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Photograph

Lindon House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Lindon House with two women standing on the front balcony.

Photograph

Rock River

Date: 1860 

Description: View of the Rock River with a railroad bridge in the foreground.

Date: 1870 

Description: Although the first European settlement in Jefferson was in 1836, the Village of Jefferson was first incorporated as a city in 1878. Made eight years earlie...

Date: 1870 

Description: BirdÂ’s-eye view map. "Looking north east." Indexed for points of interest. Shows homes, businesses, and the Bark and Rock River. Streets running west to ea...

Date: 1863 after

Description: A view of the gymnasium at Northwestern College. A staircase leads up the terraced hill to the brick building.

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: View of main street in Lake Mills. On the left of the image are the Fargo and Ostrander store, Farmer's Cash Store and Drugs, and A.J. Foster Harness Shop....

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Map shows three Wisconsin territories, Jefferson, Waukesha, and Milwaukee. Map is ink, pencil, and watercolor on paper. Relief shown by hachures.

Date: 1899 

Description: View of August, Alex, and Mrs. Alex (Florentina) Krueger working with the binder in a field.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: This manuscript map shows the surveyed areas of the Town of Aztalan, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Acreage of the surveyed parcels is given and lakes and st...

Date: 1850-06-28 

Description: Letter from Increase Lapham to his wife, Ann Maria Alcott, in Milwaukee. Lapham was at Aztalan and wrote to Anna regarding the geology of the region. He in...

Historical Object

Stuart and Dorothy

Date: 1899 

Description: Hand-painted poppies adorn an album page which features a photograph of Stuart, left, and Dorothy Fargo. In the photograph, Stuart is naked and has placed...

Drawing

Rock Lake

Date: 1890 

Description: A sketch of Rock Lake, or Tyranena Lake.

Photograph

Lower Main Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View of lower Main Street lined with electric power lines and storefronts.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of Habheger's Bowling Park at the North Fourth Street bridge.

Photograph

Octagon House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Richards octagon house.

Photograph

Rockdale Mill

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of the Rockdale mill, a grist and sawmill built in 1847 by Thomas and Nathan Van Horn.

Date: 1878 

Description: Engraving of Ocatagon House, the residence of Mrs. Eliza Richards. Several trees dot the landscape and other buildings can be seen in the distance at right...

Photograph

Empire Mill

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of the Empire Mill.

Date: 1899 

Description: Mary Krueger, seated in a rocking chair, holds twins Jennie and Edgar Krueger on her lap. There is a fur rug on the floor.

Date: 1867 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Watertown on the Rock River,"drawn from nature."

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