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Date: 1860 after

Description: A strong muscular arm holds a sledge hammer. The caption above reads, "The Strong Arm of the North." Blue ink on beige envelope, image on left side. Image...

Date: 1855 

Description: Map of Milwaukee, Waukesha, Racine, and Kenosha Counties with part of Walworth County showing townships, waterways, railroads, plank roads, prairies, meado...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A family poses in front of the picket fence before their frame house. Two little girls hold dolls in their laps. A dog sits on the grass nearby. Behind the...

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Grace May Hall, as a five-year-old circus child, with a large show python coiled at her feet and a smaller show snake around her neck.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the busy streets of Court and Milwaukee. Three prominent buildings in view are: Court Street Methodist Church on the far left (b. 1868), w...

Date: 1872 

Description: This map includes depth shown by soundings and isolines and relief shown by contours. Tree species and locations are labeled, as well as a cranberry meadow...

Photograph

Bull at Lake Monona

Date: 1896-08 

Description: A bull ("cow") stands in the water on the shoreline of Lake Monona.

Photograph

National Hotel

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The National Hotel on town square off of Main Street.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1849 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....

Map or Atlas

Dendo Island

Date: 1881 

Description: This map is pen and ink on paper and shows part of the city of Menasha, local streets, Dendo Island, part of Lake Winnebago, and part of Little Lake Butte...

Date: 1888-07-04 before

Description: Exterior and interior of a menu from the Park Hotel with a deep blue striped border and perforated accent edging.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the University of Wisconsin-Madison's North Hall. The city of Madison and Lake Monona are visible in the background.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Chippewa Falls with a park and river in the foreground.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Candid portrait of John Commons posing in front of a lace curtain with his hands in his pockets. This may have been taken while he was at Syracuse Universi...

Photograph

Milwaukee Club

Date: 1889 

Description: Corner of 706 North Jefferson Street; from a booklet of collotype views published by the photographer. The building has a turret with a rounded roof. At th...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Main Street in Cedarburg. Includes text which reads: "Cedarburg, Wis., in the year 1850, showing Main Street as it appeared at that time. The photograph w...

Date: 1834 

Description: \Peck-a-ton-oka (Pecatonica River) with Rodolf farm in the background.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1856 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, roads, railroads, and some landowner names. Lake Michigan and the Milwaukee River are labeled. Includes an ins...

Date: 1899 

Description: A reproduction of an ad or counter card for the Universal Food Chopper. Text on the image reads, "The Universal Food Chopper, and a few of the things it ch...

Photograph

Sawmill

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph image of a sawmill.

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