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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Big Manitou Falls on the Black River. This waterfall reportedly was called "Gitchee Monido" by the Ojibwa, which means "Falls of the Great Spirit."

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Alma across river from sandbar. A rowboat is on the sandbar, and on the right a father and child are standing posed each with one foot on a log.

Date: 1896 

Description: View of Washburn Observatory in the winter with snow.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Window display in Bort, Bailey & Co. store on the occasion of a Civil War Veterans' reunion. In the window is a display of images of President Lincoln, Gen...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: View over water of Science Hall and the Chemical Laboratory on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, as seen from a boat in Lake Mendota. Part of a b...

Date: 1898 

Description: Winter scene looking down snow-covered Wisconsin Avenue to the third Wisconsin State Capitol. There are two horse-drawn sleighs, each with one passenger, o...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Randall Wilcox's home with trees and a sidewalk, built in 1836 or 1837.

Date: 1897 after

Description: Bronze statue honoring the banker and philanthropist Stephen Girard that stands next to the City Hall. A small portion of its facade forms the background...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Small town completely dependent on the sawmill. When the sawmill closed down, the town disappeared.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of downtown Black River Falls.

Photograph

No. 1 Cotton Mill

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The No. 1 Cotton Mill. Plank sidewalk in foreground.

Photograph

View of Madison

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View of Madison from the Old Assembly Grounds, across Lake Monona. Trees frame the view of the lake, on which boaters visible.

Photograph

Debris Field

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Field of debris left in the wake of a tornado. A crowd of people are observing the destruction from a high vantage point.

Photograph

Monona Avenue

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Attorney Albert G. Zimmerman took this photograph of Monona Avenue, with Lake Monona beyond, from the roof of the Madison Capitol about 1895. Across Main...

Map or Atlas

Berlin, Wisconsin

Date: 1892 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Berlin.

Date: 1896-04-03 

Description: View down dirt road towards Madison from Elmside. There is a horse and buggy on the side of the road near the shoreline, with a woman wearing a veil sittin...

Date: 1893 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Superior. Looking from the point, with Superior Bay on left, St. Louis Bay on right, below St. Louis River.

Date: 1897-05-15 

Description: Elevated view of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway yards looking northwest. The elevator of the Northern Grain Company is in the middle distance.

Photograph

Jenckes House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Jenckes house, home of Dr. J.L. Jenckes, physician and surgeon.

Date: 1897 

Description: A view of Madison from a lake shoreline. Unknown location.

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