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Date: 1871 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Champion reaper and mower manufactured by Whiteley, Fassler & Kelly. The cover features an illustration of a farme...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The John W. Coleman residence at 617 Lake Avenue formerly known as Chatham Street. It was built in 1850 and was one of the early brick houses in Racine.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Long Tail lighthouse. Built in 1847-1848 and abandoned in 1859 when a new frame lighthouse was built nearby.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Women kitchen staff posed by tables set for a meal at Luther College. "View of the Dining Hall" as identified in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Vie...

Date: 1894-09 

Description: This map shows Congregational churches and Home Missionary churches. County boundaries and county seats are also labeled. The original caption reads, "Cong...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Caption reads, "Sam D. Conant at cottage." A woman sits on the boardwalk and looks at the child.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Illinois Central railway station.

Photograph

Henry Hooker Family

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: The Henry Hooker family in front of a picket fence before their stone house which has a bird cage and a picture hanging on its front porch. In the 1870 ce...

Date: 1876-06 

Description: Studio portrait of Ernest Albert Garlington in uniform. He was a medal of honor winner.

Date: 1863-07-08 

Description: Diary entries for July 7 and 8, 1863 written by Emilie Quiner while caring for Union soldiers in Memphis, Tennessee.

Date: 1876-08-29 

Description: The extended family of Aslak Olsen Lie posed before the home he built in 1849 with his brother Ole after immigrating in 1848. The house is a combination of...

Photograph

Sawmill Fire

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: A crowd gathers and watches the sawmill on fire.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: View of The Van Alstine Exchange, an early hotel in Watertown.

Historical Object

Caroline A. Alllcott Stone

Date: 1834 before

Description: Aperture type hollow-cut silhouette of Caroline A. Allcott Stone, sister-in-law of Dr. Increase A. Lapham. Subject faces right (proper left), and wears her...

Date: 1873 

Description: A map of the township of Primrose from the "Atlas of Dane County."

Date: 1867 

Description: This map shows actual and projected railroads in the region of La Crosse and Winona, running east to Sparta, Wisconsin and west to Lewiston and Rushford, M...

Photograph

William H. Metcalf

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of William Metcalf seated sideways in a chair.

Date: 1852-04-05 

Description: View along the east bank of the Galena River (also known as the Fevre River). From a full plate daguerreotype by Alexander Hesler, Chicago photographer.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford Military Cemetery, as seen before it was restored by the United States Government.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a young Ho-Chunk man posed sitting on the left wearing a striped suit and a bandana, and a young Ho-Chunk woman posed sitting on the rig...

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