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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: 1890 ca.

Description: This map shows the Wisconsin Central Railroad land grant lands owned and for sale by the Soo Line in Ashland County, Wisconsin, as well as in portions of B...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Three employees on a sidewalk in front of a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company dealership building owned by Morrow, Bassett & Co. of Christchurch, New Ze...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of two Swedish women in "native" Swedish costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set cr...

Date: 1861-07 

Description: Etching of a battle scene during the retreat from Manassas. Originally published by Virtue & Company Publishers of New York.

Date: 1891 

Description: Color illustration of the grounds and buildings of the 1893 World's Fair or Columbian Exposition.

Date: 1863-07-02 

Description: Parole document issued to Colonel Lucius Fairchild of the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry, captured at the Battle of Gettysburg after being wounded on the first day...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Farmhouses near P. Rodenschmit Hill.

Map or Atlas

Colton's Wisconsin

Date: 1882 

Description: This basic reference map of the state shows natural features, railroads, county seats, and political boundaries against the G.L.O. township and range grid....

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Swiss Reformed Church, destroyed in 1899.

Date: 1869-02-13 

Description: Engraved image of several men attempting to ride velocipedes in a large open, interior space. Many have fallen or are struggling with balance.

Date: 1890 

Description: Catalog cover featuring an illustration of three women walking with their arms around each other down a path between fields One of the women holds a hand s...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Halle Steensland and his wife Sophia pose with their five children at the family home, later located at 733 Lakewood Boulevard, Village of Maple Bluff. The...

Date: 1885 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Sheboygan, with inset of J.J. Volrath Manufacturing Company.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A child's brown leather shoes.

Date: 1898 

Description: This map shows railroad routes in red, blue, orange, brown, pink, green, and dotted, as well as lakes, rivers, and communities. The map includes a legend i...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: This map shows the location of quarries throughout the state. Original caption reads, "Geology taken from General Geological Map of Wisconsin by the First...

Date: 1849-07-10 ca.

Description: The clay hills that were formed by the Sweetwater River in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two young brothers, standing side by side, the right with his hand on his brother's shoulder, both are wearing hats and standing in fron...

Date: 1882-05-30 

Description: Advertising handbill for the Osborne twine binder. Describes the results of a contest between the Osborne machine and machines made by McCormick, Deering,...

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