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Photograph

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1834 

Description: Postcard reproduction of an oil painting of Fort Winnebago, which was built in 1827 by Major William Whistler and a detachment of the First Infantry.

Photograph

Melm's Brewery

Date: 1870 before

Description: Large brewery in background behind railroad tracks. On the right are smaller buildings. On the left is a small hill with ladders, fences, rocks, and plant...

Date: 1874 

Description: This hand-colored map shows the railroads "completed" "in progress" and "contemplated" rivers, counties, cities and villages, and named towns in the state,...

Date: 1889-03-05 

Description: Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954) dressed as a bridesmaid for the wedding of her brother Cyrus McCormick, Jr. (1859-1936) to Harriet Hammond (1862-1921)....

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Boys posing in front of the Andrew Proudfit house at the corner of Fairchild Street and West Washington Avenue. Proudfit was the vice president of First Na...

Date: 1895-09-05 

Description: Matthew H. Stephenson, his wife Julia Hebert Stephenson, and their son William Clinton pose with produce samples from the Menomonee River Boom Company gard...

Postcard

Park Hotel

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Park Hotel. " 'Park Hotel' South Corner Capitol Park." The reverse side gives a description of the decor and furnishings and lists some of the surrounding...

Manuscript

Election Results

Date: 1852 

Description: Canvass of the results for various village offices, April 6, 1852.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.

Date: 1876 

Description: Sheep and cattle are within a split-rail fence. Two men are behind the fence on the roof of a shade shelter for the cattle. Haystacks and a windmill are be...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Houses by a stream in Zermatt, Switzerland. A woman is doing laundry (?) in the foreground.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: First Norwegian Lutheran Church with congregation posed outside the front entrance, part of a set of stereographs entitled "The Synod at Decorah, 1876" fro...

Date: 1861 

Description: A hand-drawn poster, produced by S.W. Martin's Writing Academy of Madison, listing the officers and men of the 1st Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry,...

Date: 1836 after

Description: This early to mid-19th century map shows the township and range system, sections, landownership, furnaces, lead mines, copper mines, and roads in the vicin...

Date: 1859 

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

Map or Atlas

Menasha, Wis.

Date: 1870 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Menasha.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the main building, a tenement (loft style) building, at Libby Prison.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Gettysburg battlefield showing trees and a stump. Handwritten on reverse, "On the right of our line." This is probably a reference to the te...

Photograph

Buildings in Alma

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View of Alma.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: One man operates a grain binder pulled by two horses while three other men and a boy work in the field near him. One man is holding a cradle used to cut gr...

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