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Photograph

Sawmill

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of Bayfield with a sawmill in the foreground.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Three men with hats are in a field with a reaper and grain cradle. Two children (their images are blurred) are sitting in front of them. A farmstead is i...

Date: 1877 

Description: View of Spence's observation tower with a group of people standing on its upper balcony.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Interior view of Reverend J.A. Ottesen's library, with a chair, a dictionary opened on a stand and a framed photograph on top of books on a shelf. Entitled...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Ferrotype/tintype of Louisa Zimmer and Ada (?) Empey. The girl on the left is standing, facing halfway right, wearing a dark dress and ruched collar, her h...

Print

Racine

Date: 1874 

Description: Engraved view of downtown Racine seen from Lake Michigan. Several vessels are entering the harbor, and a pier with a beacon is on the right.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: A large family group is gathered around a table for coffee. The women hold bunches of flowers and behind them is a large bracket style house with a porch o...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Steroegraph view of Lake Superior scenery and downtown area.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A man and woman sit on a porch behind a latticework railing. The porch has carpenter's lace and a parapet roof and covers two sides of the house.

Photograph

Fort Crawford

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford ruins. This image may be even earlier than 1875; by the 1880's almost nothing was left of the actual fort compound buildings.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Some men and a woman stand before the lower deck of a suspension bridge (train uses upper deck). In view are two booths (for tolls or customs or rail ticke...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family is gathered in a yard around a table with a child on a rocking horse. The frame house behind them has a railing on its porch roof and latticework....

Date: 1874 

Description: Engraved view of Rood's Glen. A boy plays with a toy boat at bottom left while two men and a woman talk at bottom right. Two other figures can be seen in t...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Three men and four women are seated in the yard of a frame house with latticework on the porch foundations, brick steps on the side, small windows in front...

Date: 1871-10-08 

Description: A portion of a page from the Madison Daily Democrat which gives an account of the Peshtigo fire.

Date: 1871 

Description: Ruins of building showing smoke stack still standing after Peshtigo fire.

Photograph

View of Rockford

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: View down Rock River towards a covered bridge near another bridge, with factories and the city in the background.

Date: 1872 

Description: Lithograph elevated view of the Alexander Mitchell home and gardens seen from the corner of Ninth and Spring Streets. Pedestrians, horse-riders and a horse...

Date: 1877 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Benjamin Butts, which was part of a composite portrait of Officers, Clerks and Employees of the Wisconsin Assembly. He worke...

Photograph

Angle Worm Station

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View from the foot of Carroll Street with the Angle Worm Station at Barnes boat landing on Lake Monona. Shows the Scutt II taken from the first successful...

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