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Apaches

Date: 1898 

Description: Apaches at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition and Indian Congress.

Date: 1873 

Description: D.L. Fairchild residence from the street, with a stagecoach and pedestrian in the foreground.

Date: 1855 

Description: Plan of the Senate Chamber for the second Wisconsin State Capitol (the first in Madison), showing the seating arrangement.

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Middleton Railroad

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Elevated view of railroad tracks and several houses. Several railroad employees are doing repair work on the tracks, and one man is riding on a handcar. Be...

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of a seated woman in a long-sleeve printed dress and shoulder-length side curls, holding a sleeping baby on her lap with her righ...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Family posed on board fence in front of upright and wing brick house that has glass trim around front door.

Date: 1884-01-07 

Description: Family portrait of inventor and industrialist Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884), and his two sons, (L to R), Harold Fowler McCormick (1872-1941), and Stanle...

Date: 1870 

Description: Although the first European settlement in Jefferson was in 1836, the Village of Jefferson was first incorporated as a city in 1878. Made eight years earlie...

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Store and Saloon

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view from across road of men gathered outside a store and saloon. Most of the men hold a glass of beer as though toasting. Two teams of horses are...

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Racine College

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of Taylor Hall on the Racine College campus with multiple individuals standing on its front lawn.

Date: 1836 ca.

Description: This map is pen-and-ink on paper and shows marshlands, rivers, creeks, a quarry, and a few roads.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man sporting a beard and wide-brimmed straw (?) hat operates a mower pulled by two horses in a field. The field is on hilly terrain. A dirt road and spli...

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John H. Rountree

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Major John H. Rountree. He was born in March of 1805 in Kentucky, near the Mammoth Cave, and came to Wisconsin on May 27, 1...

Date: 1883 

Description: Inside spread of advertising brochure for Patterson and Brothers, manufacturers of agricultural equipment, Patterson, Ontario, Canada. Features a chromolit...

Date: 1898 

Description: A cavalry troop and cannons at the Ojibwa-Pillager Battle at Sugar Point on Bear Island.

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David Walter Jones

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of David Walter Jones. He was born on March 26, 1815, and came to Wisconsin from Fayette County, Pennsylvania in July of 1836...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph view along shoreline of Geneva Lake at Porter's Park. A man sits in a canoe at the rocky shoreline while a woman sits and reads on a rustic ben...

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Ladies Ideal Band

Date: 1888 

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of the Ladies Ideal Band, in uniform and holding their instruments which include drums and various brass ins...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: House built by Dominique Ducharme in 1791 and added on to by Augustin Grignon after 1813.

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Ebenezer Brigham

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Ebenezer Brigham, founder of the first major community in the Blue Mounds of Wisconsin, which included a mine, frontier inn...

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