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Historical Object

White Women's Shoes

Date: 1811 ca.

Description: A pair of off-white, kid leather women's shoes with shirred ribbon decoration on the top. They were most likely worn by Sylvia (Putnam) Hamilton (donor Gra...

Date: 1855 

Description: Drawn three years before Minnesota entered statehood, this map shows Minnesota Territory and the western part of Wisconsin. The map shows county lines, riv...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of several buildings, including A.H. Krouskop's store.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Scenic view of a dirt road bounded on either side by split-rail fences.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The view of Red Cedar River from Meadow Hill.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Soldiers from the second Wisconsin regiment line a city street upon returning from Puerto Rico. There is a horse-drawn cart and an electric street car on t...

Date: 1825-08-19 

Description: Fourth page of the Treaty between the United States and the Chippewa, Sauk, Fox, Menominee, Iowa, Sioux, Winnebago and a portion of the Ottawa, Chippewa, a...

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1888 

Description: A map of Wisconsin.

Photograph

Chequamegon Hotel

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel, built 1872 - 1875.

Date: 1814 

Description: Etching depicting the burning of Washington, D.C. by the British during the War of 1812. In the foreground are a number of soldiers moving toward the Capit...

Date: 1872 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Mineral Point, looking southeast.

Date: 1895-07-30 

Description: A garden lush with tall pie plants (rhubarb) belonging to Mrs. H.H. Wooledge. One stalk is leaning against a wooden chair, and the leaf of the plant reachi...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of business district.

Photograph

"The Maiden"

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a Native American young woman, a Ute Indian, in traditional costume.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Stordock family within fenced yard playing croquet with frame house behind. There is a woodpile and small frame structure behind the house.

Date: 1867 

Description: This manuscript map shows the township and range grid, towns, and sections in Dodge County, Wisconsin.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype. Waist-up portrait of Elsey Ormsbee Bristol. Elsey was born May 27, 1783; married August 1, 1804 at Warwick, Massachusetts to Cha...

Date: 1883 

Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin showing the nine congressional districts, it also shows the counties, cities, railroads, rivers, and lakes in the state.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin State Capitol building.

Photograph

Frank Allis House

Date: 1895-05 

Description: An exterior view from front drive of Frank Allis' house. There is a young child in the yard on the right. In the background is a lake.

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