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Date: 1845 ca.

Description: A pencil drawing of Tower HIll complex.


Church Interior

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View of a church interior looking up the aisle between the pews towards the altar and a small organ. Twin stove pipes run along the side walls.

Date: 1864-02-26 ca.

Description: Engraved waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of General Robert E. Lee.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: A map showing the Wisconsin Central Railroad lines in Wisconsin, northern Illinois, eastern Minnesota, and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The area of the map...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: This map with north oriented toward the lower left shows the United States North and South Piers. Lake shores from 1855, 1856, and 1857 are labeled. Depths...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis seated backwards on a flying goose. He is wearing a military uniform and holds up a sword. The caption and verse below reads: "JEFF SOUND...

Date: 1869 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Thomas Potts James (1803-1882), American Botanist. Working for most of his early life as a pharmacist in Philadelphia...


Rafts Below Dam

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Rafts below dam.

Date: 1888-07-04 before

Description: Exterior and interior of a menu from the Park Hotel with a deep blue striped border and perforated accent edging.

Date: 1864 after

Description: Lieutenant A.T. Lamson of Madison and Lieutenant E.E. Sill as they appeared when they reached the Union lines after escaping from Confederate prison at Col...

Date: 1899-08-22 

Description: Man operating a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder in a field. Original caption reads "Kinsella Grain Co., Colon, Nebraska. Aug 22/99. Gentlemen — In reply...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.

Map or Atlas

Town of Milwaukee

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: An ink on paper, hand-drawn map of the town of Milwaukee, showing the divisions and landownership within the town by private individuals as well as those l...


Rublee House

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Rublee house, the residence of Horace Rublee, formerly owned by J.A Ellis, on the east corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Gilman Street.

Date: 1821-08-18 

Description: Green Bay treaty, August 18, 1821. The treaty is signed by the chiefs of the six Indian nations for the possession of lands near the Fox River to the Winne...

Date: 1892-03 

Description: Three men drag their canoe through a strong current.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: A view from Pleasure Park. The Wisconsin State Capitol is seen across the lake and is framed by two trees in the foreground.

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Kaukauna.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Cover features a ribbon reading "The New Champion" against an ornate framed background of green and embossed gold in. Two round frames have a silhouette ag...

Date: 1865-05-01 

Description: Albumen print of an elevated view of the funeral procession of Abraham Lincoln entering Chicago's City Hall. The building is decorated with mourning ribbon...

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