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Drawing

Baptism Bay

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Drawing of the entrance to Baptism Bay on Lake Superior.

Date: 1871-09 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Peshtigo, before it was destroyed by fire on the night of October 8, 1871.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The third Wisconsin Capitol (the second in Madison) as it appeared shortly after the construction was completed.

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: One of the eight female figures purchased from the Chicago firm Gould Brothers and Dribblee to be used on the gate posts of the Wisconsin State Capitol fen...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Fish Hatchery (aka Nevin Fish Hatchery, 3911 Fish Hatchery Rd). There is a frame board and batten building, and an open-frame gazebo-like...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: "View of the Capitol, with all the Flags" one of four "Different Views of Parades in the Streets" identified in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic View...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: "View of the Dining Table" from the "Dedication of Blue Mounds Church" section of Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views," showing a long banquet tab...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Two men in the foreground are pointing across a harvested field to a farmstead in the distance.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Old Abe, Wisconsin War Eagle, perched on a stars and stripe shield near a cannon at the Wisconsin State Capitol. There is a flag in the background.

Date: 1876 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Middleton with an inset of a school house.

Photograph

Lovers Retreat

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Fairly large group with U.S. Flag on stream with wood fence and gate between two trees behind. Log structure in far background. Perhaps a Fourth of July pi...

Date: 1877 

Description: View of the lower level of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul railroad bridge at the Wisconsin Dells that would have been used by pedestrians and horse-d...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Invitation to the annual ball at Turner Hall, sponsored by Madison's Andrew Proudfit Steam Fire Engine Company #2. The company, which was organized in 1870...

Date: 1875-09-10 ca.

Description: View looking west across the area once occupied by Camp Randall during the Civil War and towards the Breese Stevens farm property. The Madison Centennial...

Date: 1875-10-09 

Description: Portrait of Moscow Laseselskab Fremad (Moscow Library Association). Rasmus B. Anderson is probably in the group.

Photograph

N. Lunde Farm

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Barnyard at the N. Lunde farm. Cattle and men stand in an enclosed yard in front of a barn with a cupola.

Date: 1875 

Description: Flyer advertising the McCormick Harvester, also called a binder. Features a small illustration of the machine in use in a field, surrounded by testimonial...

Photograph

Mrs. Roseline Peck

Date: 1874 

Description: Mrs. Roseline Peck, born 1808 - died 1898, first white woman in Madison, Wisconsin. She was the wife of the first tavern keeper, Eben Peck.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: "Mineral spring pavilion with visitors taking the waters." Seven adults, including a man in a top hat, five children and a woman are posed in a gazebo buil...

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: A map of Wisconsin which shows the counties, county seats, those cities with over 3,000 inhabitants. The map also depicts the rivers, lakes, completed and...

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