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Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View down Main Street, looking south from Third Street. Pedestrians gather near parked streetcars, horse-drawn carriages, and storefronts. Signs read, "P...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Family posed at gate of farm, with farm buildings in the background. Two men stand with a horse-drawn cart on the right.

Date: 1858 

Description: Original sketch drawn by Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth in 1858 at Madison, Wisconsin, and presented to N.B. Van Slyke. Col. Ellsworth commanded the 1st Zouaves a...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Dalles rock formation with a two men in the foreground looking down at the Saint Croix River. On the left, one man stands leaning agains...

Photograph

Ripon College

Date: 1867 after

Description: A man walks down a sidewalk beside a row of buildings at Ripon College.

Date: 1862-12-15 

Description: Letter from Cordelia Harvey to Governor Edward Salomon regarding her work.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: This map shows the river shore and piers. Lake Michigan is labeled. Depths are shown by soundings and isolines. The bottom margin includes notes on soundi...

Map or Atlas

A Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1868 

Description: This map shows the configurations of the counties, communities, railroads and projected railroads, mines, shipping routes, and labeled rivers and lakes. Po...

Photograph

Family of Fourteen

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: A family of fourteen in yard outside upright and wing frame house on stone foundation, board fencing.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Elevated winter view of the Leinenkugel Brewery seen "from top of Mill." Originally called "Spring Brewery", Jacob Leinenkugel opened his brewery in 1867 i...

Date: 1836 ca.

Description: This map is pen-and-ink on paper and shows marshlands, rivers, creeks, a quarry, and a few roads.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Old Abe, Wisconsin War Eagle, perched on a stars and stripe shield near a cannon at the Wisconsin State Capitol. There is a flag in the background.

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Stereoview of Increase Lapham examining a fragment of a meteorite.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Scattered figures of a picnic party on a grassy slope.

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: This map is one of the earliest weather maps of the United States, which traced an 1859 storm across the continent. Manuscript annotations in red ink show...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Quite possibly this is the "General view in the camp" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Light Guard"...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: This map shows McKenty's Addition between Maple Street and Hazel Street, and Spruce Street and Oak Street. The map also features an inset map of Hudson and...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Riley, Springdale Township, Dane Co. Four men and four women around a table in yard in front of two-story Greek Revival frame house with a Madison Mutual...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Rear view of a farmer operating a horse-drawn mower in a field. The words "E Rees Howard Farm. Newton Square Phila." have been etched into the emulsion of...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Three men standing at entrance of residence used as headquarters when S.G. Swain, (on left), was in charge of fortifications at Fort McPherson. All three m...

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