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Date: 1898 

Description: Exterior view of a school for the deaf and mute.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Outdoor view of two men standing and two women sitting in a grassy field. They are possibly members of the Park and Pleasure Drive Association, of which Ch...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Detail of view of office of the Board of Control of Wisconsin Reformatory, Charitable and Penal Institutions located in the Wisconsin State Capitol additio...

Date: 1893 

Description: View of the Columbian Exposition grounds from Lake Michigan.

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...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Elevated view toward the horizon over a bridge on a river of the widespread destruction left in the wake of a tornado. Destroyed houses litter the scene an...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A promotional card advertising farming land in northern Wisconsin. The image depicts four settler men, their two horses, and their dog outside a temporary...

Date: 1891-04-27 

Description: Benjamin Harrison, the 23rd President of the United States, with Mrs. Harrison and a group of men and women on the parapet of Sutro Heights, San Francisco,...

Photograph

Ma Sitting in Chair

Date: 1898 

Description: Low angle view of "Ma" sitting in a large chair near a window wearing a long white dress or nightgown in a bedroom with a fur rug over another rug. There a...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Map shows farms, schools, saw mills, townships, railroads, and roads. Counties are labelled and are outlined in yellow and pink. On the upper right and le...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Spanish couple from Valencia in "native" Valencian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...

Date: 1898 

Description: Stairway at the Wisconsin Historical Society Library. A bench is in the center under the light of a skylight.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A group of locally important Potawatomi Indians, apparently photographed in a government or law office at Escanaba, Michigan. Left to right standing are F...

Photograph

Ada Bass

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Ada Bass, wife of the photographer, standing in a room showing her long hair extending down her back.

Map or Atlas

Door County

Date: 1899 

Description: Map of Door County with inset photograph of Sturgeon Bay City.

Photograph

Law Building

Date: 1896 

Description: Two young children are standing on a snow-covered Bascom Hill, with the Law Building in the background on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

"New York Journal" Dinosaur Article

Date: 1898-12-11 

Description: An article entitled "Most Colossal Animal Ever On Earth Just Found Out West", about the discovery of brontosaurus remains. The article includes illustratio...

Date: 1892 

Description: Illustration of "Voyageur with Tumpline". A tumpline is a strap attached at both ends to a load and used to carry the object by placing the strap over the...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Christmas postcard of four men and one woman in a rowboat on the Mississippi River. In the background is the town of Alma at the foot of bluffs. The woman...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Man posed standing in the road in front of a wooden fence holding a derby hat. There is a house in the background.

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