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Ferry near Hotel

Date: 1894-05-10 

Description: View of a ferry with the name Liberty from the Ohio River. A row of buildings in the background along a street near the river include a hotel.

Date: 1894-05-10 

Description: View of a wharf from the river, with a bit of an oar visible in the foreground. There is a ferry with the name Liberty on the shoreline. A row of bu...

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Family around Table

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: A family of twelve is grouped outdoors around a table. Behind them is a picket fence and a frame house, with latticework and carpenter's lace decorating it...

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Indian Mound

Date: 1894-05-11 

Description: South side view of an Indian Mound with a fence in front of it.

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Cutting Grain

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Two women and six men are cutting grain or hay using hand tools and horse-drawn implements. Behind them is a frame house.

Date: 1893 

Description: Everetta Bass stands on a fur rug outdoors holding a small American flag. A rocking horse, basket, and doll buggy are nearby.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The Ceylon Building and its pier as seen from Lake Geneva. Originally built for the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, the building was later purchas...

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Indian Mound

Date: 1894-05-11 

Description: East side view of an Indian Mound (Big Grave).

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The "Prairie Bird"

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Union gunboat "Prairie Bird," a small rear-wheel steamship.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Two men pose on a boat docked at the Askew Steamboat Landing on Lake Monona off South Carroll Street. The old Governor Harvey residence is in the backgroun...

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Cresaps Bottom

Date: 1894-05-11 

Description: View of Cresap's Bottom, looking toward the Ohio shore.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view down East Water Street from Wisconsin Avenue, with buildings, people, and street traffic including horse-drawn vehicles and a horse-drawn str...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A husband, wife and three children are grouped around a table set for coffee. Behind them is a board fence and a frame house.

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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...

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Capitol Square

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of the Capitol Square from the roof of the Wisconsin State Capitol, looking south. The view includes the Park Hotel, The Baptist Church and St. Raphae...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The Tabernacle and attendees at the Monona Lake Assembly. The assembly, Madison's annual Chautauqua, was held on the site of the present-day Olin Park.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Corner of Main and First Street. The first two buildings on the southwest corner are Abraham Meinhold's dry goods and LeClair's hardware store. Next is A.F...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Abraham Schmocker, a "hermit" who lived in "Stumptown" near Alma, seated on a bench outside his log cabin, holding a kitty. He was a Swiss immigrant, arriv...

Date: 1895-09-09 

Description: Two men with scythes stand in front of a sorghum patch planted on May 20th, 1895. The view was taken near Osceola.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Seated family group with two children, in front of wing of frame house, with curtains in upstairs windows.

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