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Little Falls

Date: 1853 

Description: Engraved image of a boat being towed through a canal at Little Falls by a team of horses. A small town is in the background.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A slave is being whipped by a slave owner as he kneels and prays next to a bale of cotton labeled "COTTON" and "CSA". John Bull sits on the bale facing awa...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with the image of a woman sitting on a cushioned wooden bench, gazing at her wedding ring. She is wearing a long blue dress. A gray ce...

Book or Pamphlet

Anti-Slavery Sermon Imprint

Date: 1861 

Description: Printed copy of a sermon, "The Duty of the Northern States in Relation to the Future of Slavery," delivered by Rev. William Henry Brisbane, minister of the...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Bison-Dance of the Mandan Indians in front of their medicine lodge in Mih-Tutta-Hangkush.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Courthouse built in 1836, then torn down in 1871 to make way for a new structure. Tall central building with two wings coming off the sides. Path in fron...


Giles House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The Giles house, residence of Hiram H. Giles, state legislator and social welfare authority.

Date: 1861 

Description: A page of autographs of the members of the 1861 Wisconsin Legislature.


Court Street

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking down Court Street in Janesville toward the west.

Date: 1848 

Description: Immigrant map.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Cabinet studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Amelia Bright Williams, second wife of Chauncey Williams.


Charles C. Stone

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Charles C. Stone of Brodhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds a tuba. The butto...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis as a spider traps flies in his web. The web appears to be attached to the Union flag. He has a skull and crossbones on his back and blood d...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Native Americans, members of the Ute Indian Tribe, seated around a fire with a stick tripod structure holding a metal cooking pot.

Date: 1830 

Description: Fort Winnebago, from original drawing by Jefferson Davis. Manuscript map.

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: 1875 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Waterloo.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View over Camp Randall Stadium towards University Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Bascom Hall is visible in the distance.


Artesian Well

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph of artesian well, apparently not the same one that was located near the intersection of Wisconsin Street and South Minnesota Street (since rena...

Date: 1851 

Description: Map outlines mid and southern Wisconsin county boundaries in blue, and city/town lines are provided. Other marks include mines, plank roads, and railroads.

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