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Sidewalk with Snow

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph. A residential area, looking down a snowy sidewalk near a retaining wall and a fence, with a horse-drawn carriage or sleigh in the distance. A...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph; corner of Broad and Wisconsin Avenues. Built in 1870. E.T. Mix, architect. Victorian details decorate the six story building. A small pile...

Date: 1898 

Description: A buggy is mired up to the axles in mud. The horses have been unharnessed and led away. Hand painted signs appear on the fence in the background. This imag...

Date: 1862 

Description: Color lithograph of International Exhibition building, originated by the Society of Arts, at the suggestion of Henry Cole. View of the front of the buildin...

Date: 1863 

Description: Photographic postcard of a stagecoach pulled by four horses in the road in front of a harness shop. Two men sit in the upper seat. A handful of people stan...

Photograph

Fulton Street

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: View from corner of storefronts. Horse-drawn vehicles and pedestrians are in the street. There is a water fountain with a cup in the foreground.

Photograph

The U.S. Hotel

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: The U.S. Hotel was constructed in 1852 by Hugh Phillips to be used for mercentile purposes, but later transformed into the hotel.

Date: 1898 

Description: Elevated view of the downtown area looking northeast from the courthouse corner.

Photograph

Bodenius House

Date: 1898 before

Description: Two young girls wearing hats and dresses are leaning on a planter in the yard, two women are on the porch, and a man is sitting in a horse-drawn carriage....

Date: 1893 

Description: Elevated view of the Illinois Central World's Fair Transportation Center at Van Buren Street. Several pedestrians cross a bridge leading to trains and lake...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Newspaper engraving of the building at Randolph and Dearborn Streets that served as the McCormick General Office from 1879 to 1885. An American flag flies...

Date: 1891 

Description: Julia, the cook, on the rolling machine pulled by a team of horses wearing fly-nets. She is wearing a full-length dress and holding a whip in her right han...

Date: 1878 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Chilton with insets of points of interest, including P.H. Becker's Brewery, Chilton House, and Gutheil's Block.

Photograph

Potosi Brewery

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Potosi Brewery at about the time Adam Schumacher took over the operation. Children and adults can be seen near a fence and in horse-dr...

Photograph

Stagecoach

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A stagecoach in front of the Wells Fargo Mail and Express Company. In 1858, Wells Fargo helped start the Overland Mail Company, also known as the “Butterf...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Horse-drawn carriage stuck in a rut on a muddy road near the Ohio River in Floyd County, Indiana. One man is holding the horse while another attempts to di...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three men and a horse standing in front of a blacksmith shop which has a sign above the doorway advertising M. Karger and Brothers Clothing and Furnishing...

Date: 1884-06-05 before

Description: Die-cut elongated octagonal menu for the 7th annual banquet of the Merchants Association at The Plankinton. On the cover is an oval portrait of a deer with...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph; front of music hall along the road, with a horse and carriage team in front of the entrance. Buildings can also be seen in the left backgroun...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: On the right a mailman is standing with his horse and cart. The cart is labeled 'RFD Route No.1' and 'U.S. Mail'. Members of his family, one boy and one gi...

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