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Date: 1868 

Description: Showing the counties, towns and railroads. Partly colored. Scale: 1 inch = 20 miles.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk girl posed standing in front of a painted backdrop. She has her left hand resting on an overstuffed tasselled cha...

Photograph

Pioneer town

Date: 1872 

Description: Distant view of the fledgling town showing a few log cabins, large tent buildings, saddled horses, pedestrians and a horse-drawn wagon.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family is seated around a table in their yard, with two of the women dressed in white. Behind them is a substantial two-story bracket style frame house w...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: "Siege of Vicksburg." An etching published by Johnson, Fry & Company from a painting by Chappel of the Union lines during the battle.

Map or Atlas

Dane County Courthouse

Date: 1889 

Description: Dane County Courthouse, begun in the fall of 1883 and finished in the spring of 1886. The cost, including equipment, was a little over $180,000.

Date: 1897-07 

Description: Promotional card depicting the prosperous farming in northern Wisconsin.

Caption: "Here is shown a mixed crop of peas and rye, the clover in the for...

Photograph

Louis Erikson

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: A head and shoulders studio portrait of Louis Erickson, a private in Company B, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the R...

Date: 1892 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, some landownership, wards, railroads, streets, and mills. The map includes 5 plat additions that have...

Date: 1889 

Description: Elevated view of bridge crossing the wide Fox River, with the paper mill on the far side of the river, and a horse-drawn cart approaching the near side.

Photograph

State Normal School

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: A view of the campus at the State Normal School. Established in 1871, headed by George S. Albee. In the early years of the school, tuition was free to all...

Photograph

Horace L. Palmer

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Portrait of Horace Palmer with moustache and suit. A portion of his hair appears to be drawn onto the photograph.

Date: 1862-06 ca.

Description: The 7th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment camp outside of Fredericksburg on the east side of the Rappahannock. Fredericksburg and a pontoon bridge lea...

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows lots and streets and includes pencil manuscript notations on the front and certification statements on the reverse. The top left margin rea...

Photograph

Post Office

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Large building facing the front right corner. There is a small "Post Office" sign on the right side of the building, and a larger "FURNITURE" sign to the...

Date: 1861 

Description: Encampments colored. Inset: Leesburg to Harpers Ferry.

Date: 1898-07-16 

Description: A group of Ojibwa men fishing from boats.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: External view of Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893, 900 block East Gorham Street.

Photograph

Flood Damage

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of flood damage, showing wrecked buildings along the Wisconsin River waterfront.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: People work in the garden at the Protestant Episcopal Mission Buildings.

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