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Wills Old House

Date: 1899-12 

Description: View of the old Will homestead. The home retains the original Pommer Fachwerk.

Photograph

Huge Log Jam

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Elevated view from steep shoreline of a log jam of about 150 million feet of logs, stopped at the piers of Pound, Halbert, and Co., which stood in about 40...

Photograph

Augusta Steers

Date: 1895 

Description: Steers, possibly a shorthorn variety, graze on a fenced-in pasture on the farm of Chas. Silkworth six miles from Augusta. Trees and a large house stand on...

Date: 1887 

Description: View up Langdon Street of the new Science Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Photograph

"Sunnybank"

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Two men are in the foreground on a shoreline, one standing in a boat. In the background on the other shoreline are adults and children sitting in the gras...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View of the Amund Rustebakke farm. Twelve haystacks dominate the center of the image. Nearby, people stand next to a frame house, with the village of Black...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Norwegian-American farm laborer, Hans Christianson (age 44), stands next to the grave of his childless wife, Karen Luis Christianson, born 1829, who died J...

Magazine or Periodical

Escort Into Minneapolis

Date: 1892-07-23 

Description: Frank Lenz entering Minneapolis escorted by members of the St. Paul Cycle Club, the Minneapolis Business Men's Bicycle Association, and the Minnesota Divis...

Photograph

Shropshire Sheep

Date: 1895 

Description: A view of purebred Shropshire ewes grouped together in a fenced-in pasture on the stock farm of Andrew Tainter.

Date: 1894-05-08 

Description: A man transports nitroglycerin in a boat which has a red danger flag at the bow (unseen against the dark background).

Photograph

Axtell House

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Axtell House building, with a storefront next to it advertising "Clothing Hats Caps Sailors Outfits". A bridge is on the left and a man...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a group of men "witching up."

Photograph

Giles House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Giles house, residence of Hiram H. Giles, state legislator and social welfare authority.

Date: 1871-07-01 

Description: Railroad surveying party in camp somewhere north of Green Bay. The men were surveyors for the Chicago & Northwestern railroad extension.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A group seated around a table in the yard drinking coffee. Pastor Even Johnson Homme (1843-1903), the founder of the Wittenberg Orphan's Home, is on the le...

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: 1866 

Description: Barren and battered trees on the Resacca battlefield. There is a house in a valley in the distance. Plate 21

Date: 1866 

Description: Aftermath of the battle at New Hope, a hillside covered with broken and barren trees. Plate 27

Date: 1895-09-06 

Description: View of a partially harvested pine forest nine miles southwest of Washburn. A pathway is being cut for a narrow gauge logging railroad.

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: The entrance to the third Wisconsin State Capitol before the construction of the dome, showing the park and walkway. Framing for the dome can be seen throu...

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