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Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a group of men standing knee deep in water using handspikes probably in an attempt to dislodge a lumber raft from a sandbar or from the shor...

Poster

Fire Company

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: A lithographic portrait by Louis Kurz (1833-1921) of Madison Fire Engine Company #2 posed with a hand pumper and hose cart in front of the design of the ne...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Wisconsin Street seen from Spring Street. The building on the left nearest the bridge was the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway's downto...

Date: 1873 

Description: Engraved image of a lock and dam at Sault St. Marie. Two men operate the sluice as ships wait on the opposite side of the lock. Another man waits with a ro...

Date: 1891 

Description: A deeply rutted dirt road leads to a bridge over a river. Buildings are on both sides of the river. Bluffs and hills with trees are in the background. This...

Photograph

Pile-Pontoon Bridge

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over the Mississippi River.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A young boy operates a corn binder pulled by two horses. The binder is moving along a row of corn. An empty carriage or buggy sits in a field in the backgr...

Date: 1875 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Eagle Mowing and Reaping Machine Company featuring an engraved illustration of a farmer riding a horse-drawn mower...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View across Park Street of Science Hall at the base of Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin Madison campus.

Date: 1899 

Description: Elevated view looking north towards Menomonie, the Knapp, Stout and Company lumber mills.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of elevated view of Newhall House which was destroyed by fire in 1883.

Date: 1870 

Description: Stereograph view of Oconomowoc.

Date: 1898 

Description: A buggy is mired up to the axles in mud. The horses have been unharnessed and led away. Hand painted signs appear on the fence in the background. This imag...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Front page of booklet with an engraving of a man with a team of two horses in a field with the "Celebrated Gorham Sulky Cultivator."

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View from across street of the exterior of a large hall with plate glass windows welcoming returning troops from the Spanish-American War. Soldiers and oth...

Date: 1891 

Description: Frederick Layton standing on deck smoking a cigar while at sea in a Kodak #2 camera portrait by T.W. Ingersoll from St. Paul, Minnesota. The photographer's...

Photograph

Hutson House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of the Hutson House, with people standing on its balcony and porch.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Peter Selb, Ben Dietrich, J.A. Lockwood, Matt Dietrich, and John Downing pose around the hand engine of the volunteer fire department. All but Selb were ch...

Book or Pamphlet

Hamburg Landing

Date: 1862-05-31 ca.

Description: Engraved view of the Commisary [sic] depot of Major-General Halleck's army at Hamburg Landing.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Horse-drawn carriage stuck in a rut on a muddy road near the Ohio River in Floyd County, Indiana. One man is holding the horse while another attempts to di...

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