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Date: 1888 

Description: Elevated view from the Racine Court House of northeast Racine, with Lake Michigan visible to the right.

Photograph

S. Pettersen Family

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: S. Pettersen family around square "center" table with a checkered table cloth in a house yard. A child is seated on the ground with the family dog while an...

Photograph

Methodist Church

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Methodist church.

Date: 1898-12 

Description: Fire insurance map showing the grounds and buildings of the McCormick Reaper Works, a factory operated by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: View through a field with barns and a house surrounded by fences.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Library Hall, present-day Music Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Photograph

Stunt Rider

Date: 1896 

Description: Lee Richardson performing stunts on a bicycle in front of a large crowd standing on the ground, as well as seated in bleachers at the Appleton County Fair...

Drawing

Farm and Trees

Date: 1852 

Description: Rural landscape with farm buildings seen from across a field and framed by trees.

Map or Atlas

La Crosse, Wis.

Date: 1873 

Description: Bird's-eye map of La Crosse from the Mississippi River.

Photograph

Pine Mountain

Date: 1866 

Description: Pine Mountain with a lone, bare tree on top. Trees and shrubs are in the foreground. Plate 30

Date: 1896 

Description: Frontal view of two passenger pigeons. This species of pigeon is now extinct. The pigeons lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whitman, profe...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Three women, two boys and a man are gathered around a table that has fruit on it. The man sits in an office chair. The frame house behind has a back-slante...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A view up a garden path leads past family members to a bracket-style frame house with outbuildings.

Photograph

State Street

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A view from the 300 Block of State Street, looking east toward the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1887 before

Description: Northwest corner of Grand Avenue and 4th Street. Built in 1854 at a cost of $18,000. The storefronts were added in 1868; the building razed in 1886.

Date: 1864-05-17 

Description: Document certifying that Governor James T. Lewis appointed Dr. Solomon Blood as Surgeon of the 39th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. The document be...

Date: 1895 

Description: A cartoon comparing two farmer's experiences, one with McCormick machinery, and one with "ordinary" binders. The caption at the bottom reads: "He Laughs Be...

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Color chromolithograph illustration for the Deering All-Steel Binder with steel bundle carrier, produced by William Deering & Co. Includes an illustration...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Na-she-mung-ga, a Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Fort Wayne (1827). He is holdi...

Date: 1846 

Description: Title page of the book "Wisconsin: Geography and Topography".

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