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Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Portrait of Lucius Fairchild.
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Remarkable hills on the Upper Missouri River (view 1).
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Family of eight seated in a semi-circle in yard with a stucco upright and wing house in the background.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: The No. 1 Cotton Mill. Plank sidewalk in foreground.
Description: Detail of several senators. The Senate was less crowded than the Assembly because of its small numbers, allowing a better glimpse of the floral carpet and...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Cyanotype view of side of boathouse on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: House apiary in Minnesota.
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: The Ludemann's [also spelled Lueddemann] farm was cultivated in the early 1850s, and was known as a restaurant where one could get good bread, wine, milk,...
Description: The back view of a farmer reaching over a fence. He stands next to wrecked farming machinery, and the words, "Which Side Of The Fence Are You On?" Other te...
Date: 1867 ca.
Description: Peter, "the Interpreter," a studio portrait of a Potawatomie Indian in western attired taken by W. Snell in Washington, D.C., possibly on the occasion of...
Description: The Charles N. Brown residence, 271 Langdon Street, erected in 1886 and demolished in 1929. Brown was an attorney who served as court commissioner, and wa...
Date: 1857 ca.
Description: Letter on stationery featuring an engraving of an exterior view of the Milwaukee House showing horse-drawn vehicles and people standing on the sidewalk in...
Description: "Warning to Traitors." A threatening handbill warning against treasonable and dangerous utterances, signed by the "Vigilance Committee."
Description: This map hows lot and block numbers, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan. The map...
Date: 1884 ca.
Description: Advertisement for the selling of tents for the Eighteenth Annual National Encampment, of Grand Army of the Republic, at Minneapolis, Minnesota, on July 23,...
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: 1860 after
Description: A man, probably Jefferson Davis, rides a pig carrying a sign that reads, "2d EDITION!!! 40,000 Killed, Wounded, THIS ONE MISSING! VIA CINCINNATI!" Blue ink...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Exterior view of one of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger machine shops. The building was built in 1886 on the corner of South First Street and East Oregon...
Description: Oil wells in front of a tree-covered landscape, with a man working.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Three women (Jennie Parsons Kelly, left, and Lena Eisenback Post, center, and an unidentified woman on the right) on Main Street in front of Yep Ah Sing's...
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