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Photograph

Captain Chapman

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Captain Chapman.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Composite layout combining family portraits with local views. Probably the family of Gerhard Gesell in Alma.

Date: 1857 

Description: Lithograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol, surrounded by portraits of Wisconsin Statesmen. Governor Bashford hired the Madison architectural firm Kutzbock...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of the Waukesha Woolen Mills buildings with text.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Fragment of the Andersonville Prison Stockade among overgrowth of trees.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Handwritten note on back identifies this elevated view as the west side of Broadway from National Bank, looking south. The Fox River is in the background o...

Date: 1893 

Description: Valley view of town buildings and hillside.

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph. Elevated view looking roughly south, the foreground overlooks a residential neighborhood. On the far shoreline, smoke clouds spew out from lar...

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...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Advertising card produced by William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features an illustration of a farmer in patched and ragg...

Date: 1898 

Description: Men from Wisconsin Rapids who bore arms against Spain in the Spanish-American War. From left to right in front of a painted backdrop are Charles N. Laramie...

Photograph

Pile-Pontoon Bridge

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over the Mississippi River.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Mr. Klaner, who had just come from Elberfeld to Canada in 1858, purchased this farm and worked it with his wife and children. Initially they were plagued b...

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin showing the railroads, counties, cities, towns, rivers, and lakes in the state. Also included in the map are the eastern po...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Men and women ascend a staircase toward a shoe store as horses and carriages travel along the street below. The sign on the store reads, "Victor LaFrance R...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A view of the office of the Wisconsin State Resister.

Date: 1863-12-05 

Description: Engraving of the dedication ceremony for the Soldiers' National Cemetery, November 19,1863, that appeared in "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper." It was...

Date: 1873 

Description: Front and back cover of 8-panel brochure for the Monona Binding Attachment for Wood's Self-Raking Reaper. The back cover features an illustration of the Mo...

Date: 1880 

Description: Illustration of a scientist in his lab gazing at a test tube, with a caption in German that translates to "Eureka! I have found it!".

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: A hand-colored map showing portions of present-day Iron and Vilas counties north of the Manitowish River as part of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The W...

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