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Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph of a posed scene showing a woman milking a cow as two other women stand waiting at an open barn door. On the left a man at a hand pump is behin...

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Grain Stacks

Date: 1895-09-09 

Description: View across field of two men leaning against an enormous stack of grain on the farm of August Schmidt. There are many more stacks of grain leading into the...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View from the Wisconsin State Capitol looking south. Lake Monona is to the left, and West Washington Avenue is on the right. The Dane County Courthouse on...

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Old Mill Site

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A tall smokestack stands beside the Yahara River where it flows out of Lake Mendota. Remnants of the foundation and supports of Farwell's Madison Mills are...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Family by wood fence with one child sitting on top of gate; wood house with upper window shutter closed and shutter trim around doorway; trellis by porch....

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a man operating a horse-drawn mower on the grounds of an estate. A pond with lily pads and a gazebo are in the foreground, and a house is...

Date: 1883 

Description: Cabinet card of John (1836-1904) and Ethelinda (1856-1947) Johnston sitting on a decorative wall in front of a painted backdrop of trees. John, a successf...

Date: 1880 

Description: Stereograph of the Artesian Well near the intersection of Wisconsin and Minnesota (later renamed Wacouta) Streets. The following is printed on the back of...

Date: 1880 

Description: Exterior view of the front of the Rock County Poor House. The three-story house is set on a hill with broken wood pieces in the foreground.

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Melm's Brewery

Date: 1870 before

Description: Large brewery in background behind railroad tracks. On the right are smaller buildings. On the left is a small hill with ladders, fences, rocks, and plant...

Date: 1893 

Description: Midway Pleasance viewed from Illinois Central Viaduct; large Ferris wheel in background; large crowd, mostly walking in the direction of the Ferris wheel...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of elevated view of Newhall House which was destroyed by fire in 1883.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Barnyard, with what appears to be a pigyard littered with corncobs. It is enclosed with a solid board fence and has slop troughs made from hollowed logs. A...

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Fenced Garden

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view of man posing in a fenced garden outside a house and storage buildings.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: View of the Appleton Woolen Mills from the south, circa 1895. The three-story building in the right front was constructed in 1893. The long, two-story bui...

Date: 1899-11-30 

Description: Exterior view of the William Wills homestead. The family, including a dog, stands around the front porch. One young girl is standing inside the house looki...

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Survey Group

Date: 1895 

Description: Group of surveyors from the Agricultural Department at the University of Wisconsin posing on the back platform of their railroad car 404, "the Palace Car."...

Date: 1895-09-04 

Description: A promotional card depicting Oswald Scheller and his family on their farm in northern Wisconsin.

The caption below the image reads: "Field of potatoes on...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Group portrait of members of the Greene, Shepard, Gadlin, Grimes, and Craig families who lived in the Pleasant Ridge community.

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Libby Prison

Date: 1864 

Description: Exterior view of Libby Prison, a Confederate Prison. The view includes tents and three tenement (loft style) buildings. A group of men stand in the foregro...

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