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Date: 1878 ca.

Description: People are sitting in a horse-drawn wagon and standing next to farm machinery, including a dump rake and a hay mower. A barn is behind them.

Photograph

John Bannister

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Bannister. He was born in Franklin County, Massachusetts on July 10, 1810. Bannister moved to Green Bay, Wisconsin on...

Photograph

No. 1 Cotton Mill

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The No. 1 Cotton Mill. Plank sidewalk in foreground.

Date: 1877 

Description: View of bluffs and buildings on the shore of Lake Michigan.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of young Lieutenant Colonel Arthur MacArthur Jr., F & S, 24th Wisconsin Infantry, posing in a Civil War uniform next to a chair.

Photograph

Ferris Wheel

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View of a large, stone residence with the first Ferris Wheel in the distance.

Date: 1876-06 

Description: Sioux Chiefs at Little Big Horn.

Date: 1892 

Description: View of a large Columbus Day parade from Jackson and Third Streets. In the extreme right foreground is Conrad Althen's Store, and the Anderson and Larson S...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1846 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, local streets, railroads, some landownersÂ’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan. The ma...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Quarter plate ferrotype/tintype portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., at age 9 when he was attending the district school at Argyle, Wisconsin. Standing f...

Date: 1887 

Description: Military parade on Main Street honoring President Grover Cleveland's visit to Madison. Soldiers are marching to meet the President and crowds are watching...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A bridge crosses the Milwaukee River on Oneida Street, now known as Wells Street, looking toward the City Hall tower.

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: The right half of an albumen stereograph of the Dahl and Amundsen families in front of the Amundsen home in Lodi, Wisconsin. From left to right seated are...

Photograph

Lone Rock

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Road through Lone Rock.

Date: 1853-06 

Description: This map is ink, pencil, and color on paper and shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, sold lots, streets, and the Mississippi River. Some lots are co...

Map or Atlas

Dane County, Wisconsin

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Shows towns of Dane County, lakes, rivers, and railroads. Relief shown by hachures. Includes color illustration of Madison and text describing Dane County...

Photograph

Joseph Smith

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Joseph Smith of Evansville, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated wearing a suit and holds a tenor horn.

Date: 1886 

Description: Letterhead for the Pfister & Vogel Leather Co., with an engraving of a bird's-eye view of the city (signed Ma-- Richards, Mil Wis) advertising the "Nationa...

Photograph

Carl Schurz

Date: 1871 

Description: Studio portrait of Carl Schurz wearing suit and spectacles.

Date: 1896 

Description: Profile view of several passenger pigeons, a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C...

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