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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.

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Court House

Date: 1874 before

Description: United States Court House.

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...

Date: 1870 

Description: Birds eye drawing of Fort Atkinson, Jefferson County, depicts street names and street layouts, houses, trees, Rock River and Bark River. A reference key at...

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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: 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: 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...

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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....

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Three Women

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph. The woman in front is displaying a Muskellunge, caught in Long Lake, on the residential lawn of M. Newman. Two other woman stand behind her. A...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The harbor, showing the sidewheel packet, "Belle of La Crosse," and the sidewheel ferry "Alex McGregor." Other boats are also seen including two barges loa...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A group, probably at Picnic Point on Lake Mendota in Madison, posed under the trees. Picnic baskets are behind them. Mrs. Bashford is the person in Mrs....

Date: 1874 before

Description: Elevated view of Main Street from Pinckney Street. A sign on the top of the building reads: "Solders' Record Office."

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De Pere Depot

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: At the De Pere depot, the first train operated by the Milwaukee & Northern Railway. This train made its first run to Green Bay on June 25, 1873, and this p...

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State Normal School

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: State Normal School.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Boys posing in front of the Andrew Proudfit house at the corner of Fairchild Street and West Washington Avenue. Proudfit was the vice president of First Na...

Date: 1878 

Description: This map shows climate information for an entire year with an explanation key in the lower left corner of colors: Mean Temperature for the Year (red), Mean...

Date: 1874 after

Description: This map shows townships and sections, post offices, roads, and railroads. The left margin reads: "For sale at Cushing Land Agency, St. Croix Falls, Wis. 4...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Engraving from the back of an advertising or trade card showing views of the Warder, Mitchell and Company factory buildings at Springfield, Ohio. The compa...

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Park Hotel

Date: 1873 

Description: Park Hotel, from the 1873 Madison City Directory.

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