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Date: 1854 after

Description: A plaque declares the birthplace of the Republican Party.

Photograph

Park Hotel

Date: 1873 

Description: Park Hotel, from the 1873 Madison City Directory.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a raftsman holding a rope as a second man runs towards the edge of the raft.

Date: 1887 

Description: Mill workers in the yard at Ramsay & Jones Mill.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View from across street of the Midsummer Festival Monument in the Court of Honor on the median of Grand Avenue. An electric street car is visible in the ba...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Barnyard, with what appears to be a pigyard littered with corncobs. It is enclosed with a solid board fence and has slop troughs made from hollowed logs. A...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Uncle Sam has a Confederate man by the neck and is about to kick him in the behind. Caption below reads, "UNCLE SAM'S INFALLIBLE REMEDY FOR ALL Rebel-ious...

Date: 1896-05-26 

Description: Military honor guard standing outdoors at the funeral of former Governor and Civil War hero Lucius Fairchild, which was held at the Wisconsin State Capitol...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Italian woman in "native" Neapolitan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set...

Photograph

Boys with Bicycles

Date: 1899-08 

Description: Three men stand in a field, next to their bicycles. From left to right stand Herman Reich, August Kressin, and Eddie Wendorf.

Date: 1899 

Description: Third Wisconsin State Capitol, the second in Madison, as seen from East Washington Avenue.

Date: 1889 

Description: Posed group in field of pitcher, Lewis P. Kirby; catcher, Mike Galvin; and batter, Carl Stevens.

Date: 1856 

Description: A hand-colored lithograph, produced by Wm. E. Hitchcock, of the male, left, and female Japanese green pheasant, identified as Plate 1 - Ornithology. The i...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of the sternwheel steamer "E. Rutledge", owned by Weyerhauser & Denkmann's Rock Island Lumber Company, picking up a raft of logs at Bee...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Headquarters of the Grand Army of the Republic in Washington, District of Columbia in 1885.

Date: 1863-07-04 

Description: The surrender of Confederate troops after the battle of Vicksburg. Watercolor by Private John Gaddis of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Company E. ...

Date: 1852 

Description: This map shows township grid with survey progress, military posts, areas of Indian habitation, cession areas, and treaty lines. Shows the entire state of W...

Date: 1873 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Edward S. Morse (1838-1925), American zoologist and orientalist. As a zoologist, he discovered that brachiopods are worms rathe...

Date: 1829 

Description: This map of Munnomonee is ink and pencil on tracing cloth. The map shows a plat of the town, local streets, highways, land donations for public use, and pa...

Date: 1887 

Description: Valentine's Day card with tan fringe and tasseled cords. A border of white daisies surrounds a smaller zig-zag border. Inside the border is the text "St. V...

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