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Turner-Rusch House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Turner-Rusch house. Frederick Jackson Turner's family lived here until 1882 when it was purchased by the Rusch Family. Julia Rusch was later (1950) pri...

Date: 1872 after

Description: The main entrance and side of a campus building at Sacred Heart College. The structure appears to be made of several parts and additions, seen on the left...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Elevated wintertime view of the intersection of South Carroll and West Main Streets, showing the First Baptist Church constructed in 1854, the wooden fence...

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Split Rail Fences

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Split rail fences surround a farm house, a barn, a log structure and haystacks. The photograph is taken across a field.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Wedding party at the Norway Grove Lutheran Church. Horses and carriages can be seen in the background.

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Juneau Park

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Statue of Leif Ericson is to the right of center in the foreground, with the figure facing the city. On the left is a hill with paths, a train station, ra...

Date: 1875-06 

Description: The University of Wisconsin Class of 1876 on the lawn in front of Main Hall (later Bascom Hall). Prominent members of the class included Richard B. Dudgeon...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View of several farms, including Burton's, Fitlen's and Rustebakke's. Field arrangements and fencing patterns are evident.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Woman in a long dress wearing a glove and holding a book [?] in her hand posing before a painted backdrop. There is a small white dog seated on a fur rug a...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of New Richmond(?) during a fourth of July celebration. Identification has not been fully verified, but there was a Coombs Hotel in this...

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Fort Crawford

Date: 1864 

Description: Fort Crawford was decommissioned in 1856, having outlived its usefulness as a frontier post. During the Civil War, however, it functioned as a military ho...

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait (daguerreotype) of Nelson Dewey (1813-1889). He was Governor of Wisconsin from June 7th, 1848 until January 5th, 1852.

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View from Dock

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A view from the dock.

Photograph

Juliet H. Severance

Date: 1893 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Dr. Juliet Severance.

Date: 1875-09-10 ca.

Description: View looking west across the area once occupied by Camp Randall during the Civil War and towards the Breese Stevens farm property. The Madison Centennial...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Three men with hats are in a field with a reaper and grain cradle. Two children (their images are blurred) are sitting in front of them. A farmstead is i...

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Rublee House

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Rublee house, the residence of Horace Rublee, formerly owned by J.A Ellis, on the east corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Gilman Street.

Date: 1875-06 

Description: The University of Wisconsin Class of 1876 photographed on the lawn in front of Main Hall (later Bascom Hall). Prominent members of the class included Richa...

Photograph

Blue Mounds Farm

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View down a rocky rural lane near West Blue Mounds. Zigzag stake and rider split-rail fencing enclose a farmstead, which includes a barn, a frame house, h...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Women kitchen staff posed by tables set for a meal at Luther College. "View of the Dining Hall" as identified in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Vie...

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