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Date: 1896 

Description: Catalog cover of Adriance, Platt & Co. features an illustration of a farmer standing in a field holding a scythe and wiping his brow. In the background men...

Photograph

Schlitz Palm Garden

Date: 1896-07-03 after

Description: Elevated view of waiters and customers in the Schlitz Palm Garden. The idea of the garden was borrowed from Germany where beer gardens were common. It open...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Albert Weise's residence, with wooden sidewalk, and two kids standing on the front porch posing for the photographer.

Photograph

Aiming a Cannon

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Wisconsin National Guardsmen gathered around a cannon, possibly positioning it to aim at a target.

Photograph

Two Doves Houseboat

Date: 1894-05-07 

Description: View of a houseboat named "Two Doves" on the Ohio River.

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William Augustus Prentiss. He was born in Northfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts on March 24, 1799. He came to Wiscon...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A family is seated in chairs randomly spread in the yard of a frame house with shutters, a stone foundation, carpenter's lace brackets and two front doorwa...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Polish immigrant women at the Market Square wearing traditional, national clothing. In the background are brick buildings. A sign on one building reads, "C...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Front of advertising card featuring an illustration of a man woken up by a horse, on whose side is written: "Nightmare." Text above and below reads: "Why d...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Probably one of the "Three different views of the village of Argyle, Wis." mentioned in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." Eleven men and boys...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Shaded drawings with size dimensions for plans of "Tents used in Civil War."
Upper left, "18. ft diam 'SIBLEY' TENT."
Upper right, "18. ft diam HASK...

Date: 1889 

Description: This map shows a plat of city, city limits, numbered blocks, numbered lots, wards, local streets, roads, railroads, street railways, fire limits, hydrants,...

Date: 1885 

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul engine #689 on the turn table, surrounded by railroad employees. The pump house is in the background.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Color lithograph on paper. "James A. Herne in his Great Play" upper left, title and director upper right. Scene from play with Martin and Nathaniel Berry c...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A hand-drawn and colored map of Wisconsin showing the railroad routs and railroad land grants La Cross and Milwaukee Railroad, St. Croix and Tomah Railroad...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Stereograph of breast works on a rocky outcropping on the site of the Battle of Gettysburg. A man can be seen standing behind the breast works. He is gazin...

Date: 1875 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Dodgeville, looking east, with insets of the high school and county courthouse.

Date: 1887-05-19 

Description: View out of entrance to the National Soldiers Home. Fountain and trees framed by arch with hanging lamp.

Photograph

Botkin House

Date: 1894-05 ca.

Description: The Botkin house at the corner of Fairchild Street and Washington Avenue.

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: View of the superintendent's residence at the Wisconsin State Fish Hatchery (aka Nevin Fish Hatchery, 3911 Fish Hatchery Rd.), a frame house on a stone fou...

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