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Wisconsin Dells Advertisement

Date: 1928
Description: "The Dells", a brochure issued by the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul and Pacific Railroad to advertise the Wisconsin Dells, a destination only five hours fr...
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Wisconsin Dells Advertisement

Date: 1906
Description: Promotional brochure for the Wisconsin Dells (then known as Kilbourn) issued by the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway. The railroad illustrated many of...
Manuscript

Remember Ellsworth!

Date: 1861
Description: Letterhead illustration of Colonel Elmer Ellsworth, the first casualty of the Civil War, under the caption "Remember Ellsworth!" Colonel Ellsworth was kill...
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Back of 1960's Wisconsin Dells Brochure

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Description: Back fold of a Wisconsin Dells promotional brochure featuring a simplified Wisconsin highway map with directions to the Dells, and a drawing of a family dr...
Manuscript

Bennett Diary Pages

Date: May 1863
Description: Two pages, dated May 23-24, 1863, of a diary kept by H.H. (Henry Hamilton) Bennett during the Civil War.
Photograph

Oconomowoc Image Collage

Date: 1890
Description: A collage of images including a sailboat, a fish, a man fishing, and a forest scene.
Photograph

Upper Mississippi River Scenes

Date: 1890
Description: Collage of scenes on the upper Mississippi River, including people canoeing and sailing on the river.
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Lumber Rafts

Date: 1890
Description: Elevated view of men working on lumber rafts on the Wisconsin River.
Photograph

Everett Street Depot

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Description: Elevated exterior view of Everett Street Station, also called the New Passenger Station facing Fourth Ward Park (later renamed Zeidler Park).
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Mouth of the Harbor in Chicago

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Description: View across the water of the mouth of the harbor with boats in Chicago.
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Lakefront in Chicago

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Description: Elevated view of rows of railroad cars at the lakefront in Chicago, south of the Randolph Street viaduct.
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State Street in Chicago

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Description: Elevated view down State Street, north from Madison. There is a horse-drawn trolley in the street and a crowd of people on the sidewalks.
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Crowded Lake Street

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Description: Elevated view of Lake Street, east from Clark Street, crowded with traffic.
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Haymarket Square

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Description: Elevated view of a busy Haymarket Square crowded with horse-drawn wagons.
Photograph

Board of Trade District

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Description: View down a street between high-rise buildings in the Board of Trade District.
Photograph

Grand Boulevard

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Description: View down grassy median planted with trees in the center of Grand Boulevard. Stone residences are on either side. A man, perhaps a police officer, stands i...
Photograph

North Clark Street

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Description: View of North Clark Street, including the Clark Street Theater. There is a horse-drawn wagon on the street, and streetcar tracks are visible.
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Fountain in South Park

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Description: A man has stopped his carriage at the fountain in South Park so his horse can drink water. A woman sits beside the driver, and a young boy stands behind th...
Manuscript

"Ocean Treasure" Playbill

Date: November 1935
Description: Typewritten playbill for the puppet show "Ocean Treasure" written and produced by Miriam Bennett.
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H.H. Bennett Advertising Envelope

Date: 1891
Description: H.H. Bennett advertising envelope addressed to William H. Metcalf of Milwaukee. The envelope bears an engraved image of people standing on top of Stand Roc...

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