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Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Family in front of large brick rural house that has shutters, elongated basement windows and large bay window. A man sits with a hand scythe at the right.

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Shanty Boat

Date: 1894-06-07 

Description: A man is seated on the roof of his shanty boat. Another person is at a window. Shoreline with buildings in background.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Family in front of large brick rural house that has shutters, elongated basement windows and large bay window. A man sits with a hand scythe at the right.

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Court Street

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking down Court Street in Janesville toward the west.

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Bascom Hall

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Cyanotype view of the exterior of back entrance to Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: View of church interior looking up the aisle towards an altar decorated with garlands, possibly for a wedding. A young man stands at the altar. Twin stov...

Date: 1871-11-25 

Description: Engraved view of Peshtigo Fire showing people trying to escape the flames by boat and on horseback. A team of cattle also seek refuge and several birds tak...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View across lawn of the residence of Lucius Fairchild, in Madison. A woman is standing outdoors near the entrance. A fence surrounds the yard of the house,...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A large family group is posed in the foreground in front of a frame house with shutters and a lightening rod. Greek Revival style house, possibly belonging...

Photograph

Nurse Rechard

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A woman identified as Nurse Rechard stands in profile on the bottom step of a small flight of porch stairs. She is holding a tray with glassware on it.

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Red Currant Garden

Date: 1895-09-07 

Description: A garden of red currant bushes, owned by Jas. S. Ritchie, are featured on his fruit farm.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: The Sjur Starkson Reque home. From left to right, seated, are Martha Reque, Mari Reque Lee, Brita Reque Quale, Nels Lee and Ole Quale. Standing are Anna Ma...

Date: 1856 

Description: "Three views in a short space show the peaceful appearance of what is now a busy paper mills center. The first, a double lock around which the village of C...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Four people stand in the yard of a frame house which has a porch with pediment, and a flanking lean-to addition. A stove pipe is sticking out of the lean-t...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A two-story frame house with shuttered windows. Ellestad (born 1805 Ostreslidre, Valdres, Norway, died 1891 Blooming Grove) immigrated 1848 with his wife...

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Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Pre-Civil War portrait of Lucius Fairchild wearing a hat.

Date: 1890-06-17 ca.

Description: The Grignon house was built (at the later address of 1313 Augustine Street) in 1836 by Charles Grignon. Charles Grignon was the son of Augustin Grignon, on...

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Domestic Dispute

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: In a posed scene, the photographer, wearing sleeve protectors, stands on the porch holding a bucket and large measuring cup while his smiling wife Clara th...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Council House of the first Wisconsin Territorial Legislature when it met at Belmont in 1836. A young boy or man wearing a hat stands in front near a fence.

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Blue Plum Tree

Date: 1895-08 

Description: A man poses with his four-year-old Lombard blue plum tree in his fruit orchard in Sawyer, near Door County. The image of the man appears to be composited i...

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