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Cliff House

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Cliff House, a resort hotel built shortly after 1872 when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Three-story frame house with balcony on each floor. There is a...

Date: 1858 

Description: This map is hand-colored and mounted on cloth and shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, landownership, streets, railroads, selected buildings, fair g...

Date: 1893 

Description: Front and back of the catalog cover. Illustration on front shows a group of children looking and laughing at dog that has been costumed in a hat, cape and...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Oval-framed view from street of the corner bank building at 111 S. Hamilton Street, with houses on the left and right. The main business is Millers Bank In...

Magazine or Periodical

A Sorely Neglected Stretch

Date: 1892-05 

Description: Frank Lenz posed with his bicycle on a badly neglected stretch of road. A split-rail fence encloses a field behind Lenz.

Photograph

After the Fire

Date: 1899 

Description: Elevated view looking west over the open basements of commercial buildings which were destroyed by a recent fire. Main Street is in the foreground. Horse-d...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Halle Steensland and his wife Sophia pose with their five children at the family home, later located at 733 Lakewood Boulevard, Village of Maple Bluff. The...

Photograph

The Grand Regatta

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: "The Grand Regatta, at Devil's Lake, June 21st & 22nd, 1877." Spectators sit on the railroad bed at Devil's Lake.

Photograph

Children with Dogs

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two children pose on a lawn seated on a buggy; one child holds a kitten, and another kitten sits in the wagon near the other child. Two dogs sit on the gro...

Date: 1880 before

Description: View across water towards what is identified as the second railroad bridge at Black River Falls. Note the wood trestle on the right.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Man posed standing in the road in front of a wooden fence holding a derby hat. There is a house in the background.

Date: 1895 after

Description: View of a statue and fountain in a grassy park depicting a boy selling a newspaper. Installed in 1895 and funded by Colonel William L. Brown, the statue c...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Elevated view towards the northwest across West Washington Avenue of the Congregationalist Church. Main Hall (now Bascom Hall) of the University of Wiscons...

Date: 1895-07-30 

Description: Two men stand in the five-foot tall pea field of Joseph Seipold three miles northeast of Antigo. Another man stands atop a horse-drawn wagon loaded with ha...

Date: 1867 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Green Bay and Fort Howard, Brown Co., depicts street names and street layouts, houses, trees, and the East River. A reference key at the...

Photograph

Giles House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Giles house, residence of Hiram H. Giles, state legislator and social welfare authority.

Photograph

Bascom Hill

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View up Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) is at the top of the hill.

Date: 1857 

Description: From Judge Smith Addition, 5th Ward, looking north, toward the city. Drawing is an elevated view of field and plank fence in foreground, road to the left a...

Book or Pamphlet

Walter A. Wood Catalog Cover

Date: 1884 

Description: Catalog cover for harvesting machines featuring an inset illustration of a bridge and waterfall, with a foreground illustration of a fence, and a man worki...

Date: 1896 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for Aultman, Miller and Company, manufacturers of agricultural equipment. Features a chromolithograph of a woman sit...

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