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Photograph

Turner House

Date: 1875 

Description: Exterior view of the Turner house, which was erected by John Turner to house railroad men and construction officers.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Street scene with customers in front of the M.P. Roberts Drugstore and C. Baack Flour and Feed Store.

Date: 1897-09-25 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of Thomas Turvill, William Turvill and Anna McConnell. They are sitting on the ground with a dog in front of the Turvill family home...

Date: 1866 

Description: Drawn one year after the Civil War, this thematic 1866 map of Wisconsin shows the effects that Lake Michigan has had on Wisconsin mean temperatures in Janu...

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin City

Date: 1836 ca.

Description: This is a cadastral map and shows proposed lot and block numbers for a paper city on the banks of the Rock River. Also shown are two public squares and som...

Date: 1884-09 

Description: Sanborn map of Fort Atkinson including Barrie, Germany, and North Water Streets.

Book or Pamphlet

Political Market

Date: 1858-06-12 ca.

Description: A political cartoon in "Harper's Weekly" about railroad company presidents' purchasing Wisconsin state legislatures and governors. The caption reads: ...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A professional studio portrait of Ada Burlingame Bass, standing in front of a painted backdrop, wife of physician and amateur photographer Dr. Edward A. Ba...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Two young men and ten young women in white dresses seated in a semi circle on the stage of the Black River Falls Opera House. The stage is decorated with l...

Book or Pamphlet

Artesian Stock Farm

Date: 1884 

Description: Bird's-eye view drawing of the grounds of Villa Louis, the estate of the fur trading Dousman family. After the death of H. Louis Dousman's mother in 1882,...

Date: 1887-09-07 

Description: Group portrait of the 16th Wisconsin Infantry at the Wisconsin State Capitol, together with their wives and families, taken at their first reunion. Because...

Date: 1887 

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

Photograph

Residential Street

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Residential street, North Broadway at Cass Street.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A white sailor and a Native American man sit on the ground near the water, ships are visible in the distance. The colonist holds a sextant in his left hand...

Date: 1896 

Description: Profile view of a passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whi...

Date: 1878 

Description: A map of Portland and Jefferson in Monroe County.

Date: 1891 

Description: Lithograph view of The Pabst German Stadt Theater on Oneida Street in Milwaukee, Wis.

Date: 1858 

Description: A fire fighter stands over a fire as he trains his hose on the flames. This depicts the close proximity to the fire fire fighters were required to work be...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil painting of a Confederate Civil War soldier on the ground holding a rifle, created as a preliminary study for the Cyclorama of the Battle of Gettysburg...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Illinois Central railway station.

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