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St. Mary's Institute

Date: 1872
Description: Alleged to be the earliest known view of St. Mary's Institute, which later became St. Mary's College. One-half of a stereograph.
Photograph

Lillian Sholes

Date: 1872
Description: Lillian Sholes, demonstrating a prototype typewriter invented by her father, Christopher Latham Sholes.
Photograph

Raft Boats in Winter Quarters

Date: 1872
Description: Elevated view of nine rafters wintering at Reed's Landing. At left is Hiram Price, with L.W. Crane beside her. Third is Annie Girdon w...
Drawing

Queen's Bluff below Trempealeau

Date: 1872
Description: The sidewheel packet, Red Wing, in the Mississippi River near Queen's Bluff below Trempealeau, Wisconsin.
Photograph

Open Hearth Lead Furnace

Date: 1872
Description: Galena (lead sulfide) was melted at this open hearth furnace owned by Richard Straw and Company on the Roundtree Branch of the Little Platte River. The men...
Book or Pamphlet

Buckeye Mower & Reaper Catalog

Date: 1872
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Buckeye mower and reaper with self-raker manufactured by Adriance, Platt & Company. Features an illustration of a f...
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye View of Milwaukee

Date: 1872
Description: Bird's-eye map of Milwaukee on Lake Michigan.
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye View of the City of Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Date: 1872
Description: Birds-eye drawing of Eau Claire depicts street names and street locations, houses, trees, bridges, piers, canals, railroads, and the Chippewa and Eau Clair...
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye View of Mineral Point

Date: 1872
Description: Bird's-eye map of Mineral Point, looking southeast.
Print

City of Milwaukee

Date: 1872
Description: View of Milwaukee, looking southwest toward the county courthouse while it was under construction.
Photograph

Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane

Date: 1872
Description: View of Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute).
Photograph

Kingsley House

Date: 1872
Description: Exterior view of the Kingsley house with family in front. It has tall and narrow double-hung windows that are grouped in twos and etched. Carpenter's lace...
Photograph

Family in Garden near House

Date: 1872
Description: A family is posed in their garden with a baby in its buggy and a woman holding her hat. The frame house behind them has a parapet roof, a porch with lattic...
Photograph

Couple with Baby in Garden

Date: 1872
Description: A couple is posed with a baby in its buggy in the garden of a frame house with a parapet roof and small octagonal gazebo-like brick structure on its left s...
Photograph

Richard Green Residence

Date: 1872
Description: The Richard Green residence is a frame house with a porch that features latticework. Before it stands an elaborate white fence. A clothesline pole can be s...
Photograph

Jerome Skaalen and Family in front of House

Date: 1872
Description: A man, two women, and a girl are posed in a yard by a table. The frame house behind them has cut work trim on its side and front porch and brackets on open...
Photograph

Herman Amberg Preus Family plays Croquet

Date: 1872
Description: Herman Amberg Preus, his wife Caroline Keyser Preus, and their family, are in the yard playing croquet. One woman sits with a closed parasol in her hand an...
Photograph

Group on Lawn and Porch of House

Date: 1872
Description: A family is in the yard around a table. A girl holds her doll. Behind them are more people near a house with a piano on its porch.
Photograph

Group posed in Yard of House

Date: 1872
Description: Two women and three men are posed in a yard. One man has a shotgun, another a carpenter's saw. The frame house behind them has a small front porch with a r...
Photograph

Family at end of Path

Date: 1872
Description: A family is seated at the end of a tree-lined path. A frame house is behind and a boy sits on its porch roof. A woman sits on a cushioned rocking chair out...

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