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Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite of Forest Middleton, wearing a sailor suit. He is posed resting his head on a large dog. Both are lying on a fur rug.

Book or Pamphlet

Capture of Fort Henry

Date: 1862-02-22 ca.

Description: Engraved illustration for the story titled: "The Capture of Fort Henry". The drawing is of a gun-deck of a Mississippi gun boat.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1849 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....

Photograph

Augusta Steers

Date: 1895 

Description: Steers, possibly a shorthorn variety, graze on a fenced-in pasture on the farm of Chas. Silkworth six miles from Augusta. Trees and a large house stand on...

Photograph

Smith Tavern

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Side view of the Jesse Smith tavern, built in 1847.

Date: 1887 

Description: View up Langdon Street of the new Science Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Blast furnace, also known as a Scotch hearth used in lead mining.

Date: 1891 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Eau Claire.

Painting

Pocahontas

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Portrait of Pocahontas.

Date: 1887-05-19 

Description: External view of National Soldiers' Home with cannon in foreground.

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: George "Uncle Riley" Thompson and his wife and children pose on their farm. The family are, from left to right: Bessie, mother Julia holding Rosie, Mamie (...

Photograph

Stenographers

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Stenographers at the law firm of Winkler, Flanders, Smith, Bottum, & Vilas.

Date: 1888 after

Description: A view of the reading room at the College of the Sacred Heart. Various sofas and tables stand around the room and a piano is visible against the wall in t...

Date: 1899 

Description: Exterior of a house at 1030 Jenifer Street, built in 1883-84 with a family sitting on the front porch.

Date: 1854 

Description: This map is oriented with north slightly to the right and the Milwaukee River is labeled. The top margin reads: "Senate Ex. Doc. No. 1. 1st Session, 33rd C...

Date: 1883 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Montello, county seat of Marquette County. The granite quarry, woolen mill, and planing mill are clearly identified. A steamboat on Buf...

Photograph

"Sunnybank"

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Two men are in the foreground on a shoreline, one standing in a boat. In the background on the other shoreline are adults and children sitting in the gras...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View of the Amund Rustebakke farm. Twelve haystacks dominate the center of the image. Nearby, people stand next to a frame house, with the village of Black...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Norwegian-American farm laborer, Hans Christianson (age 44), stands next to the grave of his childless wife, Karen Luis Christianson, born 1829, who died J...

Magazine or Periodical

Escort Into Minneapolis

Date: 1892-07-23 

Description: Frank Lenz entering Minneapolis escorted by members of the St. Paul Cycle Club, the Minneapolis Business Men's Bicycle Association, and the Minnesota Divis...

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