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Date: 1855-12-02 

Description: The Capital House bill of fare for Sunday, December 2, 1855. Proprietors were Nelson & Russell.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The harbor, showing the sidewheel packet, "Belle of La Crosse," and the sidewheel ferry "Alex McGregor." Other boats are also seen including two barges loa...

Date: 1880 

Description: A hand-colored, sectional map of Wisconsin showing the township grid, railroads, counties, towns, cities, villages, and the Menomonee, Oneida, Flambeau, an...

Date: 1896 

Description: View through open doorway, looking out towards Mrs. Lucius Fairchild and her granddaughter, Frances Bull, standing on a sidewalk. Original caption reads, "...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of Water Street south of the Highway 12 intersection, looking north.

Date: 1861 

Description: A large dog, (Winfield Scott), and a smaller dog (Jefferson Davis) discussing a piece of meat, (Washington D.C.). Appears to be a comment on the insignific...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: John Parman's Blacksmith, Wagon & Carriage Shop. A large group of men, including workers in leather aprons, stand with carriages and wagon wheels outside...

Print

Park Hotel

Date: 1889 

Description: Park Hotel from a map in the manuscripts division.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Family in yard around table, with mother holding baby and doll. There is a doll carriage on the ground, and a long plank walkway leads to a brick house wit...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Two carriages and a family are posed in front of a picket fence. Behind them is a large frame house with carpenter's lace trim. A wooden barrel is in the b...

Photograph

Kremer Homestead

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Located on 4th Street; only the first floor is visible through the trees. The house sits on a small hill above the street. Two chairs sit in the lawn on...

Date: 1884 

Description: Sanborn-Perris fire insurance map for city of Menasha.

Photograph

Science Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view along Langdon Street towards Science Hall on Bascom Hill at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. On the opposite side of Bascom Hill is Music...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Quite possibly this is the "View of the Grand Music Band" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Light Gu...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Onon Bjorn Dahle and family stand before their substantial two-story bracket style stone house. It has a hipped roof, shutters and a picket fence. Onon Bjo...

Date: 1885-08-26 

Description: Pencil on paper; view from Bascom Hill, with buildings, churches, on the right side of street, Wisconsin State Capitol in background, with trees surroundin...

Book or Pamphlet

The Buckeye Catalog Cover

Date: 1884 

Description: C. Aultman & Co. catalog cover. Features a chromolithograph of a woman holding flowers in her skirt. She stands next to a buck wearing a garland of those s...

Photograph

Alexander Strakosch

Date: 1886 

Description: Quarter-length oval-framed studio portrait of Hungarian-born actor Alexander Strakosch (1845-1909). Following his noted acting career, Strakosch was a prof...

Photograph

Ohio River View

Date: 1894-05-09 

Description: View upstream of the Ohio River from a lunching spot on a West Virginia bank.

Date: 1888-04-20 

Description: The launching of the screw passenger and freight vessel, "Petoskey," on April 20, 1888 at Burger and Burger Builders, Manitowoc, Wisconsin.

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