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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: 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: 1890-12-18 

Description: Elevated view looking down at homestead applicants waiting in line for 2-3 days in winter cold before a window in the Marathon County Court House, Dec. 18-...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Two lumber rafts with men aboard floating down the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: 40 H.P. experimental tractor. Original caption reads, "40 H.P., Built in 1896."

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State Public School

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Exterior of the State Public School grounds, with numerous school buildings.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: A formation of soldiers stand at attention during the dedication ceremony for the University of Wisconsin-Madison gymnasium.

Date: 1881 

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

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Elevated view of farmers lined up in horse-drawn wagons loaded with their new McCormick farm machines. Their wagons are adorned with "McCormick" signs and...

Date: 1896 

Description: Members of the University of Wisconsin Glee, Banjo and Mandolin Club posing at the rear of a train during the Spring Tour of 1896. Railroad employees and o...

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: 1899 before

Description: Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha train cars loading onto car ferry Pere Marquette.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Elevated view of large crowd gathered to witness the dedication ceremony for the University of Wisconsin-Madison gymnasium.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Elevated winter view of the Leinenkugel Brewery seen "from top of Mill." Originally called "Spring Brewery", Jacob Leinenkugel opened his brewery in 1867 i...

Date: 1894-05-05 

Description: View from the Monangahela River of a deserted, decrepit coal tipple.

Date: 1899-07-16 

Description: Exterior view of a District No. 4 school building, built in 1845.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A large multi-generational family in front yard vegetable garden with wood frame house with shutters and decor on porch in background.

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St. Mary's Church

Date: 1884 

Description: A distant view of St. Mary's Church. Looking north from the corner of Main and Franklin Streets.

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Millet Field

Date: 1895-07-30 

Description: Two men stand in a field of millet owned by Henry Higgins.

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