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Photograph

J.K.P. Porter House

Date: 1865 before

Description: Family portrait of the Porters, standing in front of their log cabin with a horse.

Photograph

Hotel Juneau

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Street view. House on left, Hotel Juneau on right. Two children stand in front of hotel.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty holds a Union flag in her left hand and a sword, point down, in her right. To the right the text reads, "THE WAR FOR THE UNION". The letters i...

Date: 1855-05-10 

Description: A poster advertising a $100 reward to be issued by Marcus Du Val for his runaway "servant" Matthew Turner. The poster includes a physical description of th...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Women and children visit soldiers at Camp Harvey. A long building with other people on a long porch is in the background.

Photograph

Fox River

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View along the Fox River.

Photograph

Manitowoc Tanneries

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Composite photograph showing the tanneries of L.M. Sherman and Henry Vits.

Date: 1898-11 

Description: Studio portrait of Oto man, (George) Arkeketah, Head Chief. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Otoe Tribes. He wears two medals and holds an axe.

Photograph

William and Fred

Date: 1894-05-26 

Description: William and Fred pose at the edge of a pond or creek.

Date: 1896 

Description: Members of the University of Wisconsin Glee, Banjo and Mandolin Club pose at the rear of a train during the Spring Tour of 1896.

Date: 1891-09-20 ca.

Description: Political cartoon from the Washington Post. It refers to the role of Jeremiah M. Rusk, the Secretary of Agriculture from Wisconsin, in negotiating i...

Date: 1896 

Description: Elevated panoramic view of a section of the Wisconsin Dells and the Wisconsin River visible from the "Sliding Rock." In the lower left hand corner the word...

Date: 1865 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. John Maynard Woodworth (1837-1879), American physician and naturalist. In 1871, Woodworth became the first Surgeo...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Scene from Golden Ingots at the College of Mount Saint Vincent, founded by the Sisters of Charity of New York in 1847. Costumed students act outdoors in a...

Date: 1869-08-21 

Description: Marshall Academy in Marshall, Wisconsin.

Photograph

Peter Parkison, Jr.

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Peter Parkison, Jr. He was born in Tennessee on January 12, 1812. Parkison came to Wisconsin on August 15, 1828, and reside...

Date: 1857-06 ca.

Description: A distant, elevated view of the city of Milwaukee and its shoreline. During the hot summer months, Holzlhuber took excursions on the water, many times brin...

Photograph

William Zeiman

Date: 1877 

Description: Portrait of William Zeiman, which is a detail of a composite photograph of members of the Wisconsin Assembly of 1877.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Waa-kaun-see-kaa, the Rattle-Snake, a Chief of the Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treat...

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin City

Date: 1836 ca.

Description: This is a cadastral map and shows proposed lot and block numbers for a paper city on the banks of the Rock River. Also shown are two public squares and som...

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