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Date: 1878 

Description: Painters working on the cornice of one of the four octagonal towers of the Wisconsin State Capitol. Also visible is the Italianate ornamentation of the iro...

Photograph

Ripon College Map

Date: 1873 

Description: The Ripon College street plan.

Photograph

Family of Eight

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Family of eight seated in a semi-circle in yard with a stucco upright and wing house in the background.

Photograph

Hops Field

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Group of men, women and children gathered in a hops field, possibly that of Paul Saavles. The women wear hoods.

Photograph

Miletus Knight

Date: 1877 

Description: Portrait of Miletus Knight taken from a composite photograph of officers, clerks and employees of the Wisconsin Assembly.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Boys outside tent that has sign, "Boys of the Hawthorne" above its door. This picture is identified as the Chicago Traveling Club's trip #8.

Photograph

Capital Brewery

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Employees with a wagon loaded with barrels of beer in front of Hausmann's Capital Brewery at the corner of State and Gorham Streets. In the 1870s, Capital...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Composite photograph of the members of the Concordia Singing Society of Alma, Wis. The decorative matte includes musical elements and the names of several...

Photograph

E. Thorsen Farm

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: The E. Thorsen farm in Springdale.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of several buildings, including A.H. Krouskop's store.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Clover fields with a frame house and barn. In the far distance are two other farmsteads.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Family of eight seated in a semi-circle in a yard with a stucco upright and wing house in the background.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A tent of the Chicago Traveling Club with a sign on it saying "Always Hungry," and men with walking sticks, straw hats and a flute lounging on the ground i...

Photograph

The Annie Girdon

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Sidewheel rafter, Annie Girdon. The crew is on deck and a raft of logs is in the foreground. Sign on wheel reads Annie Girdon, lightning pack...

Date: 1876-06 

Description: Sioux Chiefs at Little Big Horn.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph; view of store and adjoining buildings, Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets. A large statue of a bird sits atop the store in the right of the image...

Date: 1876 

Description: Detailed topographic map of the Gettysburg battlefield created thirteen years after the battle. This map shows day one of the battle. The map shows drainag...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Advertising card produced by Warder, Mitchell and Company, manufacturers of the Champion line of agricultural machinery. Features a color illustration of a...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Unidentified family sitting at a table in front of what was probably their first home after arriving in Wisconsin.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Three men on shoreline of Lake Mendota, one wearing a military uniform like those worn during the 1876 Centennial Celebrations in Madison. The location app...

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