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Date: 1867 

Description: This manuscript map shows the township and range grid, towns, and sections in Dodge County, Wisconsin.

Date: 1869 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Joseph Henry (1797-1878), Scottish-American scientist. Widely considered one of the greatest scientists of his genera...

Photograph

Reaping Scene

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Three men take a break during harvesting. Their horse-drawn reaper raked the grain into rows as it cut. In the background are various farmstead buildings,...

Date: 1874 

Description: Advertisement for Calvin Marshall's Patent Rut Leveler and Snow-Plow or Road Breaker.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1833 

Description: Published in James Smith Buck's, "Pioneer History of Milwaukee". Lake Michigan is on the right, with three rivers that combine at different points and reac...

Date: 1884-08 

Description: Sheet 2 of a Sanborn map of a portion of Mineral Point.

Photograph

Cary Bass with Hoop

Date: 1897 

Description: The photographer's son, Edward Cary Bass, with a hoop. There is a lattice fence behind him.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Samuel Davis Sturgis, father of Nina Dousman. Born July 11, 1822 and died July 28, 1889. Samuel Sturgis graduated from West Point in the class of 1846 and...

Photograph

The Empire Mill

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Empire Mill.

Photograph

Rogers Family

Date: 1898-11-17 

Description: Group portrait of the Rogers family. Pictured are William Henry Rogers, Clark M. Putnam, Maude Rogers, Martha Rogers, Grace (Rogers) Putnam and Mrs. Willia...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Eliza Catherine Scidmore seated in an ornate chair with a small dog curled up on her lap. Next to her stands a Japanese woman.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk man posed standing and a Ho-Chunk woman posed sitting in front of a painted backdrop. They are identified as Liddy Walkingclo...

Date: 1895 

Description: Catalog featuring calendar pages. August features two women working indoors. September features the Buckeye Harvesting-Machine Works.

Photograph

Aztalan Church

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Aztalan church, built in 1852.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The William McFarland family is gathered around a table covered with books, pine cones, glassware and flowers in front of their Exchange Street house in Mc...

Date: 1874 

Description: Seating chart for members of the Wisconsin Assembly as published in the 1874 Legislative Manual, the Wisconsin Blue Book.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Scene showing Minatarre Indians moving about their village during the winter season.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Camp of the Gros Ventres along the upper Missouri River, with white travelers passing by in a boat.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Men on shoreline are returning logs with horses, which have been stranded on a sandbar, to the main channel of the Mississippi River. Beef Slough Company w...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1847 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...

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