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Date: 1868 ca.

Description: View of the west side of Water Street, looking south.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Three farmers harvest grain with McCormick horse-drawn grain binder. One farmer sits aboard the binder guiding horses while two men, one with scythe and cr...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Oval portrait of young girl wearing a high-collared dress with puffy sleeves. She is facing forward, looking slightly to right, with short, wavy hair part...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Illustrated view of Superior.

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1895 

Description: A map of Wisconsin that shows the counties, cities, towns, rivers, and lakes of the state, the eastern most portions of Minnesota, Iowa, northern Illinois,...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in a boxing ring. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "1ST ROU...

Date: 1857 

Description: Lithograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol, surrounded by portraits of Wisconsin Statesmen. Governor Bashford hired the Madison architectural firm Kutzbock...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Drawn around 1855, this map shows the placement of railroad tracks in southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois connecting Milwaukee, Prairie du Chien, Gale...

Date: 1886 

Description: Logging crew posed in front of the buildings of D Sulivan's logging camp near Antigo, Wisconsin.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Townsend House boathouse across a lake.

Date: 1879 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Wisconsin State University, now the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Vignettes include Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, University Hall, As...


Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1860-08-13 

Description: Portrait of Abraham Lincoln before he grew a beard, taken from an ambrotype.

Date: 1865-04-29 

Description: Illustrations on the "National Police Gazette" front page depicting various events regarding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Pen-now-we-ta, a Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at Fort Wayne (1827).

Date: 1867 after

Description: A view of the commons building at Ripon College, partially obscured by trees.

Date: 1897 

Description: The Turvill family picking strawberries on their family farm. Five family members, men and women, are crouched in the field picking, and a young girl stand...

Date: 1864 

Description: This map of the area of the First Battle of Bull Run shows military positions and troop movements as well as the names of landowners, vegetation and land u...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Posed group portrait of men harvesting hay. Two men stand on top of a haystack with pitchforks filled with hay. A wooden counter-weighted hay stacker is in...

Date: 1880 

Description: An illustration depicting the cheese factory and dry goods store of J.G. Pickett at Pickett's Station.


Octagon House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Octagon House with a horse and carriage posed in the foreground and several people around it and on its porches.

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