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Photograph

Rowboat and Ferry

Date: 1894-05-26 

Description: A rowboat full of passengers floats alongside a ferry, which travels between Rabbit Hash, Kentucky, and Rising Sun, Indiana. On the side of the ferry are s...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Portrait of Nettie Fowler McCormick as a young woman, wearing a lace collar.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Four men and one woman in a rowboat on the Mississippi River. In the background is the town of Alma at the foot of bluffs. The woman is holding an umbrella...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Family in farmyard with farm implements, including a grain seeder and a threshing machine. Men are standing on top of hay in a wagon. Farm buildings and...

Date: 1862 

Description: The USS "Benton" was an "ironclad" ship which served as Capt. Andrew Hull Foote's flagship during the March 1862 assault on Island No. 10.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Drawing of an early locomotive that the Milwaukee and Mississippi Railroad rebuilt to run on the M.& M. R.R. line (which was later absorbed into the Chicag...

Date: 1876 

Description: Railroad advertising card showing a mail carrier on horseback on a plank road in 1776, and mail being delivered by train in 1876. A woman with two children...

Date: 1890 

Description: Pages 16 and 17 of midwife Mary Gerrard's journal in which she recorded names and birth dates of infants she delivered.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card displaying John Riemer and a women in front his home.

The caption reads, "Home of John Riemer, 3 3/4 miles from Stetsonville, Taylor...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Interior view of Washington and Lee University chapel showing tomb of Robert E. Lee. Portraits hang on the wall around an arch leading to the tomb.

Date: 1867 

Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin showing the state¬ís township grid, lakes, rivers, railroads, as well as the locations of towns, counties and the reservatio...

Map or Atlas

Dane County Atlas Map

Date: 1873 

Description: Color outline map of Dane County, Wisconsin.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Mrs. Robert B. (Alice Russell Hobbins) Porter posing for a waist-up formal portrait. She is wearing a light-colored lace dress with a lace headpiece. She i...

Date: 1861 

Description: A page of autographs of the members of the 1861 Wisconsin Legislature.

Photograph

Stone Church

Date: 1890 

Description: View of Stone Church, built by Rev. A.L. Lindsley.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Three men and four women are seated in the yard of a frame house with latticework on the porch foundations, brick steps on the side, small windows in front...

Date: 1897 

Description: Formal studio portrait of Eugene Debs and Victor Berger.

Date: 1864 

Description: This map is ink, pencil, and color on paper and shows numbered lots and labeled streets. The bottom margin of the map reads: "Recorded in the Registry of...

Photograph

Young Girl Reading

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A young girl, Dorothy Hubbard, sits on a hardwood floor surrounded by pillows and reads a book. Next to the girl a large house plant grows in a pot, and a...

Date: 1886 

Description: The Killbourne residence, the home of E. B. Kilbourne, 927 Superior Avenue.

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