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Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Swimming in the lake with the Cliff House in background. Cliff House was a resort hotel built shortly after 1872, when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Bo...

Photograph

Samuel S. Fifield

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Portrait of Samuel S. Fifield, Wisconsin Assembly Sargent-at-Arms.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Remains of building foundations after a large fire. The firefire was believed to be incendiary in origin, arising from a feud between owners over land clai...

Photograph

Cliff House

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Cliff House, a resort hotel built shortly after 1872 when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Three-story frame house with balcony on each floor. There is a...

Date: 1870 

Description: BirdÂ’s-eye view map. "Looking north east." Indexed for points of interest. Shows homes, businesses, and the Bark and Rock River. Streets running west to ea...

Photograph

Log Jam on River

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Log jam on a high-water river, probably the Ice Gorge of 1876.

Map or Atlas

Crawford County Map

Date: 1878 

Description: Illustrated map of Crawford County. On the bottom right is an inset of a group of people near a train on a railroad track.

Date: 1874 

Description: This map shows lands in the vicinity of the railway route between St. Paul and Chicago, extending from Valley Junction (labelled Wisconsin Valley Junction...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Portrait of Wisconsin Governor Harrison Ludington.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954) seated on a prop rock outcropping. She is wearing a dress with a sash over her shoulder, with legging...

Photograph

Overflowing River

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Town with logs overflowing the river into yards, probably the Ice Gorge of 1876.

Date: 1874 

Description: This map of Wisconsin shows cities, counties, railroads already completed and railroads projected, and geological makeup of the land such as lakes.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Woodpile in right foreground, with family near board fence. There is a man holding an accordion, and a frame house in background. Two children are standing...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A husband, wife and three children are grouped around a table set for coffee. Behind them is a board fence and a frame house.

Photograph

Park Hotel

Date: 1874 before

Description: The Park Hotel.

Date: 1876 

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

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Family seated around table in yard with stone house and frame addition in back; wood fence along side of house.

Map or Atlas

Governors of Wisconsin

Date: 1878 

Description: This print shows eight former Governors of Wisconsin. In date order: "Louis P. Harvey, 1862 til April 20"; "Edward Salomon, April 20 1862-1864"; "James T....

Date: 1878 

Description: Front and back of advertising card for the New Gale Chilled Plow. On the front is a color illustration of a man sitting at the base of a tree pulling the t...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Chicago Traveling Club, trip #8, to Twin Lakes, Wisconsin. The campers are seated at a long table preparing to eat an outdoor meal.

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