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Street Parade Rig

Date: 1870 

Description: Street parade rig, apparently to agitate against delays in construction of a railroad to connect Manitowoc to the west. In the background is a store owned...

Photograph

Bicycling Outing

Date: 1896-10-04 

Description: View down sidewalk of a group of men and women standing near a large brick building. Bicycles are leaning against the curb and the side of the building. Th...

Photograph

Cultivated Hillside

Date: 1894-05-08 

Description: View from the Ohio River of cultivated hillsides and houses near the shoreline.

Date: 1887 

Description: View up Langdon Street of the new Science Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: The locomotives "Christopher Adams" and "Liverpool", taken over and operated by the U.S. military during the Civil War.

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Capitol (Third)

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol (second in Madison), surrounded by trees. When construction on the capitol was completed in 1868, the structure measured...

Date: 1897 after

Description: Bronze statue honoring the banker and philanthropist Stephen Girard that stands next to the City Hall. A small portion of its facade forms the background...

Date: 1888 

Description: A view of part of the interior of the Pharmacie Werner in Boulay, France. This region was part of Germany when this photograph was taken.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Group of people posing outside of Soldiers' Orphans Home, located on Spaight Street between Paterson and Brearly Streets. The building was originally const...

Photograph

Hotel Juneau

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Necedah, Wisconsin. 1895-1899. Hotel Juneau with several people on front porch and balcony. On the middle balcony appear (the sequence is ambiguous) : Sila...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Composite layout combining family portraits with local views. Probably the family of Gerhard Gesell in Alma.

Date: 1857 

Description: Lithograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol, surrounded by portraits of Wisconsin Statesmen. Governor Bashford hired the Madison architectural firm Kutzbock...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Handwritten note on back identifies this elevated view as the west side of Broadway from National Bank, looking south. The Fox River is in the background o...

Date: 1893 

Description: Valley view of town buildings and hillside.

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph. Elevated view looking roughly south, the foreground overlooks a residential neighborhood. On the far shoreline, smoke clouds spew out from lar...

Photograph

Pile-Pontoon Bridge

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over the Mississippi River.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Men and women ascend a staircase toward a shoe store as horses and carriages travel along the street below. The sign on the store reads, "Victor LaFrance R...

Photograph

Walter Allen School

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior of Walter Allen School, with a woman in a carriage parked in front. The Walter Allen School was an elementary school located at 1657 South Third S...

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...

Photograph

Syl with Spade

Date: 1899-10-08 

Description: Syl leaning on a spade outside in a yard. There is a fence and a house in the background.

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