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Marshall House

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Marshall House, in which Col. E.E. Ellsworth was shot on May 24, 1861.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Birds-eye view of a Wisconsin Civil War regiment on parade in Fond du Lac, as drawn by Louis Kurz from the Marr Street Methodist Church. The regiment canno...

Date: 1887 before

Description: Northwest corner of Grand Avenue and 4th Street. Built in 1854 at a cost of $18,000. The storefronts were added in 1868; the building razed in 1886.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Elevated view of wedding party outdoors on the lawn at the Norway Grove Lutheran Church. Horses and carriages are in the background.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Christmas postcard of four men and one woman in a rowboat on the Mississippi River. In the background is the town of Alma at the foot of bluffs. The woman...

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved bird's-eye view illustration of the "McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's Works," including railroad cars, smoke from smokestacks and factory wo...

Date: 1886-02-28 ca.

Description: Aboard the emigrant ship "The Tuisko." Passengers meet on the deck on nice days for storytelling, watching whales and sea life, playing cards and dominoes....

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Sarah B. Winn house on South Henry Street. The house is decoratively painted in two tones which are divided by a string course between...

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Bayfield, county seat of Bayfield County. On the lower left side is an inset for Bayfield and the Apostle Islands.

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: 1878 ca.

Description: People seated in a small steamboat tied at a pier on a lake. A flag flies from the bow and there is a two-story frame house on the shore. This photograph m...

Date: 1884 

Description: Stereograph view , with the Meggett building on the right hand side, and another building along the left hand side. A church's steeple is visible behind t...

Photograph

The Seaside Inn

Date: 1898 after

Description: Exterior view of the Seaside Inn. Automobiles are parked on the streets alongside the hotel and individuals sit on benches and walk nearby.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Northern Hospital for the Insane and its front grounds.

Date: 1844 

Description: Part of a series of local maps, showing a number of burial mounds in the shape of animals near Madison, Wisconsin along military road. The maps also show d...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: One of the many steamers that frequented the Mississippi River. Steamers were very elegant and accommodating to the passengers; "Lady Harris" was of coloss...

Date: 1874 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Chippewa Falls.

Date: 1869-05-01 

Description: Humorous engraved image showing a street scene crowded with people riding bicycles. In the background are businesses identified as J. Shanks Livery Stable,...

Photograph

Rail Yard at Depot

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Railroad depot surrounded by stacked lumber for wood-burning locomotives. A few homes can be seen in the background.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus showing the first three buildings on campus, South Hall (left), University Hall [Bascom Hall] (center), and North Ha...

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