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Description: Official copy of Cyrus McCormick's 1834 reaper patent. This copy was made by the Patent Office at the request of the McCormick family.
Description: Diploma of honorable mention presented to Stephen M. Babcock by the Board of Lady Managers of the Columbian Exposition. The document honors Babcock's inven...
Description: Map of Martineau's Addition in the first ward of Milwaukee as well as buildings and location of adjacent additions with landowners names.
Description: Lithographed Civil War roster of the 31st Regiment, including insets of the Battle of Somerset or Millspring, Kentucky, and Pea Ridge, Arkansas.
Description: View on the Monongahela River of a ferry with passengers and horse-drawn carriages. There is a bridge in the background.
Description: The office of Historical Society Librarian Isaac Bradley in the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Bradley, who joined the Society staff in 1...
Description: Map covers area between the cities of Janesville and Kenosha in Rock, Walworth, and Kenosha counties for railroad routes. Lakes and counties are labelled....
Date: 1843 ca.
Description: John Tyler, 10th President of the United States, from 1841-1845. Tyler was the first Vice President to become President upon the death of a sitting Presid...
Description: Printed announcement of the opening of the Madison Fire Department. At the top, in a circular frame, is a fire fighter driving a horse-drawn fire engine. B...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Collage of multiple views of Crandon.
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: Lodi School was a three-story brick Romanesque building with a small cupola, built in 1868. The school burned on March 28, 1878. It was rebuilt by December...
Description: Deer hunters' camp in Northern Wisconsin. Image includes six hunters and their dogs posed in front of their cabin with hanging deer carcasses.
Description: View across field of two men leaning against an enormous stack of grain on the farm of August Schmidt. There are many more stacks of grain leading into the...
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Union gunboat "Prairie Bird," a small rear-wheel steamship.
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Remarkable hills on the Upper Missouri River (views 10, 11, and 12)
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Sixth Ward School.
Description: Outdoor group portrait of eight members of the Thwaites family. Three of the women are sitting, and one has a young boy sitting in her lap. Two men, a woma...
Description: Indian boys and girls pose for a group portrait outdoors in front of the government school.
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Stereograph of Ta-vah-puts, Chief of the U-in-tah Utes, standing in a field.
Date: 1880 before
Description: Exterior view of the home in which Robert M. La Follette, Josephine La Follette, and their mother lived when they first came to Madison.
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