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Date: 1860 after

Description: The "crest" of Jefferson Davis has a horizontal blue field at the top with white stars representing the seceding states. Three vertical fields (red-white-r...

Date: 1896 

Description: A portion of John B. Heim's map of the Water Works System of Madison showing the size of the third Wisconsin Capitol (228' x 226') in comparison with the C...

Date: 1862-03 

Description: Ossawattamie, Kansas, as it appeared at the time the 12th Wisconsin Volunteer's passed through on their march from Leavenworth to Fort Scott in March of 18...

Photograph

Oxen Pulling Logs

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Men posed with a team of four oxen harnessed to pull a loaded logging sled.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Husband and wife with their six children and two dogs posed in front of their log cabin home. There is a framed addition on one side of the structure and a...

Date: 1896 

Description: This 1896 map shows the township and range system, sections, cities and villages, railroads, vacant land and land sold by the Wisconsin Central Railroad, s...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Congregational Church on West Washington Avenue in Madison.

Date: 1856 

Description: An original illustration of the lock at Rexford Flats.

Photograph

River Baptism

Date: 1888 

Description: A baptism in a river in southern Wisconsin.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of the town, land owners by name, local streets, railroads, churches, and part of the Rock River. The map is also indexed by church d...

Photograph

Giles House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Giles house, residence of Hiram H. Giles, state legislator and social welfare authority.

Photograph

Traveling Junk Boat

Date: 1894-05-06 

Description: View of a traveling junk boat near the shoreline on the Youghiogheny River. There is a bridge in the background.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Na-mas, or Little Sturgeon, a Chief of the Chippeway (Ojibwa) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Green...

Date: 1876 

Description: This map is of the towns of Neenah and Menasha and shows exisiting and proposed canals. Water depths shown by soundings. Little Butte des Morts Lake, Doty...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Shounk-Chunk the Black Wolf, a Chief of the Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Gre...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph advertising poster for C.H. and L.J. McCormick, "Manufacturers of Harvesting Machinery" with central color illustration of a man and horse...

Date: 1894 

Description: Catalog cover featuring illustrations along with the text: "The Foreign Commisioners Visit the Northwest, and Learn Why Bonanza Farming Pays." At the top i...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A tent of the Chicago Traveling Club with a sign on it saying "Always Hungry," and men with walking sticks, straw hats and a flute lounging on the ground i...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: McCormick automatic self-rake reaper built in 1858 and patented by McClintock Young. Original caption reads: "This machine embodies the improvement of subs...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Four people stand in the yard of a frame house which has a porch with pediment, and a flanking lean-to addition. A stove pipe is sticking out of the lean-t...

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