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Photograph

Stephen D. Butts

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Stephen D. Butts. He was born in Pennsylvania on August 14, 1815. Butts came to Wisconsin on July 8, 1836, and was one of...

Photograph

Luther Hanchett

Date: 1862-11-24 

Description: Waist-up oval-framed portrait of Luther Hanchett. Hanchett served as a U.S. House of Representative member from 1861-1862 for the 2nd district in Wisconsin...

Photograph

Court House Square

Date: 1889 

Description: Fountain in center, with trees along the border of the small square. A man sits on a bench and children are on the left. The courthouse is visible in the b...

Date: 1894-05-06 

Description: View on the Monongahela River of a ferry with passengers and horse-drawn carriages. There is a bridge in the background.

Date: 1836-11 

Description: This map is pen-and-ink on paper and is a plat of a paper city on the Wisconsin River, in what is now the Town of Dekorra. The map shows lot and block numb...

Photograph

Rocky Roost

Date: 1894-01-07 

Description: Winter view of early buildings on Rocky Roost, which was west of Governor's Island. There is snow on the roofs, on the rocks and on the shore of Lake Mendo...

Date: 1872 

Description: Issued by J.M. Wolfe, publisher of Nebraska railway guide, gazetteer & directory. Publisher: Omaha, Neb. : J.M. Wolfe, 1872. Description: 1 map : hand-...

Date: 1896 

Description: Workers pose in front of pharmaceutical equipment to demonstrate making Dr. Brown's Cough Balsam.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Photograph of a historic re-creation painting of two Pilgrims approaching an old fort converted into their first meeting house. Painted by W.L. Williams.

Photograph

Charles Fairchild

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of Charles Fairchild in uniform. He was a paymaster in the U.S. Navy.

Photograph

Charles Baker

Date: 1862-04 after

Description: Portrait of Private Charles Baker, Company I, 4th Wisconsin Cavalry.

Date: 1892 

Description: Portrait of Daniel Steele Durrie (1819-1892), American librarian. Durrie served as the librarian for the State Historical Society of Wisconsin (now the Wi...

Date: 1888-12-15 before

Description: Menu page and back cover for a "Dinner tendered Geo. P. Merrill by Chas. H. Wheeler," with a handwritten menu with wines and spirits in red, and colored pe...

Date: 1896 

Description: Back cover of a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Illustrations show the McCormick Reaper Works factory and the McCormick No. 4 Steel Mower....

Date: 1893-08 

Description: View of the main room of the Woman's Library in the Woman's Building at the World's Columbian Exposition.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The sawmill of Gilbert E. Porter and Delos R. Moon was located on the Chippewa River approximately three miles southwest of the city of Eau Claire. In 1873...

Date: 1882 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Edward Colman, member of the Wisconsin Senate in 1882.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Confederate President Jefferson Davis with his nose caught in a bear trap (Washington) while holding a confederate/pirate flag. Caption reads, "Jeff though...

Photograph

Ingeborg Dahl

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: The studio portrait of Ingeborg Dahl made after her marriage to Nels, the photographer's brother.

Date: 1863 

Description: This colored map of the Battle of Chattanooga depicts the positions of the Union and Confederate troops before the battle and on each day of the battle. Al...

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