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River and Bridge

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a town with a railroad bridge crossing over a river. Several individuals are visible crossing the bridge. Sign near bridge says: "Willow R...

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Gwyneth Roe

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Formal portrait of Gwyneth Roe, wife of Gilbert Roe, on which she has written "the year I went to Madison." Gilbert Roe was a law partner of Robert M. La...

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: View of debris, perhaps from tornado damage in the business district of New Richmond. A group of onlookers investigate the damage. Caption on stereoview re...

Date: 1861 

Description: Thomas Bigford (in cap, on left) and another official swearing in two Native American Civil War recruits. Thomas Bigford (1815-1890) of Taycheedah, Wiscons...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: "Mineral spring pavilion with visitors taking the waters." Well-dressed men, women and children are posed in a gazebo built over the Iodo-Magnesian Springs...

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Furniture Store

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Front view of C.F. Rau's furniture store, with the owners and employees sitting in front of the store. Apparently, the store also performs undertaking. The...

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Man and Child

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A man, child and dog pose between two long sheds. Underneath the sheds are rows of wooden boxes.

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Clough House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View across road of the Clough house, residence of Mr. and Mrs. Willoughby. A man is standing and holding the hands of two young girls in front of the fenc...

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Group Beside Spring

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Group sitting beside spring, perhaps at Winnequah or Picnic Point in Madison. All are wearing hats.

Date: 1899-06-12 

Description: Stereoview of rescuers and onlookers standing among the wreckage in the wake of a cyclone. Bare trees, horses, houses, and a church steeple are in the back...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman from Wurtemberg, Germany in "native" costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine.

Date: 1823 

Description: British evacuation of their fort at Prairie du Chien after the end of the War of 1812. Fort Shelby, the first fort at Prairie du Chien, was built in 1814 b...

Date: 1860 after

Description: An aunt, Mary, finds two boys, Johnny and Joe, fighting. One boy is an obvious loser. The text below reads: "Mary. Why, Johnny, what have you been doing?...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a young Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954) seated in a chair holding a doll. She is wearing a dress and her feet are resting on pillows...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.

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Diamond Grotto

Date: 1881-03-21 ca.

Description: Four women gather in the Diamond Grotto, a notable land form in the Wisconsin Dells. There is a rustic bridge in the foreground.

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Domestic Dispute

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: In a posed scene, the photographer, wearing sleeve protectors, stands on the porch holding a bucket and large measuring cup while his smiling wife Clara th...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Assembly Speaker's desk, showing an unidentified woman, probably a tourist, standing by the Speaker's chair. In front of the Speaker's desk are the clerks'...

Date: 1863-07 

Description: Stereograph of the farmhouse of Abram Bryant, a free black man who lived near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. An African American man is standing near the porch...

Date: 1895-07-16 

Description: A man stands in ten acres of flowering onion plants, planted for seed, in the Grant Bros. gardens. A horse pulls a buggy in the field in the background. Wo...

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