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Book or Pamphlet

U.S. Capitol after the Fire

Date: 1814 

Description: Exterior view of the U.S. Capitol building after the fire in August. The Federal building was burned by British forces during the War of 1812. In the foreg...

Date: 1896 

Description: Quarter-length profile portrait of a man with goatee wearing a fez. The details in the face, hair, and clothing are highlighted in charcoal. Unknown relat...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: This portrait was taken in the yard in front of the Immanuel Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church parsonage, and is part of a series taken during the meet...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A view of the William McFarland house and the train depot published as part of the series "Wisconsin Sceneries, photographed and published by A.L. Dahl, De...

Photograph

Resort and Harbor

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View from across railroad tracks. Resort is on the water's edge, with a small inlet on the right. Land is mostly sand, though a small part on the left ha...

Date: 1887 

Description: This map shows sewers, manholes, streets, canals, rivers, and Lake Michigan. An explanation of sewer types is included.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Com-no-sa-qua, a Pottowattomie (Potawatomi) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, was drawn at the Treaty of Missinnewa (1827).

Date: 1863 

Description: This colored map of the Battle of Chattanooga depicts the positions of the Union and Confederate troops before the battle and on each day of the battle. Al...

Painting

John P. Arndt

Date: 1856 

Description: Painted portrait of John Arndt resting his hands on a cane.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: "Mineral spring pavilion with visitors taking the waters." Well-dressed men, women and children are posed in a gazebo built over the Iodo-Magnesian Springs...

Date: 1876 

Description: View looking southeast over river from Elmore and Kelly's Elevator.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the residence of Chauncey Hall.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Thomas H. Huxley, an English biologist, known as "Darwin's Bulldog." He also coined the term "agnosticism" to describe his reli...

Date: 1814 

Description: Etching depicting the burning of Washington, D.C. by the British during the War of 1812. In the foreground are a number of soldiers moving toward the Capit...

Date: 1874 

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

Date: 1829 

Description: Cincinnati, Ohio, Ebr. Martin, engraver.

Photograph

Building a Dam

Date: 1895 

Description: Men in the midst of dam construction.

Postcard

Cutler House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Souvenir postcard showing a view of the Cutler house and Morris D. Cutler.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Remains of building foundations after a large fire. The firefire was believed to be incendiary in origin, arising from a feud between owners over land clai...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Kickapoo & Northern Railway locomotive and cars seen here after being derailed due to flooding on the Kickapoo River.

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