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No. 1 Cotton Mill

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The No. 1 Cotton Mill. Plank sidewalk in foreground.

Date: 1898 

Description: Flags and posters are displayed over King Street for the fifty year celebration. One banner reads: "1848 Wisconsin 1898." Pedestrians are on the streets an...

Date: 1897-05-15 

Description: Elevated view of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway yards looking northwest. The elevator of the Northern Grain Company is in the middle distance.

Date: 1887-05-19 

Description: View out of entrance to the National Soldiers Home. Fountain and trees framed by arch with hanging lamp.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View across street towards the building that housed the gallery of Van Schaick and the dental offices of Edward F. Long. Over the years, the building also...

Photograph

The State Bank

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: External view of the State Bank, the first bank in Madison. A group of men are posed along the sidewalk in front.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A monument to Union soldiers.

Photograph

Portage Canal

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Steamboats docked in the Portage Canal, which was hand dug beginning in 1849 and completed in 1851. There are industrial buildings on either side of the ca...

Date: 1898 before

Description: Elevated view of a man leading a circus elephant on Main Street. On the opposite side of the street is a crowd watching from behind the iron fence on the C...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: F.D. Eyerley crouches down to give his daughter a kiss. A bicycle is propped against a wooden fence which runs the perimeter of the front yard of the West...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Andrew Proudfit house at the corner of Fairchild Street and West Washington Avenue. The steeple and neighboring triangular window belong to the First Bapti...

Date: 1895 

Description: Michael Baltus family posing in front of their log cabin two miles east of Auburndale Station, Wood County, with a new frame house under construction nearb...

Date: 1888 

Description: Overview winter scene with a large group of people skating on the frozen Manitowoc River between the 8th and 10th Street bridges. A dog trots across the ic...

Date: 1876-03 

Description: Side view of the locomotive purchased by the Pine River and Stevens Point Railroad, being hauled over land from Lone Rock to Richland Center. In the backgr...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The Mineral Springs Hotel and train depot.

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: 1893 

Description: Stereoview through a Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair. The sensation of the 1893 WorldÂ’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago was the Ferris wheel, the...

Date: 1897 before

Description: Lumbertown Street (Now Highway 47). There are horse-drawn carts and a car. Sailors burned down Lumbertown in 1897. It was later built up as a resort town....

Date: 1865 

Description: The ruins of Charleston after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War. A man, smoking a pipe, and a boy sit on the shoreline of...

Date: 1899-04-24 

Description: Partial view of a boathouse at the foot of North Carroll Street, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built for the city of Madison. The University of Wiscon...

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