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Date: 1872 ca.

Description: A family of eight around a small table set for coffee. Behind them is an upright and wing frame house with two small windows above the porch roof.

Photograph

Reynolds Sisters

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Formal studio portrait of the six Reynolds sisters: Anna, Ellen, Lucy, Hattie, Alice and Nellie. Hattie Reynolds, standing in the back left, was Richard Qu...

Book or Pamphlet

The Buckeye Catalog Cover

Date: 1884 

Description: C. Aultman & Co. catalog cover. Features a chromolithograph of a woman holding flowers in her skirt. She stands next to a buck wearing a garland of those s...

Date: 1893 

Description: A cyanotype view of the Horticulture Building at the World's Columbian Exposition with the dome of the Illinois Building in the background. There is a mot...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Horse racing of Sioux Indians near Fort Pierre. Three Sioux Indians on horseback in foreground and Fort Pierre in distance.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Two men operating a horse-drawn McCormick twine grain binder in a field.

Date: 1887 

Description: This 1887 map of Taylor County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range system, sections, railroads, vacant Wisconsin Central Railroad land, land sold by t...

Print

John Adams

Date: 1862 

Description: Engraving from a painting of John Adams.

Photograph

School and Church

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: School and church, from a drawing by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian traveller in this country.

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: Increase Lapham's drawings of Unio plicatus and Unio radiatum (?) from the Scioto River, Cypraea tigris (Tiger cowry), and an Atlantic...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Flom Hotel or American House, located at 323 East Main Street at the corner of South Hancock Street, existed from 1865 to 1925. Attached to the buildin...

Photograph

Milwaukee Exchange

Date: 1883 

Description: Women switchboard operators at the sole Milwaukee telephone exchange.

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: A man wearing a hat stands among piles of rubble left in the wake of a tornado. A number of men are working in the large piles of debris, which includes lu...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Engraved view of Madison showing a train in the foreground. The 2nd State Capitol (1st in Madison) can be seen on the horizon.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Mexkemahuastan, Indian Chief of the Gros-Ventres of the prairies.

Date: 1893 

Description: Freshly-baked loaves of bread are stacked on tables with bowls and trays of other food items in the large kitchen at the Wisconsin State Hospital for the I...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a Ho-Chunk girl, Martha White Blackhawk St. Cyr, posed standing with her left hand resting on a draped ch...

Date: 1871 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Champion reaper and mower manufactured by Whiteley, Fassler & Kelly. The cover features an illustration of a farme...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Madison water tower and farmers' market as seen through the stone gateway at the East Washington Avenue entrance to the Capitol Park. The building on...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Gymnasium at the State School for the Deaf with floor mats, a pommel horse, rings apparatus, and racks of Indian clubs.

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