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Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The monthly horse market on East Washington Avenue between Pinckney and Webster Streets. The 125-foot-high water tower (1890-1921) and Amerika, (1889-1922)...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Frank Winneshiek (WaConChaHoNoKah), left, and Henry Winneshiek (WaConChaRooNayKah). Both wear traditional beaded shirts, garters, and Ho-Chunk-style moccas...

Photograph

Bascom Hill

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elavated view across Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, with tree-lined paths. Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) is on top of the hi...

Date: 1892 after

Description: A view of the student library and music room at Strayer Business College. Desks, chairs, and small bookcases with glass doors stand on patterned carpeting...

Photograph

Portrait of a Boy

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a boy, possibly Cyrus McCormick, Jr., with his arms crossed on a table. He is wearing a decorated jacket and necktie.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk man and his wife posed sitting in front of a painted backdrop. He is wearing a fur coat, suit jacket, vest with watch fob, an...

Photograph

Ojibwa Bark House

Date: 1898 

Description: An Ojibwa bark house. This image is from a collection of images of the Ojibwa-Pillager Battle at Sugar Point on Bear Lake.

Date: 1864 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Daniel C. Eaton (1834-1895), American Botanist. In 1864 (the year of this photograph), Eaton became a professor of bo...

Photograph

Turner House

Date: 1875 

Description: Exterior view of the Turner house, which was erected by John Turner to house railroad men and construction officers.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Everetta Bass, the photographer's daughter, standing next to a younger girl, identified as Verta, sitting in a baby carriage.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: The George A. Whiting Paper Mills with switcher engines in front of buildings. The engines are (left to right) Chicago and Northwestern Railway No. 124, Wi...

Manuscript

Remember Ellsworth!

Date: 1861 

Description: Letterhead illustration of Colonel Elmer Ellsworth, the first casualty of the Civil War, under the caption "Remember Ellsworth!" Colonel Ellsworth was kill...

Drawing

Bruen's Block

Date: 1853 

Description: Illustration of the new museum building, also known as "Bruen's Block," on the corner of East Washington Avenue and South Pinckney Street. Named for W.D. B...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Holiday card, hand painted poinsettias over a letterpress printed greeting. The text reads: "Christmas Greeting. I am thinking of you today because it is C...

Date: 1893 

Description: View of the Columbian Exposition grounds from Lake Michigan.

Book or Pamphlet

The Uses of the Cross

Date: 1896 

Description: An illustration from the Freethinkers Pictorial Text Book of the evolution of uses of the cross, from a heathen phallic symbol to a Christian symbol...

Photograph

Pond and Farmstead

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: View from above, of a pond and a farmstead. A man is in a boat on the water and another man is in a wagon on shore near a fence. In the background are so...

Date: 1886 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the Gogebic Range iron miners.

Photograph

Market Square

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Polish immigrants with a wagon in Market Square. They are wearing Polish national dress. The men are wearing suits, coats, and hats. The women are wearing...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Wisconsin National Guard soldiers firing from a seated position at the Camp Douglas firing range.

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