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Date: 1892 

Description: Another view of Captain Alex McDougall's whaleback steamer in the shipyard of the American Steel Barge Company.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Four men in front of tent in the woods. There is a man with a hatchet next to a clothesline between two trees. This is a Centennial encampment on the shore...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of three young women in "native" Roumanian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A large group of children are seated at a long table loaded with desserts. The boys sit on the left and girls on the right. Many are clutching what appear...

Date: 1849 

Description: Advertising handbill for Cyrus Hall McCormick's patent Virginia Reaper. Printed for C.H. McCormick & Co. by James J. Langdon, Chicago, Illinois.

Date: 1899 

Description: Cover of advertising brochure for the Stoddard Manufacturing Co. featuring a chromolithograph illustration of a tiger. Stoddard manufactured agricultural i...

Date: 1891 

Description: This map of La Crosse shows eighteen city wards in red, railroads, cemeteries, fair grounds, labeled streets, islands, and the Mississippi River. The left...

Photograph

Frank A. Haskell

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Lt. Frank A. Haskell, adjutant of the 6th Wisconsin Infantry. In 1862 Haskell became aide-de-camp to General John Gibbon who commanded the Iron Brigade. Wh...

Date: 1875 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Eagle Mowing and Reaping Machine Company featuring an engraved illustration of a farmer riding a horse-drawn mower...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Two men, one of whom is Halver Skavlem, and a woman, Gunil Skavlem, are posed in a yard. One man reads the "Western Rural", a newspaper dated August 14, 18...

Photograph

House in Madison

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Cyanotype of an unidentified house in Madison.

Print

Camp Randall

Date: 1862 

Description: Camp Randall looking southwest. In April 1861, Governor Alexander Randall asked that the State Agricultural Society fairgrounds be converted into a militar...

Date: 1868 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Portage, with insets of the Court House and the Public School.

Photograph

Jeremiah Rusk

Date: 1862 

Description: Engraved portrait of Jeremiah Rusk, governor of Wisconsin and the first U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Stereoview of Increase Lapham examining a fragment of a meteorite.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Family in front of large brick rural house that has shutters, elongated basement windows and large bay window. A man sits with a hand scythe at the right.

Date: 1880-11-20 

Description: The United States presidential election of 1880 was largely seen as a referendum on the Republicans' relaxation of Reconstruction efforts in the southern s...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Copy negative of a studio portrait of Hannah Goetsch Gericke, Albert Goetsch, and Ernistina Goetsch Bigalk taken by Alexander Krueger. They are possibly th...

Photograph

La Follette Home

Date: 1880 before

Description: Exterior view of the home in which Robert M. La Follette, Josephine La Follette, and their mother lived when they first came to Madison.

Photograph

Nathaniel Dean

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Seated oval portrait of Nathaniel Dean (1817-1880). Dean was a prominent early Madison businessman and political leader.

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