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Date: 1880 

Description: Full-length portrait of Mary C. Gates of Chicago, later Mrs. George Walter Oakley of Madison. From the Hawley and Oakley family collections. G.W. Oakley, 1...

Date: 1894-05-08 

Description: House in West Virginia on the edge of a steep hill with a Pennsylvania/West Virginia boundary line running through the garden on the left side of the house...

Date: 1897 

Description: Poster addressed to "sophomore cowards" declaring "give us canes or give us death!" and signed by the Executive Committee of '97.

Photograph

Rachel Parsell

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Ferrotype/tintype of a three-quarter length portrait of Rachel Parsell sitting in a chair, leaning her elbow on a table. She is wearing a dark dress with a...

Date: 1893 

Description: The log cabin of Len Thomas.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: A mother, father, four children and two babies in yard with a frame house behind, in a heavily wooded area.

Photograph

C.W. Washburn Farm

Date: 1895-08-02 

Description: On the farm of C.W. Washburn, two men pose by a apple tree in full fruit. A man (with his back to the camera) and a farm building are in the background.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of three young Ho-Chunk women. They are, from left to right: Grace Decorra Twocrow Winneshiek Massey (MauHeHutTaWinKah), Floren...

Date: 1857 

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

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Salvatorian Seminary and Provincial house.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Departing from Lake Winnebago, Hölzlhuber boarded the Plymouth, a high, narrow steamboat that was built specially for navigating the narrow and some...

Date: 1887-06 

Description: A map of southern Wisconsin, from the Illinois state border in the south to Rocky Run, Wisconsin in the north for the Coast and Geodetic Survey, showing th...

Date: 1862-03-25 

Description: Brief letter from President Abraham Lincoln to Secretary of War Edwin Stanton asking to see the files for Carl Schurz of Wisconsin and Milo Smith Haskell (...

Photograph

John Brady

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype portrait of John Brady of Virginia, son of Captain Samuel Brady. Half-length, facing front with torso turned slightly to right.

Photograph

Husking Corn

Date: 1899-10 

Description: A view of men and women husking corn in the field behind a farmhouse. Seated from left to right are August Prahl, August Krueger, Sarah Krueger, William K...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Two women and three men are posed in a yard. One man has a shotgun, another a carpenter's saw. The frame house behind them has a small front porch with a r...

Photograph

Emil Wallber House

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Emil Wallber house with four people standing near the entrance. Wallber was the mayor of Milwaukee from 1884-1888. The location of the...

Date: 1896-06-08 

Description: The Lucius Fairchild home at 302 Monona Avenue (later Martin Luther King Blvd.) seen from the back garden. Lush foliage surrounds the back door, where a br...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Main Street looking east toward the Fox River and the boat landing. Lake Winnebago is visible in the distance.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A two-story gallery of the Historical Society in the Wisconsin State Capitol, with captured Confederate army flags on display. This photograph was taken in...

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