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Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View, from the south bank of the Wisconsin River, looking towards Merrimac, Sauk County. People are standing on the 1899-foot railroad bridge, which runs...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: A family is posed in the yard of a farmhouse. A child sits in a baby buggy. Farm buildings, farm implements, wagons and people are in the background.

Photograph

Circus Group

Date: 1892 

Description: A large group of circus performers and personnel, including a clown and band members, pose in front of a tent.

Date: 1895-09-05 

Description: View across road of the log buildings and farm home of August Krueger. Two women and three men stand near the fence along the road. One of the men holds a...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Fond du Lac, "drawn after nature," with a parade of soldiers marching down the street.

Postcard

Fort Crawford

Date: 1830 

Description: Illustration of Fort Crawford.

Date: 1894 

Description: Sanborn map of Milwaukee, with the Milwaukee River on the left, and Water Street in the center. There are two iron draw bridges over the river.

Photograph

Josiah T. Hayden

Date: 1863-12-26 

Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of Josiah T. Hayden, Company F, 16th Wisconsin Infantry. Josiah was wounded at Atlanta on March 8, 1865.

Date: 1898 

Description: Crowd around fountain at Wisconsin State Capitol for a 50-year celebration. There are decorations hanging from the fountain, and flower arrangements are ar...

Photograph

Union Depot

Date: 1885 

Description: Elevated view of Reed Street from the corner of South Water Street. This depot served the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul, the Wisconsin Central, and the...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of an unidentified Ho-Chunk man with long hair posed sitting with his legs crossed, and wearing a suit, band...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A gathering of ministerial families at the parsonage of Jacob Aaall Ottesen (1825-1904). Pastor Ottesen, seated on the far left with Mrs. Cathinka Doderlei...

Date: 1893 

Description: Illustrated inset in a Plan Manufacturing Company advertisement depicting a "Plano" rooster chasing a "competitor" rooster. The text reads, "The Light Runn...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a Native American young woman, a Ute Indian, in traditional costume.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The Ceylon Building and its pier as seen from Lake Geneva. Originally built for the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, the building was later purchas...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Helen Gilbert Van Vechten. In 1897 Helen co-founded the Philosopher Press in Wausau, and became an expert in all matters rel...

Photograph

View in Red Banks

Date: 1899 

Description: View of the banks.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: John Parman's Blacksmith, Wagon & Carriage Shop. A large group of men, including workers in leather aprons, stand with carriages and wagon wheels outside...

Photograph

Lumber Camp Group

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Archie Young and crew at Yellow River camp.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Civil War soldier holding up a wagon wheel. The painting was a preliminary study done by F.W. Heine or one of the Germany panorama...

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