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Manistee Ship

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The screw passenger and freight vessel, Manistee. Faint typing on picture describes the loss of the Manistee on November 16, 1883. The ship <...

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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: 1880 ca.

Description: A boy and a girl are standing with a lamb in an open field. The girl is holding a bottle for feeding the lamb. Both children wear plaid clothing and the gi...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Wisconsin National Guard First Light Battery A from Milwaukee at Camp Douglas. A team of horses pulls a small wagon. There are trees and bluffs in the back...

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Operator's Shanty

Date: 1894-05-12 

Description: Exterior view of a rundown oil worker's shanty, with a chair near the doorway.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A family of thirteen is grouped around a table upon which are many books. A fern leaf is displayed spread out on the white dress of a young woman at the ri...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: James Gates Percival's old armchair, upholstered with carpeting. The chair is displayed outdoors, sitting on a crocheted throw in the grass with trees in t...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the "Dell Queen" entering the Narrows via Devil's Elbow as Hattie and Nellie Bennett look on from an overlook on the shoreline.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of a sailboat in Excursion Cave, on Hemlock Island of the Apostle Islands. A man can be seen sitting in the boat.

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Krueger Family

Date: 1899-07 

Description: Group portrait of the Krueger family.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Rev. A. Jacobson, family and visitors, Perry, Wis." from Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." Jacobson (1836-1910) immigrated to t...

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School Group

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A group portrait of students of the Wisconsin School posing outdoors. Frank O. King is second from right, in the front row.

Date: 1894-05-12 

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.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Front view of the Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute), a large stone building five stories high with a porthole windo...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Halle Steensland and his wife Sophia posing with their five children at the family home, later located at 733 Lakewood Boulevard, Village of Maple Bluff. T...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: View over water of Science Hall and the Chemical Laboratory on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, as seen from a boat in Lake Mendota. Part of a b...

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Rocky Roost

Date: 1896-05-24 

Description: Rocky Roost, a cottage designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for his friend Robert Lamp. Located west of Governor's Island in Lake Mendota.

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Village Across Pond

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A view of the village from a nearby bluff across a pond.

Date: 1867-02-23 

Description: President Andrew Johnson and members of various Indian delegations and the White House staff pose outside the White House together.

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Law Building

Date: 1896 

Description: Two young children are standing on a snow-covered Bascom Hill, with the Law Building in the background on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

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