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Indian Mound

Date: 1894-05-11 

Description: East side view of an Indian Mound (Big Grave).

Date: 1835 

Description: This hand-colored map shows the area from Michigan west to the Missouri River and Lake Winnipeg, and includes expedition routes of Stephen H. Long and Henr...

Date: 1892-05-18 

Description: Letter of introduction for Frank G. Lenz of Pittsburgh and his agent Robert Bruce to Secretary of Agriculture Jeremiah Rusk. The letter is on The Outing Co...

Date: 1860 

Description: Image drawn by Franz H√∂lzlhuber of early Milwaukee settlement with a horse-drawn carriage, as well as industry and a railroad. The text on the image reads:...

Book or Pamphlet

The Grande Chute, Fox River

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithographic view of the Grande Chute Falls on the Fox River. There is a tent on the shore on the right.

Photograph

The "Prairie Bird"

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Union gunboat "Prairie Bird," a small rear-wheel steamship.

Photograph

William B. Noyes

Date: 1852 ca.

Description: Ninth plate daguerreotype of William B. Noyes at the age of 16. Noyes is wearing a suit and top hat. Noyes was born in New York City on January 11, 1836. H...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A freed slave with a hoe in his left hand and his right hand on his hip. Caption at the top reads, "Massa can't have dis chile, dat's what's de matter". Ca...

Date: 1865 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Alexander Kerr (1828-1919), Scottish-born Professor of Greek at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Appointed to his...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Siri Rustebakke, center, sits in front of a house with her daughters and daughter-in-law and four spinning wheels. Original negative c109. Compare with D31...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Two men pose on a boat docked at the Askew Steamboat Landing on Lake Monona off South Carroll Street. The old Governor Harvey residence is in the backgroun...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Stereoview of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over both channels of the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien, and McGregor, Iowa. East draw, 396...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Front Page of El Misisipi

Date: 1808-10-12 

Description: Front page of the newspaper El Misisipi.

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved image of a man wearing an apron and a hat and filling a keg with beer from a tap.

Date: 1896 

Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. A small illustration at the top right is of a man using a horse-d...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier examining his wound. The study was created as part of the work of the German panorama painters active in M...

Photograph

Cresaps Bottom

Date: 1894-05-11 

Description: View of Cresap's Bottom, looking toward the Ohio shore.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view down East Water Street from Wisconsin Avenue, with buildings, people, and street traffic including horse-drawn vehicles and a horse-drawn str...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A husband, wife and three children are grouped around a table set for coffee. Behind them is a board fence and a frame house.

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: A hand-colored map of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin that shows the township and range system, sections, towns, roads, railroads and rail stations, cities and...

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