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Date: 1889 ca.

Description: A farm family poses in front of farm buildings and farmhouse. The young daughters wear matching dresses. Men in the background stand with a team of oxen pu...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: View from the Wisconsin State Capitol looking north to Lake Mendota along Wisconsin Avenue. Visible are the City Hall, left, built in 1858, and the Federal...

Date: 1886-06-19 

Description: Ferrotype/tintype portrait of three students with their principal, taken in a studio in front of a painted backdrop, the day after their high school gradua...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of business district.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: View up State Street looking toward the Wisconsin State Capitol from the roof of University Hall (later Bascom Hall), about 1860 or 1861. Actually the pho...

Date: 1890-12-25 

Description: Portrait of Amanda Joanna McCormick Adams seated in parlor-like setting on Christmas. Mrs. Adams is seated before a framed photograph of a man on the table...

Photograph

Joseph Smith

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Joseph Smith of Evansville, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated wearing a suit and holds a tenor horn.

Photograph

Marquette's Well

Date: 1889 

Description: Cross marking the area of "Marquette's well."

Date: 1864-07-16 

Description: Illustration from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper depicting Admiral Porter's fleet passing through Colonel Bailey's dam during the War on Red R...

Photograph

Presbyterian Church

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Presbyterian church (old church).

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: H√∂lzlhuber felt his most interesting experiences in America were his interactions with southern slavery. "My sketch here shows a negro family as I saw them...

Date: 1892-02 

Description: A team of four horses are pulling a sled loaded with a tall pile of logs in the snow. A group of four men stand near the sled. The ends of some of the logs...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Interior view of the sitting room of the Dankoler's house. Framed pictures adorn the walls, and there is a tall mirror in the corner reflecting a window. A...

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1855 

Description: Map of Wisconsin, showing railway routes throughout the state as well as the names of the counties, townships, and cities in the state. The inset of the m...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: This map is one of the earliest weather maps of the United States, which traced an 1859 storm across the continent. Manuscript annotations in red ink show...

Date: 1891 before

Description: Chromolithograph of the third Wisconsin State Capitol with a U.S. flag atop the dome. The colored illustration was produced by the Milwaukee Lithography an...

Date: 1876 

Description: This map is ink on paper and shows the location of various types of schools. The map includes text about the school system and tables of statistics (1849-1...

Date: 1862 

Description: This detailed plan of Fort Jackson, in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, indicates the damage inflicted by the April, 1862, bombardment of the fort by Union f...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Reverend Carl Christian Aas (1843-1898) and family gathered outside around a table. There is a rocking horse and baby carriage in the view. The stone house...

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; under the bow of the caravel "Santa Maria".

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