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Date: 1872 ca.

Description: An unidentified family thought to be Yankees pose at a board fence in front of an upright and wing frame house. The group includes two women with poses id...

Photograph

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: 1885 ca.

Description: View of Clermont Street with a young boy in the foreground, homes and trees in the background. Fences and sidewalks line both sides of the street.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Nina Lynn Sturgis and Hercules Louis Dousman pose together in a studio in front of a painted backdrop. Hercules is wearing a suit and is seated with his ar...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family is in the yard around a table. A baby sits in a high chair and a man and woman are seated on a loveseat. Behind them is a frame house with an orga...

Drawing

Octagon House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Drawing of the Octagon House with a horse and carriage in the foreground.

Photograph

M.K. Dahl House

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Group of people in front of iron fence with wagon and carriage; large brick mansardic house in background has large bay window on upper and lower stories,...

Date: 1899 

Description: The only known visual documentation of the Senate Chamber in the third Wisconsin Capitol. It was probably more colorful than it appears here. In 1869 a rep...

Date: 1847 

Description: An unhappy looking bride is seated in a chair looking out the window as another woman sits on the floor holding her hand. A third woman looks on angrily.

Photograph

Roosevelt Terrace

Date: 1890 after

Description: Exterior view from across street of Roosevelt Terrace apartments.

Date: 1898 before

Description: Elevated view of a man leading a circus elephant on Main Street. On the opposite side of the street is a crowd watching from behind the iron fence on the C...

Photograph

"Lawton's Folly"

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: "Lawton's Folly," the home of Joseph Lawton, built in 1851, between De Pere and Ft. Howard. Joseph Lawton came from Pennsylvannia. This building no longe...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Mary Louise Baker Lidgerwood Browne. Daughter of Charles Minton Baker of Lake Geneva. Taken in New York before her family jour...

Photograph

Thompson House

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The William Thompson family on the porch roof of their substantial brick bracket style house with shutters and with latticework at its foundation. A girl o...

Photograph

Dr. McConnell Home

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family sits in the yard of a large brick house that has round-top windows with two small windows on the third floor. The porch has a latticework skirting...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Chicago fire of October 8, 1871. The hand-colored lithograph was published by Currier and Ives.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of the banquet hall for the 28th National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic. A man stands on the far right.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: The Reverend Peter Andreas Rasmussen (1829-1898) on the right, his wife Ragnhild Holland Rasmussen on the left and some visiting gentlemen, no doubt Luther...

Date: 1879 after

Description: The facade of the McCormick family residence at 675 Rush Street, which takes up an entire block between Erie and Huron Streets. Cyrus Hall McCormick, Sr. h...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: A woman and her young daughter stand in a yard examining a house in the aftermath of a tornado. The house has one entire side missing, a tree leans over on...

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