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Isaac Winnesheek, Winnebago Chief

Date: 1829
Description: Watercolor miniature of Isaac Winnesheek, Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Chief.

Third Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1899
Description: View from street through gates towards the Third Wisconsin State Capitol, the second in Madison, as seen from East Washington Avenue. The iron fence and st...

Holy Card

Date: 1900
Description: Holy card with watercolor of a wreath of white flowers encircling an open book resting on a cross and crown of thorns.

Andrew Jackson

Description: Waist-up portrait of Andrew Jackson engraved from a painting by Longacre.

Bird's-Eye View of Lyons

Date: 1909
Description: Bird's-eye view of Lyons, "a village of natural environments, choice residence locations, desirable factory sites" from a pamphlet distributed by the Lyons...

Norris & Rowe Circus at Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Description: An overview of the Norris & Rowe Circus setup on tour in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. The show toured Canada and Mexico and played to packed houses.

Train Wreck

Date: 1914
Description: Elevated view of the wreck of a Chicago and Northwestern Railroad train at Corliss. A large crowd of men are watching as a Bucyrus crane is lifting a car b...

Galloway House and Gazebo

Description: Galloway House with gazebo on the lawn, among bare trees.

Clarence Sidesky's Tavern

Date: April 10 1942
Description: Friday night, April 10th, 1942, at Clarence Sidesky's tavern, Route 3, Kenosha.

Horse Bones

Description: Horse bones, possibly from the Battle of Little Big Horn.

Bassett House

Date: 1955
Description: The Bassett House in Whitewater, Wisconsin.

Rock Prairie Barn

Date: 1955
Description: Barlass barn in Rock Prairie, built in 1861, thought to be the largest stone barn remaining in Wisconsin. The stone for this barn was hauled from Carver's...
Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee County

Date: 1886
Description: Detail of map including plans of the National Soldiers' home.


Date: 1870
Description: Two men are in the foreground on a shoreline, one standing in a boat. In the background on the other shoreline are adults and children sitting in the gras...
Book or Pamphlet

First Pages of Preston Reynolds' Log Book

Date: 1903
Description: First interior pages of a log book kept by Preston Reynolds on his trip down the Wisconsin and Mississippi Rivers in 1903. The page lists the names of the...

Washburn Observatory Administration Building

Date: 1907
Description: View up sidewalk of building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Primrose Cream Separator in Showroom

Date: 1922
Description: A Primrose cream separator standing on display in a showroom surrounded by a tractor, truck and farm equipment. The machinery may be on display at an Inter...
Map or Atlas

Index of Sectional Bicycle Road Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1896
Description: This map shows 12 sections of bicycle road maps. Sections and number are in red, counties are in blue.

Dairy Queen Cheese Food, Label

Date: September 06 1944
Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Features an image of a woman wearing a crown. Label is in blue with a cream backgroun...

Photo Collage with Charlie Chaplin

Date: November 1917
Description: In this photo-collage, part of a promotional still from Charlie Chaplin's film "The Adventurer" with an actor wearing a huge false beard and moustache clos...

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