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Date: 1884 

Description: Chromolithograph featuring a young girl wearing a red dress, hat and stockings. She is standing under a tree and gathering flowers in the folds of her dres...

Photograph

Rockdale Mill

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of the Rockdale mill, a grist and sawmill built in 1847 by Thomas and Nathan Van Horn.

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin Map

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: A detailed, hand-colored map of Wisconsin and the western portion of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, which also includes an inset of Isle Royale in Lake Superi...

Date: 1827 

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a rig designed by Mr. Orange Dibble for removing rocks and other large debris from deep canal cuts.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Elevated view of wedding party outdoors on the lawn at the Norway Grove Lutheran Church. Horses and carriages are in the background.

Date: 1899 

Description: Elizabeth Turvill Wood on the beach with two puppies, who are investigating a dead fish. The lake is in the background.

Drawing

Road at Madison

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of a dirt road through the woods with added white highlights. A horse-drawn wagon with two passengers moves down the road in the distance,...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Looking east down Langdon Street from Science Hall. In the distance, the Wisconsin State Capitol building is visible.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operating a horse-drawn mower enters a gate in a split-rail fence. A dirt road leads off into the distance. There are also several wooden farm bui...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Two views of buildings on a hillside.

Date: 1849-07-11 

Description: Sweetwater River in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).

Date: 1858 

Description: This map is hand-colored and mounted on cloth and shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, landownership, streets, railroads, selected buildings, fair g...

Date: 1873 

Description: Portion of Winnebago County map showing Lake Winneconne and the Wolf River.

Map or Atlas

Plat Map of Riley

Date: 1890 

Description: Plat map of Riley in Dane County.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: View of the S.L Sheldon Company Warehouse and Office. Outside of the building, there is a bustling street filled with pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles....

Photograph

Executed Man

Date: 1896 

Description: An image of a man executed by firing squad laying under a tree. His face is covered, and he has a small heart bull's eye on his chest. The body appears t...

Date: 1887 

Description: Map of the Fox and Wisconsin Rivers to accompany Reuben Gold Thwaites' Historic Waterways.

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Gay and Jessie Atwood Spencer.

Date: 1855 

Description: Poster advertising homesteads and village lots for sale.

Date: 1894 

Description: Everetta Bass, holding a basket of flowers, and her mother Ada on a hill by the mill pond (Montello Lake). The far shoreline of the lake can be seen in the...

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