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Photograph

Cotton Residence

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Judge Stephen R. Cotton residence. The Cotton residence was located at the corner of Jefferson and Doty Streets.

Photograph

Ashland County Jail

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Ashland jail, reading "Ashland County Jail, Ashland, Wis. Conover & Porter, Architects."

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A room with a pump organ, stove, rocking chair, tier table, two paintings and a low hanging light fixture. A "Home, Sweet, Home" sign hangs above the entra...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph; front of music hall along the road, with a horse and carriage team in front of the entrance. Buildings can also be seen in the left backgroun...

Date: 1880 

Description: Illustration of a scientist in his lab gazing at a test tube, with a caption in German that translates to "Eureka! I have found it!".

Date: 1820 

Description: Narrative Journal of Travels through the northwestern regions of the United States, extending from Detroit through the great chain of American lakes to the...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Large group of cranberry harvesters posing with implements. Many of the individuals are wearing boutonnières and corsages made from cranberry sprigs. Many...

Date: 1851 

Description: A watercolor view of Madison by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian who traveled in America, 1850-1851. Wengler's watercolor is the earliest known realistic rep...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Architectural drawing of the north elevation of the Chicago residence of Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family. The drawing was produced by the architectural...

Date: 1825-08-27 

Description: Map is ink on paper. Map shows plat of the town of Munnomunne, the Fox River, farm lots, and an established highway. The map is signed by "J.D. Doty, Propr...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Steamboat navigating through sunken trees on the Missouri River.

Date: 1895-09-23 

Description: A man wearing a suit and hat stands near a herd of Jersey dairy cattle grazing in the barnyard of W.H. Bradley.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: The fourth an last page of Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views made and published by Andrew L. Dahl, landscape photographer, DeForest, Wis." which...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Lyman Draper (1815-1891), an American historical collector and librarian.

Date: 1857-07-17 

Description: A stock certificate of the Watertown and Madison Railroad Company, one share #85, issued to Darwin Clark for the sum of $50.00. This was signed by the rail...

Book or Pamphlet

D.S. Morgan & Co. Brochure

Date: 1888 

Description: Color illustration, across 4 panels of the brochure, titled "Triumph Wins." A group of jockeys are racing horses on a racetrack, with a group of people wat...

Date: 1896 

Description: Two men, one wearing an apron, sit in a wanigan tied to the shore of the Chippewa River near Chippewa Falls. The inside of the boat appears to have a pile...

Date: 1897-07 

Description: Promotional card depicting the prosperous farming in northern Wisconsin.

Caption: "Here is shown a mixed crop of peas and rye, the clover in the for...

Date: 1892-04 

Description: Daniel Steele Durrie, librarian of the Wisconsin Historical Society, seated at his desk in the South Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol. This photograph...

Map or Atlas

New London

Date: 1871 

Description: Birds eye map of New London depicts street names and street locations, houses, trees, the bridge, Wolf River, and the bayou. At the bottom of the map, a re...

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