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Photograph

Eau Claire House

Date: 1865 after

Description: The first Eau Claire House built in 1856. It burned down in 1875.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Interior view with dome visible. A long counter takes up the lower right of the image, and at the left is a white barrier wall, next to a decorated column....

Date: 1893-10 ca.

Description: Looking towards the Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 from the path leading up to the front entrance in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Rear view of a farmer operating a horse-drawn mower in a field. The words "E Rees Howard Farm. Newton Square Phila." have been etched into the emulsion of...

Date: 1859 

Description: Shows townships and sections, landownership, roads, railroads, rural residences, schools, churches, and topography. Relief shown by hachures. "From gover...

Date: 1856-12-30 

Description: A Marshall & Isley, Bankers, check in the amount of $12,500.00 written to J. Alder Ellis from Samuel Marshall.

Photograph

Forest Middleton

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton rests his arms on a press-back chair. He wears a hat and winter coat.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Civil War portrait of Ulysses S. Grant seated wearing a military uniform.

Date: 1856 

Description: This map shows streets, piers, and wharves. Lake Michigan, the Manitowoc River, and select buildings are labeled. Relief is shown by hachures and sounding...

Date: 1878 

Description: A hand-colored, cloth mounted, sectional map of Wisconsin and the western portion of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, showing the township grid, railroads, town...

Photograph

N.B. Van Slyke

Date: 1872-07-13 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of N.B. Van Slyke at the age of 50 years.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Sleeping quarters at the Wisconsin Industrial School for Boys, with several rows of bunk beds.

Date: 1882-09-06 

Description: Engraving of Dr. Laura Ross Wolcott, the first president of the Woman Suffrage Movement in Milwaukee.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Elevated view of group gathered and posed on a new street. Behind the group is a large pile of lumber, wooden sidewalks, and what appear to be newly-constr...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: At the corner of Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets; the present site of T.A. Chapman Store. View of building from across the street. Three men stand in fro...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Two hands shaking with the Constitution, Union flag, battle ax and stars in the background. Caption below reads, "Our Union Forever." Red and blue ink on b...

Date: 1868 

Description: Stereograph view of the levee, with buildings in the background.

Date: 1860 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of Charles Hammarquist, Representative in the Wisconsin Assembly from Fort Atkinson.

Date: 1879-11-01 

Description: A cartoon depicting General M.C. Butler of South Carolina in fine clothing standing next to an African American on his knees, surrounded by bulls. The capt...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Family seated in front of large stone house that has glass trim around centrally placed door; obvious lightning rods.

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