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Date: 1856 

Description: An original illustration of the lock at Rexford Flats.

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Dr. Bushnell B. Cary.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Group of people posed around an organ. A young woman in a white dress is seated at the organ, facing left with an older man behind her on the right. On the...

Date: 1852 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Dr. Daniel Derendorf. Quarter-length portrait, facing forward. He is wearing a suit, cravat, and stand collar, with sideburns,...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Historical Sycamore Tree, Orchard Knob in the Distance, painted in 1885. It was painted by...

Date: 1899-08-27 

Description: Aunt Helen posing against a tree wearing a dress in an orchard.

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: House of Timothy Brown II and Elizabeth Barnard Brown, 116 East Gorham Street. The house was built in 1863.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: View over water of Science Hall and the Chemical Laboratory on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, as seen from a boat in Lake Mendota. Part of a b...

Date: 1863-09-18 

Description: The second page of a letter written by Hans Heg to his wife.

Date: 1876-07-04 

Description: Stereograph of view of procession, military company and citizens at Great Centennial Day at the Capitol Square. Scene at Main and Carroll Streets showing t...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Advertising poster showing color illustration of pioneers on a bluff overlooking a McCormick binder harvesting grain in the valley below. The poster bears...

Date: 1862 

Description: This map illustrates the official plan for the siege of Yorktown, Virginia, and indicates the headquarters of Generals McClellan, Porter, Woodbury, and Hei...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: The map reads: "Compiled under the direction of the J.V. DUPRE ABSTRACT CO. from Dupre’s 1/4 Sectn’l Atlas of Milwaukee, by G. Steinhagen, C.E." The map co...

Date: 1897 

Description: Interior view of traveling library station including a sign that reads "Chew Fame" and a wood burning stove.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View of the interior running track inside the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Red Gym (Armory or Old Red).

Date: 1862-03-13 

Description: View down railroad tracks of the gunboat "Cinncinati" guarding Union approaches to Cairo on the Ohio River.


Bushel of Potatoes

Date: 1895-09-26 

Description: A pile of potatoes, weighing one hundred and seventy-four pounds, sits next to an overturned bushel basket on the potato field of Henry Kuepper. Stumps and...

Date: 1886 

Description: This map has relief shown by hachures and includes a list of plats in order of date of record, laws which vacate plats, plats not shown as upon the county...

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Reverse side of chromolithograph card listing the advantages of the Columbia Chilled Plow. Includes black text over an illustration in red ink of a plow. M...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Pen-now-we-ta, a Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at Fort Wayne (1827).

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