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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: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his fist in the air, speaking from the back of a wagon. He is wearing a hat and a suit without the coat. It was in part du...
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: Man in coat and top hat holding the harness of a horse attached to a buggy.
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Panoramic view of downtown Chicago before the fire of 1871. The photograph was taken from the South side of the Chicago River, looking Northeast. The Rush...
Description: Lithograph elevated view of the Alexander Mitchell home and gardens seen from the corner of Ninth and Spring Streets. Pedestrians, horse-riders and a horse...
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.
Description: Man in a striped suit seated in a cart and holding the reins of a horse. Woodpiles are visible along a nearby wall and fence line.
Description: Two men attempt to move a buggy mired in the mud on a rutted, dirt road. One man is steadying the horse and his hat is laying in the middle of the road. Th...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the home of M. Happ with a horse-drawn wagon and several figures standing in front of it.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: View of Water Street featuring a group of patrons standing in the entrance of A. Becker's Saloon.
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: 1886 ca.
Description: Stereograph of men unloading lumber off a raft. A man at the left loads lumber onto a horse-drawn wagon while a man in an apron holds the horses. There is...
Description: Image drawn by Franz Hölzlhuber of early Milwaukee settlement with a horse-drawn carriage, as well as industry and a railroad. The text on the image reads:...
Description: Elevated view of several buildings making up the Sheboygan Falls Tannery, which was owned by proprietor C.S. Weisse. Weisse is at the far right, standing w...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Exterior view from across road of men gathered outside a store and saloon. Most of the men hold a glass of beer as though toasting. Two teams of horses are...
Description: Exterior view of the Commercial Hotel.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the busy streets of Court and Milwaukee. Three prominent buildings in view are: Court Street Methodist Church on the far left (b. 1868), w...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Invitation to the annual ball at Turner Hall, sponsored by Madison's Andrew Proudfit Steam Fire Engine Company #2. The company, which was organized in 1870...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A bearded man stands in a vegetable garden holding a hat full of potatoes. There is a carriage with a team of horses on the road beside the garden.
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: Men who worked for Schuette Brothers Store assembled in front of the store. There are horses on both sides of the photograph, and the one on the right is p...
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