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Description: Waist-up oval portrait of John B. Du Bay. He was born in Green Bay in 1810, and resided in Portage City. In the 1830's, he established a trading post nor...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of James Duane Doty, who was a Wisconsin judge, territorial governor, congressman, and land speculator.
Date: 1878 before
Description: A view of the Ocean House hotel with men, women, and children posing in front of it. An additional group of people stands on the third story balcony. Two...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Washburn, with twenty vignettes around side, water in foreground with docks and lumber corral. Thirty-three locations identified in key...
Description: This map of La Crosse shows eighteen city wards in red, railroads, cemeteries, fair grounds, labeled streets, islands, and the Mississippi River. The left...
Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment poster.
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: View from across the railroad track. The Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad car #4770 is in the foreground. The Freeman House, Carlisle House and Empire Stove...
Description: Front and back cover of a catalog for harvesting machines. The cover features a color illustration of shocks of hay in a field surrounded by sun rays in th...
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: Stereoview of a sawmill area in the foreground; near the water in the foreground is Lake Winnebago. The square building with the "cupola" was the Revere Ho...
Description: Ceremonial Indian dance (Plate 8). "All tribes have their medicine songs particular for the hunting of each animal they choose to go in pursuit of, and by...
Description: A decorated album page featuring a full-length studio portrait of Stuart Fargo, wearing a long gown and sitting on a settee with a bolster pillow at the le...
Description: This color-coded map of the geology of southeastern Wisconsin shows the township grid, counties, towns, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, and railroads....
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Council House of the first Wisconsin Territorial Legislature when it met at Belmont in 1836. A young boy or man wearing a hat stands in front near a fence.
Description: View from rocky shoreline of Turvill's new sailboat tied to a dock. A women is standing on the narrow wooden dock. A man is standing in the sailboat, with...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Waist-up portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr. at the age of 29 when elected to Congress in 1884.
Description: An original colored lithograph advertising the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, and Omaha Railway, also "Known as The Royal Route." The poster features the...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A group of unidentified men, women and children photographed on a bentwood bench outdoors. One girl holds a doll, and a woman holds an infant.
Description: A receipt made out to Abraham Gilman for the $300 he paid to avoid serving his draft duty in the Civil War.
Description: Shows pipes of various sizes, hydrants with hydrant pressure, valves, wells, and projected lines.
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring an illustration of a little girl holding a small bouquet of wildflowers.
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