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Date: 1898-11 

Description: Studio portrait of Oto man, (George) Arkeketah, Head Chief. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Otoe Tribes. He wears two medals and holds an axe.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada Bass sits in a chair with her hair down, looking at a note, or possibly a photograph. An unidentified woman observes from the next room; decorative cor...

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Photographic reprint of a daguerreotype of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor in 1831 of the first commer...

Date: 1898-08 

Description: The stables at the Milton House. The Milton House was supposedly a part of the Underground Railroad during the Civil War. The house was built in 1845 by Jo...

Photograph

Aunt Nell's Room

Date: 1898 

Description: Interior shot of Aunt Nell's room at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school, operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright...

Date: 1833 

Description: Illustration of the Solomon Juneau fur trading post at Milwaukee in 1833.

Photograph

George A. Custer

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of General George A. Custer.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: This map is pen and watercolor on paper and shows a profile and geological sections of the East Blue Mound Break, Blue Mound Creek, Black Earth River, and...

Date: 1864 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Sir William Jackson Hooker (1785-1865), English botanist. Preceded his son, Joseph Dalton Hooker, as director of Kew Gardens....

Photograph

Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait of Lucius Fairchild during his tenure as Secretary of State of Wisconsin. Fairchild's arm was amputated after he was injured at the Battl...

Photograph

Turville's Point

Date: 1896-08-27 ca.

Description: View of Turville's Point and its shoreline on Lake Monona.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring an illustration of a little girl holding a small bouquet of wildflowers.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Hunting of the grizzly bear.

Photograph

Frank Allis House

Date: 1895-05 

Description: An exterior view from front drive of Frank Allis' house. There is a young child in the yard on the right. In the background is a lake.

Date: 1863-04-04 

Description: Illustration depicting a large group of people gathered in the yard of a house. Three woman stand on the porch steps, and men, women and children are gathe...

Date: 1892 

Description: Portrait of Daniel Steele Durrie (1819-1892), American librarian. Durrie served as the librarian for the State Historical Society of Wisconsin (now the Wi...

Photograph

Sign on Fence Post

Date: 1895 ca.

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

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Front and back cover of the January, 1897 issue of the Agricultural Advertising periodical. Slogan on front says: "Has been, is now and will continu...

Map or Atlas

Weyauwega, Wis.

Date: 1870 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Weyauwega.

Book or Pamphlet

The 'Champion' Self-Raker

Date: 1873 

Description: Inside spread featuring a color illustration of a man using a self-raker in a field with a team of two horses.

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