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Street Scene

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card created to advertize land in northern Wisconsin.

Caption: STREET SCENE IN MEDFORD, TAYLOR COUNTY, WISCONSIN. - This view of one of...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Old Abe, Wisconsin War Eagle, perched on a stars and stripes shield next to a cannon at the Wisconsin State Capitol. Old Abe has his back turned towards t...

Date: 1877-10-27 

Description: The arrival of the first train in Waukon, on the Wisconsin & Michigan Railroad line. There is a large crowd gathered near the tracks, and one man stands on...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Five dressmakers pose in front of Miss Annie Graumann's Dressmakers Shop.

Date: 1898 

Description: Elevated view over trees towards the west of Upper Campus at the University of Wisconsin. Washburn Observatory, with windmills behind it, is on the right n...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Side view of Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street, and its surrounding area.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the front entrance to the castle. In front of the entrance, a man and woman sit on the steps leading to the castle.

Photograph

Pioneer town

Date: 1872 

Description: Distant view of the fledgling town showing a few log cabins, large tent buildings, saddled horses, pedestrians and a horse-drawn wagon.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: "Siege of Vicksburg." An etching published by Johnson, Fry & Company from a painting by Chappel of the Union lines during the battle.

Photograph

Flood Damage

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of flood damage, showing wrecked buildings along the Wisconsin River waterfront.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Small sailboats in Milwaukee Harbor with buildings on the far shoreline in the background. There is a large sign on a roof that readsin part: "L.J. Petit.....

Photograph

City of Madison

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the city of Madison, seen from atop Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Photograph

Buena Vista House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View from road of the Buena Vista House. There is a utility pole in front with many wires attached. This Greek revival inn was erected in 1843 by Samuel R....

Photograph

De Pere Depot

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: At the De Pere depot, the first train operated by the Milwaukee & Northern Railway. This train made its first run to Green Bay on June 25, 1873, and this p...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Janesville from the High School building.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereoview of University Drive as it parallels Lake Mendota.

Date: 1893-04 

Description: Launching Captain Abe McDougall's whaleback boat, "Christopher Columbus," from the American Steel Barge Company dock.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Mr. and Mrs. H. Schildhauer and Louis and Henry Harder stand near a large tree and rest from a bike ride on Mendota Drive.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: F.D. Eyerley crouches down to give his daughter a kiss. A bicycle is propped against a wooden fence which runs the perimeter of the front yard of the West...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View of Alma from the Mississippi River, with wing dam on right.

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