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Description: A promotional card created to promote agricultural land in northern Wisconsin. This piece displays Julius Koehler, a man, and a woman in the flourishing ga...
Description: Watercolor of the Reid House, residence of William Reid at the head of Big Foot Lake (Lake Geneva). Two children and a woman are in the foreground.
Date: 1899-06-12 after
Description: A hooded woman sitting on the remnants of a house. As the amount of debris and barren landscape can attest, the area around her had been leveled by a torna...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Elevated view looking south over Fountain City and river.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Group of people looking at single car at the railroad station, probably a special car for a traveling minstrel show.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of two Ho-Chunk women. On the left, a woman is posed sitting and wearing traditional clothing with several necklaces, earrings, and rings....
Date: 1899-06-12 ca.
Description: Elevated view over water of the damage created by a tornado. A river, with debris visibly floating in it, runs through the town. Groups of people are walki...
Description: Stereoview of rescuers and onlookers standing among the wreckage in the wake of a cyclone. Bare trees, horses, houses, and a church steeple are in the back...
Description: A man works to clear debris in the aftermath of a tornado. Other men, women and children are gathered nearby.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Green Bay and Fort Howard, Brown Co., depicts street names and street layouts, houses, trees, and the East River. A reference key at the...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Family in yard around table, with mother holding baby and doll. There is a doll carriage on the ground, and a long plank walkway leads to a brick house wit...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A promotional card advertising farming land in northern Wisconsin. The image depicts four settler men, their two horses, and their dog outside a temporary...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Family of eight seated in a semi-circle in yard with a stucco upright and wing house in the background.
Description: Detail of several senators. The Senate was less crowded than the Assembly because of its small numbers, allowing a better glimpse of the floral carpet and...
Description: House apiary in Minnesota.
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: The Ludemann's [also spelled Lueddemann] farm was cultivated in the early 1850s, and was known as a restaurant where one could get good bread, wine, milk,...
Description: The Charles N. Brown residence, 271 Langdon Street, erected in 1886 and demolished in 1929. Brown was an attorney who served as court commissioner, and wa...
Date: 1884 ca.
Description: Advertisement for the selling of tents for the Eighteenth Annual National Encampment, of Grand Army of the Republic, at Minneapolis, Minnesota, on July 23,...
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Three women, two boys and a man are gathered around a table that has fruit on it. The man sits in an office chair. The frame house behind has a back-slante...
Date: 1851 after
Description: A view of the chapel. Made of brick, the arched windows and flying buttresses lend the building a Gothic Revival look. All windows that are visible are sta...
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