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Date: 1838 

Description: Page from Increase Lapham's 1838 botanical diary in which he listed plants he observed in flower stage.

Date: 1898 

Description: Watercolor painting of Chequamegon Point.

Print

Corn Crops

Date: 1895 

Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of a promotional card advertising land in northern Wisconsin. The image on the front of the card shows a man holding up a...

Date: 1889 

Description: Holiday card depicting a family; mother, father, daughter, son and their dog. The mother is standing with a tea tray, the father is seated and the children...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: An engraving from a photograph of Samuel Tilden.

Photograph

Grist Mill

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Wind powered stone grist mill. Two men stand on a wood balcony near the open doorway of the windmill.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: View of a two-story brick house set close to the street, possibly located in Decorah, Iowa. People stand in front of the house and behind a picket fence.

Photograph

E.S. Minorhouse

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: E.S. Minorhouse on the right, Weston-Babcock house on the left, with a person standing on side of street in front of Weston-Babcock House.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. This is the road to Joppa and a camp of Bedouin Arabs.

Date: 1844-11-05 

Description: Music for the song "Caledonian March" as notated on a letter written by Thomas Steel to his sister Lilly Steel.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Group portrait, perhaps consisting of students and faculty at Hayward Indian School. One man in the back row holds a cello.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Elevated view from the top of the Pabst Building down East Wisconsin Avenue all the way to Milwaukee Bay and out to the horizon of Lake Michigan. One of th...

Date: 1846 ca.

Description: This map shows rivers, lakes, and towns in states west of the Mississippi River. Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, and Green Bay are labeled. Some areas are ou...

Photograph

John Slothower

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Slothower. He was born in Pennsylvania and came to Wisconsin in 1836. He resided in Stevens Point, and was 45 years...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Elevated view over water, perhaps Hatfield Lake, of damage to houses and property caused by a tornado. Groups of people are scattered throughout the town.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: In the foreground is a fence, behind it a family posed in a yard. A child and dog are on the porch roof of the frame house behind the family.

Painting

Ramsay Crooks

Date: 1857 

Description: Portrait of Ramsay Crooks.

Date: 1897 

Description: Front cover of catalog with red background, text and decorative frames in gold ink, and illustrations of agricultural machinery in black ink.

Photograph

German Market

Date: 1866 before

Description: Stereograph. This building, which was destroyed by fire in 1866, was located in the commercial district known as Market Square. The Square was actually a t...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View, through a cornfield, of people, a store, a sawmill and wagons. Moscow was platted in 1850 by an Englishman, Chauncy Smith, who dammed the Bluemound...

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