Pier at Lake Geneva at Montague's and Porter's resort, later W.F. Furbecks, at the site of Fontana Park or Buena Vista Park.

Date: 1855 

Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. Includes certifications signed by surveyor and by "John T. Perkins, by his attorney I.A. Lapham." Inscribed and signed certification...

Date: 1864-11-08 

Description: Democratic Ticket for the 1864 Presidential election. General George B. McClellan was the candidate for President, running against Abraham Lincoln.

Photograph

Lamont and His Wife

Date: 1849 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Lamont and his wife, Scottish immigrants. Waist-up portrait, seated facing forward. He is wearing a suit and tie, and she is w...

Date: 1865-05-01 

Description: Albumen print of Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession. Thirty-six maidens in white surround Lincoln's hearse as it passes through the funeral arch, probabl...

Date: 1841 before

Description: A head and shoulders portrait of William Henry Harrison, 9th President of the United States, 1841. Born in Virginia on February 9, 1773, he was the first...

Date: 1882-03-28 

Description: U.S. Department of Commerce and Labor Naturalization service form 2203, Declaration of Intention for Antoni Plichta filled out in Cook County, Illinois.

Date: 1899-11-12 

Description: Aunt Helen and Mrs. Quill stand shoulder to shoulder in front of a backdrop. They are both wearing military style uniforms including hats.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: A family sits around a table on which is a wooden box with a key lock and a hinged lid, possibly with a mirror inside the lid. (a jewelry box? a music box?...

Date: 1874 after

Description: Stereograph. Jackson Street. Tower missing the top two levels of later images.

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: George "Uncle Riley" Thompson and his wife and children pose on their farm. The family are, from left to right: Bessie, mother Julia holding Rosie, Mamie (...

Photograph

Fancy Dress Party

Date: 1887-08-19 

Description: Cabinet card of a group portrait of four men in front of a painted backdrop. Two are dressed in male formal attire, with top hats. The other men are dresse...

Photograph

Leonard W. Weeks

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Leonard W. Weeks. He was born in Caledonia County, Vermont, on November 18, 1805, and moved to Wisconsin in the spring of 1...

Photograph

Lincoln Tomb

Date: 1874 after

Description: An exterior view of the Lincoln Tomb, the final resting place of Abraham Lincoln, his wife Mary, and three of their four sons, Edward, William, and Thomas....

Date: 1867-12-20 

Description: Formal studio group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of William Upham (standing, left), his wife Mary Upham (seated, left), and a man and woman, bot...

Date: 1815 ca.

Description: Engraved view of the first state buildings in Columbus, Ohio, including the United States Courthouse, Public Offices and the Old State House. A number of p...

Book or Pamphlet

Slave Catchers

Date: 1849 ca.

Description: Drawing of two slave catchers pointing guns at two runaway slaves.

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