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Date: 1872 ca.
Description: Family in front of a wood fence with one man sitting on top of it. A woman holds a baby and child on small front porch of frame house behind. There is an a...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: "Iron Bridge across Mississippi" photographed during "The Norwegian Lutheran Synod held at Minneapolis, Minn., 1875," as described in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogu...
Description: An engraving of the Battle of Gettysburg, after the painting by P.F. Rothermel.
Description: Advertisement for the Champion Self-Raking Reaper and Mower. This page was taken from an 1879 catalog for Warder, Bushnell & Glessner Co. of Springfield, O...
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Photograph of Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923), and her son Robert (1863-1865). Nettie, a well-known philanthropist, was the wife of Chicago inventor a...
Date: 1891 ca.
Description: View of the interior of the Presbyterian church. There is an organ, piano and numerous pews visible.
Description: Cavalry and civilians gather in front of an encampment at the Ojibwa-Pillager Battle at Sugar Point on Bear Island.
Description: Ellen Lloyd Jones (also known as Aunt Nell), co-founder of the Hillside Home School, an early progressive school in Wisconsin.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: The sawmill of Gilbert E. Porter and Delos R. Moon was located on the Chippewa River approximately three miles southwest of the city of Eau Claire. In 1873...
Description: A large group of men pose outside the Rex Magnus Club. Some of the men on the left are holding musical instruments. The words "Rex Magnus" are on the roof.
Description: Monona Lake Assembly, The Casino. This structure, including the ice house and provision space, designed by Conover and Porter and built for $1700.00 in Jun...
Description: Engraved portrait of Matthew Fontaine Maury (1806-1873) American astronomer, historian, oceanographer, meteorologist, cartographer, author, geologist, and...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: A gauge part of a barometer.
Description: Document written by Ebenezer Brigham listing events at Fort Blue Mounds.
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Mapleside, the home built by Able Dunning in 1853 on what is now University Avenue. It was razed in 1970 to make way for a Burger King restaurant.
Description: Cabinet card of a full-length studio portrait of Mrs. Alexander Mitchell standing in front of a painted backdrop. She is wearing a floor-length dark colore...
Description: Certificate presented to the State of Wisconsin for the "Bald-Headed Eagle 'Old Abe'" from the United States Centennial Commission. Presented in Philadelp...
Description: A builder's elevation drawing of the Hinkley railroad locomotive built for the Chicago, Milwaukee, & St. Paul Railway.
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: Full-length, carte-de-visite portrait of John H. Lathrop (1799-1866), first chancellor of the University of Wisconsin. Lathrop's tenure was marked by contr...
Description: Ninth Street and Grand Avenue. House sits behind trees and a lawn. The main house is in the center, and a greenhouse, with a domes roof, branches off the...
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