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Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Four boats shown. One is a repair boat and the other two the gunboats "Cincinnatti" [sic] and "Lexington." There is a steamboat marked "Marie Denin"...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Men walking across a bridge over railroad tracks.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Posed portrait of a young couple outdoors in a field. The man is seated, the woman is standing beside him, with a wooden fence in the background.


James Morrison

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of James Morrison. He was born in Randolph County, Illinois, on September 30, 1799, and came to Wisconsin on May 5, 1828. Morr...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Elderly man posed sitting in a chair and an elderly woman standing, probably in a bedroom. Perhaps the Peterson family.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Dent and Waters' Mississippi Battery, painted in 1885. It was painted by Eugen Bracht's Be...

Map or Atlas

A New Map of Kentucky

Date: 1847 

Description: A color map of Kentucky with insets showing Lexington, the Falls of Ohio, and the Ohio River.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: A small, white dog poses on top of a turned post pedestal table on a front porch. The fronts of other houses can be seen in the background.

Date: 1884 

Description: Back cover featuring a chromolithograph of a young boy driving a team of oxen pulling a Buckeye Twine Binder. At the bottom is a letter that says, in part:...


4th Maine Battery

Date: 1864-04-20 

Description: The 4th Maine artillery battery posed in front of a large building.

Date: 1849 

Description: Fort Childs or New Fort Kearny in Nebraska Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the...


Snow Covered Street

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Winter scene of North Broadway at Cass Street, De Pere, Wisconsin. Streets are snow covered.

Historical Object

Limnology Apparatus

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Apparatus for limnological research conducted at Trout Lake, Wisconsin and elsewhere.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Interior of the cell blocks in the Wisconsin State Prison.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: High School and Manual Training School. Crowd of people gathered on lawn in front of building.

Date: 1862-09-22 

Description: The 22nd Regiment Wisconsin Volunteers under the command of Colonel William L. Utley, crossing the pontoon bridge at Cincinnati.

Date: 1862 

Description: This map shows the region of southeastern Virginia which served as the setting for the Peninsular Campaign of 1862. A few battle sites are marked by crosse...


Ripon College

Date: 1851 after

Description: A view of the chapel at Ripon College. The bottom half of the structure is made of brick and contains long stained-glass windows. Above this is a wooden...

Map or Atlas

City of Milwaukee

Date: 1889 

Description: Bird’s-eye-view map. Published in the Milwaukee Sentinel: Wednesday morning, August 28, 1889 for the 23rd Nationla Encampments of the GAR, August 27th to 3...


High Street

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Stereoview. In the right background is the building of the Trade Reporter newspaper at the corner of Main and High Streets; across the street from it is J....

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