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Description: May-June 1856 page from the Historical Society accession register, in which Corresponding Secretary Lyman Draper listed the books received that month.
Description: This 1873 map of Chippewa County, Wisconsin, which at the time also encompassed all or part of Price, Rusk, Sawyer, and Taylor counties, shows the township...
Description: In 1823 U.S. Army major Stephen H. Long led an expedition of scientific, trade, and military investigation up the Mississippi River and the Red River of th...
Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Captain Lewis S. Burton, Company B, 30th Wisconsin Infantry, standing in full uniform with his sword on his left si...
Description: The wooden fence surrounding the Capitol Park. On the right is the railing at which horses were hitched, and some newly-planted trees. This view looks nor...
Date: 1896-09-24 ca.
Description: 240 Langdon Street, residence of attorney William A.P. Morris. In 1902 Morris built and moved to a house at 635 Howard Place. He financed a brick street...
Description: Two drawings illustrating a hyperbolic comparison between a society which permits drinking of alcoholic beverages and one that does not.
Description: Cover of a brochure in German for Wisconsin immigration.
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait photograph of Alexander Winchell (1824-1891), former state geologist of Michigan and professor of Geology and Paleontology at the...
Description: Outdoor portrait of August Krueger, left, and August Hable, right. The men, who met while Krueger worked on the great lakes, hold hats and newspapers in Ha...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of James H. Earnest. He was born in Simpson County, Kentucky, on January 11, 1818. On September 3, 1836, Earnest came to Shu...
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: A stereograph of exterior of General Lee's residence.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Family seated in yard, with woman holding parasol. Large stone house is in the background, with frame addition, wooden porch roof and closed basement shutt...
Description: Front view of C.C. Bayley's residence.
Date: 1846 ca.
Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin shows the counties in the state south and east of the Wisconsin and Fox rivers and the locations of Indian lands to the nor...
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: Family in front of large brick rural house that has shutters, elongated basement windows and large bay window. A man sits with a hand scythe at the right.
Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. At the center is a portrait of Cyrus McCormick inside an egg shape with...
Description: This 1892 map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, roads, railroads, trails, lakes and st...
Description: Section 1 of 12, this bicycle road map features Wisconsin bicycle routes in the counties of Dane, Jefferson, Waukesha, Milwaukee, Green, Rock, Walworth, Ra...
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the city of Madison, seen from atop Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
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