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Date: 1893 

Description: Front cover of a brochure for Champion Mowers and Binders. Features a color illustration of the office building of the Warder, Bushnell and Glessner Compan...

Date: 1886 

Description: Panoramic drawing of Madison, looking from the University toward the Wisconsin State Capitol. Among the locations identified along the border of the image...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Elevated view of group gathered and posed on a new street. Behind the group is a large pile of lumber, wooden sidewalks, and what appear to be newly-constr...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Martin K. Dahl, far left, sits with three women around a table which has been set in front of an iron fence which encloses a manicured yard. Two of the wom...


Three Young People

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Snapshot of a young man with two young women chatting on Wisconsin Street. The scene is near the Grand Avenue bridge which appears in the background.

Date: 1874 

Description: Includes index to key buildings. Shows local streets, railroads, fairgrounds, mills, schools, churches, and part of Lake Winnebago. Streets running west to...

Date: 1898 

Description: Farmers with their loads waiting to ship on train number 40 at Colfax, Wisconsin. "An everyday occurrence at 3:50 pm during September and October."


View of De Pere

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View over town looking east from the railroad station.


Hotel Ogden

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the front of the Hotel Ogden located at 149 East Wilson Street. Three men wearing suits are relaxing on the porch, with two men sitting on...

Date: 1872 

Description: Shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, churches, schools, and cemeteries. Includes business directories of Manitowoc...


Capitol (Third)

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol (second in Madison), surrounded by trees. When construction on the capitol was completed in 1868, the structure measured...


Flood Damage

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of flood damage, showing wrecked buildings along the Wisconsin River waterfront.


Central Avenue

Date: 1880 

Description: View along Central Avenue. There are a number of commercial buildings with false fronts. Groups of people stand near the road on the left and right.

Date: 1877 

Description: The Abiel E. Brooks House, built in 1853, with a family group posed on the lawn and porch. Identified (front row, left to right) are Mrs. Noah (Jane Ann) C...

Map or Atlas

Madison, Wisconsin

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Shows ward divisions and street railways, as well as University of Wisconsin buildings, churches, and schools. Cataloged from copy with right and left edge...

Map or Atlas

City Map of Janesville

Date: 1873 

Description: This map shows landownership and acreages, lot and block numbers, roads and railroads, marshes, schools, churches, mills, rural buildings, and quarries. Re...


View of Rockford

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: View down Rock River towards a covered bridge near another bridge, with factories and the city in the background.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view of parade, looking down a broad street. It has been suggested but not verified that this view is in Superior, Wis.


Cadets on Campus

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view across Bascom Hill on the campus of the University of Wisconsin. Student cadets in training march past South Hall down Bascom Hill.

Date: 1815 ca.

Description: Engraved view of the first state buildings in Columbus, Ohio, including the United States Courthouse, Public Offices and the Old State House. A number of p...

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