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Description: Holiday card depicting a family; mother, father, daughter, son and their dog. The mother is standing with a tea tray, the father is seated and the children...
Description: Sanborn-Perris fire insurance map for city of Menasha.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Elevated exterior view of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Washburn Observatory.
Description: Crowd gathered at Chicago & St. Louis Railroad Station to see off a colony of emigrants from Chicago who planned to settle in Colorado on a tract of land p...
Description: Sweetwater River in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
Description: Engraved illustration of "Walnut Grove," the "homestead of the McCormick family" in Rockbridge County, Virginia. Cyrus Hall McCormick developed the first s...
Date: 1860 after
Description: An aunt, Mary, finds two boys, Johnny and Joe, fighting. One boy is an obvious loser.
The text below reads:
"Mary. Why, Johnny, what have you been doing?...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Valentine's Day card with a woman sitting in a meadow reading a book. She is wearing a yellow dress and a red hat with a feather. To the right in the backg...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the Wiscsonsin Central's bridge over the White River, about six miles south of Ashland. The bridge was 1600 ft. long and 110 ft. above the...
Description: Corner view of the Ingram block, which contained the public library.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Two views of Waukesha, looking east.
Description: A family of eleven sits on the porch steps or stands in the yard of a wood frame house with elegant trim above its windows and on top of the porch. Four ch...
Description: Instructions for attaching steel bundle carrier to McCormick steel harvester. Features an illustration of the carrier attached to a harvester. The harves...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: A view of the south and west sides of Luther College. Built in 1865, the south wing was added later. The building burned May 19, 1889 and re-opened Octobe...
Description: Cover of a Swedish advertising catalog for William Deering and Company farm machinery. Features an illustration of a wizard(?) surrounded by male and femal...
Description: Kakabeka Falls, with men in the foreground facing the falls.
Description: Side view of Draper Hall on Lake Road. Tree-lined street with two men sitting on chairs in front of Draper Hall.
Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of Morgan L. Martin, 3rd Wisconsin Cavalry.
Date: 1892 ca.
Description: Caption: "Stage driven by William C. Alden stopping in front of Coon Valley store on the route between Viroqua to Muscoda and La Crosse. Alden drove the st...
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Studio full-length portrait of two unidentifed Ho-Chunk women posed in front of a painted backdrop. The woman standing on the left is wearing several neckl...
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