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Photograph

Oat Plant

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two men demonstrating the height of oat plants grown in northern Wisconsin, near Antigo. The man on the right may be W.A. Henry.

Photograph

Hans Holtan Family

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: This is said to be the family of Hans Holtan (a.k.a. Austinson) posed in the yard before a frame house that has carpenter's lace on porch, two separate doo...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man in coveralls operates a horse-drawn mower on the grounds of a large estate or park. Several benches appear on the perimeter of the grounds.

Date: 1861-10 

Description: Three-Quarter length portrait of Charles W. Gulliford, Company B, 12th Wisconsin Infantry, with musket. Photograph was taken at Camp Randall.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A one room Greek Revival schoolhouse with bell tower. A boy is in front, wearing a broad-brimmed straw hat and climbing a tree.

Date: 1855-05-21 

Description: This plat map shows lots, the Kickapoo River, and the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a Ho-Chunk man, woman, and girl, all posed standing. They are identified as David Goodvillage...

Date: 1857 

Description: Map of La Crosse County, Wisconsin showing village plat, farm houses, schools, roads, railroads, township names (New Amsterdam, Dacota, Minnesota, Driesbac...

Date: 1897-09-25 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of Thomas Turvill, William Turvill and Anna McConnell. They are sitting on the ground with a dog in front of the Turvill family home...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: McCormick automatic self-rake reaper built in 1858 and patented by McClintock Young. Original caption reads: "This machine embodies the improvement of subs...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the shingle mill near Mellen, with five men, probably employees, posing on and near the outdoor stairway of a building. From bottom to top...

Date: 1897 

Description: Handbill advertising McCormick Harvesting Machines in German. Features an illustration of a grain binder in use.

Photograph

Luther College

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: A view of the south and west sides of Luther College. Built in 1865, the south wing was added later. The building burned May 19, 1889 and re-opened Octobe...

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: August Krueger with group of sailors(?).

Photograph

Jessie Jack Hooper

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Jessie Jack Hooper.

Date: 1866 

Description: Farmhouse with a large chimney and front porch. A group of people are sitting on the porch. The house was used as a hospital several times during the battl...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The state seal of Wisconsin appears in the upper left corner. To the right reads: "Head Quarters 18th Reg. Wis. Vol, Camp Trowbridge, Milwaukee" On t...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Map shows townships, post offices, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. The sections are in pink, green, blue, and yellow. Counties, towns, and lakes...

Date: 1876 

Description: Bird's-eye view of La Crosse.

Book or Pamphlet

Ojibwe Dictionary Title Page

Date: 1853 

Description: Title page of A Dictionary of the Otchipwe Language by Reverend Frederic Baraga.

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