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Painting

Ramsay Crooks

Date: 1857 

Description: Portrait of Ramsay Crooks.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of three young Ho-Chunk women, from left to right, Grace Decorra Twocrow Winneshiek Massey (MauHeHutTaWinKah), Florence Littlesoldier Walla...

Date: 1856 

Description: Democratic Presidential ticket for that party's slate in Dane County, Wisconsin. Although Buchanan was victorious in the national election, in Wisconsin,...

Date: 1876-02-07 

Description: Carte-de-visite Centennial portrait of "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment, by J.M. Fowler, sold by J.O. Barrett in Philadelphia, Pennsyl...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: "Terrific Engagement between the 'Monitor' and 'Merrimac.'" Battle scene of the Civil War battle produced by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. Smal...

Date: 1855 

Description: Plan of the Senate Chamber for the second Wisconsin State Capitol (the first in Madison), showing the seating arrangement.

Date: 1844 

Description: Ceremonial Indian dance (Plate 8). "All tribes have their medicine songs particular for the hunting of each animal they choose to go in pursuit of, and by...

Date: 1857 

Description: Map of La Crosse County, Wisconsin showing village plat, farm houses, schools, roads, railroads, township names (New Amsterdam, Dacota, Minnesota, Driesbac...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Shows pipes of various sizes, hydrants with hydrant pressure, valves, wells, and projected lines. Differs from earlier versions by inclusion of Wingra Park...

Date: 1850 

Description: Mid and southern Wisconsin counties, city/town lines, lead mines, copper mines, streams, plank roads, and the Milwaukee and Mississippi Rail Roads.

Date: 1896-11-01 

Description: One of many promotional cards created to attract farmers to the agricultural land in northern Wisconsin. This card shows a family outside their home in the...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: George "Uncle Riley" Thompson and his wife and children pose on their farm. The family are, from left to right: Bessie, mother Julia holding Rosie, Mamie (...

Date: 1804 

Description: Front cover of the 55-page diary, from May 14 through August 17, 1804 written by Charles Floyd, a sergeant with the Lewis and Clark expedition.

Photograph

Wedding Party

Date: 1898-12-05 

Description: The fifteenth anniversary party of Mr. and Mrs. A.E. Proudfit, Madison, Wisconsin. All guests wore their own wedding clothes. Seated on floor, left to...

Date: 1895 

Description: The New Champion Binder catalog cover, with and without the "Something New" onion skin cover. Illustration features a woman standing with a young girl at a...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a boy wearing a suit jacket, necktie, vest, and trousers. He is holding a hat while posing next to a table. Possibly Leander Hamilton Mc...

Date: 1894-05-13 

Description: Jessie Thwaites seated outdoors near a tent wiping dishes.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Men and a boy are in a barnyard with sheep and cattle.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Advertising poster showing color illustration of pioneers on a bluff overlooking a McCormick binder harvesting grain in the valley below. The poster bears...

Photograph

William H. Seward

Date: 1860-09-12 

Description: William H. Seward, U.S. Senator from New York and Secretary of State, photographed by Fuller in Madison during a Presidential campaign stop in Madison in 1...

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