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Description: Large knife presented to John F. Potter by the Republicans of Missouri, 1860.
Description: A woodprint of women with frightened child entitled "The First Dip Into Salt Water."
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of L.R. Hare in full dress uniform in front of a painted backdrop. He was a First Lieutenant in the U.S. 7th Calvary....
Date: 1860 after
Description: A rare "risque" (for the time) design. A row of soldiers look away from their officer at a young lady as she lifts her skirts to step over a puddle, exposi...
Description: This map of the entire state shows county boundaries outlined in red, cities of over 3000 inhabitants and county seats. It also marks rivers, lakes, railro...
Description: This map shows land ownership by name, lots, roads, railroads, and part of the Fox River. The map includes an explanation and table of witnesses to the cor...
Description: Portrait of William Pitt Lynde at the Wisconsin Assembly in 1866. Ten years later he introduced legislation for women's suffrage to U.S. Congress. In the...
Description: Union soldiers stand by their tents in front of a trestle bridge on the railroad line that spans a valley. A mountain is in the background.
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Stereographic view of Taylor Hall on the Racine College campus with multiple individuals standing on its front lawn.
Description: Composite of photographic portraits of the members of the Wisconsin State Assembly.
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Captain George Henry Preble. Starting in 1861 Preble commanded the gunboat Katahdin, serving with Rear Admiral...
Description: Seven people are grouped around an impressive two-story home with a fan window at the attic gable and a porch with carpenters lace and latticework. A horse...
Description: Company D, Twenty-first Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Top row (left to right): John Buboltz, Spencer Orlup, J. Henry Otto, Lyman C. Wait, Andrew Jackson, W...
Date: 1863 after
Description: A three-story building with a cupola stands at the bottom of a hill on the Ripon College campus, surrounded by trees.
Description: Lithograph illustration of downtown Chicago near the Rush Street bridge (a "swing bridge"). The McCormick Reaper Works and other factory buildings are on t...
Date: 1860 before
Description: Ezra S. Carr (1819-1894), one of the first members of the University of Wisconsin faculty as well as a member of the board of regents.
Description: Features an illustration of a buck in the foreground, and in the background a landscape, which includes on the right a man driving a horse-drawn agricultur...
Description: This map is a hand-colored, pen and ink, drawing by Ole R. Dahl of Co. B, 15 Wisconsin Infantry shows the battlefield at Stones River, depicting roads, str...
Description: A view of Senator Philetus Sawyer's residence. Sawyer was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1881.
Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for Champion reaping and mowing machines manufactured by the Champion Machine Company. The cover features a color illustra...
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