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Date: 1861 ca.
Description: View up State Street looking toward the Wisconsin State Capitol from the roof of University Hall (later Bascom Hall), about 1860 or 1861. Actually the pho...
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: Stereograph of Madison City Hall at the corner of Mifflin Street and Wisconsin Avenue, as viewed through the trees of the Capitol Park. The three-story tal...
Description: Engraving after a drawing by Winslow Homer showing a crowned Baby New Year riding a velocipede through a hoop held by a woman, as the Grim Reaper, on the r...
Description: Elevated view of commercial area of the city, taken after General Sherman marched through. Most of the buildings appear to be intact, but one of the build...
Description: A drawing of Milton Academy.
Description: Photographic postcard of a stagecoach pulled by four horses in the road in front of a harness shop. Two men sit in the upper seat. A handful of people stan...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the William H. Lathrop residence with a figure standing in the front entranceway.
Description: Stereoview of the Rublee house, the residence of Horace Rublee, formerly owned by J.A Ellis, on the east corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Gilman Street.
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: University of Wisconsin students, perhaps a graduating class, photographed on the lawn in front of Main Hall (later Bascom Hall).
Description: An accompaniment to a Gilpin County, Colorado map created by Morse and George Hill.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus showing the first three buildings on campus, South Hall (left), University Hall [Bascom Hall] (center), and North Ha...
Description: Map of southeastern Virginia indicating fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, drainage, and some vegetation. 2 sheets, each mounted on 1 sheet.
Description: This geological map shows the township grid, counties, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, railroads, and roads. Barron County is still labeled Dallas Coun...
Description: Kane's Hotel, built in about 1839 by Ezekiel Tainter, and then called the Phoenix Hotel, on Main Street. It passed through many hands but retained the orig...
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: This map of the Atlanta area shows entrenchments, relief by hachures, vegetation, drainage, roads, railroads, towns, and the names of a few residents in th...
Description: This map of the state of Wisconsin was created in 1868 and later used by Increase Lapham to trace an outbreak of tornadoes going across the state in May of...
Description: Farmhouses near P. Rodenschmit Hill.
Description: This map shows townships and sections, landownership, roads, railroads, rural residences, schools, churches, and topography. Also included are inset maps o...
Description: Birds eye drawing of Fond du Lac depicts street names and street layouts, houses, buildings, trees, and the Fond du Lac River. A reference key at the botto...
Description: Marshall House, in which Col. E.E. Ellsworth was shot on May 24, 1861.
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