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Photograph

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Stereoview of Wisconsin Street looking west to Grand Avenue.

Map or Atlas

Verona Township Map

Date: 1899 

Description: A map of the township of Verona.

Date: 1864 

Description: Aerial view, probably from a lithograph, of the prison for Confederate soldiers at Rock Island.

Date: 1890 

Description: Two cyclists ride their bicycles past curious on-lookers.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of the front of the Union Congregational Church, a Greek Revival structure, built in 1862. A carriage shed and cemetery are adjacent to the church.

Photograph

Union Depot

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Union Depot.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: An early type of sidewheel passenger and freight steamboat The Milwaukie, also known as The Milwaukee. It was used on Lake Erie and upper lak...

Date: 1894-05-12 

Description: Steamboat Clifton pushing barges in the Ohio River.

Date: 1874 

Description: Advertisement for Calvin Marshall's Patent Rut Leveler and Snow-Plow or Road Breaker.

Date: 1857 

Description: This detailed 1857 map was drawn nearly a decade after Wisconsin entered statehood. It depicts the entire state, northern Illinois and part of the upper pe...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Photograph of a painted view of Main Street in Bayfield in 1870 with four cows standing in the street.

Date: 1848 

Description: The first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien, with the Mississippi River in the foreground. Although dated 1830, this scene was actually painted by Henry Le...

Date: 1895 

Description: A promotional card displaying a group of thirteen people outside their new home in Northern Wisconsin.

The caption bellow the photograph reads, "These pe...

Photograph

Lone Rock

Date: 1897 

Description: A view of Lone Rock from below, with a canoe on the left-hand side of the image.

Date: 1865 

Description: "The Southern Prisons of U.S. Officers: Scenes from life as a prisoner of war, with explanations--sketched by Lieut. & Top Eng'r O.R. Dahl, 15th Wisconsin...

Book or Pamphlet

Buckeye Catalog Cover

Date: 1897 

Description: Catalog cover featuring an illustration of a man fixing a bicycle while a woman and two children look on. The woman's outfit sports "leg o' mutton" (or gig...

Date: 1898 

Description: Farmers with their loads waiting to ship on train number 40 at Colfax, Wisconsin. "An everyday occurrence at 3:50 pm during September and October."

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Virginia City was the first capitol of Montana. A group of men stand near a building reading "L.H. Hershe(obscured) & Co.," which appears to be a bank and...

Date: 1893-04 

Description: Captain Abe McDougall's whaleback boat, docked at the American Steel Barge Company.

Date: 1885 

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul engine #689 on the turn table, surrounded by railroad employees. The pump house is in the background.

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