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Date: 1866 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite of Dr. Jared Potter Kirtland (1793-1877), American scientist. Kirtland, among many other exploits, worked on the 1837 Ohio geolog...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: A family is grouped around a table, including a man with a top hat, two dolls on the ground between two small girls and a woman holding a closed fan. Behin...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of a young woman in Norwegian costume.

Date: 1896 

Description: Section 3 of 12, this bicycle road map features Wisconsin bicycle routes in the counties of Winnebago, Calumet, Manitowoc, Outagamie, Brown, Kewaunee, and...

Photograph

Rablin House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The Rablin House built by John Rablin.

Map or Atlas

Madison

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of the city, local streets, numbered blocks and lots, university grounds, the capitol square, and parts of Third and Fourth Lakes (La...

Date: 1891 

Description: Dr. Otto L. and Emma Sibylla Seipp Schmidt pose for a vignetted head and shoulders portrait around the time of their marriage. Otto wears a suit and tie. E...

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin School Lands

Date: 1889 

Description: Eight diagrams that describe the topography and vegetation of school sections in the towns of Clear Creek and Ludington in Eau Claire County; Sigel in Chip...

Photograph

Doty Home

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Doty home with trees in the yard.

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...

Date: 1876 

Description: Bird's-eye view of La Crosse.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of the Wisconsin Hospital for the Insane and grounds. In 1935 it became the Mendota State Hospital. It was built in 1860 by architect Stephen Vaughn S...

Photograph

Cottage Interior

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An interior view of U.S. Marshall Canon's summer cottage. Behind a table, a wall is decorated from floor to ceiling with photographs and other artwork, as...

Date: 1858 

Description: Wisconsin Stage Company Pass belonging to Reverend Kemper. The pass bear engravings of a train and a stage coach.

Date: 1895 

Description: Posed three-quarter length studio portrait of Bridget (O'Keefe) Quinney. She is wearing a dress, collar pin and earrings. This image was extracted from a f...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A family is gathered around table for coffee with a frame house behind that has a sewing machine on its porch, and a lightning rod on the roof. A framed pi...

Date: 1899-08-24 

Description: Pen-and-ink and color on paper. Also shows probable routes of the French explorers Constant le Marchand de Lignery in 1728 and Louis de la Porte de Louvign...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Two views of the interior of the LaFollette, Harper, Roe & Zimmerman law office. Mr. Zimmerman is sitting in his inner office; the lady in the foreground i...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Construction work in the streets outside the offices of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company located at 212 Market Street. Two horse-drawn wagons and s...

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: View of the interior of the Presbyterian church. There is an organ, piano and numerous pews visible.

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