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Kremer Homestead

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Located on 4th Street; only the first floor is visible through the trees. The house sits on a small hill above the street. Two chairs sit in the lawn on...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man in coveralls operates a horse-drawn mower on the grounds of a large estate or park. Several benches appear on the perimeter of the grounds.

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Fenced Garden

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view of man posing in a fenced garden outside a house and storage buildings.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Front and back cover of the January, 1897 issue of the Agricultural Advertising periodical. Slogan on front says: "Has been, is now and will continu...

Date: 1890 

Description: Grass cutting machinery catalog cover. Features an illustration of a flying putto holding onto a cornucopia spilling flowers into a field. Birds fly in the...

Date: 1898 

Description: Wisconsin Central Railway locomotive no. 221, the first "big engine" on the Wisconsin Central. Built by the Brooks Locomotive Works in 1898, and later ren...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin State Prison.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a horse-drawn grain binder in a field while another man in work clothes looks on. Two men in dress clothes sit in a buggy in the same fie...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: "Commands Honored" monument in the form of a large bronze book opened to pages reading "High Water Mark on the Rebellion" and "Repulse of Longstreet's Assa...

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Blair House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Blair House.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Zwingli Reformed Church.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The map shows roads and railroads, houses, schools, town halls, and other points of interest in parts of Shawano, Oconto, and Brown counties. The lower lef...

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Elsa Seipp Madlener

Date: 1898-01-04 

Description: Waist-up standing portrait of Elsa Seipp Madlener on her wedding day. She is wearing a long sleeved dress with a high collar, lace bodice and a lace veil w...

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Brick Paving

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Paving Watertown's main street with bricks, with almost as many men who are watching as construction workers.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Side view of two men using a McCormick twine self-binding harvester lead by three horses. The original photograph caption reads, "This machine represents t...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: 40 H.P. experimental tractor. Original caption reads, "40 H.P., Built in 1896."

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of three men standing, one of whom is a little person, standing in front of a painted backdrop. All are wearing hats and the man on the lef...

Date: 1891 

Description: Back cover illustration of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows children and adults, some of them circus performers, inside a large tent...

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Main Hall

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Exterior of front entrance of Main Hall (now Bascom Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Flom Hotel or American House, located at 323 East Main Street at the corner of South Hancock Street, existed from 1865 to 1925. Attached to the buildin...

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