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Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1867 

Description: West Water Street south from Spring Street.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: This is a plat map of Sheboygan showing the Sheboygan River and Lake Michigan. Streets are labeled and plats are numbered in quadrants. Some points of inte...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: The Institution for the Education of the Blind where Louisa May Alcott attended school. Writing on the photo reads "Institution for the Education of the Bl...

Date: 1882-02-21 

Description: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...

Date: 1804-05-03 

Description: A certificate, signed by Joseph Wilson, that officially declares Matthias Varina a citizen of the United States of America.

Date: 1889 

Description: Madison City Hall, 2 West Mifflin Street built in 1857.

Photograph

Farm Buildings

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Board frame house and farm buildings.

Date: 1891 

Description: Poster depicting William McKinley, Jr. at Toledo, Ohio, February 12, before the Ohio League of Republican Clubs.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Invitation to the annual ball at Turner Hall, sponsored by Madison's Andrew Proudfit Steam Fire Engine Company #2. The company, which was organized in 1870...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: View of Fox River and South Washington Street, from the top of St. Willobrord's Church.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Two young men and ten young women in white dresses seated in a semi circle on the stage of the Black River Falls Opera House. The stage is decorated with l...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of the Moffat octagon house.

Map or Atlas

Sheboygan Falls, Wis.

Date: 1871 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Sheboygan Falls.

Painting

Peck Cabin

Date: 1837 ca.

Description: This is an amateur painting of the Peck Cabin representing the "first house in Madison, Wisconsin." The "Peck Cabin" is a variation signed "Meinhard, Madi...

Date: 1887-06-28 before

Description: Menu for a senior reception catered by W.H. Burleson, with a wide border of pig or demon half-faces, and in the center a figure in a kimono and sandals wit...

Date: 1858 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Laurits Esmark (1806-1884), Norwegian Zoologist. Esmark served as a professor of Zoology at Christiania University in...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of the third Wisconsin State Capitol from one of the entrance walks. A small group of men stand in the background.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Group portrait of a family group of thirty men, women and children seated on steps against a cloth backdrop that has been attached to a frame house.

Photograph

Wisconsin Senate

Date: 1867 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate by Whiting of the Madison studio, Robert's & Whitings Temple of Art, printed as a carte-de-visite.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Andrew Proudfit house at the corner of Fairchild Street and West Washington Avenue. The steeple and neighboring triangular window belong to the First Bapti...

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