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Date: 1870 

Description: This map of the Village of North La Crosse is partially hand-drawn and includes text about the land in the lower margin.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Fred Wild residence.

Date: 1887 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering and Company, manufacturers of harvesting machinery. Features illustrations of sheep and chickens on the...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: This plat of Vanceburg Cemetery, Town of Sheridan, Dunn County, Wisconsin, likely dates from the 1880s and "is intended for the correction of names of peop...

Date: 1842 

Description: Shooting of Charles C.P. Arndt by James Vineyard in the territorial council chamber of the legislature. This depiction of the event was created by the staf...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Four men and one woman in a rowboat on the Mississippi River. In the background is the town of Alma at the foot of bluffs. The woman is holding an umbrella...

Date: 1811-10-08 

Description: A handbill entitled "McKinley, The Poltroon & Assassin, In His True Colors."

Date: 1844-01-12 

Description: A pen and ink drawing of a log cabin, pork casks, and a washtub, contained in a letter written by Thomas Steel, Waukesha County farmer and physician, to hi...

Photograph

Faries House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Faries home, built in 1858.

Date: 1850 

Description: Map showing Indian mounds and graves as well as ground cover types at Township 8, Range 22. There is an inset diagram of an effigy mound labeled "The Cross...

Date: 1893 

Description: Elevated view of the Illinois Central World's Fair Transportation Center at Van Buren Street. Several pedestrians cross a bridge leading to trains and lake...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A bird’s-eye view map. Inset maps read: Honey Creek Basin and Baraboo Bluffs -- Sauk County -- The ancient Green Bay glacier. Includes distant chart, eleva...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Stereograph image of a Native American man and woman with a young child, members of the Ute Indian Tribe, standing in front of a grass structure.

Date: 1886 

Description: Participants, spectators, and the competition grounds of the Western Rifle Association Tournament.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Professor Joseph H. McChesney, a geologist and paleontologist associated with the Illinois State Geological Survey. Shown here...

Photograph

William H. Pratt

Date: 1864 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of William H. Pratt of Davenport, Iowa. Handwritten inscription at bottom reads, "Pratt, 1864."

Date: 1860 after

Description: The cannon "UNION", supported on the gun carriage with the names of Cameron, Lincoln, Scott and Seward on it, is firing on the house "DISUNION" with a Conf...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Scene of 16 figures. A slave owner raises his whip as black families race towards Fort Monroe, some remain behind picking cotton. The slave owner is saying...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: The old Indian agent's house.

Date: 1880 

Description: Full-length portrait of Mary C. Gates of Chicago, later Mrs. George Walter Oakley of Madison. From the Hawley and Oakley family collections. G.W. Oakley, 1...

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