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College Avenue

Date: 1860
Description: College Avenue looking west from the corner of Morrison Street. The building on the left is the Adkins Building, at the right is the Johnston House. This w...
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Harriet Douglas Whetten

Date: 1860
Description: Harriet Douglas Whetten (b.1822). Whetten was a volunteer nurse during the Civil War. She served on hospital ships out of New York and Philadelphia from 18...
Painting

John Martin Henni

Date: 1860
Description: Waist-up portrait of John Martin Henni.
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George W. Peck

Date: 1860
Description: Portrait of George W. Peck, 2nd Lieutenant, Company E, 4th Wisconsin Cavalry.
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George W. Peck

Date: 1860
Description: Studio portrait of George W. Peck standing next to a chair.
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Lane Residence

Date: 1860
Description: A general view of the Lane residence, which is the birthplace of Carrie Lane, later Carrie Chapman Catt, noted woman suffrage leader.
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Ezra Carr

Date: 1860
Description: Ezra S. Carr (1819-1894), one of the first members of the University of Wisconsin faculty as well as a member of the board of regents.
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John H. Fonda

Date: 1860
Description: Quarter-plate ambrotype. Three-quarter length portrait of John H. Fonda, settler in the Prairie Du Chien area. He is sitting facing front, with one hand in...
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Barstow Street

Date: 1860
Description: Barstow Street looking north. View from the corner of Main Street, where the Eau Claire Book and Stationary Company later stood, looking north. The white...
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Voyageurs at Fort William

Date: 1860
Description: Nine men arrive at Fort William by canoe. Fort William, also called Kaministiguia, was the Hudson's Bay fur trading post.
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Louis LeBrun

Date: 1860
Description: Full portrait of Louis LeBrun with dog at his feet. Hercules Dousman brought LeBrun from Canada as an indentured servant in 1852. After completing his in...
Print

The Union Is Dissolved!

Date: 1860
Description: Civil War handbill that reads: "Charleston Mercury Extra...The Union Is Dissolved!"
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John Cuppy

Date: 1860
Description: Waist-up portrait of John Cuppy at the age of 100. He was a soldier under Captain Samuel Brady.
Map or Atlas

Swiss Colony of New Glarus, Wisconsin

Date: 1860
Description: Bird's-eye drawing of New Glarus.
Print

Bird's-Eye View of Janesville

Date: 1860
Description: Bird's-eye view of Janesville from the High School building.
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Wisconsin State Capitol Fence and Church

Date: 1860
Description: Elevated wintertime view of the intersection of South Carroll and West Main Streets, showing the First Baptist Church constructed in 1854, the wooden fence...
Drawing

Wisconsin State Capitol Interior — Assembly Chamber Plan

Date: 1860
Description: Floor plan and seating chart for the Assembly for their first meeting in the East Wing of new Wisconsin State Capitol building. After the completion of th...
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Intersection of King and East Main Streets

Date: 1860
Description: Intersection of King and East Main streets photographed by John S. Fuller from the Wisconsin State Capitol roof, about 1860-1863. In the foreground two st...
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Corner of W. Main and S. Carroll Streets

Date: 1860
Description: View across Capitol Park lawn towards the corner of West Main and South Carroll Streets with businesses and horse-drawn wagons. The building at the corner...
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Plan of the University of Wisconsin

Date: 1860
Description: Illustrated view of the plan for University of Wisconsin of University Hill, Bascom Hill, area.

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