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Date: 1870 

Description: Although the first European settlement in Jefferson was in 1836, the Village of Jefferson was first incorporated as a city in 1878. Made eight years earlie...

Photograph

Brick Paving

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Paving Watertown's main street with bricks, with almost as many men who are watching as construction workers.

Photograph

Aztalan Church

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Aztalan church, built in 1852.

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, buildings, some land ownership, wards, waterways, streets, railroads, brick yards, and cemeteries. It includes an ind...

Photograph

High School

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The first high school erected in Palmyra, built about 1860.

Photograph

The Empire Mill

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Empire Mill.

Date: 1899-08-15 

Description: Three Kuckkahn Brothers stand and sit on their Altman-Taylor Engine, Separator, and Threshing Rig.

Date: 1872 after

Description: The main entrance and side of a campus building at Sacred Heart College. The structure appears to be made of several parts and additions, seen on the left...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: View of main street in Lake Mills. On the left of the image are the Fargo and Ostrander store, Farmer's Cash Store and Drugs, and A.J. Foster Harness Shop....

Date: 1898 after

Description: Four girls stand behind a small child in a stroller while posing around Lewis Fountain in Veteran's Park. Houses and the Civil War Veteran's Memorial are...

Date: 1899-05 

Description: View of Hattie Braemer, Florentina Krueger, and Sarah Krueger on a horse-drawn buggy, ready to go to the circus.

Drawing

Map of Aztalan

Date: 1837 

Description: Copy of N.F. Hyer's original map of Aztalan as published in the Milwaukee Advertiser, February 25, 1837.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: At the Aztalan Indian Mounds a group of people are standing on a hillside in the background. In the foreground are corn shocks.

Historical Object

Stuart and Dorothy

Date: 1899 

Description: Hand-painted poppies adorn an album page which features a photograph of Stuart, left, and Dorothy Fargo. In the photograph, Stuart is naked and has placed...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: This manuscript map shows the surveyed areas of the Town of Aztalan, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Acreage of the surveyed parcels is given and lakes and st...

Photograph

Empire Mill

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of the Empire Mill.

Date: 1884-09 

Description: Sanborn map of Fort Atkinson including South Water and Milwaukee Streets.

Photograph

Kravig/Kravik Girls

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of the Kravig/Kravik daughters, one seated and one standing.

Drawing

Octagon House

Date: 1885 ca.

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

Date: 1870 

Description: Birds eye drawing of Fort Atkinson, Jefferson County, depicts street names and street layouts, houses, trees, Rock River and Bark River. A reference key at...

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