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Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875), Danish poet and author of fairy tales. Inscription at bottom of card reads, "H...

Date: 1890-12-25 

Description: Portrait of Amanda Joanna McCormick Adams seated in parlor-like setting on Christmas. Mrs. Adams is seated before a framed photograph of a man on the table...

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Assembly Chamber

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Assembly Chambers in the second State Capitol. Note the gas lamps.

Date: 1814-08-27 

Description: Newspaper article on the "Capture and Destruction of the Capital" relating information on the burning of Washington, D.C. on August 24, 1814. The city was...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Portrait of older man and woman.

Date: 1880 

Description: Cover of a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company fair circular (catalog). The cover is illustrated with a lake and mountain scene and includes the text "Man...

Date: 1869-01-23 ca.

Description: Second Ward School with a teacher and students in the schoolyard.

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Camp Waucheta

Date: 1895-06 

Description: View of Camp Waucheta, with a cabin on the left and a dog sitting in the grass in the foreground. There is a lake in the background on the right, with tree...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of the building and the grounds. Pedestrians, an equestrian, and a man in a horse-drawn carriage are in the foreground.

Date: 1876-08-29 

Description: The extended family of Aslak Olsen Lie posed before the home he built in 1849 with his brother Ole after immigrating in 1848. The house is a combination of...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Nicoline Hegg Jacobson and her two girls stand in front of a frame house that has lathe on roof for climbing and vines growing in front of its windows. A r...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk man and his wife posed sitting in front of a painted backdrop. He is wearing a fur coat, suit jacket, vest with watch fob, an...

Photograph

Husking Corn

Date: 1899-10 

Description: A view of men and women husking corn in the field behind a farmhouse. Seated from left to right are August Prahl, August Krueger, Sarah Krueger, William K...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Sketch of John Muir's clock design.The built clock was a combination of scythes, wheels and arrows. A rough bough of burr oak was set upon a base incrusted...

Date: 1886-05-03 

Description: Photograph of a painting depicting police in a horse-drawn wagon firing into a crowd of striking workers near the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company fact...

Photograph

E.S. Minorhouse

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: E.S. Minorhouse on the right, Weston-Babcock house on the left, with a person standing on side of street in front of Weston-Babcock House.

Date: 1889 

Description: View of the exterior of the Pharmacie Werner in Boulay/Bolchen, France. This region was part of Germany in 1889.

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Chequamegon Hotel

Date: 1888 

Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel, built by the Wisconsin Central railroad interests and opened in 1877. It faced the bay and had a long series of steps leadi...

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Sawmill Crew

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Ed McDill's sawmill crew. Left to right: George Dickerman, George Norton, Charles Norton, Jesse Dickerman and, in a derby, Ed McDill, the owner. The boys a...

Date: 1842 

Description: Shooting of Charles C.P. Arndt by James Vineyard in the territorial council chamber of the legislature. This depiction of the event was created by the staf...

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