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Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: A hooded woman sitting on the remnants of a house. As the amount of debris and barren landscape can attest, the area around her had been leveled by a torna...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Group of people looking at single car at the railroad station, probably a special car for a traveling minstrel show.

Photograph

Indian Mound

Date: 1894-05-11 

Description: East side view of an Indian Mound (Big Grave).

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Family in yard around table, with mother holding baby and doll. There is a doll carriage on the ground, and a long plank walkway leads to a brick house wit...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a McCormick grain binder pulled by two horses in a field. A young child wearing a wide-brimmed hat is watching, and a horse-drawn buggy c...

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Cresaps Bottom

Date: 1894-05-11 

Description: View of Cresap's Bottom, looking toward the Ohio shore.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A promotional card advertising farming land in northern Wisconsin. The image depicts four settler men, their two horses, and their dog outside a temporary...

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: A crowd gathers amid debris left from the aftermath of a tornado. Trees have been stripped of their limbs and bark, and houses have been flattened by the n...

Date: 1866 

Description: A rocky ridge with bushes and scrub atop Mission Ridge is in the foreground. Orchard Knob is in the distance. The valley where the fighting took place is i...

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Family of Eight

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Family of eight seated in a semi-circle in yard with a stucco upright and wing house in the background.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Cyanotype view of side of boathouse on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

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Oil Wells

Date: 1894-05-12 

Description: Oil wells in front of a tree-covered landscape, with a man working.

Date: 1851 after

Description: A view of the chapel. Made of brick, the arched windows and flying buttresses lend the building a Gothic Revival look. All windows that are visible are sta...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Young woman on a driftwood stump, standing at the shoreline with what is probably Lake Michigan behind her. She is wearing a long skirt and a blouse, with...

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Thompson House

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The William Thompson family on the porch roof of their substantial brick bracket style house with shutters and with latticework at its foundation. A girl o...

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People on Horses

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Carriage in front of picket fence with people on horses and on porch of large brick house that has trim on porch top and three chimneys; house has 1868 dat...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Family of eight seated in a semi-circle in a yard with a stucco upright and wing house in the background.

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City of Madison

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the city of Madison, seen from atop Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

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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: 1895 ca.

Description: A group of loggers at work in the woods with horses and a team of oxen. The men are cutting down fir trees to eventually be sold at market.

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