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Map or Atlas

Monticello Wisconsin

Date: 1851-08 

Description: Ink on paper. Includes explanation and a certification signed by Jacob Marty, Electa Marty, and a justice of the peace. Original map is very light and in f...

Photograph

Simeon Mills

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Simeon Mills.

Photograph

Street Parade Rig

Date: 1870 

Description: Street parade rig, apparently to agitate against delays in construction of a railroad to connect Manitowoc to the west. In the background is a store owned...

Photograph

Wedding Decorations

Date: 1897-09-02 

Description: Interior of the John A. Landfair home, showing floral decorations for the wedding of Kate Landfair and Marvin B. Rosenberry, later Chief Justice of the Sup...

Date: 1893 

Description: Front of advertising card featuring a color illustration of two men, each using a team of horses in a field to pull harvesting machines.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Poster designed to recruit soldiers to the 19th Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War. In addition to the text, the poster features an eagle carrying a b...

Date: 1866-03 

Description: The sidewheel excursion, "Phil Sheridan," at Wheeling, West Virginia in March, 1866. Sign on side of boat reads Cincinnati and Wheeling Packet, Phil Sherid...

Photograph

Residential Street

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Residential street, North Broadway at Cass Street.

Date: 1885 

Description: Wisconsin State Capitol surrounded by seven miniature drawings of Madison images.

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1884 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing a "reaper used by ancient Gauls, First Century." The "reaper" is frame...

Date: 1864-08 

Description: Soldiers relax around the Army Post Office at the quarters of the Chief Ambulance Officer, Ninth Army Corps.

Date: 1898 

Description: The Genealogical Alcove in the Historical Society's quarters in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Although the Society had only moved into these rooms in...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: A hand-drawn plat map of the area along the Pecatonica River in the Town of Cadiz, Green County, Wisconsin.

Photograph

Filling a Cup

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Wisconsin National Guardsmen in full gear. One man in the foreground fills a tin cup from a spigot.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a scenic backdrop of four Ho-Chunk men and four Ho-Chunk women posed sitting and standing. From left to right in the back are C...

Photograph

The Annie Girdon

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Sidewheel rafter, Annie Girdon. The crew is on deck and a raft of logs is in the foreground. Sign on wheel reads Annie Girdon, lightning pack...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Swimming in the lake with the Cliff House in background. Cliff House was a resort hotel built shortly after 1872, when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Bo...

Photograph

Charcoal Kilns

Date: 1895-09-27 

Description: Elevated view of men and horses standing atop the platform used to load wood into charcoal kilns, also known as pits. These kilns convert cord wood into ch...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Cut-taa-tas-tia, a celebrated Chief of the Fox Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, was drawn at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (1...

Date: 1866 

Description: A dirt road passes through the battlefield, with fortifications on the sides. It is a lightly forested area. A horse and buggy are among some trees in the...

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