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Photograph

George H. Preble

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Captain George Henry Preble. Starting in 1861 Preble commanded the gunboat Katahdin, serving with Rear Admiral...

Photograph

W.B. Hathaway House

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An interior view of a sitting room in the W.B. Hathaway house on West Johnson Street. The Victorian-era room consists of two plush pieces of furniture: a l...

Date: 1857 

Description: This map was created from a survey made in December 1855 and shows local streets, proposed roads, railroads, the lake shore, bridge wharfs, the basin, the...

Map or Atlas

Weyauwega, Wis.

Date: 1870 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Weyauwega.

Date: 1896 

Description: An adult passenger pigeon with its young. The passenger pigeon is now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professo...

Date: 1887 

Description: View over Mississippi River of town on shoreline with bluff in the background.

Photograph

Octagonal Structure

Date: 1897 

Description: One-story octagonal building with a chimney and windows in a rural area.

Date: 1863 

Description: Carte-de-visite view of the Falls of Saint Anthony and logs caught on rocks in the falls.

Book or Pamphlet

Ball Play on the Prairie

Date: 1884 

Description: Native Americans playing a lacrosse-like game of ball.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Fond du Lac, "drawn after nature," with a parade of soldiers marching down the street.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Special open streetcar called the MARGUERITE, with elaborate lighting, decorations, movable chairs and other features.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: This map is a Birdseye view of Delavan, Wisconsin. At the bottom of the map are points of interest that correspond to numbers on the map. Many of the stree...

Date: 1865 

Description: After the fire of Oct. 22, 1865. The house takes up most of the image to the right, with burnt trees on the left, and a building in the background. The r...

Date: 1898 

Description: A woman prepares a meal at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition and Indian Congress.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: "The Grand Regatta, at Devil's Lake, Sauk County, June 21st & 22nd, 1877", with spectators watching rowing shells race.

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Hurley

Date: 1898 

Description: Sanborn map of Hurley featuring the Village of Gile.

Date: 1883 

Description: Inside panels from advertising brochure with two color illustrations of harvesting scenes. Both show a man driving a team of two horses pulling a grain bin...

Date: 1837 ca.

Description: Map of the proposed route of the Milwaukee and Rock River Canal.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man steers a horse and carriage down a winding country road near Clarendon Pond. Village dwellings are visible across the pond.

Date: 1895 

Description: Catalog cover with the words: "Roller & Ball Bearings on the Farm." Features an illustration of a woman surrounded by clouds perched on a winged wheel, hol...

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