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Date: 1875 ca.
Description: The first school house in DeForest is a frame, one-story building with shutters. The group posed in front consists of the woman teacher and her students. B...
Description: Front view of a man holding the reins of two horses hitched to a sled loaded with logs on a snowy path in or near Vinette's logging camp.
Description: Front and back covers of an advertising brochure for the New Empire line of mowers, reapers and grain binders manufactured by J.F. Seiberling & Company. Th...
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...
Description: Travelers in a rowing canoe on Lake Superior.
Description: First electric street railway service in Wisconsin.
Description: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Group of tourists and crew members on the bow deck of the DELL QUEEN, an excursion boat that operated on the Wisconsin River at Wisconsin Dells.
Description: View down railroad tracks of the gunboat "Cinncinati" guarding Union approaches to Cairo on the Ohio River.
Description: Group of people posed on trolley car which is pulling flat car loaded with a McCormick grain binder and mower as part of event culminating the "crossing th...
Description: View down Main Street featuring crowds of people near the Theatre Comique and other stores and offices.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Seven men, standing informally, some wearing “yachting caps”, on a dock, presumably in Sturgeon Bay, Wis.
Date: 1879 ca.
Description: Wisconsin State Fish Hatchery (aka Nevin Fish Hatchery, 3911 Fish Hatchery Rd). There is a frame board and batten building, and an open-frame gazebo-like...
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: Lithograph from Frank Leslie's Illustrated News of the sidewheel passenger, Lady Elgin, at her wharf in Chicago, Illinois in 1860. From a pho...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Crossing a river on the way to Vermillion Lake in the early 1880's, before the building of any railroads in that part of the country. The teams were part o...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute).
Description: Crew from the Augusta and Knoxville railroad posing with a steam engine.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the Wiscsonsin Central's bridge over the White River, about six miles south of Ashland. The bridge was 1600 ft. long and 110 ft. above the...
Description: Engraved image of a boat being towed through a canal at Little Falls by a team of horses. A small town is in the background.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Group portrait of the Northern Hospital for the Insane's institutional fire fighting department posed outside the building. Horse-drawn transport cart and...
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