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Child on Scale

Date: 1897 after

Description: A young girl in a coat and hat standing on a scale that is chained to a post.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a Spanish couple from Salamanca in "native" Salamancan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: 627 North Lake Street. A cyanotype view looking northeast at the intersection of Lake Street and Mendota Court. This house was built in 1892 for the Chi...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Members of the Frautschi family pose at the Christian Frautschi Furniture Store. From left to right are Alice, Irving, Christian and Arthur Frautschi.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Back cover of an advertising catalog for Osborne harvesting machinery, featuring a color illustration of a man operating a horse-drawn corn binder.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Nebraska Winnebago John Littlewalker. John is wearing two Ho-Chunk beaded bandolier bags across his chest, indicating his wealth and his status as an eligi...

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Picnic Tea Party

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A woman pours tea for her friends seated outdoors at a table.

Date: 1891-06-22 

Description: This 1891 manuscript map depicts Cranberry Creek and wetlands in part of the Town of Port Edwards, Wood County, Wisconsin. Elevations and falls in the cree...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An interior view of the Wisconsin State Treasurer, Sewell A. Peterson, home on South Fairchild Street. The photograph is taken looking through the parlor a...

Date: 1890-08-09 after

Description: One-page menu from the R.M.S.S. Magdalena of the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company, with a parrot and a cockatiel perched on a branch above the compan...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Shows pipes of various sizes, hydrants with hydrant pressure, valves, wells, and projected lines. Differs from earlier versions by inclusion of Wingra Park...

Photograph

Bull at Lake Monona

Date: 1896-08 

Description: A bull ("cow") stands in the water on the shoreline of Lake Monona.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada Bass with her daughter Everetta on a chair in front of a curtain.

Photograph

Sign on Fence Post

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Fence and sign that says, "Dusty Roads and Weary Willies are Strictly Forbidden."

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Young man sitting on a large rock called the “Devil's Chair” in Rattlesnake Hollow.

Photograph

O.S. Head House

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: The residence of O.S. Head. A man is sitting in the foreground on a wrap-around bench.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Ada Bass sits in a chair sewing at a table while her daughter, Everetta, lies on a daybed.

Date: 1895 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color illustration of a derailed train carrying circus animals and a man op...

Photograph

Forest and Dog

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton, wearing a dress and a large bow in his hair, watches his dog standing on a chair. The dog is wearing a dress, sweater, and stocking cap w...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of replicas of Columbus' ships the Niña, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria sailing into dock at Chicago's Jackson Park.

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