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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...
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...
Description: Poster addressed to "sophomore cowards" declaring "give us canes or give us death!" and signed by the Executive Committee of '97.
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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 (...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
Description: Elevated view of Main Street looking east toward the Fox River and the boat landing. Lake Winnebago is visible in the distance.
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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