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Photograph

Family in Yard

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A family sits in chairs or stands in the yard of a simple frame house that has railing on its porch's roof. There are many small, recently planted trees.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1849 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landownersÂ’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....

Photograph

Bridgeman House

Date: 1854 

Description: View of the Bridgeman house with three adults and a child posed in front of it.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis and six sailors sail in a tea cup. A pirate flag flies overhead. One sailor is in the "crow's nest", another is using a paddle. Three sailo...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Color lithographed color advertising poster showing a McCormick grain binder at the Civil War battle of Gettysburg. The poster was based on a cyclorama by...

Date: 1896 

Description: Formal portrait of the Kilbourn High School class.

Photograph

Leonard W. Weeks

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Leonard W. Weeks. He was born in Caledonia County, Vermont, on November 18, 1805, and moved to Wisconsin in the spring of 1...

Date: 1871 

Description: Ruins of building showing smoke stack still standing after Peshtigo fire.

Date: 1890 

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Includes illustrations of McCormick's "first" reaper and McCor...

Photograph

Meggett Residence

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Meggett residence at the corner of Jones and River Streets.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a group of men standing knee deep in water using handspikes probably in an attempt to dislodge a lumber raft from a sandbar or from the shor...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Diploma awarded to fire fighter James Richard Cummings for his service to Madison in 1869. The diploma is illustrated with scenes of fire fighting heroics,...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of an oval-shaped pendant with a portrait of General Daniel Brodhead (October 1736-November 1809) of Pennsylvania. General Brodhe...

Date: 1854-05 

Description: This yellow and black wood block print broadside ties England and France's declaration of war against Russia during the Crimean War into a war against high...

Date: 1885-08-24 

Description: Pencil on paper; promontory shoreline with houses, trees, and church in background sweeping to right, with long pier jutting into lake. Two boats tied to...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Young man on a horse-drawn McCormick mower in a field.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Group portrait of the members of the 11th Wisconsin Volunteers, and some family members, posed on the steps of what appears to be the old Milwaukee County...

Drawing

Oak Trees

Date: 1852-09 

Description: Pencil drawing of oak trees on in the oak savanna setting. The illustrated trees have dead branches but still sprout some live leaves.

Date: 1886 

Description: Wisconsin map showing land offices, railroads completed, railroad land grants and Indian reservations.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a man on the end of the raft as he prepares to pass through the water's rough rapids.

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