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Date: 1846 

Description: Two pages of Samuel Marshall's 1846 diary, filled with daily entries.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait of Mr. Beaty photographed out-of-doors against a dark backdrop.

Date: 1888 

Description: Guest ticket to the Republican National Convention held in Chicago at the partially completed Auditorium Building. The Auditorium is one of the best known...

Date: 1886-05-04 ca.

Description: A photograph of a painting depicting the wounded being treated at Desplaines Street police station after the Haymarket Square riot. The riot started as a r...

Date: 1886 

Description: Women and children, who are members of the Monona Lake Assembly, relax beneath the trees at the Monona Lake Assembly grounds. There are tents and small bui...

Map or Atlas

Plat Map of Verona

Date: 1890 

Description: A plat map of a portion of Verona in Dane County.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Large group at Syttende Mai (May Celebrations), possibly at Winnequah. Norwegian ladies are playing croquet and there is a Norwegian Flag on the side. Wome...

Date: 1895-07-16 

Description: A man stands in ten acres of flowering onion plants, planted for seed, in the Grant Bros. gardens. A horse pulls a buggy in the field in the background. Wo...

Date: 1866 

Description: Elevated view of commercial area of the city, taken after General Sherman marched through. Most of the buildings appear to be intact, but one of the build...

Date: 1849-06-24 

Description: Original wash drawing of Fort Laramie, Wyoming (actually Fort John; see note below). Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California...

Date: 1869 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Thomas Bassnett (b. 1808, d. aft 1885), American meteorologist. Handwritten inscription at bottom of card reads, "Thos. Bassnet...

Photograph

Rice Lake

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Rice Lake.

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954) as a young woman. She is posed leaning her head on her hand with a fan in the other hand. She wears a plai...

Date: 1898 

Description: A man sits in a horse-drawn buggy while another man appears to be digging dirt out from under a front wheel. Fences and a gate are on the left. This image...

Date: 1898-05 

Description: Elevated view over the State Historical Society of Wisconsin building (Wisconsin Historical Society) which is under construction. The Wisconsin State Capit...

Print

School House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card advertising the school house in Rib Lake. The caption reads, "SCHOOL HOUSE, RIB LAKE, TAYLOR COUNTY, WIS. -In all the towns of Price and T...

Date: 1873 

Description: Engraved image of a lock and dam at Sault St. Marie. Two men operate the sluice as ships wait on the opposite side of the lock. Another man waits with a ro...

Photograph

City Hall Square

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of old City Hall building at right center facing the camera. Electric power poles are along the street, along which horse-drawn carriages and...

Photograph

Chamber of Commerce

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of Chamber of Commerce at Broad and Michigan Streets. The building is the center of the image, with a telephone pole to the right, a larg...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey. This building has been a Orthodox patriarchal basilica, a Mosque and is now a museum. This image was...

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