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Description: The Taylor Orphanage, built by Lucas Bradley in 1868.
Description: The Black Hills sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: View from Grand Avenue looking at the Wisconsin State Capitol building.
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: A view of Fort Crawford (1829-1835).
Description: Old Abe, the Wisconsin War eagle, is perched outdoors with his wings stretched a little, on a stars and stripes shield near a cannon with a flag in the bac...
Description: Drawing of a two-story school house. A bell tower is on the roof, a tree and a lamp post and fence are next to the road.
Description: A deeply rutted dirt road leads to a bridge over a river. Buildings are on both sides of the river. Bluffs and hills with trees are in the background. This...
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: The main street of Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin.
Description: A woman sits at a table reading while apparently neglecting her whole family.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Extensive stonework lines the garden path at the Ceylon Building, which is originally from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was purchased...
Description: Handbill containing directions for putting together and operating McCormick's reaper, manufactured by C.H. McCormick & Co. Headline over illustration of t...
Description: Portrait of Ma-ko-me-ta (Bear's Oil) a Menominee chief sketched by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Green Bay.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: The graduating class of the University of Wisconsin, all of whom are unidentified. It is likely this photograph was taken by John S. Fuller.
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: An interior view of the Lucius Fairchild House, showing the sitting room and a partial view of the dining room. The house was constructed in 1850 at 302 S...
Description: May-June 1856 page from the Historical Society accession register, in which Corresponding Secretary Lyman Draper listed the books received that month.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Stereo view of a lake scene in Madison, probably looking south on Lake Monona at a boat race in progress. From the series "The Beauties of the City of Madi...
Description: Photographic print of an engraved image showing a robed missionary standing in a birch bark canoe paddled by four Native Americans and another man who appe...
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: A wooden fence with widely spaced pickets is in the foreground. Behind it is a family in the yard of a frame house that has vines covering its windows, nic...
Description: Mr. Archer stands on porch steps with his arm over Syl's shoulder. Mr. Archer has a moustache and is wearing a bowler hat and a winter coat. Snow is visibl...
Description: This basic reference map of the state shows natural features, railroads, county seats, and political boundaries against the G.L.O. township and range grid....
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