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Date: 1854 

Description: View up Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with young girl holding a doll. She and her doll are both wearing a dress. The girl has her hair in a snood. A verse appears below, "S...

Date: 1882-09 

Description: An original colored lithograph advertising the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, and Omaha Railway, also "Known as The Royal Route." The poster features the...

Date: 1823 ca.

Description: First church in Green Bay.

Date: 1886-07-03 after

Description: The ornate entrance to the Schlitz Palm Garden. Located on N. 3rd Street, south of W. Wisconsin Avenue, the Schlitz Palm Garden opened on July 3, 1886 and...

Date: 1877 

Description: View of Spence's observation tower with a group of people standing on its upper balcony.

Photograph

Temperance Rebus

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Rebus from the National Temperance Advocate, 1884-1886 p.207. Solution is: "What harm can there be in a glass of beer? None, my man, in one or two. 'Tis...

Photograph

Spooner Home

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of the Spooner residence on the south corner of Wilson and Carroll Streets. This was the home of John C., Phil H., and Roger Spooner. There are severa...

Date: 1873 

Description: Full-length portrait of Nina Sturgis Dousman, wife of H. Louis Dousman, standing behind a chair. Born April 20, 1852; died July 25, 1930.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Mary Margaret (Margery) Bish, young daughter of the photographer and later Mrs. Clyde Bowman, sits on the lap of an older woman, possibly her mother.

Date: 1860-04 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal: "Before my retun to Europe, D. Brandis, the editor of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Paper in New York, invited me in March...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Large brick two-story school house with small tower and three chimneys. A group of students are in front of the building and two boys are in a tree.

Date: 1842 ca.

Description: This is a map of northern Illinois and the parts of Wisconsin that had been surveyed by 1842. It shows county lines and university land, and depicts lead a...

Photograph

White River Bridge

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wiscsonsin Central's bridge over the White River, about six miles south of Ashland. The bridge was 1600 ft. long and 110 ft. above the...

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: 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: 1882 

Description: Bird's-eye views of various sections of Milwaukee.

Date: 1898 

Description: The ten members of the Drum Corps of the Milwaukee Turners posed in front of a painted backdrop. They are dressed in band uniforms with hats and are holdin...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: This map of La Crosse is ink and pencil on paper and shows lot and block numbers, as well as buildings. An inscription on the bottom of the map reads: "Tim...

Date: 1876 before

Description: Letterhead of the Berlin Woolen Mills bearing an engraving of the factory, which is unusual because of its French Mansard roof.

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