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Walter Allen School

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior of Walter Allen School, with a woman in a carriage parked in front. The Walter Allen School was an elementary school located at 1657 South Third S...

Date: 1888 

Description: Overview winter scene with a large group of people skating on the frozen Manitowoc River between the 8th and 10th Street bridges. A dog trots across the ic...

Photograph

Syl with Spade

Date: 1899-10-08 

Description: Syl leaning on a spade outside in a yard. There is a fence and a house in the background.

Date: 1879 

Description: Flyer advertising the McCormick Harvester & Self-Binder for sale through London agents Waite, Burnell, Huggins & Co. Features an illustration of the machi...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A mill on the Yahara River at the outlet of Lake Mendota. The mill was built in 1850 by Governor Farwell.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A woman wearing a red shirt and a blue blouse with seven white stars, presumably Virginia, is shooting herself with a cannon that is marked "SECESSION". Ca...

Date: 1896-06-08 

Description: The Lucius Fairchild home at 302 Monona Avenue (later Martin Luther King Blvd.) seen from the back garden. Lush foliage surrounds the back door, where a br...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: A stereograph of the town square and Main Street. The three-story building visible in the center of the photograph was operated as the National Hotel. It w...

Date: 1890 

Description: Advertising poster for Champion brand agricultural machines, manufactured by Warder, Bushnell and Glessner Company. The main illustration depicts a salesma...

Date: 1892 

Description: Minnie Oakley, assistant librarian of the Wisconsin Historical Society, seated at her desk in the South Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol. This photogra...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Distant view of Neshotah Mission. River with boaters, two people standing on riverbank, mission on hill in background.

Date: 1894-05-08 

Description: House in West Virginia on the edge of a steep hill with a Pennsylvania/West Virginia boundary line running through the garden on the left side of the house...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Two men on a rock formation in the Baraboo Bluffs. One man is holding out a hat.

Date: 1856 

Description: A hand-colored lithograph, produced by Wm. E. Hitchcock, of the adult male Garrulax perspicillatus. It was created from William Heine's drawings of...

Date: 1897 

Description: Poster addressed to "sophomore cowards" declaring "give us canes or give us death!" and signed by the Executive Committee of '97.

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Frederick Jackson Turner in office in Historical Society quarters in the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1899-03-15 

Description: Detail of the Assembly Chamber photograph focusing on the journalists seated near the front of the room. During the 19th century, coverage of Capitol news...

Photograph

Cass Street

Date: 1888 

Description: View of Biddle Street. The 'x' marks the home of Mr. Brigham. The road is tree-lined, with homes behind the trees. "With cross on it, just under the sou...

Print

Notice!!

Date: 1859-11-08 

Description: A campaign notice that corrects misinformation being circulated by the candidate's opponents. The text reads, "Notice!! To the Electors of the 8th Senatori...

Photograph

Middleton Family

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: William and Clara Case Middleton sit on chairs alongside a building; their son Forest stands between them.

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