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Date: 1880 

Description: Alma was platted and settled in 1855, on a narrow strip of land between high bluffs and the Mississippi River. Its location made it a popular shipping cent...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Portrait of Sherwin Gillett (b. 1879) when he was a baby.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: This map of Cassville shows plat of town, roads, and the Mississippi River. Relief is shown by hachures. The map includes an inset map of a Plat of townshi...

Date: 1862-10-03 

Description: "Combined Confederate attack upon [Batteries] Robinette and Davis the attack on Battery Robinette being defeated and that on Davis resulting in the defeat...

Date: 1867 

Description: Henry C. Koch and his wife, Johanna Knab Koch, pose for a formal studio portrait. Henry C. Koch was a German born architect that designed many Wisconsin sc...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of the the many buildings in Eau Claire's lower east side.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: An interior view of a sitting room in the H. Schildhauer residence at 13 North Webster Street. Several paintings hang on the wall behind a wicker rocking c...

Map or Atlas

Oconomowoc Lake

Date: 1875 

Description: This manuscript map by Increase Lapham, drawn in the last year of his life, shows landownership, roads and railroads, springs, and boat houses around Ocono...

Date: 1873 

Description: A hand colored map of Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan shows the counties, cities, villages, rivers, lakes, railroads, and steamboat routes in these stat...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operating a horse-drawn mower enters a gate in a split rail fence. A dirt road leads off into the distance. There are also several wooden farm bui...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Copy print of a tintype portrait of sisters Jessie and Florence Jack. Jessie is about 7 or 8 years old. The girls wear matching dresses.

Date: 1833-12-11 

Description: Page one of "Green-Bay Intelligencer".

Document

Ojibwe Treaty

Date: 1825 ca.

Description: This document, sometimes cited as the “Statement made by the Indians, a bilingual petition of the Chippewas of Lake Superior, 1864,” was carried by an Ojib...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Group portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (sitting center), and four female friends: unknown (standing left), Susie Day (standing right), Katharine Isham (s...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Norwegian Bible opened to the first page of the book of John.

Date: 1880 

Description: Cover of a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company fair circular (catalog). The cover is illustrated with a lake and mountain scene and includes the text "Man...

Photograph

Wedding Portrait

Date: 1895-02 

Description: A couple, possibly Gust Schultz and Ida Gehring, poses for a wedding portrait in front of a painted backdrop. She is wearing a long dress with a veil, and...

Photograph

View from Dock

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A view from the dock.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a well-dressed young man.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Picnic Point from University Drive.

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