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Date: 1870 ca.

Description: One of the etchings published in an atlas of Lake County, Illinios in 1870 by George Ogle. Etchings done by the Wisconsin Central Railroad.

Magazine or Periodical

Going Straight Through the Mountain

Date: 1892-08 

Description: Engraving, probably after a photograph, showing Frank Lenz posing with his safety bicycle near the stone arch entrance of a canal tunnel cut through a moun...

Date: 1865 

Description: This map shows the harbor with proposed extensions and the shore line as it appeared in 1865. Depths are shown by soundings.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis (J.D.) and General Beauregard (Gen. B) are carried by two running devils, the "Imps of Old Nick". Below is the caption and verse, "JEFF A...

Date: 1858 

Description: Large group of people leaving a steam ship, some transporting large chests of their belongings.

Date: 1867 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Peter Engelmann (1823-1874), Wisconsin educator and naturalist. Engelman founded the German-English Academy in Milwau...

Date: 1877-06 ca.

Description: Men seated outside during the Eastern District Norwegian Synod held at Immanuel Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church in Winchester, Wisconsin. Winnebago C...


Lumber Rafts

Date: 1890 

Description: Elevated view of men working on lumber rafts on the Wisconsin River.


George T. Spaulding

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype studio portrait in front of a painted background of George Spaulding of Brodhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seate...

Date: 1858 

Description: This map shows streets, lots, and landownership. Also included are notations in pencil and blue colored pencil. Some lots are colored in blue, green, or...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two Ho-Chunk women. On the left, a woman is posed sitting and wearing traditional clothing with several necklaces, earrings, and rings....

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: East entrance of State Historical Society of Wisconsin showing the decorative details of the building. This detail shows the four lion's heads and columns.

Date: 1843 

Description: Portrait of Ellen Clarinda Martin Kneeland.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Three men and two women in front yard, with frame house and two children standing on porch behind. The house has a stone foundation and small second story...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The J. H. Kelby house, on Wisconsin and 8th Streets.

Date: 1896 

Description: Section 3 of 12, this bicycle road map features Wisconsin bicycle routes in the counties of Winnebago, Calumet, Manitowoc, Outagamie, Brown, Kewaunee, and...


Farm Painting

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Painting of Paul Seifert farm showing rock formations in background and farm buildings nearby.

Date: 1854 

Description: This map is oriented with north slightly to the right and the Milwaukee River is labeled. The top margin reads: "Senate Ex. Doc. No. 1. 1st Session, 33rd C...

Date: 1850 

Description: Kakabeka Falls, with men in the foreground facing the falls.

Date: 1895-07-16 

Description: Man sharpening a scythe blade in a field of timothy hay. Another man stands near him in the field, and in the far background a man sits in a buggy with a t...

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