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Photograph

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.

Photograph

Methodist Church

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Methodist church.

Date: 1881 

Description: Stereographic view of a street in the “Five Points” slum district.

Photograph

Capitol Park

Date: 1874 before

Description: Southeast Gate of Capitol Park. Four stone columns stand along the sidewalk, tow with statues on top, two with lights. In the background are trees and the...

Date: 1895-10-13 

Description: Twenty-one photographs of churches, city halls, courthouses, and other buildings and their locations throughout Milwaukee.

Date: 1886 

Description: First electric street railway service in Wisconsin.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View from across street of the Wisconsin Central railroad station, with multiple figures standing outside of it.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Men with guns and dogs and wagons in front of a rural post office. Some men have assumed exaggerated poses, probably for humorous effect.

Photograph

Post Office

Date: 1880 before

Description: Stereograph. Elevated view of corner of Milwaukee and Wisconsin Streets. Three-story white building with several chimneys. A horse and cart are on the rig...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Madison water tower and farmers' market as seen through the stone gateway at the East Washington Avenue entrance to the Capitol Park. The building on...

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph. Building also housed the Custom House. Corner of Milwaukee and Wisconisn Streets.

Date: 1873 

Description: This 1874 map of Washington and Ozaukee counties, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, rural landownership a...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View from pier or dock of buildings along the Milwaukee River, including a building with a clock tower. Signage on brick exteriors reads "J.C. Iverson Co....

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: People are sitting in a horse-drawn wagon and standing next to farm machinery, including a dump rake and a hay mower. A barn is behind them.

Photograph

Tornado Debris

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Debris left after tornado. A portion of a roof from a collapsed building lies on top of the debris, including the wheels of a carriage or cart.

Map or Atlas

Oconomowoc, Wis.

Date: 1870 

Description: Birds eye drawing of Oconomowoc depicts street names and street layouts, houses, trees, Oconomowoc River, Fowler Lake, and La Belle Lake. A reference key a...

Photograph

Harvesting a Field

Date: 1895-10-17 

Description: Elevated view from hill of a large group of men harvesting a field. Four men are standing atop a mound of what appears to be straw or hay. A steam thresher...

Date: 1892 

Description: Fifth page of calendar for September and October, 1892. Features two illustrations: the top one of a man using a team of horses to pull a Buckeye harvestin...

Date: 1872 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership, roads, railroads, churches, schools, and cemeteries. The map includes business directories of Watertown, J...

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...

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