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Barn Raising

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Group of barn raising participants posed in front of the structure in progress.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: A man driving a horse-drawn wagon filled with barrels is parked in front of the International Harvester building on S. Blount Street near Williamson Street...

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Mill

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a mill owned by George Mills Hull. Three men stand in the foreground, and three more stand near the entrance to the mill.

Date: 1879 after

Description: The facade of the McCormick family residence at 675 Rush Street, which takes up an entire block between Erie and Huron Streets. Cyrus Hall McCormick, Sr. h...

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Picnic Point

Date: 1898-11-24 

Description: Elevated view from the top of Main Hall (later Bascom Hall) of Picnic Point on Lake Mendota from the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1866 

Description: Elevated view of the ruins of the railroad roundhouse, with the city in the background. Men are posing on the train cars and engines. Plate 45

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Courthouse built in 1836, then torn down in 1871 to make way for a new structure. Tall central building with two wings coming off the sides. Path in fron...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Madison water tower and farmers' market as seen through the stone gateway at the East Washington Avenue entrance to the Capitol Park. The building on...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Looking south from the capitol dome of the Wisconsin State Capitol, the view is of West Main Street bound by South Hamilton Street and Monona Avenue (now M...

Date: 1860 ca.

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...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three women (Jennie Parsons Kelly, left, and Lena Eisenback Post, center, and an unidentified woman on the right) on Main Street in front of Yep Ah Sing's...

Date: 1875 

Description: Front and west side of Bennett Studio. There is a windmill behind the building.

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Strawberry Field

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two men stand in a strawberry field bordered by burnt-over forest. The photographer's shadow can be seen at the bottom of the image.

Date: 1894-05-08 

Description: House in West Virginia on the edge of a steep hill with a Pennsylvania/West Virginia boundary line running through the garden on the left side of the house...

Photograph

Horse-Drawn Trolley

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Man driving a horse-drawn trolley of the Milwaukee City Railroad Company on the Greenfield Avenue & Third Street line. The corner of a building advertising...

Photograph

W.A. Oppel Grocery

Date: 1896 

Description: Grocers standing in front of the W.A. Oppel Grocery located at 116 East Main Street. The five men are standing on the sidewalk among bine and crates displa...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Lake Mendota shore looking west with A.L. Dahl's photographer's wagon on shore and the Wisconsin State Capitol visible in the background.

Photograph

Chadbourne Hall

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View from across road of four-story dormitory on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

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City Hall

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph; view of the earlier City Hall building, on Market Square at the corner of E. Water Street and Oneida Street. Several signs are in the image, i...

Date: 1893 

Description: Exterior view of the Edgewood Villa, built in 1854, which was bought by Governor C.C. (Cadwallader) Washburn in 1873. Later, the grounds and building becam...

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