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Photograph

Manistee Ship

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The screw passenger and freight vessel, Manistee. Faint typing on picture describes the loss of the Manistee on November 16, 1883. The ship <...

Date: 1858 

Description: Front cover of a guide book describing Bayfield and an account of a pleasure tour to Lake Superior. The title is surrounded by a decorative border with flo...

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved bird's-eye view illustration of the "McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's Works," including railroad cars, smoke from smokestacks and factory wo...

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: Illustration of the Capital house, a first-class hotel, copied from page 320 of Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion.

Date: 1871 

Description: Asaph Whittlesey arrived in Ashland in 1854, one of the earliest of the settlers who hoped the area would grow and make their fortunes. He drew this map of...

Date: 1876 before

Description: Elevated view of building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, which is located on a hill near Lake Mendota. A winding drive leads up to the hous...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior of building, with arched main entrance. The road in front is crowded with pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-drawn vehicles. On the left is a boat...

Photograph

Logger

Date: 1894-06-04 

Description: A logger poses next to a team of horses pulling a load of logs.

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Main Street on the corner of Washington Street shops.

Photograph

Axtell House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Axtell House, located at Walker's point on the corner of S. Water and Ferry Streets. There are pedestrians on the bridge over the river.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: A farm family poses in front of farm buildings and farmhouse. The young daughters wear matching dresses. Men in the background stand with a team of oxen pu...

Date: 1893 

Description: A cyanotype view of the World's Columbian Exposition grounds from near the North Loop elevated railway station, showing the glass dome of the Horticulture...

Date: 1896-04-03 

Description: View down dirt road towards Madison from Elmside. There is a horse and buggy on the side of the road near the shoreline, with a woman wearing a veil sittin...

Date: 1892 

Description: This map shows water pipes, hydrants, stop cocks, check valves, fire cysterns, and manholes. Also shown are block numbers, streets, railroads, parks, cemet...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a raftsman holding a rope as a second man runs towards the edge of the raft.

Date: 1871-11-25 

Description: Engraved view of Peshtigo Fire showing people trying to escape the flames by boat and on horseback. A team of cattle also seek refuge and several birds tak...

Date: 1898-05-19 

Description: Two men sit in a horse-drawn wagon mired in the mud on a dirt road. Several houses are in the background, with two women standing on a porch on the left, i...

Photograph

Winter Street Scene

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Winter scene of two men standing on snowy street with the Wisconsin State Capitol visible in the background.

Date: 1890 

Description: Map of Wisconsin showing numerous railroad lines.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

The railway war

Date: 1874-5-05

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