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Photograph

View of Rockford

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: View down Rock River towards a covered bridge near another bridge, with factories and the city in the background.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The third (second in Madison), Wisconsin State Capitol that stood from 1857-1913, from a stereograph original.

Date: 1886 

Description: First electric street railway service in Wisconsin.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View from across street of the Wisconsin Central railroad station, with multiple figures standing outside of it.

Photograph

Post Office

Date: 1880 before

Description: Stereograph. Elevated view of corner of Milwaukee and Wisconsin Streets. Three-story white building with several chimneys. A horse and cart are on the rig...

Date: 1890-12-18 

Description: Elevated view looking down at homestead applicants waiting in line for 2-3 days in winter cold before a window in the Marathon County Court House, Dec. 18-...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The Union Congregational Church, built in 1862.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A chain and posts border the yard of the lighthouse, which is attached to a two-story house.

Photograph

Barn Raising

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Seated group of women participating in a barn raising.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: A formation of soldiers stand at attention during the dedication ceremony for the University of Wisconsin-Madison gymnasium.

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph. Building also housed the Custom House. Corner of Milwaukee and Wisconisn Streets.

Date: 1881 

Description: Stereographic view of a street in the “Five Points” slum district.

Date: 1867 after

Description: A view of the commons building at Ripon College, partially obscured by trees.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Elevated winter view of the Leinenkugel Brewery seen "from top of Mill." Originally called "Spring Brewery", Jacob Leinenkugel opened his brewery in 1867 i...

Date: 1859 

Description: Shows townships and sections, landownership, roads, railroads, rural residences, schools, churches, and topography. Relief shown by hachures. "From gover...

Book or Pamphlet

Farwell's Madison Mills

Date: 1851 

Description: Engraving of the five-story tall mill erected at the outlet of the Yahara Creek by Leonard J. Farwell. This engraving appears in Statistics of Dane County,...

Photograph

St. Mary's Church

Date: 1884 

Description: A distant view of St. Mary's Church. Looking north from the corner of Main and Franklin Streets.

Date: 1886 

Description: Print advertising the Milwaukee Industrial Exposition, which went from September 1st to October 16th, 1886. Entire building with flags flying from almost...

Photograph

Leslie Bird House

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Leslie Bird house. Bird worked as the Registrar at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The two-story house is built on a stone founda...

Date: 1893-09 

Description: Shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, buildings, and school districts. Includes vignettes of local buildings, business directory, list...

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