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Photograph

John Geiger House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Geiger house, residence of John Geiger. His son, Ferdinand A. Geiger, was a Federal District Judge in Milwaukee from 1912 through the 1930s.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Plat for a proposed Sinsinawa City (never built), in Grant County, Wis. When it became clear in the mid-1830s that Wisconsin Territory would be established...

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: The Grant County Soldier's Monument was erected in 1866 and dedicated in July of 1867.

Date: 1898 

Description: Outdoor class group portrait of the 5th and 6th grades of Muscoda Public School. An "X" marks Emma Schmitt (the future Mrs. Sherwin Gillett). Boys kneel in...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A view of the First Methodist Church.

Photograph

Brown House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Pedestrian walking on the snowy street in front of Daniel Fitch Brown's house.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Ferrotype/tintype of a studio portrait of Blacksmith Wanamaker and an unidentified man standing on either side of an anvil. The man on the left is holding...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: This map of Cassville shows plat of the town, roads, landings and public wharfs and the Mississippi River.

Photograph

View of Bloomington

Date: 1873 after

Description: View of Bloomington by the pioneer photographer of the village, Frank Witcomb, sometime after 1873. There are buildings identified in the foreground on bot...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: D.F. Brown house during the spring or summer, with two elm trees, three children and a woman. A picket fence runs along the sidewalk in the front of the h...

Date: 1829 

Description: Drawing of Cassville depicting a horse cart on the river's edge, with men and boats.

Date: 1864 

Description: The village, founded by Delos W. Taft, had its name changed to Bloomington in 1867. It had been named Tafton.

Date: 1880 before

Description: Street corner with two buildings that have been destroyed by a fire, a brick fence, and some trees. There is a wooden cart in the lower right corner.

Photograph

Glen Haven

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph of buildings in Glen Haven.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Thought to be the first soldier's monuments erected in the United States.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The home of Governor Nelson Dewey, built in 1842 and later owned by Miss Abbey Phelps.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Lancaster with the Congregational Church to the right.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Wooman wearing gauzy clothing and posed in front of a painted backdrop. Her hair is styled in a pompadour.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: View of Bloomington with a man looking over the vista.

Date: 1896-11-01 

Description: Canal Street less than a year before a fire swept through and destroyed many of these buildings on March 22, 1897, resulting in a loss of about $45,000. P...

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