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Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Family seated around table in yard with baby on grass and brick house with porch trim and shutters in background. This house is said to resemble the J. Hil...

Historical Object

Limnology Apparatus

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Apparatus for limnological research conducted at Trout Lake, Wisconsin and elsewhere.

Date: 1849 ca.

Description: A portrait of Zachary Taylor, 12th President of the United States, 1849-1850. Born in Virginia on November 24, 1784, Taylor died in office on July 9, 185...

Photograph

Flood Damage

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of flood damage, showing wrecked buildings along the Wisconsin River waterfront.

Date: 1878 after

Description: The women's marching band from John Wanamaker Commercial Institute performs, with children walking beside them and standing on the side of the road. The w...

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Sketch of the Madison Women's Seminary on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and East Johnson. The Madison Female Academy was a 19th century school for girls w...

Date: 1874 

Description: Seating chart for members of the Wisconsin Assembly as published in the 1874 Legislative Manual, the Wisconsin Blue Book.

Date: 1858 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Charles Whittlesey (1808-1886), American Geologist. Fought in the Black Hawk War. Opened a law office and newspaper in Clevelan...

Date: 1891 

Description: Letter from Fourth Assistant Postmaster General, Estes G. Rathbone, regarding the establishment of the Post Office at La Crosse and Nathan Myrick's appoint...

Print

Little Falls

Date: 1853 

Description: Engraved image of a boat being towed through a canal at Little Falls by a team of horses. A small town is in the background.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Group portrait of the Northern Hospital for the Insane's institutional fire fighting department posed outside the building. Horse-drawn transport cart and...

Photograph

Pinckney Street

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View overlooking Pinckney Street on the Square with the American Hotel in the background.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: The Neils Hallanger family is gathered in their yard around a table with books on it and a love seat behind. The frame house has a bay window and a stone f...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Indian utensils and arms (views 1, 4, and 15). Includes a hoop and pole game (Mandan tribe), and a gunstock type club.

Date: 1899 

Description: Composite photograph of eight Wisconsin State officers with a decorative background.

Date: 1875 

Description: Portrait of the Moscow Laseselskab (the Moscow Library Association). Rasmus B. Anderson is probably in the group.

Date: 1893 

Description: Terminal station at Jackson Park; Administration Building in background.

Photograph

Ohio River View

Date: 1894-05-09 

Description: View upstream of the Ohio River from a lunching spot on a West Virginia bank.

Date: 1884 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Delavan with inset of the State Institute for Deaf and Dumb.

Date: 1890 

Description: Esterly Harvesting Machine Company looking north across Milwaukee Street. Buildings shown include the Packing and Shipping Department (far left), the Paint...

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