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Photograph

River Scene

Date: 1871 

Description: Scene at river showing fire destruction.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on green tissue mounted on blue cardboard, of a design for a brooch in the form of a round spider web with a fly trapped on it. The bo...

Date: 1872 date unknown

Description: A group of loggers poses for a photograph amongst cut logs in a snow-covered wooded area. The men to the middle of the image have their axes in hand, whil...

Date: 1844-01-12 

Description: Letter from Thomas Steel, Waukesha County physician and farmer, to his father, James Steel, in London, England. It includes a hand-drawn map of Milwaukee C...

Date: 1948-06-12 

Description: Group portrait of Dane County delegates attending the Republican State Convention. Pictured left to right: George Rude, Dane County Register of Deeds; Will...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: View down sidewalk along West Washington Avenue, looking toward the Capitol. A man is crossing the street and there is a car at the corner that has the wor...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Milkmaid with pail and cow. Text reads "Milking Time, Good Friends in Wisconsin, Scenes along the country roads".

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two Ho-Chunk women posed sitting wearing contemporary dresses. The woman on the left holds a small Ho-Chu...

Photograph

YWCA Benefit Tea

Date: 1956-05-25 

Description: A floral arrangement typical of one used for a garden party in Holland stands on display at the YWCA benefit tea for internationally speaking University of...

Date: 1903 

Description: Dr. Bass, second from right, with his uncle, Rev. Edward Cary Bass, and Dr. Bass's children Edward Cary and Everetta. They are standing outdoors with a law...

Date: 1924 

Description: A boy sits on a Chattanooga plow pulled by horses, and perhaps a donkey, in a field. Another boy is on the right in the background.

Photograph

Washington Monument

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A monument to George Washington located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median between the lanes of West Wisconsin Avenue between 8th and 10th Streets...

Photograph

Couple in Farmyard

Date:  

Description: An outdoor portrait of a man wearing a hat, suit jacket, and trousers seated on a stool, and a woman standing next to him, with a fence behind them. The ma...

Photograph

Kittle Jordee

Date:  

Description: Portrait of Kittle Jordee of Company H, 27th Wisconsin Infantry, holding a revolver.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis walks a tightrope over a waterfall heading toward the side of a cliff on which is the Capitol building, a soldier, and the Union flag. Behi...

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Description: Gauer as a political player. He is wearing a top hat, holding papers smoking a cigar, and gesturing with his left hand. This photograph was meant to illust...

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.

Date: 1944 

Description: W.F. Borgerd, refrigeration engineer of International Harvester Company, looks at a milk cooler. The original caption reads, "W.F. Borgerd, refrigeration e...

Date: 1932 

Description: A map of Iron County, Wisconsin, shows towns and sections, lakes and streams, villages, railroads, roads, and La Point and Lac Du Flambeau Indian reservati...

Date: 1926 

Description: Advertising sign with the text: "McCormick - Deering Farm Machines Used on This Farm." The sign may have been intended for use with the "McCormick-Deering...

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