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Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Two men are posed amid tobacco plants. Behind the men are a windmill and barn. In the center background a woman and a child stand near tall stacks of hay....

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Ladies Hall (later Chadbourne Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. First and second floor porches are visible on side of t...

Photograph

Centennial Old Abe

Date: 1876-02-07 

Description: Centennial photograph of Old Abe, perched on a stars and stripes shield. The live war eagle was carried during the Civil War, by the 8th Wisconsin Voluntee...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Unidentified family sitting at a table in front of what was probably their first home after arriving in Wisconsin.

Date: 1871 

Description: Aftermath of Peshtigo fire on October 8, 1871. Devastated landscape with deer carcass in foreground. The Peshtigo fire razed the small town of approximatel...

Book or Pamphlet

Deering Advertising Catalog

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Back cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features a color illustration of a young boy...

Date: 1851 after

Description: A view of the Wright, Evans, and Shaler Halls at Ripon College. The building is made out of stone and a porch with columns protects each doorway.

Date: 1884-09 

Description: Sanborn map of Fort Atkinson including South Water and Milwaukee Streets.

Photograph

Family of Fourteen

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: A family of fourteen in yard outside upright and wing frame house on stone foundation, board fencing.

Date: 1890 

Description: Color catalog illustration of a farmer harvesting grain at night by moonlight with a horse-drawn grain binder. A farmhouse is in the background.

Date: 1899-05-28 

Description: Syl standing in front of a small pond in Reservoir Park. A large group of people is gathered in the background around a tree.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of William Tennant, standing with short pants that reveal his prosthetic legs. He holds a newspaper in his...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Memorial wreath in the shape of an anchor.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison. The building is now Music Hall. Two statues are in a stained glass window alcove, and portraits line the second floor balc...

Date: 1835 

Description: This hand colored map shows the area from Michigan west to the Missouri River and Lake Winnipeg, and includes expedition routes of Stephen H. Long and Henr...

Photograph

John Messersmith

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Messersmith. He was born in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in 1790. Messersmith came to Wisconsin in May of 1827, and r...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Group portrait of five men in front of a painted backdrop. Two men are sitting; all are wearing hats.

Date: 1882 

Description: A handbill produced by B.F. Cheatham describes the results of a binder trial which took place in Bellemeade, Tennessee.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a Presbyterian parsonage.

Photograph

Portage View

Date: 1856 

Description: View of Portage including St. Mary's Church.

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