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Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view down Main Street, which crosses railroad tracks in the foreground. There are two signs in the foreground which say: "Look Out for the Cars" a...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: The Institution for the Education of the Blind.

Photograph

Bascom Hall

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Exterior of west facade of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) from hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. There is a tree-lined drive on the rig...

Photograph

The Lappin Block

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: The Lappin block, Ed. Carpenter, proprietor. Businesses on this block include: Bort, Baily & Co., Dry Goods and Carpets; A.F. Hall & Co., "The Reliable Jew...

Date: 1883 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Sauk City.

Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1867 

Description: West Water Street south from Spring Street.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: This is a plat map of Sheboygan showing the Sheboygan River and Lake Michigan. Streets are labeled and plats are numbered in quadrants. Some points of inte...

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: 1882-02-21 

Description: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: View of Fox River and South Washington Street, from the top of St. Willobrord's Church.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of the Moffat octagon house.

Map or Atlas

Sheboygan Falls, Wis.

Date: 1871 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Sheboygan Falls.

Painting

Peck Cabin

Date: 1837 ca.

Description: This is an amateur painting of the Peck Cabin representing the "first house in Madison, Wisconsin." The "Peck Cabin" is a variation signed "Meinhard, Madi...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of the third Wisconsin State Capitol from one of the entrance walks. A small group of men stand in the background.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Andrew Proudfit house at the corner of Fairchild Street and West Washington Avenue. The steeple and neighboring triangular window belong to the First Bapti...

Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1880 

Description: West Water Street seen from Grand Avenue.

Map or Atlas

Town 13, range 3 E.

Date: 1870-07 

Description: This map of Ironton is pen-and-ink on paper and shows lots and block numbers, mill, foundry buildings, limestone quarry, iron mine, and roads. Relief is sh...

Date: 1879-09-10 

Description: The Madison Brass Band performing at the Wisconsin State Fair at Camp Randall. The view is facing east toward the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: One of the etchings published in an atlas of Lake County, Illinios in 1870 by George Ogle. Etchings done by the Wisconsin Central Railroad.

Postcard

Post Office

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Front view of post office.

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