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Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada Bass and her daughter Everetta in their parlor.

Date: 1836 

Description: Engraving of Dolly Madison, wife of James Madison, the fourth President of the United States. The engraving was done by J.F.E. Prudhomme from a drawing don...

Photograph

Bascom Hall in Snow

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Exterior of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. There is snow on the ground and a path lined with trees.

Date: 1877 ca.

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

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: The map reads: "Compiled under the direction of the J.V. DUPRE ABSTRACT CO. from Dupre’s 1/4 Sectn’l Atlas of Milwaukee, by G. Steinhagen, C.E." The map co...

Date: 1873 

Description: Full-length portrait of Nina Sturgis Dousman, wife of H. Louis Dousman, standing behind a chair. Born April 20, 1852; died July 25, 1930.

Photograph

Milwaukee River

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of river looking north from the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge. A pier with a small building and poster boards extends into the water from the bott...

Date: 1898 

Description: Flags and posters are displayed over King Street for the fifty year celebration. One banner reads: "1848 Wisconsin 1898." Pedestrians are on the streets an...

Photograph

First National Bank

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Main entrance to the First National Bank Building.

Date: 1811-10-08 

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

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Family in yard, with a woman holding a baby. There is a girl with an apron-type dress with frame house behind that has nicely cut woodwork on porch. There...

Date: 1896 

Description: This 1898 map shows the township and range system, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, vacant land and land sold by the Wisconsin Central Rail...

Photograph

Woman in a Window

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View from outdoors of a woman, Mrs. Zimmerman, standing indoors at an open window tending to plants that grow in a window box.

Date: 1898 

Description: Company E arrives after a battle during the Ojibwa-Pillager Battle at Sugar Point on Bear Island.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view from a hill overlooking the town of Alma, on the banks of the Mississippi River, which is frozen. Several churches and residential houses are visibl...

Date: 1862 before

Description: Waist-up seated Ambrotype studio portrait of Governor Louis P. Harvey.

Photograph

Man Milking Cow

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A man sits on a stool and milks a cow outdoors near a fence. Another cow investigates the camera lens in the foreground.

Date: 1852 

Description: Circular and catalogue advertising Dr. Chandler B. Chapman's "Practical School for Anatomy and Surgery." Madison, 1852.

Date: 1858 

Description: Advertisement for Milwaukee and Mississippi Railroad. Features a woodcut of a train near the top of the page.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: The Richard Green residence is a frame house with a porch that features latticework. Before it stands an elaborate white fence. A clothesline pole can be s...

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