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Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A family in a field riding on a wagon. Nearby is a hay mower drawn by a team. In the background is a granary, some haystacks behind a barn and the farmstea...

Photograph

Soldier's Monument

Date: 1884 

Description: Proposed Soldier's Monument illustration (erected in 1884) printed on a certificate of membership to the Racine Soldiers Monument Association.

Date: 1888 

Description: Portrait of James Davie Butler.

Date: 1869-08-21 

Description: Marshall Academy in Marshall, Wisconsin.

Date: 1896 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Darlington. Area bordered by Washington and North Streets, upper left hand corner, the fairgrounds, upper right corner, River Street, bot...

Photograph

Ferdinand Hotz

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of the photographer Ferdinand Hotz (March 14, 1868 - December 28, 1946) as a young man. He wears a fine suit and a single pearl stu...

Date: 1882 

Description: This map is ink on cardboard and shows the location of military forts over the course of years. Also shown are points of interest, streets, the Mississippi...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Stereograph of two Native American men, possibly Ute.

Photograph

St. Mary Academy

Date: 1864 after

Description: A view of a gazebo, porch, and benches on the campus of St. Mary Academy. The lawn overlooks the Iowa Bluffs near the Mississippi River.

Date: 1871-07-01 

Description: Railroad surveying party in camp somewhere north of Green Bay. The men were surveyors for the Chicago & Northwestern railroad extension.

Photograph

Shadomo

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Tintype (ferrotype) portrait of Shadomo, or Dirty Pelican, a Chippewa (Ojibwa) from the Odanah Reservation near Ashland.

Photograph

George H. Preble

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Captain George Henry Preble. Starting in 1861 Preble commanded the gunboat Katahdin, serving with Rear Admiral...

Date: 1892 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, some landownership, wards, railroads, streets, and mills. The map includes 5 plat additions that have...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A man, woman, mother-in-law, and three children pose in the yard in front of a clapboard frame house. The young girl in the middle is holding a doll, and a...

Photograph

Forest and Bear

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton, wearing a plaid dress, lectures his Teddy Bear, which is seated in a high chair.

Date: 1876 

Description: Map of the area around the head of Lake Superior, including the cities of Superior and Duluth.

Date: 1844-09-20 

Description: Concluding page of document handwritten by Thomas Marshall, which includes his signature.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: A young woman displays her shell necklace, silver bracelets, and earrings.

Date: 1836 

Description: Engraving of Dolly Madison, wife of James Madison, the fourth President of the United States. The engraving was done by J.F.E. Prudhomme from a drawing don...

Date: 1872 

Description: Birds-eye drawing of Eau Claire depicts street names and street locations, houses, trees, bridges, piers, canals, railroads, and the Chippewa and Eau Clair...

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