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Date: 1897-08-28 

Description: Receipt for trees and shrubs purchased from Commercial Nurseries of Council Bluffs, Iowa, by Nina Dousman for gardens at Villa Louis.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: A pencil sketch of Butte des Morts, also called Hill of the Dead. There is a small building at the top of the hill.

Photograph

Rocky Roost

Date: 1896-05-24 

Description: Rocky Roost, a cottage designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for his friend Robert Lamp. Located west of Governor's Island in Lake Mendota.

Date: 1896-09 ca.

Description: Four unidentified men posing standing in front of office buildings. Sign in the window of the American Express Company Office shows a horse and advertises...

Painting

Reid Residence

Date: 1892 

Description: A watercolor drawing by Mrs. James Reid the sister-in-law of William Reid, the homeowner.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View cross yard towards the front entrance to the castle. In front of the entrance, a man and woman sit on the steps leading to the castle.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: McCormick automatic self-rake reaper built in 1858 and patented by McClintock Young. Original caption reads: "This machine embodies the improvement of subs...

Date: 1897 

Description: The Turvill family picking strawberries on their family farm. Five family members, men and women, are crouched in the field picking, and a young girl stand...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Side view of Benjamin Walker Castle, (1862-1893) in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.

Photograph

View of Bascom Hall

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Bascom Hill and lower campus vicinity from the roof of the Wisconsin Historical Society, which was then under construction. A large group...

Photograph

Picnic in the Woods

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A group of men, women, and children gather for a picnic in the woods. A large picnic blanket covers the ground as the individuals pose for a photograph.

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...

Photograph

The Sample Room

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Men standing along the bar of local saloon owned by Liegeois Brothers. Blacksmith Joseph Liegeois, Jr. and his brother John are on the end of the bar. John...

Date: 1897 

Description: Dirt road with a few homes on each side of the lane.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: An interior view through a curtained doorway of Captain J.W. Hommrel's(?) home. The Victorian interior includes tapestries, patterned wallpaper, and many p...

Photograph

CMSP Locomotive

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View looking down railroad tracks towards the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad locomotive #240, a type 4-4-0. On the right is a steep, rocky bank,...

Photograph

Bicycling Outing

Date: 1896-10-04 

Description: View down sidewalk of a group of men and women standing near a large brick building. Bicycles are leaning against the curb and the side of the building. Th...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Street level view of a dirt road through a country town with pedestrians looking on, a horse-drawn carriage approaching and the facades of a few brick and...

Book or Pamphlet

D.M. Osborne Catalog Cover

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Osborne agricultural machinery showing a woman and two young girls mixing ingredients for a recipe from an Osborne cata...

Date: 1898 

Description: Chippewa (Ojibwa) men with canoes at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition and Indian Congress.

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