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Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview over rooftops of the Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair.

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview through a Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair. The sensation of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago was the Ferris wheel, the...

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview of elevated view of the midway of the Chicago World's Fair from the Ferris wheel.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card created to advertize land in northern Wisconsin.

Caption: STREET SCENE IN MEDFORD, TAYLOR COUNTY, WISCONSIN. - This view of one of...

Date: 1888-08-24 

Description: The George A. Whiting Paper Mill after a fire on August 24, 1888. Sixteen men were killed by the explosion of a bleacher; the bleacher exploded as the nigh...

Poster

Fire Company

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: A lithographic portrait by Louis Kurz (1833-1921) of Madison Fire Engine Company #2 posed with a hand pumper and hose cart in front of the design of the ne...

Photograph

Cotton Residence

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Judge Stephen R. Cotton residence. The Cotton residence was located at the corner of Jefferson and Doty Streets.

Photograph

Ashland County Jail

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Ashland jail, reading "Ashland County Jail, Ashland, Wis. Conover & Porter, Architects."

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph; front of music hall along the road, with a horse and carriage team in front of the entrance. Buildings can also be seen in the left backgroun...

Date: 1851 

Description: A watercolor view of Madison by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian who traveled in America, 1850-1851. Wengler's watercolor is the earliest known realistic rep...

Date: 1825-08-27 

Description: Map is ink on paper. Map shows plat of the town of Munnomunne, the Fox River, farm lots, and an established highway. The map is signed by "J.D. Doty, Propr...

Map or Atlas

New London

Date: 1871 

Description: Birds eye map of New London depicts street names and street locations, houses, trees, the bridge, Wolf River, and the bayou. At the bottom of the map, a re...

Date: 1883 

Description: Birdseye view map. The title of the map reads: ""MERRILLAN JACKSON COUNTY, WISCONSIN. LOOKING FROM POSITION NORTH EAST ON THE TOWN." At the bottom are poin...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Looking west on W. National Avenue from about S. 6th Street, a parade marches down National Avenue with a crowd of people watching, and signs and flags on...

Date: 1888-08-24 

Description: The George A. Whiting Paper Mill after a fire on August 24, 1888. Sixteen men were killed by the explosion of a bleacher; the bleacher exploded as the nigh...

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...

Date: 1880 before

Description: Stereograph. Part of a bridge is visible in the lower left corner. Under the bridge is a floating pier with advertisements painted on its sides. Another br...

Drawing

High School

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: View of the Berlin high school with children playing and people walking in the foreground.

Date: 1897 

Description: Men ice skating on Lake Monona, with two young boys. Other skaters are behind them, and the far shoreline is in the background.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of Milwaukee River with large sailing ship - a two-masted schooner - entering the port.

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