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Description: A view of the two-story Girard, Pennsylvania home of Dan Rice (1/23/1823 – 2/22/1900), entertainer and circus performer widely regarded as "America's most...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: A man, two women, and a girl are posed in a yard by a table. The frame house behind them has cut work trim on its side and front porch and brackets on open...
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: A family is seated around a table upon which are books and flowers. Behind them is a frame house with a person sitting on its porch.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: A nun stands near a piano and plays a lute-like instrument in a house on West Washington Avenue.
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: Family in front of picket fence and wood walkway which encloses an upright and wing frame house with elaborate carpenter's lace and latticework on the porc...
Date: 1893-10 ca.
Description: An exterior view of the rear doorway to the Banjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.
Description: View of an old log house on William Wills Farm, residence of Leudwig Goetsch and bought by William Goetsch in 1846.
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: East (King Street) wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol and the south wall of the Territorial Capitol (at the left) taken from the roof of the buildin...
Description: The photographer's son Cary waves an American flag in front of their home in Montello, now 131 East Montello Street.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Rough sketch of the Astor house made from memory.
Description: A large family group and a dog are posed around a table that has large books on it. The frame house behind them has a sway in its roof. A well is in the ba...
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: An interior view through a curtained doorway of Captain J.W. Hommrel's(?) home. The Victorian interior includes tapestries, patterned wallpaper, and many p...
Description: A mother, father, four children and two babies in yard with a frame house behind, in a heavily wooded area.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.
Description: A pen and ink drawing of a log cabin of pork casks and a washtub, contained in a letter written by Thomas Steel, Waukesha County farmer and physician, to h...
Description: A family of seven sits around a table covered with books and flowers. Behind them is a picket fence and behind that a frame house with a ladder on its roof...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Living room and downstairs bedroom of Timothy Brown II and Elizabeth Barnard Brown's house (built 1863), 116 East Gorham Street.
Description: Farmer's house with rear of the government Contract School on the Menominee reservation in the distance. The Keshena Creek flows between the farmhouse and...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of the Yeatman sisters resting their arms on a piece of furniture in front of a painted backdrop.
Description: A snow-covered stone fence lines the perimeter of the Walker Castle grounds. Walker Castle itself is visible in the background of the photograph. Located o...
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