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Description: Steam-powered car designed to run on ice across the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien. The LADY FRANKLIN made one successful trip across, but wa...
Description: A rare photograph of U.S. Army soldiers stationed at Fort Howard canoeing on the Fox River. Fort Howard, built in 1816, was the first in the chain of forts...
Description: View of five soldiers in a dinghy, aside a dock, with another soldier standing on the dock. The fort is visible in the background, complete with the fortif...
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: Exterior view of a Baptist church.
Description: An ambrotype of Wonewoc.
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Sod-breaking plow with five yoke of oxen.
Date: 1854 after
Description: A plaque declares the birthplace of the Republican Party.
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the sidewheel packet, "Keokuk," at the Winona, Minnesota levee between 1858 and 1866. A barge and railway cars are in the foreground.
Description: Madison's Pinckney Street, with the Capitol Park in the foreground and Farwell's octagon house and Lake Monona in the distance. This view has been various...
Description: South Pinckney Street as photographed by Fuller from the Wisconsin State Capitol roof. In the center are several wooden structures dating from Madison's e...
Description: Ambrotype of the Wade House, a carriage inn located in Greenbush, also showing a section of the original plank road in the foreground.
Date: 1853 after
Description: Stereograph of the interior of Fort Howard after its decommissioning in 1853.
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: 1859 ca.
Description: Daguerreotype of elevated view of Pinckney Street, looking northwest. View includes the American House and Bruen's Block, both on the corner of East Washin...
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