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Date: 1838-09 

Description: A public notice of a meeting that nominated Hon. James Duane Doty for Delegate to Congress for this Territory. Other names on document; Hon. Gilbert Knapp,...

Photograph

People on Horses

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Carriage in front of picket fence with people on horses and on porch of large brick house that has trim on porch top and three chimneys; house has 1868 dat...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1836 

Description: Map of Milwaukee including the Milwaukee River and Lake Michigan shore.

Book or Pamphlet

Deering Catalog Illustration

Date: 1890 

Description: Back cover illustration for a William Deering and Company catalog. Deering was a manufacturer of agricultural machinery. The illustration includes an engra...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Caption reads, "Sam D. Conant at cottage." A woman sits on the boardwalk and looks at the child.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Encampment of the Piekann Indians.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: The finished farm of Ranzer, it started out with much toil and sweat. The tile and brick house now sits amid the shacks the family lived in during the firs...

Date: 1899 

Description: Detail of several senators. The Senate was less crowded than the Assembly because of its small numbers, allowing a better glimpse of the floral carpet and...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Group portrait of a railroad crew on and around a hand car. A man and a young boy stand on the left near a track switch. In the background is a variety sto...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of the only known view of the first floor Rotunda of the third Wisconsin State Capitol, a remarkable stereograph by Dane County photographer Andreas L...

Date: 1866-08-01 

Description: Army commission for William H. Upham in the Fifth Wisconsin Artillery dated June 18, 1866, and signed by Andrew Johnson and Edwin M. Stanton on August 1, 1...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A one room Greek Revival schoolhouse with bell tower. A boy is in front, wearing a broad-brimmed straw hat and climbing a tree.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Automatic Corn Reaper, most likely on display at the London Exhibition of 1862. A sign above the reaper suggests that the reaper may be "Russell's."

Date: 1853-06-08 

Description: A letter to Colonel William Robert Talylor signed "Yours in Hast, —. Hinton". The envelope is included in the upper left hand corner of the letter.

Date: 1873 

Description: Detail from atlas of the home of Almon Jewell who settled in 1845.

Date: 1869 

Description: Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway locomotive no. 40, called the L.B. Rock, at the Chestnut Street yards. The mast of a ship is visible in the background, and...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with three die cut pieces. The middle piece is a sleigh pulled by one horse. There are three children in the sleigh; one boy isdriving...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: William Bryan, J.B. Glenny, 3 assistants, and J.W. Ferris on the doorstep of the J.N. Hegeman & Company Drugstore.

Date: 1852 

Description: First building of Milwaukee College planned by Catherine E. Beecher. Front of building with gothic detailing in the architecture.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View from Lake Mendota of the University of Wisconsin-Madison boathouse. A large crowd gathers on the porch and landing of the boathouse, perhaps to watch...

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