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Date: 1870 

Description: Birds eye drawing of Fort Atkinson, Jefferson County, depicts street names and street layouts, houses, trees, Rock River and Bark River. A reference key at...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a group of men "witching up."

Photograph

Lakeside House

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Lakeside House. This hotel, originally known as the Water Cure, was built on the shore of Lake Monona in 1855. It burned about 1870.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Emma Seipp, third from left in second row, poses with eight other young women against a carved studio prop and painted backdrop. Two of the other women, Em...

Date: 1894 

Description: Portrait of Ada Bass seated while holding son Cary, with daughter Everetta standing next to her. Another woman, possibly Ada's mother, Arlina Burlingame, i...

Date: 1866 

Description: Two log buildings are in the foreground. A bridge spans a river in the middle distance, and the city of Chattanooga is on the far side at the base of a mou...

Date: 1896 

Description: View of Washburn Observatory in the winter with snow.

Date: 1897-09-24 

Description: Three-quarter view of the Thwaites cottage on Lakeside. On the left a young woman is sitting in a hammock on the porch behind a fence. In the yard in the f...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Portrait of Oshkosh native Helen Farnsworth Mears, age 20, at the time of the unveiling of her sculpture, "Genius of Wisconsin", on display at the southwes...

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: 1895 ca.

Description: Window display in Bort, Bailey & Co. store on the occasion of a Civil War Veterans' reunion. In the window is a display of images of President Lincoln, Gen...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: "At the Spring," a woodcut illustration from McElroy's "Andersonville: Story of Southern Prisons."

Date: 1880 

Description: A man posing in the doorway of Julius Schadauer's tobacco shop at 101 State Street.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: View over water of Science Hall and the Chemical Laboratory on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, as seen from a boat in Lake Mendota. Part of a b...

Date: 1866-08-01 

Description: Army commission for William H. Upham in the Fifth Wisconsin Artillery dated June 18, 1866, and signed by Andrew Johnson and Edwin M. Stanton on August 1, 1...

Photograph

Frederick Layton

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Vignetted quarter-length portrait of Frederick Layton, at about age 50. Layton was the son of a Milwaukee butcher and ran the business until his retirement...

Photograph

Sioux

Date: 1898 

Description: A Sioux man at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition and Indian Congress.

Date: 1898 

Description: Winter scene looking down snow-covered Wisconsin Avenue to the third Wisconsin State Capitol. There are two horse-drawn sleighs, each with one passenger, o...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: A pond at the Wisconsin State Fish Hatchery (aka Nevin Fish Hatchery, 3911 Fish Hatchery Rd.) with a sign reading "Brook Trout 3 and 4 years old." Funds fo...

Photograph

Dr. War Eagle

Date: 1898 

Description: Dr. War Eagle shoots at a target using a bow and arrow at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition and Indian Congress.

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