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Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. A busy landscape of people, animals, and shelters. Mount Scopus is in the distance.

Date: 1851 

Description: Advertisement for Milwaukee and Mississippi Railroad Company. There is an engraving of a train and a list of the officers of the company.

Photograph

Wedding Reception

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: People attending a wedding reception, posing outdoors. They are standing in front of a modern house that has a log cabin attached to the back. In the backg...

Photograph

Straw Lead Furnace

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A straw lead furnace, an open hearth furnace where lead sulphite (Galena) was roasted. Located on the Rountree brach of the Little Platte River, Richard St...

Date: 1869 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Alexander Marshall Thompson, from a detail of the 1868 composite portrait of the Wisconsin Assembly.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Early view of the house built by Madison's first mayor, Jairus C. Fairchild, at 302 South Wisconsin Avenue (renamed Monona Avenue in 1877)at West Wilson St...

Date: 1892 

Description: Interior of shop. John Liegeois is sitting on bench, Louis is at wheel. A young child with a hat sits on a bench, and another man is also standing near the...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the town with All Souls Church in the bottom right corner.

Photograph

John Catlin

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Catlin. He was born in Orwell, Vermont in 1803, and settled at Mineral Point, Wisconsin, in May of 1836. Catlin moved...

Date: 1898 

Description: A unknown girl is kneeling in Turvill garden. She is wearing a dress and her hair is braided. There is a path in the center and the gardens surround her....

Date: 1893 

Description: Front of advertising card featuring a color illustration of two men, each using a team of horses in a field to pull harvesting machines.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Wisconsin National Guardsmen standing in two rows for inspection. There are trees and bluffs in the background.

Date: 1886 

Description: Stereograph of the interior of the First Unitarian Church, which stood on Wisconsin Avenue near the Post Office.

Date: 1887 

Description: Cover of advertising catalog for the Excelsior line of harvesting machines manufactured by Hoover and Gamble. Features an illustration title: "Napoleon cro...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Six children stand in front of a wooden fence that has posts and picket fence gate. A cat sits on the walk behind them and their mother sits on the porch w...

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of B.K. Emerson (1837-1928), professor of Minerology and Geology at Amherst College. Handwritten inscription at the bottom reads,...

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...

Photograph

Tower Foundation

Date: 1898 

Description: View from water tower, showing the grove where Black Hawk's pursuers were supposed to have camped in 1832. The group of men are digging foundations for a...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1849 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....

Date: 1890 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, established dock lines, docks, slips, railroads, streets, selected industrial buildings, sites for manufactories, and...

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