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Date: 1875 

Description: Colored print containing two images advertising the delivery of mail. The main image is of the large Michigan and Southern train labeled "The Fast Mail" de...

Date: 1874 

Description: Engaved view depicting a dramatic sunset through clouds over Lake Michigan. Several sailing ships are in the foreground.

Photograph

Frederic K. Conover

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Frederic King Conover (d. 1919), of Madison, Wisconsin, as a member of the class of 1878 of the University of Wisconsin.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view of a Chicago & Northwestern Railway train at a depot in an unidentified town. The railroad station is behind the train. On the right...

Photograph

Family Portrait

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a couple with two children.

Date: 1873 

Description: This hand-colored map includes business directories, a statistical table, as well as illustrations of public, residential, and commercial properties. Commu...

Date: 1878 before

Description: A view of the Ocean House hotel with men, women, and children posing in front of it. An additional group of people stands on the third story balcony. Two...

Photograph

Brenum Farmstead

Date: 1876-09-19 

Description: Brenum farmstead with cattle horses and agricultural equipment in view.

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: 1878 ca.

Description: The Reverend Peter Andreas Rasmussen (1829-1898) on the right, his wife Ragnhild Holland Rasmussen on the left and some visiting gentlemen, no doubt Luther...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: F.A. Schmidt, professor of theology at the Norwegian Lutheran Seminary, with his family on the grounds of the seminary, formerly the Soldiers' and Orphans'...

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: 1877 ca.

Description: View of cattle, sheep, and pigs in a pasture on farm. Two houses are visible in the distance, with a horse-drawn carriage on the road. East side residence...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of A.L. Dahl's brother, Nels.

Date: 1876-09-19 ca.

Description: Left to right: Johannes Brenum (father), Peter, Bernt, Ole, Maria, Ingeborg (mother), Mrs. Margaret Larson (neighbor in plaid dress). Little girl is Minnie...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: A mother, father, four children and two babies in yard with a frame house behind, in a heavily wooded area.

Photograph

Thompson House

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The William Thompson family on the porch roof of their substantial brick bracket style house with shutters and with latticework at its foundation. A girl o...

Date: 1875-05 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Hannah (Barber) Billinghurst (1832-1900) of Horicon. Hannah was the wife of lawyer Charles Billinghurst (1818-1865), who served...

Date: 1878-06-24 

Description: Stereograph of three men at the top of Stand Rock. One man stands holding his rifle while the two others sit.

Photograph

Ashburn Family

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: The Ashburn family sits around a table in their yard. Behind them is a frame house with plants on its porch, curtains visible in its windows, and a pump by...

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