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Date: 1859 

Description: The fairgrounds in Milwaukee, the year when Abraham Lincoln spoke. The fair grounds were located at the Brockway Grounds near Twelfth and Spring streets....

Date: 1876-07-04 

Description: Stereograph of view of procession, military company and citizens at Great Centennial Day at the Capitol Square. Scene at Main and Carroll Streets showing t...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Elizabeth Waddy Noyes, wife of Charles Cowper Noyes and mother of William Brayton Noyes. Waist-up portrait. She is sitting sid...

Date: 1882 

Description: "The Battle of the Reapers. The McCormick on the War Path!" Advertisement for McCormick Harvesting Machines reporting field trial victories.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Family on entryway steps of two-story brick house with hipped roof; board fence in foreground. There is fruit, probably apples, on a window sill and an ova...

Date: 1896 

Description: View through open doorway, looking out towards Mrs. Lucius Fairchild and her granddaughter, Frances Bull, standing on a sidewalk. Original caption reads, "...

Date: 1888 

Description: This is a reproduction of a map originally published in 1829 by R.W. Chandler, a pioneer settler of Galena. It is based on an earlier map by surveyor Luciu...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Back cover of an advertising catalog for Osborne harvesting machinery, featuring a color illustration of a man operating a horse-drawn corn binder.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: "View of the Capitol, with all the Flags" one of four "Different Views of Parades in the Streets" identified in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic View...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Shingle mill workers and a young boy pose in front of the men's bunk house. They are, as numbered on the photograph: 1. Jas Clark 2. Charles Elzea 3. Red M...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Grosse's and Whittaker's Brigades, Cruft's Division, painted in 1885. It was painted by Eu...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: View across railroad tracks towards a group of glee, banjo and mandolin club members posing in front of a University of Wisconsin banner on the Chicago and...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Originally printed in the Centennial Records of the Women of Wisconsin on page 37. It illustrates the large houses and the surrounding bustling road. The h...

Date: 1874 

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

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of New Richmond(?) during a fourth of July celebration. Identification has not been fully verified, but there was a Coombs Hotel in this...

Date: 1853-06-08 

Description: A letter (without the envelope) from Mr. Hinton to W.R. (William Robert) Taylor.

Date: 1867 

Description: An oil painting of Cyrus McCormick.

Date: 1880 

Description: This map is pen-and-ink on paper. The map shows buildings, trees, and water and gas pipes, relief is shown by contours. The back of teh map reads: "Univers...

Photograph

Poultry Yard

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Chickens stand in a fenced-in yard among rows of poultry houses. A farmhouse and other buildings stand in the background.

Photograph

4th Maine Battery

Date: 1864-04-20 

Description: The 4th Maine artillery battery posed in front of a large building.

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