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Photograph

Obed Hussey

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Portrait of inventor Obed Hussey (1782?-1860) as it appeared in W.T. Hutchinson's biography of Cyrus Hall McCormick. He is wearing an eye patch over his le...

Map or Atlas

Map of the Yazoo River

Date: 1862 

Description: A hand-drawn map of the Yazoo River and vicinity.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Andrew Dahl's wagon is on the side of a two-story log house in Blue Mounds. On one side of the wagon cover is "A.L. Dahl Landscape Photographer." On the ba...

Historical Object

Girl's Homespun Cotton Dress

Date: 1862 

Description: View of a long-sleeve, brown and white checked dress worn by Cora Cundiff.

Date: 1880 

Description: Stereograph of the Artesian Well near the intersection of Wisconsin and Minnesota (later renamed Wacouta) Streets. The following is printed on the back of...

Date: 1899-02-15 

Description: Detail of the Assembly Chamber photograph, showing the visitors' gallery, the oversize brackets that supported it, and the ornamentation of the gallery. As...

Date: 1842 ca.

Description: Large volume rare book entitled "United States Exploring Expedition". During the years 1838-1842 and under the command of Charles Wilkes,U.S.N. An Atlas of...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: James Dorman Davidson (1810-1882) sits in profile in a plush chair for a studio portrait in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a wide hat, suit jacket, bow...

Date: 1862-04-24 

Description: Watercolor view of Manhattan, Kansas, from the bluff westward. The watercolor portrays the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers on their way to Fort Riley, on April...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A promotional card displaying a populated village street near a lake in Northern Wisconsin.

The caption bellow the photography reads: "RIB LAKE, TAYLOR C...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A replication of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Depicted is the Damascus Road and the garden of Joseph of Arimathea. Joseph of Arimathea was a wealthy ma...

Date: 1849-06-29 

Description: Laramie Peak in Wyoming; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: German-language circular advertising McCormick's Self-Rake Reaper.

Photograph

Dr. Bass in Parlor

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Self-portrait of Dr. Edward Bass reading in his parlor. Several prints of his own photographs decorate the room. There is a parlor organ on the right.

Date: 1844 

Description: Choctaw Indians performing dance (Plate 22). "As I have mentioned in former pages that for nearly all their hunts, wars, or games, the events of which the...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Partial view of billiard hall and Lake Mendota from the Ole Bull Residence, 130 East Gilman Street. Two people on shore pointing to sailboat. Later, the ho...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man is driving a horse-drawn mower down a path on the grounds of a large estate. There is an electric street lamp along the path, and many buildings in t...

Date: 1879 

Description: Poster publicizing a socialistic labor party mass meeting in New York.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: This map of the southern part of La Crosse is pen on cloth and shows proposed streets crossing the lands of Jane Usher and the Green Bay, Winona and St. Pa...

Photograph

View of Middleton

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View, from a distance, of Middleton. The view includes A.L. Dahl's horse-drawn wagon.

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