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George S. Willis

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of George S. Willis. He was born in Winfield, Herkimer County, New York. Willis came to Wisconsin in January of 1836 and res...

Date: 1870 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Neenah.

Date: 1897 

Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a steam powered sailing ship named "Progress" with a McCorm...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Horace Greeley, in top hat with soldiers at the Union Army Winter Quarters.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A two-story frame house with shuttered windows. Ellestad (born 1805 Ostreslidre, Valdres, Norway, died 1891 Blooming Grove) immigrated 1848 with his wife...

Photograph

Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Pre-Civil War portrait of Lucius Fairchild wearing a hat.

Date: 1890-06-17 ca.

Description: The Grignon house was built (at the later address of 1313 Augustine Street) in 1836 by Charles Grignon. Charles Grignon was the son of Augustin Grignon, on...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. This may be the Eastern end of Mount Zion or the City of David.

Date: 1871-07-13 before

Description: Menu printed on taupe silk for a banquet given to the Northwestern Amateur Boating Association by the Milwaukee Boat Club at Newhall House. At the top is a...

Photograph

Domestic Dispute

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: In a posed scene, the photographer, wearing sleeve protectors, stands on the porch holding a bucket and large measuring cup while his smiling wife Clara th...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Council House of the first Wisconsin Territorial Legislature when it met at Belmont in 1836. A young boy or man wearing a hat stands in front near a fence.

Photograph

Blue Plum Tree

Date: 1895-08 

Description: A man poses with his four-year-old Lombard blue plum tree in his fruit orchard in Sawyer, near Door County. The image of the man appears to be composited i...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a horse-drawn binder in a field while cattle graze nearby. A farmhouse, several farm buildings and a windmill can be seen in the distance...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Family seated in yard with woman holding parasol and large stone house with frame addition, and a wooden porch roof. There is a barn and animals in the bac...

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on foot and horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 7). "The buffalo is a harmless and timid animal until severely wounded, or closely pursued, when it...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: The congregation of the Arlington Prairie Lutheran Church assembled at the side of the church and dressed for the cold. The church is a brick structure wi...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Family posed outdoors around a table in front of a frame house. There are two men with newspapers, girls with watermelon, and a woman on the porch of the h...

Photograph

Farmhouse on Stilts

Date: 1894-06-07 

Description: Exterior view of an Illinois farmhouse on stilts above the Saline River. A woman poses on the porch. Wood beams are shoring up the sides of the house, and...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: View from across the railroad track. The Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad car #4770 is in the foreground. The Freeman House, Carlisle House and Empire Stove...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

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