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Date: 1864 ca.

Description: The locomotives "Christopher Adams" and "Liverpool", taken over and operated by the U.S. military during the Civil War.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Chippewa Falls with a park and river in the foreground.

Photograph

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Wisconsin Street looking east from Spring Street.

Date: 1895 

Description: Everetta and Cary Bass in a horse-drawn carriage with an unidentified woman. Behind them is a fence, trees, and a field.

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1856 

Description: This map shows the entire state of Wisconsin in 1856 with counties, cities and rivers. It includes an inset of the layout of the streets of Milwaukee and a...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of the Yeatman sisters resting their arms on a piece of furniture in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of three Confederate Civil War soldiers drinking from and holding canteens. The painting is the work of one of the German panorama arti...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A snow-covered stone fence lines the perimeter of the Walker Castle grounds. Walker Castle itself is visible in the background of the photograph. Located o...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal: "One of the most interesting expeditions which I have ever made in my life was a trip on a trolley railway car." Julius Movius,...

Photograph

Ceylon Building

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Extensive stonework lines the garden path at the Ceylon Building, which is originally from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was purchased...

Date: 1874 

Description: Illustration of a man operating a McCormick mower pulled by a team horses, under the headline "To-Hjulet Mower."

Date: 1897-08-28 

Description: Receipt for trees and shrubs purchased from Commercial Nurseries of Council Bluffs, Iowa, by Nina Dousman for gardens at Villa Louis.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of Hudson with three women in the foreground and the St. Croix River in the background.

Date: 1899 

Description: Exterior view of the Dodge County Workhouse for Transients.

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: William Thomas Fish, who served as Madison's fire chief, 1867-1868. Although posed for a formal studio portrait, Fish is wearing his uniform and hat and h...

Postcard

Fort Crawford

Date: 1830 

Description: Illustration of Fort Crawford.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Crocks and bottles of various sizes line shelves, while beakers and mortars and pestles rest on counter tops in the brick-floored pharmaceutical lab at the...

Date: 1857 

Description: Certificate signed by La Fayette Kellogg admitting George E. Bryant to practice law before the Supreme Court of Wisconsin. The certificate bears the seal...

Photograph

Col. John Johnston

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype, waist-up seated portrait of Col. John Johnston. Johnston is pictured here as an elderly man, however he is remembered in Wiscons...

Photograph

A Lone Tree

Date: 1894-06-06 

Description: A view at the mouth of the Wabash River of a lone tree on what appears to be a peninsula.

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