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Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Group of people looking at single car at the railroad station, probably a special car for a traveling minstrel show.
Description: View along the east bank of the Galena River (also known as the Fevre River). From a full plate daguerreotype by Alexander Hesler, Chicago photographer.
Date: 1899-06-12 ca.
Description: Elevated view over water of the damage created by a tornado. A river, with debris visibly floating in it, runs through the town. Groups of people are walki...
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Fox-Wisconsin portage and canal map, when the canal was not yet built. From a map in the office of the city clerk at Portage. "The old trail, the location...
Description: A group of children and adults sitting outdoors on the steamer "Sheboygan." Three women and four children, one in a stroller, are gathered near the railing...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Green Bay and Fort Howard, Brown Co., depicts street names and street layouts, houses, trees, and the East River. A reference key at the...
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: A farmer operates a McCormick grain binder pulled by two horses in a field. A young child wearing a wide-brimmed hat is watching, and a horse-drawn buggy c...
Description: Depiction of the battlefield. Engraved by J.C. McRae and drawn by W. Momberger.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Weyauwega.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A promotional card advertising farming land in northern Wisconsin. The image depicts four settler men, their two horses, and their dog outside a temporary...
Date: 1891 ca.
Description: Woman in tilted hat posing across the street from stores: J.J. McGillivray Sash and Door Company and Squire's Oyster House. Probably on Water Street.
Description: Storefronts of East Water Street.
Description: A rocky ridge with bushes and scrub atop Mission Ridge is in the foreground. Orchard Knob is in the distance. The valley where the fighting took place is i...
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: The Ludemann's [also spelled Lueddemann] farm was cultivated in the early 1850s, and was known as a restaurant where one could get good bread, wine, milk,...
Date: 1857 ca.
Description: Letter on stationery featuring an engraving of an exterior view of the Milwaukee House showing horse-drawn vehicles and people standing on the sidewalk in...
Description: This map hows lot and block numbers, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan. The map...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Exterior view of one of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger machine shops. The building was built in 1886 on the corner of South First Street and East Oregon...
Description: Sanborn insurance map of Black River Falls covering the area bordered by the Black River on the East, 3rd Street on the West, Johnson Street on the North,...
Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Death of Confederate General Arm...
Description: Engraved image from Harper's New Monthly Magazine showing people riding in a stagecoach pulled by two horses.
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