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Couple in Garden

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a couple standing in a garden. The woman holds an open parasol. The frame house behind has draped curtains and shades pulled on second sto...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertising card produced by William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features an illustration of a woman spanking a young boy...

Photograph

Grand Avenue

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View from Grand Avenue looking at the Wisconsin State Capitol building.

Date: 1862-04-05 

Description: Group of Confederate prisoners of war assembled in prison barracks.

Photograph

F. A. Knickerbocker

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of F.A. Knickerbocker of Shullsburg, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is standing in uniform and holds an alto hor...

Date: 1879 

Description: This map shows asylums, cemeteries, hospitals, parks, streets, and wards. Relief is shown by contours. Also included are manuscript annotations in pencil....

Photograph

Sebbie Taylor

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Ferrotype/tintype of a waist-up portrait of Sebbie Taylor sitting sideways in a chair, resting her chin on her hand. She is wearing a dress, a long necklac...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Culp's Hill at the site of the Gettysburg Battlefield. A man in a light-colored coat (may be Mathew Brady) is sitting on a boulder in the ce...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View of University of Wisconsin-Madison boathouse on shoreline of Lake Mendota. The Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) is behind the boathouse, and the Science Ha...

Photograph

The Annie Girdon

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Sidewheel rafter, Annie Girdon. The crew is on deck and a raft of logs is in the foreground. Sign on wheel reads Annie Girdon, lightning pack...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A family group of eleven sits around a table with a pitcher and books before the farm house of Knud Gjesma.

Date: 1864-05-20 

Description: A sketch of Camp Randall made from the top of University Building, May 20, 1864, by W.F. Brown of the 40th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Company B. A small...

Book or Pamphlet

Mining on Lake Superior

Date: 1855 

Description: "Ancient copper mining on Lake Superior."

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his fist in the air, speaking from the back of a wagon. It was in part due to his vigorous speaking style that La Follette...

Date: 1897 

Description: Back cover of catalog with red background, text and decorative frames in gold ink, and an illustration in black ink of a man riding a Janesville Rotary Dis...

Photograph

Hawks Tavern

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Hawks Tavern, with men on the porch and with trees in the yard.

Photograph

Kilbourn Bridge

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Kilbourn Bridge.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: This blueprint map shows proposed railroad tracks between Carroll Street and Wisconsin Avenue along Lake Monona.

Photograph

George W. Peck

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of George W. Peck standing next to a chair.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: A family is seated at the end of a tree-lined path. A frame house is behind and a boy sits on its porch roof. A woman sits on a cushioned rocking chair out...

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