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Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Darwin Clark. He was born in Otsego County, New York, in 1812, and came to Wisconsin in May of 1836. Clark served as mayo...
Description: A cabinet card photograph of the Montello House Hotel. The two-story brick building has a gable fronted wing on the right and a shingled wooden tower on th...
Date: 1845 ca.
Description: A cased daguerreotype of Horace Griswold Bliss, purported to be Madison's first pharmacist. Subject is seated, looking forward, bent to the right at a 3/4...
Description: Building destroyed in Peshtigo fire.
Date: 1857 ca.
Description: Section drawing of the rotunda of the third Wisconsin State Capitol (second in Madison) by Stephen V. Shipman. August Kutzbock and Samuel H. Donnel were th...
Description: This hand-colored map of Wisconsin and the western portion of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, shows the township grid, railroads completed and in progress, cou...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Ruins of the commissary warehouse at Fort Winnebago, about 1898. Fort Winnebago was closed in 1845 and the land and buildings sold. Today, only the Surge...
Description: Sunlight through a window highlights the head and shoulders of Stuart Fargo, age 18 months, in a sitz bathtub in the bathroom of the family home. There is...
Date: 1860 after
Description: Jefferson Davis, dressed as a woman, floating in a washtub labeled "Lady Davis" which flies the Confederate flag. He holds a bottle in his left hand and st...
Description: View of crowd watching a parade. Elevated view taken from the Van Schaick studio; the same building housed the telephone exchange.
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Portrait of inventor and businessman Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884).
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Full-length portrait of Alma Seipp posing seated in an ornately carved chair. She wears a floor-length gown with high collar and ribbon trim. Alma is a dau...
Description: Civil War cover featuring the first national flag of the Confederacy (Stars and Bars) and the slogan, "We are in the field, and the bars are up!" Red and b...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the M.B. Erskine residence.
Description: Shows landownership, buildings, and railroads. Lake Mendota and Lake Wingra are labelled.
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: People seated in a small steamboat tied at a pier on a lake. A flag flies from the bow and there is a two-story frame house on the shore. This photograph m...
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: This map shows locations of quarries, sink holes, creeks, springs, rivers, houses, forts, and roads. The map appears to have been drawn on to of a plat map...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Messersmith. He was born in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in 1790. Messersmith came to Wisconsin in May of 1827, and r...
Description: A map of Marinette County.
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: A group of young men and women posed before the tents of a hunting and fishing camp.
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