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Description: Birds eye drawing of Oconomowoc depicts street names and street layouts, houses, trees, Oconomowoc River, Fowler Lake, and La Belle Lake. A reference key a...
Description: A Withington wire binder sits on display inside a building at the Centennial Exposition, the first official World's Fair in the United States.
Description: Illustration of the Solomon Juneau fur trading post at Milwaukee in 1833.
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: On June 20, 1856 Hölzlhuber took a two-wheeled horse cart from the Lake Shore Railroad depot in Milwaukee to East Water Street and the home of his hosts, t...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Stereograph of the large hotel at Kayes Park on the south shore of Geneva Lake. There are two girls in the foreground with well-dressed women in the formal...
Description: This map shows roads, railroads, rivers, townships, school houses, churches, cemeteries, and land ownership by name. Relief is shown by hachures. The map i...
Description: Printed announcement of the opening of the Madison Fire Department. At the top, in a circular frame, is a fire fighter driving a horse-drawn fire engine. B...
Description: Fort Sumter after bombardment by the Confederates.
Description: The dome of the third Wisconsin State Capitol, which was constructed entirely of iron and glass, as it appeared in 1878. The dome was painted white which s...
Date: 1856 after
Description: A view of the sawmill and various outbuildings located on the Oconto River. Steam is emitted from a large pipe over over the main building and from two sm...
Date: 1891-03-05 before
Description: Front cover and inside of menu for a dinner honoring U.S. Senator John C. Spooner when he was Chairman of the Committee on Claims, with an oval photograph...
Description: Stereograph of the interior of the First Unitarian Church, which stood on Wisconsin Avenue near the Post Office.
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the J. Green & Co. store, a frame building with a false front and a third story fan window. Men with farm implements stand nearby with hor...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Stereograph of the courthouse before remodeling during the spring or summer.
Date: 1885 before
Description: Elevated view of the river and town. Probably prior to 1885 because the Van Schaick building/photograph gallery is not constructed on Second Street.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Platteville.
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: A family stands in the yard of a large frame bracket style house that has carpenter's lace, trim above windows, shutters, latticework at porch and a stone...
Date: 1888 after
Description: View across street towards the facade of the original Layton Art Gallery building at 758 N. Jefferson Street. Two men stand at the top of the stairs betwee...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Polish immigrant standing near a team of horses eating hay in Market Square. He is wearing work clothes. Large brick buildings are in the background.
Description: A watercolor of the Catholic Cathedral in Milwaukee, with well-dressed pedestrians strolling on the street. Hölzlhuber was choirmaster here between 1856 an...
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