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Date: 1875 

Description: Winter scene with three men and a dog on railroad tracks, also a man in the far background. Two of the men are up on the snowbanks with shovels. "The Grand...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Institutional fire fighting department at the Northern Hospital for the Insane, executing drills on the exterior of the building. Fire fighting equipment i...

Photograph

Woman Wearing Hat

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Woman in tilted hat posing across the street from stores: J.J. McGillivray Sash and Door Company and Squire's Oyster House. Probably on Water Street.

Date: 1858-06 

Description: This map shows additions and subdivisions to Milwaukee, city wards, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. This map was engraved to accompany the city d...

Photograph

Sheldon Walling

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Sheldon Walling. He was born on December 15, 1795, in Old Canaan, Litchfield County, Connecticut. He moved to Wisconsin on...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: A family stands around a carriage in the yard of a two-story frame house with bay window and multiple additions. Vines grow on the side of the front porch...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a McCormick grain binder pulled by two horses in a field. A young child wearing a wide-brimmed hat is watching, and a horse-drawn buggy c...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Two men in hats stand by a wagon loaded with an organ. The wagon carries the sign "pianos & organs." A boy holds the horse. Behind them is a picket fence a...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Front page of 4-page advertisement with an illustration featuring a man using a team of horses to pull a grain drill in a field.

Date: 1884 

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration used in a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Includes illustrations of a farmer using a horse-drawn gra...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A portrait of Martha Washington appears inside an oval frame, the American flag wraps around the frame on the left side. Over her head in white it reads, "...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the busy streets of Court and Milwaukee. Three prominent buildings in view are: Court Street Methodist Church on the far left (b. 1868), w...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A farm house, a barn with a cupola, and a man standing on top of a haystack.

Date: 1855 

Description: Plan of the Assembly Hall in the second Wisconsin State Capitol showing the seating arrangement.

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two young Ho-Chunk men posed standing in front of a painted backdrop. The man on the left is wearing streamers over his shoulders and ho...

Map or Atlas

Village of Dunbarton

Date: 1882 

Description: Plat map of the village of Dunbarton, received by the Lafayette County Register's Office on September 22, 1892. Certification by the surveyor, Albert Pool,...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family is seated around a table in their yard, with two of the women dressed in white. Behind them is a substantial two-story bracket style frame house w...

Date: 1874 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Appleton.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Members of the Frautschi family pose at the Christian Frautschi Furniture Store. From left to right are Alice, Irving, Christian and Arthur Frautschi.

Photograph

Henry M. Barnes

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Henry M. Barnes. He was born in Bedford, New Hampshire, in 1818, and came to Wisconsin Territory in 1834.

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