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Description: East side view of an Indian Mound (Big Grave).
Description: View of Cresap's Bottom, looking toward the Ohio shore.
Description: Oil wells in front of a tree-covered landscape, with a man working.
Description: Exterior view of a rundown oil worker's shanty, with a chair near the doorway.
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: View of the Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) as seen from Mrs. Alden's on Frances Street, looking west toward Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison...
Description: A Ponca Indian Sundance. The participants are lined up in the grass.
Description: Four boys stand on the shoreline of the Ohio River, seeing Reuben and Jessie Thwaites off. Buildings and a church steeple can be seen in the background.
Description: A man transports nitroglycerin in a boat which has a red danger flag at the bow (unseen against the dark background).
Description: Portrait of Ada Bass seated while holding son Cary, with daughter Everetta standing next to her. Another woman, possibly Ada's mother, Arlina Burlingame, i...
Description: Exterior view of the Wilson Riddell general store, with a horse-drawn wagon parked in front. There is a post office and paint shop attached to the store. S...
Description: Titled "A Ponca Indian Squaw dance". The participants hold up flags.
Description: View from the Ohio River of four friends (three men and one woman) standing on the shore, seeing the travelers off. There is a bridge in the background.
Description: Frank Winneshiek (WaConChaHoNoKah), left, and Henry Winneshiek (WaConChaRooNayKah). Both wear traditional beaded shirts, garters, and Ho-Chunk-style moccas...
Description: A ferryman poses on his docked ferry. Two horses are loaded on the ferry.
Description: First Norwegian church in Wisconsin.
Description: View from a boat on the Monangahela River of a coal tipple.
Description: A woman rowing in a boat on the Ohio River. There is another boat on the shoreline behind her.
Description: Man in a rowboat on Lake Monona with view of the city in the background.
Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a chromolithograph illustration of a woman holding a tree branch.
Description: Man in coat and top hat holding the harness of a horse attached to a buggy.
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