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Date: 1860 after

Description: Four Union soldiers chasing four Confederate soldiers. The Union soldiers have a Union flag, a cannon and rifles with bayonets. The four Confederate soldie...

Date: 1866 

Description: The interior of Fort Sumter showing the battlements. Plate 57

Date: 1880 

Description: Alma was platted and settled in 1855, on a narrow strip of land between high bluffs and the Mississippi River. Its location made it a popular shipping cent...

Photograph

Buena Vista House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View of the Buena Vista House with electric power lines. This Greek revival inn was erected in 1843 by Samuel R Bradley of Milwaukee, who is said to have g...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: A woman and her young daughter stand in a yard examining a house in the aftermath of a tornado. The house has one entire side missing, a tree leans over on...

Date: 1849-07-10 ca.

Description: The clay hills that were formed by the Sweetwater River in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland...

Date: 1890 

Description: View of a University of Wisconsin pharmacy lecture room.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two men stand at Hein's Lumber Camp atop a load of logs on a sled to which is hitched four horses, claimed to be the largest load of logs ever hauled by fo...

Map or Atlas

Plat Map of Verona

Date: 1890 

Description: A plat map of Verona in Dane County.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph; corner of Broad and Wisconsin Avenues. Built in 1870. E.T. Mix, architect. Victorian details decorate the six story building. A small pile of...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A group of campers at McBride's Point at Maple Bluff on Lake Mendota. They are equipped with German exercise equipment (exercise pins, "kegels"), a horn (l...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Billy Shane, a Shawnee Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Massinnewa (1827). Fought for the Americans and...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Sarah Fairchild Dean Conover, sister of Civil War hero and governor Lucius Fairchild, reclines on a sofa in her home at 424 North Pinckney Street.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Woodcut of Andersonville Prison from the "Report of the Andersonville Monument Commission." About 1863-1865.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A man dressed in a blue jacket and light blue trousers fishes in a "SECESSION POND". He is sitting on the Union flag. His fishing line has a Union flag on...

Date: 1890 

Description: Portion of a plat map of the "West Part of the City of Madison".

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Horse racing of Sioux Indians near Fort Pierre. Three Sioux Indians on horseback in foreground and Fort Pierre in distance.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Advertisement of the Hurlbut Manufacturing Company of Racine, the home of several wagon manufacturing firms during the 19th Century. Hurlbut began manufac...

Photograph

Ed Bass

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Edward Alpheus Bass.

Date: 1870 

Description: Norwegian family posing with their household possessions, in front of their home. The man dressed in military uniform is a Civil War veteran. Madison, Wisc...

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