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Layton House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: 2504 Forest Home Avenue. This hotel was situated on what was originally a plank road between Milwaukee and Muskego. It was designed after the Federal style...

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Clam Camp

Date: 1888 

Description: Elevated view of clam camp with tents, clam shell debris, and wooden buildings. A bluff rises up behind the buildings.

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Filling a Cup

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Wisconsin National Guardsmen in full gear. One man in the foreground fills a tin cup from a spigot.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Jim Short steering a raft riding the rough waters of the river.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Wisconsin National Guardsmen standing in two rows for inspection. There are trees and bluffs in the background.

Date: 1885 

Description: View down Bascom Hill of Science Hall (1876-1884) in the process of being demolished.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Broadside advertising an auction on the Leo Melcher farm. Items for sale included livestock, feed and crops, farm machinery, and household items including...

Date: 1887 

Description: St. Gabriel's Roman Catholic Church.

Date: 1881 

Description: Ink, watercolor, and pencil on paper. Top of the map reads: "NORTHERN OUTLET MENASHA MEANDER LINES Scale 132ft 1 INCH Var S.E. Survey Completed Spet. 23 18...

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River Baptism

Date: 1888 

Description: A baptism in a river in southern Wisconsin.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Half-length portrait of actress and singer Lillian Russell with her young daughter Dorothy Lillian Solomon, who later performed under the name Dorothy Russ...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of downtown businesses, on the courthouse square. On the right corner is a drugstore and shoestore.

Date: 1883 

Description: Broadside advertising an auction at the L.P. Bailey farm near Delavan. Sale included cattle, horses and hogs.

Date: 1887 

Description: "The Yearly Wheat Crop in Principal Countries." Chart showing yearly wheat crop production by country for 1880, found inside the back cover of an 1887 McC...

Date: 1887 

Description: This map shows sewers, manholes, streets, canals, rivers, and Lake Michigan. An explanation of sewer types is included.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: This map shows wards and includes the Chequamegon Bay and Washburn. An inset map shows the Ashland region, its railroads, and a few of its iron mines.

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DuCharme House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: The home and fur-trading post of Col. Dominique DuCharme. The portion of the structure on the left was built by DuCharme in 1791. The right portion was add...

Date: 1881 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Dennett twine binding harvesters, light mowers, and reapers manufactured by the Dennett Harvesting Machine Company. Fea...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Blanche Budd (later McFetridge) at the age of 14 years, taken in Chicago.

Date: 1881 

Description: "The Latest News from the Field!" Front page of a paper advertising the new McCormick twine binder. Contains testimonials under a headline that says, "Ther...

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