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Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card featuring an illustration of a man (or boy) perched barefoot on a rope ladder at the edge of a balcony. He is trying to kiss the woma...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: The Andrew Amundsen family is sitting around a table covered in a white knit cloth. Some of them are holding books. Their frame house is in the background....

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a group of three women from Burmah in "native" Burmese costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...

Photograph

Music Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View across Park Street of Music Hall and Library on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Chadbourne Hall is on the left.

Book or Pamphlet

Inaugurals, 1789-1881

Date: 1880 

Description: Foldout chart illustrating all elected officials in the United States federal government from 1789 to 1881. The upper half of the chart shows the persons e...

Photograph

Ephraim Watts Home

Date: 1895-08-02 

Description: Ephraim Watt, his wife, and their child pose in front of their log home, 14 miles southwest of Florence. The image caption reads, "where we had dinner, Aug...

Date: 1881 

Description: "The Latest News from the Field!" Front page of a paper advertising the new McCormick twine binder. Contains testimonials under a headline that says, "Ther...

Date: 1889-08-28 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee, drawn from sketches and photographs for the "Milwaukee Daily Sentinel", with insets of Schlitz Park and the Pabst Brewing Com...

Date: 1832 

Description: A hand-drawn map showing the survey of Township number 4, Range number 5, West Fourth Principal Meridian, which is parts of the present day towns of Glen H...

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 9). "Some sixty or seventy young men, all mounted on their wild horses, and armed with bows and lances only,...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Scattered figures of a picnic party on a grassy slope.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A family is seated around a table and a woman pours the coffee. Behind them, two people stand in the doorway of a frame house. A man stands on the roof of...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A woman is washing clothes in a washtub. The caption below reads "My only support—both boys gone to the war. I wonder if they would take me?" Red ink on be...

Manuscript

Assembly Bill 175

Date: 1852 

Description: Assembly bill 175 which legalized the business of banking in Wisconsin.

Date: 1862-11 

Description: List of supplies issued to Cordelia Harvey for her soldiers' hospital.

Photograph

Grain Binder

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Engineering(?) photograph of a grain binder. The binder may be experimental.

Photograph

Bull at Lake Monona

Date: 1896-08 

Description: A bull ("cow") stands in the water on the shoreline of Lake Monona.

Photograph

Law Building

Date: 1896 

Description: Two young children are standing on a snow-covered Bascom Hill, with the Law Building in the background on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1898 

Description: Shows railway lines in Wisconsin marked in red. Scale: 1 inch = 25 miles.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Frances (Bull) Fairchild (1845-1924), right, wife of Wisconsin Governor Lucius Fairchild, and her daughter Caryl (b. 1875), probably Madison, WI. Both are...

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