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Main Street

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Main Street, with its dirt, ruts, cows (and presumably manure), but wide enough for easy hitching of wagons and teams.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The First Baptist Church, pictured in the lower center area of the photograph, organized in 1847 and erected in 1854. St. Raphael's Cathedral in the backg...

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Osborn House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view of the original house on the Osborn homestead, built in 1844 when J.H. Osborn moved to Oshkosh permanently from New York City.

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Court House

Date: 1874 before

Description: United States Court House.

Photograph

Church Parsonage

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The First Congregational Church parsonage, 138 Langdon Street, built in 1891 and demolished about 1965 to make room for an addition to the sorority house n...

Date: 1864 

Description: One of the Confederate defenses around the city, with a cannon and earthworks in the foreground. Tents are in the background among trees. Plate 41

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: View looking northeast across the Black Hawk War battlefield at Wisconsin Heights.

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Ferris Wheel

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View of a large, stone residence with the first Ferris Wheel in the distance.

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Kilbourn Bridge

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Kilbourn Bridge.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A stereograph of a statue of Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin State Fish Hatchery (aka Nevin Fish Hatchery, 3911 Fish Hatchery Rd). A salt-box house with an additional wing stands next t...

Date: 1877-10-27 

Description: The arrival of the first train in Waukon, on the Wisconsin & Michigan Railroad line. There is a large crowd gathered near the tracks, and one man stands on...

Date: 1898 

Description: Winter scene looking down snow-covered Wisconsin Avenue to the third Wisconsin State Capitol. There are two horse-drawn sleighs, each with one passenger, o...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Robert M. Bashford house on Pinckney and Gilman Streets. A man wearing a hat stands in the landscaped yard near a small child wearing...

Date: 1886-07 

Description: Intersection of 4th and Steele Streets facing east. The building in the lower right is the Knipfer building, now Algoma Mercantile. Bunting adorns the Boed...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Street with Gesell Photographic Studio, which is built into the side of a bluff, about 1895. His studio was on Main Street from 1877-1903. Miller and Co. L...

Date: 1880 

Description: A man posing in the doorway of Julius Schadauer's tobacco shop at 101 State Street.

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Eau Claire House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Original part built in 1856, where the present Eau Claire House stands. It was later moved to another site and eventually torn down to make room for the Y....

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Cyanotype view of the Delta Tau Delta Chapter house, 621 North Lake Street, at the southeast corner of the intersection of Lake Street and Mendota Court....

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Opera House

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: The Oshkosh Grand Opera House. This is the interior showing the curtain painted by Louis Kindt of Kenosha, which depicts a scene from Goethe's "Herman and...

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