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Date: 1878 ca.
Description: View down Rock River towards a covered bridge near another bridge, with factories and the city in the background.
Date: 1881 ca.
Description: State Normal School in Whitewater.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Newspaper engraving of the building at Randolph and Dearborn Streets that served as the McCormick General Office from 1879 to 1885. An American flag flies...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Man with a pole stands at the Beef Slough.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: The third (second in Madison), Wisconsin State Capitol that stood from 1857-1913, from a stereograph original.
Date: 1867 after
Description: A view of the entrance and side of Bartlett Hall at Ripon College, partially obscured by trees. Decorative stone, wood, and brickwork all ornament the sur...
Description: Elevated view looking down at homestead applicants waiting in line for 2-3 days in winter cold before a window in the Marathon County Court House, Dec. 18-...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: View of Methodist church.
Description: Stereographic view of a street in the Five Points slum district.
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Grand Rapids.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Topographical map of the Brule River, with white print on blue paper. There is a portion of text on the map that reads "I hereby certify that the above map...
Description: This is a collection of two plat maps. The first map shows lots, streets, and farm lot 25. Written in ink, the top of the map reads: Plat of Prairie du Ch...
Date: 1874 before
Description: Southeast Gate of Capitol Park. Four stone columns stand along the sidewalk, tow with statues on top, two with lights. In the background are trees and the...
Description: Twenty-one photographs of churches, city halls, courthouses, and other buildings and their locations throughout Milwaukee.
Description: First electric street railway service in Wisconsin.
Description: The George A. Whiting Paper Mill after a fire on August 24, 1888. Sixteen men were killed by the explosion of a bleacher; the bleacher exploded as the nigh...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: View from across street of the Wisconsin Central railroad station, with multiple figures standing outside of it.
Description: Sanborn-Perris fire insurance maps for city of Menasha.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Group of barn raising participants posed in front of the structure in progress.
Description: The Laurie residence, home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Laurie, occupied by them since 1870.
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