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Photograph

Chris Early

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of Corporal Chris Early, Company K, 13th Wisconsin Infantry. Died on May 18, 1865 of a disease.

Date: 1858 

Description: This 1858 map of Rock County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, property owners and res...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Street looking west with small dog in foreground.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: "Mineral spring pavilion with visitors taking the waters." Seven adults, including a man in a top hat, five children and a woman are posed in a gazebo buil...

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Union Rally

Date: 1864-09-10 

Description: Civil War handbill promoting Union recruitment.

Date: 1885 

Description: Partial removal of railroad bridge over Rock River. A train is on a section not being removed in order to transport men and materials.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee Street.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Window display in Bort, Bailey & Co. store on the occasion of a Civil War Veterans' reunion. In the window is a display of images of President Lincoln, Gen...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Rock County Court House.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Twenty-one children are seated on wooden benches and the ground in front of a square frame house with a hip roof and cupola. The Reverend Erik Jensen (1841...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: View down Madison Street with houses along sidewalk.

Date: 1885 after

Description: Stereograph view of Memorial Hall at Beloit College.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Exterior of First Congregational Church in winter.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: "Mineral spring pavilion with visitors taking the waters." Well-dressed men, women and children are posed in a gazebo built over the Iodo-Magnesian Springs...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View across wooden platform of a brick high school on a hill surrounded by a fence. The school has a mansard roof and what appears to be a bell tower above...

Photograph

Ashburn Family

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: The Ashburn family sits around a table in their yard. Behind them is a frame house with plants on its porch, curtains visible in its windows, and a pump by...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Pastor Claus Friman Magelssen (1830-1904), his second wife Marie Schlambusch Magelssen, and their family sit around a table set for coffee....

Date: 1875 

Description: Halvor Skavlem (middle?), Gunil Olmstead Skavlem and a friend stand near the fence in front of Skavlem's frame home, with an unidentified man reading on th...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: The Institution for the Education of the Blind where Louisa May Alcott attended school. Writing on the photo reads "Institution for the Education of the Bl...

Date: 1877 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Janesville on the Rock River.

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