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Book or Pamphlet

Ball Play on the Prairie

Date: 1884 

Description: Native Americans playing a lacrosse-like game of ball.

Date: 1876 

Description: Railroad advertising card showing a mail carrier on horseback on a plank road in 1776, and mail being delivered by train in 1876. A woman with two children...

Photograph

Conrad Seipp

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Oval-framed quarter-length portrait of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp (1825-1890). He is wearing a suit and vest with bow tie. The collar of the suit coat ha...

Date: 1886-08-06 ca.

Description: A certificate from the Grand Army of the Republic, announcing that Lucius Fairchild on August 6, 1886 was elected Commander in Chief of the 20th annual Nat...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Six beds in the sleeping quarters of the Northern Hospital for the Insane.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a raftsman, Jim Aljoe, standing with his elbow propped on his knee holding the end of the rudder. A second man is sitting on the raft in the...

Date: 1870 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Professor Davenport Fisher (1832-1911), Milwaukee chemist. After earning his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Heidelberg Unive...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: This map shows lakes, railroads, and rivers. An explanation of railroad lines with mileage in Wisconsin and total mileage for 1889 is included. Portions of...

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...

Photograph

Map of Verona

Date: 1873 

Description: A map of Verona Township from the Dane County Atlas.

Date: 1875 

Description: Colored print containing two images advertising the delivery of mail. The main image is of the large Michigan and Southern train labeled "The Fast Mail" de...

Drawing

Going To Mass

Date: 1870-07-09 

Description: Irish people on the way to mass, including children surrounding the priest.

Date: 1874 

Description: Advertisement for Calvin Marshall's Patent Rut Leveler and Snow-Plow or Road Breaker.

Date: 1874 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. Philo R. Hoy (1816-1892), Wisconsin ornithologist and entomologist. Settled in Racine with his family in 1846. Served as pr...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Indian utensils and arms (views 13-18). Included are a pipe, arrow, moccasin, and possibly a drum and shield.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: The Little Crow, a celebrated Sioux Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (1825).

Date: 1898 

Description: People on a boat dock watch a boat landing as part of the Ojibwa-Pillager Battle at Sugar Point on Bear Island.

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Letter on stationery featuring an engraving of an exterior view of the Milwaukee House showing horse-drawn vehicles and people standing on the sidewalk in...

Date: 1894 

Description: Frederick King Conover residence at 309 North Pinckney Street "as seen from Judge (Harlo S.) Orton's corner," at the intersection of East Johnson Street....

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...

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