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Date: 1899-06-12 after
Description: A man works to clear debris in the aftermath of a tornado. Other men, women and children are gathered nearby.
Description: A woman and her young daughter stand in a yard examining a house in the aftermath of a tornado. The house has one entire side missing, a tree leans over on...
Description: E.T. Mix designed the original building of the National Soldiers Home in 1867. At the time the structure was dedicated on 28 September 1867, the wings had...
Description: Built in 1840 by Lemuel Hull. William Singer was the mason. The basement was made by lowering the hill. There were originally only two stories. First...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Man in canoe close to shoreline with bridge in background.
Description: Side view of a group of people looking at the debris left by a tornado from a covered horse-drawn carriage. In the foreground the roof of a houselies on th...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: The Case Residence.
Description: Military parade on Main Street honoring President Grover Cleveland's visit to Madison. Soldiers of the University Battalion are marching on West Main Stree...
Date: 1895 after
Description: Exterior of building. A large advertising sign is on the right side, behind a large smokestack. A smaller sign stating "For Rent O.J. Schenck" has been h...
Description: A small group of people stand in the yard of a damaged house that had its roof removed by a tornado, and moved off of its foundation, which is exposed on t...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: This map of the Town of Lake is ink and pencil on paper and shows lots and acreages, reserved land, and public squares. The bottom of the map includes a ke...
Description: Still smoldering fires and wreckage amidst debris left in the wake of a tornado.
Date: 1867 after
Description: 1868-1875. Founded by Dr. Joseph Salzman (featured in the vignette at left, teaching). Vignette, lower left, features St. Francis Seminary, founded in 185...
Description: Hand-drawn plan of the battleground of Huycks.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: View of Eau Claire from eastside hill near Carter. A man and young child stand in the foreground.
Description: This map is hand-colored and mounted on cloth and shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, landownership, streets, railroads, selected buildings, fair g...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Two Rivers.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Stereograph of Trempealeau from the river with two men in a boat in the foreground.
Date: 1894-05 ca.
Description: The Charles E. Brown house at the corner of South Carroll and Doty Streets.
Description: Milwaukee works. Long steel mill located on the bank of either a lake or a river. Multitudes of smokestacks, tracks, and small buildings.
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