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Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Front and back cover of the January, 1897 issue of the Agricultural Advertising periodical. Slogan on front says: "Has been, is now and will continu...

Date: 1870 

Description: A map of Iowa County, Wisconsin mounted on cloth that shows the villages of Avoca, Mifflin, Linden, Arena, Helena Station, Highland, Dodgeville, as well as...

Date: 1866 

Description: An earth mound with some burlap sacks covering it. Many barren trees surround the scene. Plate 26

Photograph

Charles C. Stone

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Charles C. Stone of Brodhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds a tuba. The butto...

Photograph

Asa Gray, Botanist

Date: 1864 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Asa Gray (1810-1888), American botanist. His most popular botanical publication, "Gray's Manual", remains a standar...

Date: 1898-05-19 

Description: Two men sit in a horse-drawn wagon mired in the mud on a dirt road. Several houses are in the background, with two women standing on a porch on the left, i...

Date: 1880 

Description: Engraved portrait of J. Wesley Carhart of Racine, Methodist minister, physician, and inventor of a steam-powered automobile in 1871. Although impractical,...

Photograph

First Attempt

Date: 1887 

Description: Scrapbook page containing a cyanotype and albumen print of a picket fence and the caption: "First Attempt;" 1887, What's the Matter? "Light struck."

Date: 1890 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, viewed from Lake Superior, with insets of Prentice Park and Fishery. Population 16,000. Increase in Ten Years, 11,000.

Photograph

Wade House

Date: 1858 

Description: Ambrotype of the Wade House, a carriage inn located in Greenbush, also showing a section of the original plank road in the foreground.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Members of the Wisconsin National Guard Light Horse Squadron, Troop A standing in a row. Three women and one man, visitors to Camp Douglas, stand facing th...

Photograph

War Dance

Date: 1890-09 

Description: A drawing of a war dance including Kiowas, Osages, and Pawnees drawn by a Comanche boy, at Kiowa, Comanche, and Wichita Agency, Oklahoma.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family is in the yard around a table. A baby sits in a high chair and a man and woman are seated on a loveseat. Behind them is a frame house with an orga...

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Washburn on Lake Superior. There is an inset of Washburn, Chequamagon and the Apostle Islands.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Image of Louis Wigfall on the body of an Indian with tomahawk in hand. The captions reads, "WIGFALL on his promised descent on Washington." This is a barb...

Date: 1843 

Description: Portrait of Ellen Clarinda Martin Kneeland.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: The interior of a Norwegian-American Lutheran Church decorated with garlands and religious admonitions in Norwegian.

Date: 1897 

Description: Yahara River at the Steensland Bridge. A man stands on the bank.

Photograph

"McCormick Day"

Date: 1899-06-03 

Description: Crowd gathered on the main street to witness the delivery of McCormick binders, mowers and other machines to customers. McCormick Harvesting Machine Compan...

Photograph

Buzzard Roost, GA

Date: 1866 

Description: View across road of one man sitting on a log, and another man lying on the ground near the opposite side of the road. Debris surrounds them, and in the bac...

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