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View of Rockford

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: View down Rock River towards a covered bridge near another bridge, with factories and the city in the background.

Date: 1886 

Description: First electric street railway service in Wisconsin.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View from across street of the Wisconsin Central railroad station, with multiple figures standing outside of it.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Two lumber rafts with men aboard floating down the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1881 

Description: Stereographic view of a street in the “Five Points” slum district.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Elevated view of farmers lined up in horse-drawn wagons loaded with their new McCormick farm machines. Their wagons are adorned with "McCormick" signs and...

Date: 1896 

Description: Members of the University of Wisconsin Glee, Banjo and Mandolin Club posing at the rear of a train during the Spring Tour of 1896. Railroad employees and o...

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Harvesting a Field

Date: 1895-10-17 

Description: Elevated view from hill of a large group of men harvesting a field. Four men are standing atop a mound of what appears to be straw or hay. A steam thresher...

Date: 1899 before

Description: Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha train cars loading onto car ferry Pere Marquette.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Elevated winter view of the Leinenkugel Brewery seen "from top of Mill." Originally called "Spring Brewery", Jacob Leinenkugel opened his brewery in 1867 i...

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St. Mary's Church

Date: 1884 

Description: A distant view of St. Mary's Church. Looking north from the corner of Main and Franklin Streets.

Date: 1897-09-25 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the Turvill brothers. All three men have beards. They are posing sitting on the ground in front of the family home. The man on th...

Photograph

Sawmill Fire

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: A crowd gathers and watches the sawmill on fire.

Date: 1893 

Description: A view of the World's Columbian Exposition mounted on a cardboard album page, looking east from the Transportation Building. On the right are the Mines Bui...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company dealership building owned by McLean Brothers and Rigg, Ltd. of Melbourne, Australia. Men are standing in the street in...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across Grand Avenue of the Milwaukee Public Library. To the left, the base of the Midsummer Festival Monument can be seen, and the George Washington m...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railroad engine pulling a pay car. Identified employees include: (left to right) brakeman E.W. Sweet and fireman C...

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Broadway Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A man walks across the street in the Broadway Street business district. Automobiles and horse-drawn vehicles can be seen in the street. The countryside can...

Date: 1899-06 

Description: Horse-drawn wagons are lined up in front of an old barn on a Sunday afternoon drive. The wagons carry Mr. and Mrs. August Krueger, and the August Hable fam...

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his arms spread wide, speaking from the back of a wagon. It was in part due to his vigorous speaking style that La Follett...

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