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Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Inside color illustration of man using a No. 3. Mower in a field with a team of two horses.

Date: 1884 

Description: Letterhead from the office of J. Vandervort, Practicle Apiarist and Manufacturer of Comb Foundation Machines. Laceyville, PA., July 28 1884.

Date: 1899-10-29 

Description: A large group of relatives, including men, women and children, are gathered together indoors.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two Ho-Chunk women posed in front of a painted backdrop. The woman on the left, possibly Miss Starr, is standing and is wrapped in a Rac...

Date: 1863-09-18 

Description: The second page of a letter written by Hans Heg to his wife.

Date: 1865-06-28 

Description: Front side of a letter written and sent by Robert E. Lee from Washington College in Lexington, Kentucky to Cyrus McCormick. Lee acted as president of Washi...

Date: 1887 

Description: Color illustration of a "McCormick Steel Harvester and Binder" from an advertising folder. Printed by Gies and Company, Buffalo.

Date: 1894-05-15 

Description: Three little girls pose in front of a house built next to a cliff.

Document

Ojibwe Treaty

Date: 1825 ca.

Description: This document, sometimes cited as the “Statement made by the Indians, a bilingual petition of the Chippewas of Lake Superior, 1864,” was carried by an Ojib...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View down Main Street, looking south from Third Street. Pedestrians gather near parked streetcars, horse-drawn carriages, and storefronts. Signs read, "P...

Date: 1896 

Description: Exterior view of St. Norberts Society along with four clergy portraits.

Drawing

John Muir Clock

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Watercolor illustration of a clock.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Three men on shoreline of Lake Mendota, one wearing a military uniform like those worn during the 1876 Centennial Celebrations in Madison. The location app...

Date: 1860 

Description: This map shows roads, railroads, rivers, townships, school houses, churches, cemeteries, and land ownership by name. Relief is shown by hachures. The map i...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family dressed in their finest clothes sits around a table with glassware on it. The man on the left wears a top hat at a jaunty angle. Behind them is a...

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph; view of the earlier City Hall building, on Market Square at the corner of E. Water Street and Oneida Street. Several signs are in the image, i...

Photograph

Libby Prison

Date: 1864 

Description: Exterior view of Libby Prison, a Confederate Prison. The view includes tents and three tenement (loft style) buildings. A group of men stand in the foregro...

Book or Pamphlet

The Uses of the Cross

Date: 1896 

Description: An illustration from the Freethinkers Pictorial Text Book of the evolution of uses of the cross, from a heathen phallic symbol to a Christian symbol...

Date: 1890 

Description: This late 19th century map shows mining companies' lands and miscellaneous properties in the towns of Cady and Springfield in southeastern Saint Croix Coun...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Two-story brick building built in 1870 with arched windows, corner brackets, bell tower with elaborate cut work, four chimneys and fence in front. Inscript...

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