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Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Hölzlhuber traveled on American railways frequently and marveled that they wouldn't have been accepted as usable in Europe. This sketch of the tunnel on th...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A group seated around a table in the yard drinking coffee. Pastor Even Johnson Homme (1843-1903), the founder of the Wittenberg Orphan's Home, is on the le...

Date: 1874 after

Description: Stereograph of elevated view lookinf northwest from Exposition Building. There is a church on a street corner on the left, and the Best Brewing Company in...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A family is gathered around a table with dishes on top. To the right a man holds a violin and to his right a boy sights down the barrel of a gun. The house...

Date: 1856 

Description: This plat shows block and lot numbers and land reserved for a railroad and passenger depot. The map includes certifications and registration. Kilbourn City...

Date: 1855 

Description: Group portrait of men employed at Milwaukee & Watertown Railway.

Date: 1876-02-07 

Description: The card certifies that the Old Abe Centennial Portrait printed by J.O. Barrett is really Old Abe. It includes the governor's signature it states the photo...

Date: 1866 

Description: Barren and battered trees on the Resacca battlefield. There is a house in a valley in the distance. Plate 21

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a Dutch couple from Island Marken in the Netherlands in "native" Dutch costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a...

Date: 1856 

Description: "....At Grand Chute stood the young settlement of Appleton. Although only a few years old, it already boasted a college, named, as was the village itself,...

Date: 1853-06-08 

Description: A letter to W.R. Taylor from Hinton.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton plays "Guess Who?" with his grandmother. He stands on a small footstool; she is seated in a chair holding a newspaper or magazine. On the...

Book or Pamphlet

Battle of Hoke’s Run

Date: 1861-07-27 ca.

Description: The caption with the image states, "Battle of Hoke's Run-Col. Starkweather with his Wisconsin Regiment deploying as skirmishers." The Battle of Hoke's Run...

Photograph

Lathrop Residence

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: View of excavation for the Lathrop residence, home of William H. Lathrop.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Interior view of church from the rear towards the altar, probably Luther Valley Church, originally built in 1863. A steeple was added in the 1870s. The alt...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman in "native" Chinese costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as a...

Map or Atlas

Kenosha, Wisconsin

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows land ownership by name, local streets, wards, buildings, parks, a cemetery, and part of Lake Michigan. Depths are shown by soundings and nor...

Photograph

John Porter

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Porter. He was born in Harrison County, Kentucky, on February 27, 1798, and came to Wisconsin in April of 1827.

Date: 1866 

Description: Aftermath of the battle at New Hope, a hillside covered with broken and barren trees. Plate 27

Date: 1882 

Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company flyer describing field trial victory. The headline proclaims: "The McCormick Invincible and Ever Triumphant!"

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