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Ladies of Durand

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Posed group portrait of twenty-eight women, perhaps a meeting of some local women's organization.

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Boxcar Traveler

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A man stands in the open doorway of a Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, & Omaha railway boxcar.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Herling Saw Mill and Dam Southeast elevation.

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Poultry Yard

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Chickens stand in a fenced-in yard among rows of poultry houses. A farmhouse and other buildings stand in the background.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Members of the Wisconsin National Guard Light Horse Squadron, Troop A standing in a row. Three women and one man, visitors to Camp Douglas, stand facing th...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: One of "Three different views of the World's Fair at Philadelphia" mentioned in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." On the stereograph itself is...

Date: 1863-07 

Description: A stereograph made by Mathew Brady about two weeks after the battle of Gettysburg, showing his two assistants gazing eastward from the extreme right of the...

Date: 1876-07 

Description: Stereograph, probably one of Dahl's images from "Centennial Views of Madison, July 4th, 1876." In the distance, a group of soldiers stand in front of a ten...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane designed by Stephen V. Shipman (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

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Portage Canal

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Steamboats docked in the Portage Canal, which was hand dug beginning in 1849 and completed in 1851. There are industrial buildings on either side of the ca...

Date: 1863 

Description: Elevated view of the steamboat "Golden Era", which did service during the Civil War, docked near buildings. It was sold to Michael Purcell of New Orleans i...

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview over rooftops of the Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company branch house building.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Lake shore with men and railroad tracks on Devil's Lake.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View west from the Cliff House at Devil's Lake.

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Observatory Hill

Date: 1898 

Description: View of Observatory Hill, Observatory Hall, the Agriculture Campus and Lake Mendota on the University of Wisconsin-Madison Campus.

Date: 1874 after

Description: Stereograph of elevated view lookinf northwest from Exposition Building. There is a church on a street corner on the left, and the Best Brewing Company in...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View of an arch erected for the celebration of Admiral George Dewey's naval victory at Manila Bay in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War. Throu...

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Adolescent Old Abe

Date: 1861 

Description: The mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment, Old Abe as an adolescent standing on a shield perch outdoors. The young eagle stands in profile and his head fea...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Train crew shoveling snow off tracks of Madison-Portage Railroad. Stereo. "The Grand and Majestic Snowbanks on the Madison and Portage Railroad, 24th of M...

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