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Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view of five children sitting in a field of grain. Behind them a man operates a McCormick grain binder pulled by two horses, one wearing a fly-net...


Passenger Pigeon

Date: 1896 

Description: A passenger pigeon on a perch. The passenger pigeon is now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whit...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: View of the German Methodist Church with George Bowers, a milkman, standing in the foreground.

Date: 1897 

Description: Exterior view of the Post Office, with boy and horse in front.


Leslie Bird House

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Leslie Bird house. Bird worked as the Registrar at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The two-story house is built on a stone founda...


"Fred Ott's Sneeze"

Date: 1894 

Description: Printing-out-paper contact print of 45 frames of the 5 second film known as "Edison Kinetoscopic Record of a Sneeze" or simply "Fred Ott's Sneeze." The fil...


Isham & Hale Store

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of the Isham & Hale Store, with bolts of cloth displayed outside.

Date: 1856 

Description: Illustration of northern and southern celestial hemispheres as seen in Black's General Atlas of the World.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Map of the lands in the vicinity of the West Wisconsin Railway route between St. Paul and Chicago, extending from St. Paul, Minnesota southeast to the Wisc...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Spanish couple from Sevilla [Seville] in "native" Sevillan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine with a beer and a gu...

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of an unidentified couple. The man is seated, and the woman is standing beside him.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Mih-Tutta-Hangkusch, a Mandan village with boats on the river in foreground.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: View of Fort Howard taken from Elmore and Kelly's Elevator with the dam and river. A tugboat is in the river above the dam.

Date: 1895 

Description: Sanborn-Perris fire insurance maps for city of Menasha.

Date: 1880 

Description: Stereograph of the Artesian Well near the intersection of Wisconsin and Minnesota (later renamed Wacouta) Streets. The following is printed on the back of...

Date: 1877 

Description: Quarter-length portrait detail of Franz Anton Neuhauser, from a composite photograph of the Wisconsin Assembly.

Date: 1884 

Description: Monroe County Republican Party ticket, headed by James G. Blaine and John A. Logan. Blaine lost to the Democrat Grover Cleveland. Names on the statewide...

Date: 1848 

Description: Photographic print of an itinerary for Wisconsin Stage Lines operated by John Frink & Co. copied from an 1848-1849 Milwaukee City Directory. The advertisem...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: "View of Springfield, MO. Frmonts [sic] Army in Possesion [sic]." Several people and a horse are in the foreground, and city buildings are in...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: This map of the Town of Lake is ink and pencil on paper and shows lots and acreages, reserved land, and public squares. The bottom of the map includes a ke...

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