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Turner-Rusch House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Turner-Rusch house. Frederick Jackson Turner's family lived here until 1882 when it was purchased by the Rusch Family. Julia Rusch was later (1950) pri...

Date: 1872 after

Description: The main entrance and side of a campus building at Sacred Heart College. The structure appears to be made of several parts and additions, seen on the left...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Elevated wintertime view of the intersection of South Carroll and West Main Streets, showing the First Baptist Church constructed in 1854, the wooden fence...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Wedding party at the Norway Grove Lutheran Church. Horses and carriages can be seen in the background.

Date: 1875-06 

Description: The University of Wisconsin Class of 1876 on the lawn in front of Main Hall (later Bascom Hall). Prominent members of the class included Richard B. Dudgeon...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View of several farms, including Burton's, Fitlen's and Rustebakke's. Field arrangements and fencing patterns are evident.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Woman in a long dress wearing a glove and holding a book [?] in her hand posing before a painted backdrop. There is a small white dog seated on a fur rug a...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of New Richmond(?) during a fourth of July celebration. Identification has not been fully verified, but there was a Coombs Hotel in this...

Photograph

Fort Crawford

Date: 1864 

Description: Fort Crawford was decommissioned in 1856, having outlived its usefulness as a frontier post. During the Civil War, however, it functioned as a military ho...

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait (daguerreotype) of Nelson Dewey (1813-1889). He was Governor of Wisconsin from June 7th, 1848 until January 5th, 1852.

Photograph

Juliet H. Severance

Date: 1893 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Dr. Juliet Severance.

Date: 1875-09-10 ca.

Description: View looking west across the area once occupied by Camp Randall during the Civil War and towards the Breese Stevens farm property. The Madison Centennial...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Three men with hats are in a field with a reaper and grain cradle. Two children (their images are blurred) are sitting in front of them. A farmstead is i...

Date: 1875-06 

Description: The University of Wisconsin Class of 1876 photographed on the lawn in front of Main Hall (later Bascom Hall). Prominent members of the class included Richa...

Date: 1832 

Description: Pehriska-Ruhpa. Minatarre warrior with bow and arrow in the costume of the dog dance.

Date: 1892 

Description: Photographic print of an engraved image showing a robed missionary standing in a birch bark canoe paddled by four Native Americans and another man who appe...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Women kitchen staff posed by tables set for a meal at Luther College. "View of the Dining Hall" as identified in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Vie...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Construction of a railroad bridge on the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad line. A set of railroad tracks is in the foreground, running along the s...

Date: 1886-08-24 

Description: View across water of several men steering a lumber raft over the dam at Munger's Mill. A second raft is in the background, in front of railroad bridge.

Date: 1825 

Description: Engraved view of several wooden cranes extracting large stones from a cut during the construction of the Erie Canal. The rig in the foreground is horse-dri...

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