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Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Group of people looking at single car at the railroad station, probably a special car for a traveling minstrel show.
Date: 1899-06-12 ca.
Description: Elevated view over water of the damage created by a tornado. A river, with debris visibly floating in it, runs through the town. Groups of people are walki...
Description: A group of children and adults sitting outdoors on the steamer "Sheboygan." Three women and four children, one in a stroller, are gathered near the railing...
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: A farmer operates a McCormick grain binder pulled by two horses in a field. A young child wearing a wide-brimmed hat is watching, and a horse-drawn buggy c...
Description: Depiction of the battlefield. Engraved by J.C. McRae and drawn by W. Momberger.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A promotional card advertising farming land in northern Wisconsin. The image depicts four settler men, their two horses, and their dog outside a temporary...
Date: 1891 ca.
Description: Woman in tilted hat posing across the street from stores: J.J. McGillivray Sash and Door Company and Squire's Oyster House. Probably on Water Street.
Description: A rocky ridge with bushes and scrub atop Mission Ridge is in the foreground. Orchard Knob is in the distance. The valley where the fighting took place is i...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Exterior view of one of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger machine shops. The building was built in 1886 on the corner of South First Street and East Oregon...
Description: Engraved image from Harper's New Monthly Magazine showing people riding in a stagecoach pulled by two horses.
Date: 1886 before
Description: Stereograph. Located on Oneida Street, the opera house is three stories tall, and located across the street from a pharmacy (the Rx sign is hanging above t...
Description: Engraved view of two men in a train locomotive observing the weighing of pig lead. Several bars of lead are stacked near the scale.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: The sternwheel excursion, Minnieta, on the Chippewa River, Wisconsin, in the 1870's.
Description: Carriage in front of picket fence with people on horses and on porch of large brick house that has trim on porch top and three chimneys; house has 1868 dat...
Description: A group of loggers at work in the woods with horses and a team of oxen. The men are cutting down fir trees to eventually be sold at market.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Polish immigrant standing near a team of horses eating hay in Market Square. He is wearing work clothes. Large brick buildings are in the background.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Whitewater, with insets.
Date: 1884 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the Eighteenth Annual National Encampment of Grand Army of the Republic in Minneapolis, Minnesota in July 1884.
Description: Looking down street toward Lake Michigan, which is visible at the end of the road. The dirt street is lined with trees and houses. On the right stands a...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereograph of elevated view of Newhall House which was destroyed by fire in 1883.
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