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Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: View over water, perhaps Hatfield Lake, of houses damaged and demolished in a tornado. Floating at the edge of the lake near an eroded bank are numerous pi...

Photograph

Empire Mill

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of the Empire Mill.

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: 1850 ca.

Description: Portrait of Nettie Fowler McCormick as a young woman, wearing a lace collar.

Photograph

The Iron Brigade

Date: 1862 

Description: Company I, 7th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, at Upton's Hill near Germantown, Virginia. The 7th was one of three Wisconsin regiments that was par...

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: A crowd gathers amid debris left from the aftermath of a tornado. Trees have been stripped of their limbs and bark, and houses have been flattened by the n...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company dealership operated by general agent J.G. Coleman. Built in 1898, with a frontage on Blount Street of 40 feet and 116...

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; under the bow of the caravel "Santa Maria".

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Five men sit on the ground in the grass playing various horned musical instruments. The corresponding caption reads, "Picnic at Winnequah." They are readin...

Date: 1899-11-30 

Description: Exterior view of the William Wills homestead. The family, including a dog, stands around the front porch. One young girl is standing inside the house looki...

Photograph

Gates Gallery

Date: 1865 

Description: Exterior view of the Gates Gallery, location for the first H.H. Bennett studio.

Date: 1898 

Description: Archway erected at State and Mifflin Streets to celebrate Admiral George Dewey's victory over the Spanish fleet at Manila Bay during the Spanish-American W...

Date: 1879-09-10 

Description: Crowd at the Camp Randall fairgrounds watching a horse race, part of that year's Wisconsin State Fair. Carriages and people are near buildings with the tra...

Date: 1880 

Description: Stereograph of the Artesian Well near the intersection of Wisconsin and Minnesota (later renamed Wacouta) Streets. The following is printed on the back of...

Date: 1857 

Description: An actor in an Indian headdress and jewelry for performance of "Black Hawk, or Lily of the Prairie," a drama written by Mary Elizabeth Mears and presented...

Date: 1887-09 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of six men sitting around a table in military uniform in an open field. On the table are pens, an inkwell, two cigar boxes and paper...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A group of locally important Potawatomi Indians, apparently photographed in a government or law office at Escanaba, Michigan. Left to right standing are F...

Date: 1866-03-15 

Description: People gather the morning after a fire that destroyed Dixon's store as well as $100,000 worth of goods and eleven other places of business. The flames were...

Date: 1886 

Description: The first electric street railway in Wisconsin.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: St. Joseph's Catholic Church built in 1841 by Father Frederick Baraga (later Bishop), who established his mission in 1835. A small log church was commenced...

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